America’s Sports Car: The History of Corvette

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1990 Corvette ZR-1
Chevrolet introduced the Corvette ZR-1 in 1990, powered by a double overhead cam 350 V8 engine designed by Lotus and produced by Mercury Marine, generating 375 horsepower when combined with a 6-speed manual transmission. The ZR-1 included revised front-end styling, fender vents and wider rear fenders to accommodate wider rear wheels and tires, as well as a new convex rear end design with rectangular taillights. All Corvettes received a redesigned interior with more rounded edges and a new instrument panel that combined analog and digital gauges. For 1991 many of the exterior changes for the ZR-1 were added to all models.

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