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    Featured: 2015 Corvette Z06 cutaway allows us to peer beneath the skin
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    Earlier this week at the Detroit Auto Show, Chevrolet introduced its all-new 2015 Corvette Z06 in showroom-glorious Velocity Yellow. But that wasn't the only example on the automaker's stand. Opposite the new C7.R racecar sat a completely exposed Z06 – methodically opened to bare all of its ...

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    Official: Supercharged 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 takes the C7 beyond the ZR1 [w/video]
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    The Z06 is just about everything we got in the last ZR1, but better. After a bright-yellow false start, here is the real thing: the fourth-generation, 2015 Corvette Z06. If Chevrolet makes a ZR1 version of the C7 Corvette, it's going to be absolutely mega, because the Z06 is just about ...

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    Report: Next Corvette ZR1 to get 700 horsepower?
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    Word has it General Motors may offer as much as 700 horsepower in the C7 Corvette ZR1. Motor Trend reports the next Corvette Z06 will continue to rely on its naturally aspirated 7.0-liter V8 engine for thrust, but the lump will deliver substantially more power. How much more? MT says the engine ...

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    Video: How not to put venison on the grille: Corvette Z06 hits deer at HyperFest
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    HyperFest, an annual event at the Summit Point Motorsports Park in West Virginia, is day seemingly packed with just about everything you can do in a car or watch a car do, from road racing to drifting, off-roading and karting, as well as Hot Import Nights, a Rice-Rice Challenge and a rollover ...

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    Video: Motor Trend picks their Best Driver's Car of 2011
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    It's been a long while since the guys at Motor Trend went through the trouble of picking the best driver's car, and for good reason. In order to pull off an actual test with any merit, the publication would need to wrangle some of the most impressive pieces of automotive engineering together on ...

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    Video: Chevy Corvette Z06 Centennial goes head-to-head with Cadillac CTS-V Coupe in Burnout Super Test
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    One rear-drive coupe with over 500 horsepower would be enough for most automakers. But not General Motors. The biggest of the Detroit automakers just couldn't get by with what some rivals would put on a showroom turntable with more flood-lights than an ATF raid. That's why it makes the Chevrolet ...

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    Corvette Z06 tops Motor Trend list of shortest-stopping vehicles
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    Any modern performance car worth buying puts just as much emphasis on stopping as it does on going. After all, what's the point in being able to hit ludicrous speed if you can't manage to get it back down without heading fascia-first into an unmovable object? So, what's a good stopping distance? ...

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    Video: Cool dad introduces son to autocross in Corvette Z06
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    Father-son bonding is important, and if dad's a car guy, he may choose to hit local autocross track on some weekends. It's hard to think of a more fun place for a kid and his pop to spend a little quality time together. Clearly, the owner of this Chevrolet Corvette Z06 agrees. He's sharing his ...

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    Video: How would your mom react if you drove her around Laguna Seca in a Corvette Z06?
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    There are many reasons why I love my mom, and one of them is that she shares my love of cars. She's never been opposed to a bit of spirited driving, and when I tell her about a hot test car that's in my garage, she gets excited and starts asking questions like, "It has the manual transmission, ...

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    Official: Spada unveils Codatronca Monza roadster in all its glory [w/video]
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    The father-son design team of Ercole and Paolo Spada made a real splash a few years back when they unveiled the Codatronca. Inspired by the Kamm-tailed Alfas Ercole designed back in the day for Zagato, the Codatronca looked something like a cross between a Chevrolet Corvette, a Lamborghini and ...

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    Video: 2012 Corvette Z06 laps the 'Ring in 7:22.68, a 20-second improvement
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    The Corvette ZR1 may be the bees' knees, but there's certainly a lot to be said about the mid-range Z06. For 2012, the Z06 gets a host of updates, and in order to prove the car's performance prowess, Corvette engineer Jim Mero took a brand new Z06 fitted with the Z07 chassis package to Germany's ...

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    Video: Supercharged Corvette Z06 lines up against Koenigsegg CCXR
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    Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, welcome to today's main event at the mile-long drag races. In one corner, we have American Muscle from Detroit Rock City, a blown Chevrolet Corvette Z06 producing 700 horsepower. In the other corner sits one Savage Swede Supercar; a 1,024-horsepower ...

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    Endora SC-1 brings Germany into the coachbuilt Corvette game
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    We've seen plenty of coachbuilt Chevrolet Corvettes – both old and new – coming out of Italy. Now ze Germans apparently want to get in on the action, and this is the design with which they aim to do it. Called SC-1, it's the product-in-the-making from Munich-based upstart Endora ...

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    Featured: Back to School: Learning the ZR1 at the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School
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    Pahrump, Nevada is a smallish city in the acute, southern tip of Nevada. The population is roughly 70,000 and most of it, when behind the wheel, sticks to the posted speed limits of anywhere between 25 and 45 miles ...

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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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    2012 Chevrolet Centennial Edition Corvette is all about racing history [w/video]
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    Chevrolet is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a fitting tribute to racing driver turned entrepreneur, Louis Chevrolet. The brand's founding father raced in four Indianapolis 500s from 1915 to 1919, and though he never managed a victory, his motorsports expertise helped guide his car ...

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    Video: Hinson Motorsports releases own official vid of 230-mph twin-turbo Corvette crash
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    Over the weekend, we showed you a horrifying series pf pictures from Hinson Motorsports' 230-mile-per-hour crash at the Texas Mile. The tuner's twin-turbo Chevrolet Corvette Z06 was trying to break its own 224-mph standing-mile record for Corvettes when something went badly awry. Even now, ...

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    Video Update: Twin-turbo Corvette's incredible crash at 230 mph
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    Over the weekend, we told you about the Hinson Motorsports Chevrolet Corvette Z06 that flipped at a mind-bending 230 miles per hour. Amazingly, the driver wasn't seriously hurt, and we were happy to see that at least one enterprising camera man took photos of the wreck. But seriously, folks, if ...

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    Video: How the Chevy Corvette ALMS engines are built
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    The Chevrolet Corvettes that do battle in the American LeMans Series are, at first glance, acres removed from their street-dwelling cousins. Beneath the skin, though, the two cars are more similar than you might think, given their differing purposes. For starters, Chevrolet uses similar engine ...

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    Video: MT five-figure supercar comparo pits Corvette Z06 vs. Shelby GT500 vs. GT-R
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    Motor Trend tests three sub-$100,000 supercars – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Motor Trend is on a quest to determine the best budget supercar. Ford, Chevrolet and Nissan stepped up to the challenge with the 2011 Shelby GT500, 2011 Corvette Z06 and 2012 GT-R. Total cost of the ...

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