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    Officially Official: Corvette ZR1 makes 638 hp and 604 lb-ft
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Corvette_ZR1_most_fuel_efficient_600_hp_car_in_the_world'; When Chevrolet officially announced the new Corvette ZR1 just before the Detroit Auto Show this year, it hadn't yet finished the certification of its new power-plant, the supercharged LS9. At that ...

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    VIDEO: Corvette ZR1 Eaton Supercharger in-depth
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    Click the photo above for pics of the ZR1 Corvette and its LS9 engineYesterday we showed you an overview of the Corvette ZR1's heart, the force-fed 6.2L LS9 small block V8. In naturally aspirated form, the LS3 powerplant hits in the base 2008 Corvette hits 436 horsepower, but the addition of a new ...

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    Rumormill: Flagship HSV GTSR to get LS9 V8?
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    Since last summer, rumors have swirled in Australia regarding a potential "flagship" HSV GTSR. The original scuttlebutt had GM's Aussie performance division dropping the Corvette Z06's LS7 V8 into one of its fully-tricked, Commodore-based sedans. That never panned out. In the interim, we've seen ...

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    Detroit 2008: Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 - supercharged LS9 cutaway display
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    Yea, we know - the automotive press has featured a whole bunch of Corvette ZR1 content lately (including us!), and readers are probably getting a bit tired. However, we figure that a cutaway of the mighty supercharged LS9 should be interesting enough to justify yet another post on the revived King ...

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    Detroit 2008: Corvette ZR1 chassis display
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    As gorgeous as the 2009 Corvette ZR1 may be on the outside, it's what is under the skin that gets our blood pumping. Fortunately, GM stripped down its new supercar to the bare essentials and put it on display here at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show. You can access our gallery of ZR1 chassis photos by ...

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    Corvette ZR1's LS9 inspired by BMW M V10?
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    It used to be that American muscle cars were competing against themselves when it came to power. But rumor has it that, in the case of the Chevrolet ZR-1, the domestic horsepower war has a new international benchmark: the BMW M-division V10.Word is that "German competition is driving the higher ...

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    VIDEO: 0-60 mag gets first crack at Corvette ZR1
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    click above image to view videoOur reaction to the official press shot of the Corvette ZR1 was a little guarded. The bright blue car that accompanied the lifting of the embargo left us thinking a bit more about Hot Import Nights than we were comfortable with. 0-60 Magazine recently had a photo ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #83
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    Autoblog Podcast #83 was judiciously held back until after the embargo cleared, but we can now talk freely. The biggest news this week is the official unveiling of the Corvette ZR-1/Blue Devil. Powered by the new LS9 supercharged small-block, the car's performance is sure to be astounding. After ...

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    Detroit 2008: The Heart of the King, the LS9 is born!
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    Every great king needs a great heart. Given the competition out there, if a car intends to claim the mantle of "King of the Hill", it better have a mighty heart. We haven't driven the new Corvette ZR1 yet, but based on what we know so far of its heart, it can surely make a plausible claim to the ...

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    LEAKED! Corvette ZR1 6.2L LS9 V8 sees light of day
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    We didn't think we would get a glimpse of it until January at the Detroit Auto Show, but Jalopnik has obtained official photographs of the LS9 V8 that will power the 2009 ZR1 Corvette. The images show that the LS9 is a supercharged version of the 6.2L LS3 V8 like we previously reported. One photo ...

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    Another round of Corvette "Blue Devil" rumors
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    With General Motors not providing any official information on the upcoming uber-Vette, rumors continue to fly around the automotive world. Automobile Magazine weighs in with its two cents, stating that the so-called "Blue Devil" will actually carry the significantly less satanic moniker of Z07 - or ...

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    Shots snapped of "Blue Devil" engine
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    Call it what you will - "Blue Devil", "Corvette SS", or just "#%$&ing fast" - but even though we don't yet know the moniker of the upcoming ÜberVette, a clearer picture is being painted of the 650-hp supercharged lump that should propel it past most of the supercar elite. A sharp-eyed and ...

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