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    Spy Shots: See what the Chevy C7 ZR1 may be benchmarked against
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    One of the greatest things every Corvette has had going for it, and also one of the most re-used arguments against it, is its price-to-performance equation - long before the Nissan GT-R became the de facto Porsche 911 comparator the Corvette spent decades as Exhibit A. Depending on which side of ...

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    Video: Helicopter crashes on Top Gear Korea set while chasing Corvette ZR1
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    The formula of Top Gear Korea is seemingly about the same as it is everywhere else in the world, including the flagship British original: involve interesting cars in fantastical situations with charismatic hosts. That prescription has proved to be pretty reliable over the years, and has lead to ...

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    Report: 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 sets lap record at Laguna Seca, beats new SRT Viper
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    As you may have heard, Motor Trend recently threw the 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and the 2013 SRT Viper at each other. And while it was somewhat shocking to hear that the aging ZR1 actually managed to narrowly walk away as the winner of this particular scrap, something else interesting happened ...

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    Motorsports: Guy Fieri to drive Corvette ZR1 pace car in Indy 500
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    Diners, Drive-ins and Dives persona Guy Fieri is making more news with garages these days than kitchens. The Food Network host, who recently had his Lamborghini Gallardo stolen and then recovered in a teen's storage container, has been selected to drive the 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 pace car at ...

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    Video: ZR1 versus C6.R racer in Corvette straight-line race
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    Road & Track lined up the Corvette ZR1 next to the Corvette C6.R ALMS racing car to see how they'd compete in a straight line. Notice we didn't say "drag" or "drag race," since this isn't at the track and we can't tell the distance of the contest. The C6.R is based on the ZR1, but comes in ...

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    Video: Sibling Rivalry: Chevrolet takes Corvette ZR1 and Camaro ZL1 to VIR, sets a lap record
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    While the Dodge Viper is in the midst of a much-too-long (and thankfully soon-to-be-rectified) hiatus, there's really no question as to who holds the title of Baddest American Sports Car: The Chevrolet Corvette. And the top-of-the-line in Corvette Land is, of course, the 638-horsepower ...

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    Review: 2012 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 [w/video]
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    Successful In Its Mission, But Not As The World's Greatest Sports Car Adhered to the Hamilton Hall dorm wall at Wright State University is a glossy poster of a jet-black sports car. It hangs low over an unmade bed, its corner blemished with a slight tear from an errantly placed thumbtack during ...

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    Video: Corvette ZR1-powered Chevrolet Silverado has us feeling sleepy
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    Here we have the kind of sleeper that'll wake you up no time: a short-bed, four-wheel-drive Chevrolet Silverado with an LS9 from the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. With dyno numbers of 510 horsepower and 504 pound-feet of torque, there's a jump of at least 205 hp and 169 lb-ft over the most powerful ...

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    You now live in a world with a ZR1-powered pickup truck
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    Stuffing engine A into automobile B has been part an enthusiast rite of passage for decades. Fast-forward to 2011, and someone has finally jumped to engine Z. Rather, they've taken the engine from a Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, and slung it betwixt the front fenders of a Silverado pickup truck. Ford ...

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    Video: 2012 Corvette ZR1 shaves six seconds off its 'Ring time
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    Chevrolet has a few upgrades in store for the mighty 2012 Corvette ZR1. One of which is a set of optional Michelin Pilot Sport Cup Zero Pressure Tires. Coupled with the the Performance Traction Management (PTM) system, the 2012 ZR1 is going to be one fast grippy guppy. Chevrolet wanted to find ...

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    2012 Chevrolet Corvette model year changes leak out?
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    General Motors may have been planned on keeping the changes to its 2012 Chevrolet Corvette close to the vest. In this Internet age, however, things often get out to the masses earlier than intended. There's nothing groundbreaking in store, but a few items are certainly noteworthy. We've already ...

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    Video: Watch split-screen action of 2011 Nissan GTR vs. Corvette ZR1
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    Last week we told you about the fresh, faster Nürburgring track times of the Nissan GTR, with video that proves that Godzilla 2012 managed to shave 2.48 seconds off its best lap. We were under the impression that the GTR's new top time wasn't enough to best the Corvette ZR1, but a ...

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    Video: Chevrolet takes it easy on the competition with Corvette ZR1 ad
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    We've seen plenty of luxury sports cars that are later tuned for the 12 Hours of Sebring. Porsche, Ferrari and BMW all do it, and so does General Motors with its Corvette Racing team. So why do the advertising types at GM feel it necessary to talk up their car at the expense of the ...

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    Report: Spyker C8 Aileron Spyder trying catch up to 99 units with ZR1 power?
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    2010 Spyker C8 Aileron Spyder – Click above for high-res image gallery It's been a while since we've heard anything from Spyker that didn't have to do with its acquisition of Saab. The Dutch automaker has apparently had its hands full taking the reins in Trollhattan from General Motors ...

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    Chevrolet Corvette headed back to UK?
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    Chevrolet is air-dropping the Corvette and Camaro back into the UK retail market next year. Corvette supplies dried up in 2009 when the importer closed its doors, and it's been 34 years since the mothership last sold the Camaro in Britain. Autocar reports that Chevy UK is seeking approval for the ...

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    Report: Chevrolet slaps first incentives on ZR1 amidst swelling inventory
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    2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While overall auto sales have recovered somewhat from the depths of early 2009, things are still pretty slow compared to their peaks. General Motors has done a decent job of avoiding too many customer rebates since it ...

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    Video: Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 gets its own TV commercial
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    Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 television ad – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Of all the models in Chevrolet's lineup, the one that needs absolutely no introduction is the Corvette. And while most of General Motors' marketing dollars have gone into bettering the ad campaigns for ...

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    Chevrolet to let Corvette owners build their own engines - for a price [w/video]
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    Allowing customers to customize colors and materials has become a popular and profitable option for many automakers in the last several years. Most offer customers the opportunity to pick up their new ride at the factory and even watch it being built. For the 2011 model year, Chevrolet is going ...

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    Report: TVR rebirth hinges on hybrid tech and Chevrolet Corvette power
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    At long last, the question of exactly which American V8 the newly-resurrected TVR will use has been answered. As you might have guessed, the Russian-owned, English-bred racer will get a beating heart from none other than the mighty Chevrolet Corvette. The news hounds over at Autocar managed to ...

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    2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon slots in right below ZR1
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    2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon - Click above for high-res image gallery
    For the truly hard-core Corvette fanatic who likes to spend weekends thrashing his or her car at the track, there is only one Corvette worthy of consideration: the Z06. However, thanks to the ZR1, the lightweight, ...

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