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

For $75,000, wake up rip 'Vette winkle

Did you ever jones to buy a brand-spanking new C4 Corvette ZR1 but for whatever reason could never pull the trigger? Well, today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe never-been-kissed Corvette ZR1 will give you another chance, while its price may feel like you're the one getting spanked. » 12/01/11 8:00am 12/01/11 8:00am

How would you build the ultimate sleeper?

Sleepers come in many forms, from well disguised muscle cars to monsters in economy car clothing. After witnessing the insanity of the 728 horsepower Camry we started thinking about the variety of different options when it comes to creating a sleeper. This weekend we want to know about your ideal vision of a seriously… » 9/24/11 5:00pm 9/24/11 5:00pm

1969 Camaro is voted the best Chevrolet of all time

As part of their 100 year celebration Chevrolet set up a weird bracket style voting system in an attempt to pick the best car the company ever produced. After 124,368 votes were cast the 1969 Camaro came out victorious. Second place went to the 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS. » 9/18/11 5:00pm 9/18/11 5:00pm

Unbelievable 70-215 MPH acceleration from the Hennessey GT

Watching the speedometer is probably the last thing you are thinking about when you are piloting a 1200 horsepower Hennessey GT well into triple digit MPH. For car nerds like myself, it's hard to watch a speedometer climb in this manner without getting a little bit giddy even when you aren't behind the wheel of one… » 9/17/11 12:30pm 9/17/11 12:30pm

Show-off Corvette ZR1 driver crashes into Chrysler SRT8

Today's "Hoon of the Day" is a very special episode called: "When Hooning Goes Wrong." Watch as the driver of a new Corvette ZR1 attempts to display his vehicle's supercar-level performance only to show off his should-drive-a-Sebring-level driving skills and collides with a Chrysler 300 SRT8. When will someone… » 8/12/11 1:00pm 8/12/11 1:00pm

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

LFA vs. GT-R vs. 911 GT2 RS v. ZR1 vs. F430

As a test of supercar superiority, the Japanese show Best Motoring put five supercars — the Lexus LFA, Nissan GT-R, Porsche 911 GT2RS, Chevy Corvette ZR1 and Ferrari F430 RSD — in a three-lap race around Fuji Speedway. The winner is... » 5/19/11 2:00pm 5/19/11 2:00pm

2012 Corvette specs show more ways to spend money

Assuming your idea of a new Corvette isn't just one with Louis Chevrolet's face all over it, GM's performance brand is adding a ton of tiny tweaks for 2012 including a new ZR1 High Performance Package and Performance Traction Management for the Z06. » 4/21/11 12:30pm 4/21/11 12:30pm

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

It's A Corvette ZR1 Fire Sale!

For the nine people sitting on the fence about buying a $109K Corvette ZR1, today's a good day. GM's offering either 0% financing or $5000 rebates on 2009's and $3000 off the 2010's. Everybody else? Remain poor and ZR1-less. [CorvetteBlogger] » 7/19/10 1:30pm 7/19/10 1:30pm

GM Will Let You Build Your Own Corvette Engine

Way back in January we broke the news GM planned to offer a build-your-own engine program (like this) for the Corvette ZR1. Now it's official. Corvette buyers can choose to build the engine for their very own ZR1 or Z06. » 7/12/10 9:30am 7/12/10 9:30am

Mr. T's ZR1 Pities Your Puny, Unmohawked Supercar

OK, this isn't really Mr. T, but the picture, taken at the Bondurant driving school, was too good to pass up. Burnouts? Don't gimme no back-talk! Oversteer? Quit yo' jibba-jabba! Grr! You think those are socks? These are socks, fool! » 7/09/10 2:30pm 7/09/10 2:30pm

Corvette Summer Fridays Anyone?

Despite it being a Friday in the Summer, some of us were working. For example, I drove all three of these. More on that next week. In the meantime, I want to know — what're your driving plans this weekend? » 6/25/10 11:30pm 6/25/10 11:30pm

General Lee Corvette ZR1: YEEEE HAAAAW!

Take the fastest car GM's ever built, slap on a famous Dodge Charger paint job. The result? The General Lee Corvette ZR1. It ran in last week's Gold Rush Rally and it's everything a Duke boy could ever want. » 6/21/10 10:30am 6/21/10 10:30am