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Kia Stinger GT: 2018 Motor Trend Best Driver’s Car Contender

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - If seeing an RS, M, or ZR1 badge presets high expectations for a car, the “Kia” badge has the opposite effect. Several judges fretted that we’d invited a spork to a knife fight.

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: 2018 Motor Trend Best Driver’s Car Contender

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - We were ready to lap the ZR1 at the end of day one at WeatherTech Raceway, but the Chevy team begged for a morning run in the cool, dense air. Perhaps they should have let the afternoon heat rob this 755-hp beast of a few wheel-spinning horses, because even in the scorching heat of Route 198, every driver complained about overpowering the rear tires.

A Farewell Gift May Have Leaked the Corvette Z06 and ZR1 Nurburing Times

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - A user on Corvette Forum posted a picture collage that Jim Mero, the ride and handling engineer and test driver for the C7 Corvette team, allegedly received as a retirement gift. The collage shows various pictures of Mr.

Here's How Much Power the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Really Makes at the Wheels

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It's a depressing reality in the car world that the horsepower count generated at the wheels of our favorite sports cars—and all cars, for that matter—is never as high as the number claimed on the spec sheet. That's because automakers measure horsepower at the engine, before the work of spinning the drivetrain sucks some of the fun out of it.

Camaro ZL1 1LE vs. Corvette ZR1

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It’s not often that two factory performance machines from the same company battle it out to see how close they are in performance. In this video, German car editorial Sport Auto used the short course of the Hockenheimring in Germany to find how fast the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE compared to the Corvette ZR1.