ZR1 Put to the Test: 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Full Test
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Brute force, a quality we can't help but assign to any car generating 638 horsepower, is by definition anything but subtle. Yet the 2009 Chevy Corvette ZR1 manages at once to be both brutally quick and remarkably mild-mannered. Its quarter-mile acceleration is quicker than any production car we've ever tested, its chassis is benign but highly capable and its carbon-ceramic brakes are mind-bending in their effectiveness. This new Vette offers an unlikely combination of performance and real-world usability that we're proud to experience in an American car.
This combination is as rare as truth in a presidential debate. Honestly, most of the ZR1's competition (think Dodge Viper ACR) or Nissan GT-R)) is less capable and makes a much larger compromise in typical road driving. With the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 we have a machine that is engaging to drive, capable of making insane numbers on the test track and also a legitimate road car.
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Full Test
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For those alternative-fuel-conscious, carbon-conscientious driving
enthusiasts among us, the big news from Volkswagen is electric, mainly
because it has introduced a car that isn't.
The 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Clean Diesel (yep, that's its official name)
is the first diesel-powered new car to be certified for sale across the
entire U.S. — including California and the four states that piggyback
their emissions regulations on the Golden State since they all turned up
their tailpipe-sniffing noses at everyone else in 2006.
So it was probably no mere coincidence that Volkswagen chose Santa Monica,
California, as the site for the introduction of the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta
TDI. And as we later tested the Jetta TDI near our Santa Monica office by
driving the Pacific Coast Highway and the canyon roads of Malibu, we were
happy to flaunt this turbodiesel's new
clean-and-green status in the backyard of so many Prius-driving members of
the celebrity set.
2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Road Test
nside Line roasts the tires of the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 then
explains why the car's new Performance Traction Management system makes it
harder to do ... and why that's a good thing.
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ZR1 Smokes GT-R: Chevy Corvette ZR1 vs. Nissan GT-R
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It's already hot at 11 a.m. as we pull our 2009 Nissan GT-R into the
visitor's parking lot at GM's proving grounds in Arizona. The Japanese
supercar looks like a spaceship next to the aging, 1960s-era brick
buildings that front the massive desert test facility on the outskirts of
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2008 Dodge Viper ACR: From L.A. to Bonneville
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We're about to make our first high-speed run in the still-black 2008 Dodge
Viper ACR when the old guy pulls up to our makeshift pit. He looks exactly
like the guy you'd expect to meet in the middle of the Bonneville Salt
Flats, like a worn-out Hank Williams, Jr.
Over the deafening cackle of his Cummins-powered diesel pickup, he yells,
"What's you boys doin'?"
"We're going to make a few runs in this Viper here."
"Yeah, how fast will she run?"
"We don't really know. Maybe 190 or so."
By the expression on his face, it's obvious ol' Hank has figured out that
we have no idea what we're doin'. He knows we're just a bunch of yahoos
with a fast car. He takes a good long look at the big winged Viper, then he
shuts off the truck's engine so we can hear him better.
"When you're going fast, the slightest gust of wind can flip you," he says.
"That's why we only ran early in the morning when the air was calm."
We look up at the mid-afternoon sun and wonder what we've gotten ourselves
"And make sure you don't run out of room," he continues. "You think you
have all the space in the world, then Floating Mountain is suddenly right
in your face. I remember when I went for 300 mph back in 1978; my chutes
didn't open and I almost didn't get her stopped." He runs his fingers
through a white beard. "Didn't make 300 either," he adds. "Only 280."
Great. We thought this Bonneville thing was as easy as holding our foot
down until the speedometer stopped moving. Now Mr. Monday Night has us
imagining our $100,000 Viper sliding across the Utah desert on its roof.
ZR1 Vette vs Jet! - Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Races A U.S. Navy Fighter Jet
MT Editor at Large Arthur St. Antoine pits Chevy's awesome "Blue Devil" --
the Corvette ZR1 -- against its toughest adversary yet: a Blue Angels
F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet.
Shot By: Jim Gleason & Terren Lin
Edited By: Jim Gleason
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ZR1 Drag Race King - Spanks GTR, 599, and GT2
Join us as we pit Chevy's all-new 638 horsepower Corvette ZR1
against the Nissan GTR, Ferrari 599 GTB, and Porsche GT2 in a no holds
barred drag race.
Shot By: Jim Gleason and Mike Suggett
Edited By: Jim Gleason
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Monsters' Brawl! Corvette ZR1 vs Porsche 911 Turbo
It's the King of the Hill vs the Autobahn Kaiser. The Chevrolet Corvette
ZR1 and the Porsche 911 turbo do battle
in a comparison of epic proportions at the track with professional hot shoe
Justin Bell, on the drag strip and through a standing mile...
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Shot by: Mike Suggett, Gordon Green & Duane Sempson
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Corvette ZR1 0-330 km/h (Motorsport)
Moteur : V8 Compresseur
Cylindrée : 6 162 cm3
Puissance : 647 chevaux
Couple : 83,4 mkg
Poids : 1 512 kg
Prix : 149 400 euros
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2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Start Up, Exhaust, In Depth Review, and Tour
www.lamborghinicarolinas.com In this video I give a full in depth review
and tour on the all new 2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. I take viewers on a
close look through the interior and exterior of this car while showing
details, over viewing of features, and noting unique styling cues to the
vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details of it, start it up
and see how it sounds. A thorough review of this car designed to give
others a greater overall appreciation of the vehicle.
1200 BHP Twin supercharged 1974 Chevy Corvette
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One of a kind custom, updated body kit, Black on Black, over $250,000
invested, pro built 522 Merlin engine, twin whipple super chargers, alum
heads, 1200 horse power, all top of the line parts and polished, Richmond 6
speed transmission, upgraded performance suspension, custom made 19 in HRE
wheels, heavy duty 4 wheel disc brakes etc, factory air conditioning, PW,
custom made factory gauges with 250 mph speedometer, 4 in custom Exhaust, 50 gallon custom made fuel cell, all
professionally built, numerous hand fabricated parts. Only 100 miles since
built. Recarro seats, flared body, words can not describe this car!
Absolutely the best custom Corvette in existance. Show stopper and
incredible performance and handling this car breaks traction at 100mph.
More horsepower at
idle than a new Vette or Viper at max performance.
2012 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Review - Kelley Blue Book
The standard Chevrolet Corvette delivers a hearty performance wallop but
that doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement. Add a Supercharger, lightweight carbon fiber panels and
a specially tuned suspension to the basic Corvette and you get a ZR1, the
pinnacle of the Corvette lineup. KBB's Micah Muzio recently had a chance to
drive one and his experience was captured in this video.
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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51! Testing the New High Tech Vette! - Ignition Ep. 77
Finally! On this episode of Ignition, Carlos Lago gets behind the wheel of
Chevrolet's hotly anticipated 2014 Corvette Stingray Z51, the most
technologically advanced production Corvette ever made. First, Carlos heads
to the test track to put the reborn 460hp V8-powered Stingray through the
full barrage of Motor Trend's instrumented tests: 0-60 mph acceleration,
quarter mile, 60-0 mph braking, lateral acceleration, and figure-eight.
The raw data backs up what Carlos can already feel from the driver's seat -
the 2014 Corvette goes fast, stops quick and handles corners with ease.
Then, its off to the winding roads of Central California to see how the C7
Vette's continuously variable-locking differential, magnetic damping, rev
matching and other high-tech features perform in the real world.
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ZR1 Goes 200+ MPH! - 2009 Corvette ZR1 Top Speed Run
Come along for the ride as we take Chevrolet's blazing 2009 Corvette ZR1 to
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