The interior gets seats embroidered with Tony Stewart signatures, suede door panels, French-stitched black leather armrests and piano black trim plates and gauge bezel. The large wheels are custom-designed with a piano black finish and just a touch of red on the spokes.
Underhood lies the 6.2L supercharged LSA engine with enough power to turn the rear tires to billowing clouds of small rubber particles. The engine is factory fresh but handily uses its 580 horses to make a 0-60 run in four seconds with a top-out speed of 184 miles per hour.
For the host of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Chevy cooked up a delectable Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition. An avid Camaro fan, spiky-haired Guy Fieri already owns 1968 and 2011 Camaro SS convertibles in matching yellow and black. His new Corvette, however, twists that color scheme for a black with yellow stripes getup accented by the blacked-out 19-inch wheels in front and 20s in back with matching yellow calipers. Stunning would be the correct adjective, and GM should definitely put the package on its menu.
Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champ Tony Stewart enjoys driving on the street as well as track and his sinister-looking Camaro ZL1 reflects the personality of a man nicknamed Smoke.
Stewart visited the GM Design Center, in Warren, Mich., to work with Chevrolet Design Manager Dave Ross to imbue his personality and tastes on the supercharged sports car. The collaboration delivered a custom gray metallic exterior accented with tribal and Smoke graphics in flat red and silver pinstripes. The headlamp lenses were tinted and feature red halo lighting; and this personalized performer rolls on custom wheels with a Piano Black finish and red accents.
Inside, Stewart's ZL1 feature Jet Black leather seats with suede inserts and scarlet accent stitching, as well as:
Embroidered Tony Stewart signatures on the seats
Suede leather door panel inserts and instrument panel wrapping with laser-etched details
Jet Black leather door armrests with French stitching and white piping
Jet Black suede leather-wrapped steering wheel with scarlet accent stitching
Piano Black trim plates and gauge cluster bezel.
The heart of the car is the supercharged 6.2L LSA engine, rated at 580 horsepower, that makes the ZL1 the fastest, most capable Camaro ever, with performance credentials that include:
- 0-60 mph in four seconds
- Top speed of 184 mph
- 11-second quarter-mile ETs (11.93 with the automatic /
- 11.96 with the manual transmission)
- Lapped the Nürburgring in 7:41.27.
Guy Fieri's Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition
The spiky-haired host of "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" has an affinity for Chevy convertibles – he owns a 1968 and 2011 Camaro SS convertibles – and his new, personalized 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition makes Guy Fieri truly a fast food mogul.
The 427 Convertible Collector Edition blends elements of the Z06 and ZR1 models to create the fastest and most-capable convertible in Corvette's history. Its heart is the 427-cubic-inch (7.0L) LS7 engine from the Corvette Z06. Rated at 505 horsepower (377 kW) and 470 lb.-ft. of torque (637 Nm), it is the most powerful engine ever installed in a production Corvette convertible – and, like the Z06, the 427 Convertible is only available with a six-speed manual transmission. It also features a dry-sump oiling system.
Fieri's 427 Convertible is black with custom yellow stripes – a twist on the trademark yellow-and-black color scheme of his other Chevys. The car also features embroidered seat headrests and fender badges that call out the Guy Fieri Foundation. It rides on a quartet of black Cup wheels (19x10-inch front/20x12-inch rear) wrapped in Michelin PS2 tires.
It's a high-performance Corvette befitting of its high-energy driver.