I Need This Perfect 126-Mile 1990 Corvette ZR-1 In My Life

The haters wanna hate, hate, hate on the fourth-generation Chevrolet Corvette, but I think it's actually a pretty interesting machine, and one that successfully moved a legendary nameplate into the modern era. And of all C4 Corvettes, none stand above the mighty Corvette ZR-1. » 1/05/15 7:44pm 1/05/15 7:44pm

Watch This Camaro Z28 vs. ZL1 vs. Corvette ZR1 Nürburgring Lap Battle

Thanks to the power of YouTube Multiplier, you can watch what a Nürburgring battle between the new Camaro Z28, the Camaro ZL1, and the Corvette ZR1 would look like. Basically, it'd be amazing. » 10/16/13 1:39pm 10/16/13 1:39pm

Could This Be The C7 Corvette ZR1's Supercharged Engine?

The new 2014 Corvette Stingray has proved to be so excellent that many people have wondered how GM can improve upon it for future Z06 or ZR1 versions. Our guess? MOAR POWER. Now the folks at Corvette Online have photos of what may be a supercharged V8 that could see duty in one of those cars. » 10/08/13 12:24pm 10/08/13 12:24pm

What's Faster: A Corvette ZR1 Or A Turbo Vette?

Which is faster: the legendary Corvette ZR1 of the '90s, or the twin turbo Callaway Corvette? The straight-laced folks at Motorweek went to find out. » 3/13/13 5:30pm 3/13/13 5:30pm

Ralph Gilles Calls Out Motor Trend Driver For Being Afraid Of The Viper

The magazine currently known as Motor Trend has essentially become Car Comparison Test To Upset Or Please Fanboys Monthly. I'm sure they create other kinds of content, but they've taken a common magazine schtick and made it the core of what they do. You didn't learn enough from the ATS v. 3 Series test? That's ok,… » 12/17/12 12:40pm 12/17/12 12:40pm

Centennial Edition Corvette ZR1 Drifts For Tatas

Pro difter Ryan Tuerck put a special ZR1's supercharged V8 to use torturing some tires for charity. This Carbon Flash 2012 Corvette ZR1 Centennial Edition is up for a raffle with the proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen breast cancer foundation. » 2/27/12 2:30pm 2/27/12 2:30pm

Barack Obama Thinks The Shelby GT500 Is "Sick"

President Barack Obama took time out from watching the Republican field eviscerate each other in Florida to visit the Washington D.C. Auto Show. He sat in roughly six cars, but seemed to focus on the 2013 Shelby GT500, which he apparently called "sick." Right on, Mr. President. » 1/31/12 6:12pm 1/31/12 6:12pm

Seemingly stock Silverado pickup is actually a ZR1 powered sleeper

At the mention of modifications to new pickup trucks a flurry of lift kits, overly bright headlights and unnecessarily loud exhausts immediately come to mind. The owner of this Chevrolet Silverado decided to skip all of these and came up with a significantly less conventional and more interesting way to modify their… » 1/07/12 2:00pm 1/07/12 2:00pm

Is this the quickest Corvette ZR1 in the world?

A few months back, Late Model Racecraft of Houston, Texas showed us what it was like to go 231 mph in a twin-turbo, 1,500-hp Corvette. Now they're schooling us again, doing the quarter mile in 9.68 seconds at 147 mph. Great butter pecan, that's quick. » 12/12/11 2:00pm 12/12/11 2:00pm

How a Corvette ZR1 driver avoided a post-crash beatdown

More than a quarter-of-a-million people have seen the video of a Corvette ZR1 driver crashing into a Chrysler SRT8 since Jalopnik first posted it. Now we have the video, and story, of what happens next. » 8/18/11 3:00pm 8/18/11 3:00pm

What a new ZR1 engine looks like in an old Corvette

Houston's Fastlane tuning shop is working on this 1971 Corvette dubbed "Golden Rod." It's been fitted with a new, supercharged LS9 from a ZR1, and the suspension, brakes and other components will be upgraded similarly. We also hear it's dating a 22-year-old yoga instructor. » 7/18/11 4:30pm 7/18/11 4:30pm

Watch the 2012 Corvette ZR1 shave six seconds off Nürburgring lap time

Check out the view from the driver's seat as the 2012 Corvette ZR1 makes its way around the famed Nürburgring. Corvette engineer Jim Mero recorded a blisteringly fast lap time of 7:19.63 behind the wheel. Let's find out how that stacks up against the competition? » 6/09/11 10:30am 6/09/11 10:30am

Corvette ZR1 owner calls 911 after locking himself in car

Lee Adams of central Florida owns 14 high-end sports cars, including a Ferrari, Mosler, Ariel Atom and a Corvette ZR1. Or he used to own a ZR1, until he had to call 911 after getting locked inside. » 4/13/11 5:30pm 4/13/11 5:30pm

Tuesday Track Attack: Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch

It's Tuesday morning, so let's take a track run to start the day. Today's track? Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch, home of the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School — the official Corvette driving school. Today's car? A Subaru WRX. Let's watch. » 10/05/10 8:30am 10/05/10 8:30am

Car Dealer Seeks Arrest Of Corvette-Thrashing Security Guard

The security guard who rose to Internet fame for hooning a Corvette ZR1 on camera and uploading the video to YouTube is in a heap of trouble. The car's owner tells us they'll be calling the Dallas police this morning. » 8/30/10 9:30am 8/30/10 9:30am

Dealership Employee Records Himself Beating On A Corvette ZR1

It's one thing to beat on a Malibu, but a security guard at a dealership auction committed the cardinal sin of hooning an as-of-yet unsold $110,000 Corvette ZR1. And then recorded it! This guy is toast. UPDATE » 8/28/10 8:15pm 8/28/10 8:15pm

Juan Pablo Montoya Abuses A Corvette ZR1 With Me In It

Flat out, power-sliding in a Corvette ZR-1 at a hundred miles an hour was probably the wrong place to mockingly ask NASCAR driver Juan Pablo Montoya if he was "having fun turning right." Don't worry, he punished me for it. » 8/13/10 3:30pm 8/13/10 3:30pm

— Juan Pablo Montoya

Racer Juan Pablo Montoya expressing his displeasure with his Ferrari 360 to our own Ben Wojdyla shortly after thrashing a Corvette ZR1. More on that later. Photo Credit: Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images » 8/12/10 4:30pm 8/12/10 4:30pm