MotorWeek Road Test: 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

MotorWeek Road Test: 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

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2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 | Road Test |
We roast 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. EDMUNDS VIDEO is a car-shopping web site driven to make car buying easy. We post at least two videos every week covering the latest cars and trucks with comprehensive reviews, comparisons, and tips & advice from our expert team of automotive editors. Subscribe for the latest videos: Related Links: Edmunds Price Promise: Edmunds Mobile: Follow Us Twitter: Facebook: Google+:

ZR1 Laps Laguna Seca! - 2009 Best Driver's Car Competition
Ride along for a hot lap at Laguna Seca in Chevrolet's stunning Corvette ZR1, as part of Motor Trend's 2009 Best Driver's Car competition. Visit on Wednesday, August 19 for full event coverage and to find out who wins the title of Best Driver's Car for 2009.

2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 | Road Test |
FOR FULL ARTICLE:* 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.

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... Read the full story here: _2010_porsche_911_turbo_comparison/index.html Shot by: Mike Suggett, Gordon Green & Duane Sempson Edited by: Mike Suggett