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.
[How righteous was the 1990 Corvette ZR-1? Even Chevy couldn't help do a burnout in it for the car's press photo shoot.]
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.
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,…
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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
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.
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