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2019 Corvette ZR1 Production Extended By 50 Cars  GM Authority

Production of the C7 Corvette will extend into July and General Motors has approved an additional 50 examples of the 2019 Corvette ZR1 for production.

2020 Mustang GT500 More Powerful Than Camaro ZL1, Corvette ZR1  GM Authority

The 2020 Mustang GT500 makes 760 horsepower from its supercharged 5.2-liter V8 engine, much more than the sixth-generation Camaro ZL1 or C7 Corvette ...

Chevrolet Desperately Wants To Sell Corvette Owners A New C7  CarBuzz

We all know the C7 Corvette's time is limited. Very limited, actually. Word has it the last day of C7 production is due to take place next week, June 23. This week ...

2019 Ultima RS Revealed With 1200-HP Corvette ZR1 Engine  CarBuzz

We're seeing a resurgence of British supercars right now. Earlier this year at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Ginetta made a comeback with the 600-hp Akula ...

Tuned C7 Corvette ZR1 Posts A Wicked Eight Second Quarter Mile: Video  GM Authority

The quarter-mile record for the C7 Corvette ZR1 has been broken, with a 1000 horsepower example setting a quarter-mile of 8.86 seconds at 154 mph on stock ...

Car review: Fastest Corvette - ZR1 | Business  Traverse City Record Eagle

Just when you thought America's favorite sports car couldn't improve, along comes Corvette's newest iteration of salivating engines to hike its world class ...

What It's Like to Drive the 755-Horsepower Corvette ZR1 on a Racetrack When You're Not a Racecar Driver  The Manual

In the past couple of years, I've been lucky enough to spend a few days with three different Ferraris, a Cadillac ATS-V, and a BMW X4 M40i. I'm not trying to brag ...

Chevy C7 Corvette order books close this month  CNET

Still fancy a current-generation Chevrolet Corvette? You don't have much time left.

Chevrolet Offers $3,000 Corvette Discount In June 2019  GM Authority

Chevrolet is offering a $3000 Corvette discount in June 2019, along with interest-free financing. See all Corvette discounts and rebates for June 2019.

Who Would Trade In a 2019 Corvette ZR1 for Another 2019 Corvette ZR1?

A man traded in a 2019 Corvette ZR1 to a Louisville, Kentucky, dealer only to leave with another 2019 Corvette ZR1 that he really wanted.

A C7 Corvette ZR1 is in the 8-Second Quarter Mile Range  Torque News

Now that the engine computer of the new LT5 has been cracked, we are bound to see lots of very fast Corvette ZR1 on the track.

Watch A 1,000-Horsepower C7 Corvette ZR1 Roll Race A Stock Dodge Demon: Video  GM Authority

To demonstrate the speed of its 1000-horsepower package for the C7 Corvette ZR1, Hennessey has lined its tuned ZR1 up against a stock Dodge Demon for a ...

840-hp Demon Faces 1000-hp Hennessey ZR1 In Rolling Race

While no one can stop the ZR1 from winning this roll race, the Demon gives it a good run for its money.

840-HP Dodge Demon Vs. 1000-HP Hennessey Corvette ZR1  CarBuzz

Any car that claims to be the fastest or quickest at anything is inevitably going to have a massive bullseye on its bumper with manufacturers and tuners doing ...

2020 Chevrolet Corvette to get an 'un-tunable' ECU? - Autoblog  Autoblog

Rumors indicate that the C8 mid-engine Corvette will have an ECU that's designed to make it impossible to tune by aftermarket companies looking to make a ...

Mid-Engined C8 Corvette Allegedly Getting 'Untunable' ECU

A new report cites anonymous sources as saying the new C8 Chevrolet Corvette will have an encrypted engine control unit that will be impossible to tune.

Mid Engine Corvette C8 ECU Will Be Under Lock And Key  GM Authority

The mid engine Corvette C8 ECU will be under an encrypted lock and key code that could make it difficult for tuning companies to fiddle with the car's software.

The Car Connection's Best Performing Cars of 2019  The Car Connection

The best-performing cars from the The Car Connection's 2019 ratings gave our driver's licenses a workout.

A Brief History of the Chevrolet Corvette, America's Most Iconic Sports Car  The Manual

Before this world-famous car was ever recognized as one of the best American-made models, it wasn't even called the Corvette. And it wasn't a sports car, ...

Chevy Corvette C7 Inventory Shrinking As C8 Draws Closer

We are exactly one month away from the world debut of the highly anticipated Chevy Corvette C8, but should you want the outgoing front-engined C7, you'd ...

Car show offers unique rides in high-performance vehicles  Westside Eagle Observer

DECATUR -- "131" shouted one police officer to another as a steady stream of hot cars and even a dragster roared down the runway at Crystal Lake Airport June ...

It's going to be an amazing show!  Top Speed

The mid-engined, 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is probably the most anticipated debut of the decade, and it's been nearly seven decades in the making with the first ...

Best Luxury Sports Cars For World-Class Businessmen, 2019  CEOWORLD magazine

A lot of established businessmen from different walks have a special liking for sports cars. Having a well-furnished sports car with world class facilities is one of ...

Mark Reuss comments on the C8 Corvette's encrypted ECU - Autoblog  Autoblog

General Motors President Mark Reuss discusses the C8 Corvette's encrypted ECU, and why altering it to increase power output will be 'next to impossible.'

Assemble the 2-in-1 LEGO Technic Chevrolet Corvette for $40 (20% off), more  9to5Toys

Amazon offers the LEGO Technic Chevrolet Corvette for $39.99 shipped. Also at Walmart for the same price. Normally selling for $50, that saves you 20%, with ...

2020 Chevy Corvette spied with reduced aero on a high-speed test track - Autoblog  Autoblog

The 2020 Chevy Corvette C8 has been spied without a wing or front splitter. The car was doing high-speed testing at GM's proving grounds.

Watch A Cadillac Escalade Drag Race A Stock Ferrari 488  GM Authority

To demonstrate the speed of its 850-horsepower HPE800 Cadillac Escalade, Hennessey has lined its tuned Escalade up against a stock Ferrari 488 for a drag ...

Behold The 1,200-Horsepower Chevy Corvette ZR1 From Hennessey  Motor1 UK

Ladies and gentlemen, Hennessey has done it again. Just days after hitting the dyno with a Chevy Corvette ZR1 fitted with the HPE1000 package as a step up ...

Americans! You must buy this bargain Corvette track toy  Top Gear

The 'Bring a Trailer' treasure trove turns up a pleasingly unofficial 'Vette racecar. Stephen Dobie. 25 May 2019. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Mailto ...

Hennessey Tuned Corvette ZR1 Makes Over 1,000 HP And It Sounds Epic  Motor1 UK

The is the first Hennessey HPE1000 Corvette ZR1, laying down 905 horsepower to the wheels on a dyno and sounding unbelievably awesome while doing it.

There's variety in this list, something today's bachelors will surely appreciate  Top Speed

A car makes a man or so the saying goes. however it s interpreted it s no secret that for single bachelors a car is more than just a car. it can be an (...)

The 6 Best Members-Only Race Circuits in the United States  Robb Report

We take a look at the country's best private race circuits, which boast amenities like, luxury condos, spas, fine dining, and cocktails.

2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 from Hennessey makes 1,200 horsepower [UPDATE] - Autoblog  Autoblog

UPDATE: We've added a video showing the 1,000-horsepower version of this Hennessey's Chevy Corvette ZR1 doing the quarter mile in 9.79 seconds with a ...

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Feels Like a Rocket Assembled by the Lowest Bidder  Jalopnik

Lately in the world of fast Chevrolets, it's the long-awaited but still mysterious mid-engine Corvette that's captured everyone's attention. While there's still a ton we ...

Watch Hennessey-Tuned C6 Corvette ZR1 Growl On The Dyno

Hennessey just tuned this Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1and decided to show it off on the company's dyno. The engine makes a wonderful sound.

1,000-HP Hennessey Corvette ZR1 Does 1/4 Mile Below 10 Seconds

Hennessey has already debuted its 1200-hp Corvette ZR1, but the aftermarket mogul isn't just done yet with its less-powerful version.

Corvette ZR1 Driven So Hard On Track It Calls OnStar 3 Times  Motor1 UK

Automobile Magazine was driving the Corvette ZR1 hard on-track at NCM Motorsports Park, hard enough to alert OnStar for a crash not once, but three times.

2019 Corvette ZR1: The Last, and Best, of Its Kind  The Wall Street Journal

Chevy's Corvette is being redesigned next year with a mid-engine configuration to keep up with its competition. That's a pity, says Dan Neil. because this year's ...

The New Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Is the Most Powerful Street-Legal Mustang Yet  Robb Report

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 runs with more horses than the automaker's GT supercar.

Five Very Important Questions About the 2019 Corvette ZR1  Popular Mechanics

We answer five important questions about the fastest Chevy ever.

Confirmed: C7 Corvette ZR1 Didn't Beat 7-Minute 'Ring Lap Time  Motor1 UK

Today, we finally have (some kind of) official confirmation that the range-topping C7 Corvette ZR1 has registered a time of 7:04 minutes.

GM's new Corvette is so powerful, it's warping the frame in tests, report says  USA TODAY

The redesigned Chevrolet Corvette C8 for 2020 has a new engine that is reportedly so powerful it's compromising the vehicle's structural integrity.

2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Review  Digital Trends

At a time when all-wheel drive, lower displacement, mid-engine layouts, and dual-clutch automatic transmissions are the norm of the supercar world, the 2019 ...

Pure Italian Cars vs. Those With American Hearts  AutoWise

Italian cars are the best thing to happen to the auto world. Here are some of the best among them and some that actually relied on American V8s for power.

10 things you need to know about the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1  Motor Authority

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is a weapon. It was named Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2019 after it vaporized the competition. It's an all-American ...

This Ford GT Obliterates A Corvette ZR1 In Half-Mile Drag Race

Dragtimes raced a stock Ford GT against a lightly modified Corvette ZR1 at Wannagofast last January in Florida, and at least one of the runs was shocking.

C8 Corvette Shares Something Awesome With Porsche 911  CarBuzz

It's a testament to how good the current C7 Corvette is that the upcoming C8 will see its engine placed in the center of the car's chassis. It indicates that ...

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Goes Where No Corvette Has Gone Before  Automobile

The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 was among the 24 standout vehicles competing for a coveted 2019 Automobile All-Stars award. See the rest of the field here, and ...

2019 Corvette ZR1 Convoy Drives From Michigan To Nevada: Video  GM Authority

The Ron Fellows Performance Driving School organized a road trip after Chevrolet needed about 20 examples of the 2019 Corvette ZR1 delivered to Spring ...

Let's face it, though. The aftermarket tuning scene will find a way; it always does.  Top Speed

The new mid-engine 2020 chevrolet corvette c8 is debuting in next month and it could debut with a uniquely encrypted ecu system that effectively makes (...)

Jeff Gordon's Old C6 Corvette ZR1 Can Now Be Yours  GM Authority

Jeff Gordon is selling his C6 Corvette ZR1 to benefit his charity, the Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation, a cancer foundation that supports wellness programs.

I drove a $137,000 Corvette ZR1 to see if the most powerful Vette ever is worth the steep price tag - here's the verdict  Business Insider

The 755-horsepower ZR1 has the kind of specs that shame supercars on a racetrack.

Chevy Corvette ZR1 Pace Car Arrives In Forza Motorport 7

Forza Motorsport 7's May update includes some new open wheel race cars and a Corvette pace car to celebrate the Indianapolis 500.

1,000 HP 2019 Corvette ZR1 Runs A 9-Second Quarter Mile: Video  GM Authority

Hennessey Performance Engineering has released a video of its HPE1000-equipped 2019 Corvette ZR1 doing a sub-10-second pass in the quarter mile at 139 ...

Hennessey Corvette ZR1 Dyno Test Shows 706 HP At The Wheel

If the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 755 HP from the factory doesn't tickle your fancy, Hennessey offers an upgrade package that will give it 100 more ponies.

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1  Motor Authority

Each year the Motor Authority editors place our butts in a slew of new luxury and performance cars. We drive them on the road and on the track. We treat them ...

Hennessey straps 1,000-hp 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 to the dyno  Motor Authority

The mad individuals at Hennessey Performance Engineering have created their first 2019 Corvette ZR1 with 1000 horsepower. To show off their creation, the ...

2019 Corvette ZR1 Sets A 9.52 1/4 Mile At 144 MPH: Video  GM Authority

Hennessey has uploaded a video of a heavily tuned 2019 Corvette ZR1 completing a 9.52s pass at 144 mph, which is a new record for the C7 Corvette ZR1.

This 1,200 HP Custom Corvette ZR1 Could Be the Fastest 'Vette Ever  Maxim

Our output-obsessed friends at Hennessey Performance have put a lot of rides in the 1000-horsepower club as of late, including the McLaren 600LT, Cadillac.

Own A Corvette ZR1 For Only $50, But You Have To Build It  Motor1 UK

If you get tired of the ZR1, you can rebuild this Corvette Lego Technic kit as an old-school hot rod.

This C6 Corvette ZR1 Is An 8-Second, 6-Speed Street Car: Video  GM Authority

Watch as this heavily modified, six-speed manual C6 Corvette ZR1 street car puts in an incredible eight second quarter-mile pass without nitrous.

5 Minutes Of Raw 2019 Corvette ZR1 Exhaust Noise: Video  GM Authority

General Motors has filmed and spliced together an epic b-roll video to promote the 2019 Corvette ZR1 and its banzai 755 hp 6.2-liter supercharged LT5 engine.

Hennessey 2019 Corvette ZR1 Makes Over 900 Horsepower At The Wheels: Video  GM Authority

Watch as Hennessey Performance Engineering completes validation testing on its 2019 Corvette ZR1 shop car, which has its HP1000 upgrade package ...

Porsche 911 GT3 and GT2 RS: A tale of two track-day demons  CNET

Two of the world's greatest track-focused weapons head out for a day at one of America's most demanding circuits, creating a recipe for record-breaking delights.

'American Chopper' Star Paul Teutul Sr. Found in Contempt of Court, Ordered to Pay $17000  The Blast

"American Chopper" star Paul Teutul Sr. has been found in contempt for violating a court order and a judge has ordered him to pay $17,000 to an auto shop ...

Corvette Mike's Low-Mileage Collection Of Corvettes  Corvette Online

With a combined mileage of all seven cars equaling just a grocery-run over 4,000 miles, this low-mileage offering brings a lot of history with little wear. Corvette ...

2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 set a disappointing Nürburgring lap time  Motor Authority

Spy photographers spotted Chevy testing its most-powerful factory Corvette ever, the ZR1, on the Nürburgring Nordschleife on numerous occasions last year.

Hennessey HPE1000 Corvette ZR1 Runs a 9.52 Quarter Mile  Torque News

Hennessey has built the quickest 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 in the world, running mid-9s with their 1000-horsepower package.

Watch Hennessey Take Chevy Corvette ZR1 To 194 MPH

Hennessey records its run in a Chevy Corvette ZR1. The car reaches 193 mph with ease, but it only hits 194 with a split second before slowing down.

2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 first drive review: A stable genius  Motor Authority

Turn 16 at Atlanta Motorsports Park is a test of a driver's courage and a car's ability to stick to the track. Though it's only a slight right-hander, it follows the turns ...

Lego sets for adults: 19 fun gift ideas for Father's Day 2019  Business Insider

Whether it's an architect or a Star Wars character he dreams about being, these Legos for adults will let any dad live out his fantasy, in brick form.

Wrecked 2019 Corvette ZR1 Up For Auction  GM Authority

A wrecked 2019 Corvette ZR1 is up for auction, and it already has a bid at over $15000. It appears the supercharged 6.2-liter is undamaged.

2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 For Sale With Just 400 Miles  GM Authority

A 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is up for sale, and it's in pristine condition with just 400 miles on the odometer.

Tuner For The 2019 Corvette ZR1 Is Now Available: Video  GM Authority

HP Tuners has found a way to tune Chevrolet's 2019 Corvette ZR1 with a modified ECM, circumventing new security protocols. This video explains has mode ...

Chevy Corvette ZR1 Loses 101 Horsepower From Crank To Rear Wheels

Hennessey puts its 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 on the dyno to discover it loses about 101 horsepower at the wheels. However, it still makes 654 hp.

The C4 ZR-1 Is The Coolest Corvette That No One Cares About  CarBuzz

At its price, the Chevrolet Corvette is a performance bargain, which is why the Vette has been a repeat candidate for our Smart Buy features. A new Corvette is ...

How Fast Is The Corvette ZR1's Nurburgring Lap Time?  CarBuzz

For whatever reason(s), Chevrolet decided not to release its Corvette ZR1's Nurburgring lap times. We know the automaker's engineering team took the car to ...

2019 Corvette Prices Rise Moderately: Pricing Comparison  GM Authority

2019 Corvette prices increased an average of $1,055 compared to the 2018 Chevrolet Corvette, according to a pricing analysis performed by GM Authority.

Someone Just Got A Killer Deal On A Lingenfelter C6 Corvette ZR1  GM Authority

A Lingenfelter-tuned C6 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 with 930 hp has sold on eBay for a reasonable price of $65000, much less than a new C7 Corvette ZR1 is ...

ZTK Performance Pack On 2019 Corvette ZR1 Convertible Is Hilarious  GM Authority

The 2019 Corvette ZR1 is a performance superstar, and even the convertible can have ZTK Performance Package with a massive 1000 lb downforce wing.

Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2019 nominee: Chevrolet Corvette ZR1  Motor Authority

It's been called the Blue Devil in the past, but we just call it the King of America now. Chevrolet brought back the Corvette ZR1 for 2019, the third time it's offered ...

Ford GT Roll Races Corvette ZR1, The Result Might Surprise You

We know the ZR1 is faster on a track than the GT, but it's quite interesting to see how the two supercars perform on the drag strip.

Wichitan and his cars will be the stars of a new TV show premiering this weekend  Wichita Eagle

Car Issues," a new show picked up by FYI Network, premieres at 9 p.m. Saturday. The show features Wichita YouTuber Tyler Hoover, who has become ...

2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Track Test Video

The thing about Corvettes is that large swathes of the public never seem to take them seriously. They have visions of automatic Corvette convertibles only being ...

Randy Pobst Blitzes Big Willow In The 2019 Corvette ZR1: Video  GM Authority

Motor Trend hot shoe and race driver Randy Pobst laps the 755 hp 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 around Big Willow Raceway in Southern California in this ...

1990 Chevy Corvette ZR-1, the "Corvette From Hell": 100 Cars That Matter  Motor Authority

They called it "King of the Hill"-and when it emerged in 1990, the Chevy Corvette ZR-1 would forever reformat what drivers thought about GM's ever-evolving ...

2019 Performance Car of the Year - 2019 Corvette ZR1 Named Road & Track's PCOTY

The most potent lineup in the history of PCOTY fights it out for the crown.

2019 Corvette ZR1 Is An Automobile Magazine All-Star Contender  GM Authority

755 hp 2019 Corvette ZR1 with General Motors 6.2-liter supercharged LT5 V8 engine has been named to the short-list for an important automotive magazine ...

Chevy Corvette Prices Are Rising Up To $2,500 This Year

The automotive world is eagerly waiting to see the new mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette, but that won't happen during the Detroit Auto Show early next year.

Corvette Chief Engineer Talks Z06 and ZR1 Cooling  Torque News

The early C7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 units were plagued with cooling issues during "normal" track time, but during a recent interview, chief engineer Tadge ...

Corvette ZR1 Lego Technic kit lets you add 755 horsepower to your desk - Autoblog  Autoblog

Lego just released a new Technic kit for the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. This comes after the release of two more complex kits for the Porsche 911 GT3 and Bugatti ...

Corvette ZR1 Duels McLaren 720S In Quarter Mile And Rolling Races  Motor1 UK

Watch as the 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1, with its 755-horsepower V8, races against a 710-horsepower McLaren 720S in a trio of drag races.

Corvette ZR1 Fights Lamborghini Huracán In Drag And Rolling Races

Watch as a 602-horsepower Lamborghini Huracán competes against the 755-hp Chevy Corvette ZR1 in a series of drag races.

The ZR1 Convertible With the Optional Wing Looks Like a Car from 2Fast2Furious

Did you know you could option the new Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 convertible with the ZTK performance pack? That means you can get it with Michelin Pilot Sport ...

2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vs. 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Comparison: Power Down  Motor Trend

Do you ever wonder where this is all going to end? More power, bigger wings, better aero, fatter tires. Remember when the '90s Porsche 911 Turbo and ...

2019 Corvette ZR1 Drag And Roll Races A Ford GT: Video  GM Authority

A YouTube channel recently pitted a Ford GT against a 2019 Corvette ZR1 in a drag race and a roll race to see which car has the advantage in a straight line.

The Mid-Engined 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Is Real, GM Confesses, and It Will Debut July 18  Car and Driver

Chevrolet has finally admitted that the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 is real, and that it will adopt a mid-engine layout.

The New Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Uses the Same Supercharger as the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1  Car and Driver

The new Shelby Mustang uses the same supercharger as Chevy's Corvette ZR1, which should be controversial.

Hennessey Performance Sets Quarter-Mile C7 Corvette ZR1 Record.  Hot Rod Network

Hennessey Performance is at it again with yet another world's first under their belt and this time they've set the C7 Corvette ZR1 quarter-mile record.

Unsold Corvette inventory means you can get a smoking deal - Autoblog  Autoblog

There are about 9000 unsold Corvettes sitting on dealer lots around the country. You can get nearly every variant for under the original MSRP.

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