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First Drive: 2008 Chevrolet Corvette

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Sep 28th, 2007 at 12:29PM

click above image to view our first drive of the 2008 Chevrolet CorvetteTorque is good! More torque is better. For anyone who likes to drive, an engine with a stratospheric red-line is fun for a while, but a fat torque curve means acceleration is just a squeeze of the right pedal away. Compared to a Ferrari engine, GM's classic small block V-8 may seem crude and unsophisticated, but the latest variation is anything but. The basic architecture of the 2008 Corvette power-plant dates back to 1955, but aside from some of the basic dimensions, this is a whole new beast.In the engine bay of the C6... Read More

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