America’s Sports Car: The History of Corvette

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2009 Corvette ZR1
The Corvette ZR1 returned for 2009, powered by a new supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine rated at 638 horsepower and 604 lb-ft of torque combined with a 6-speed manual transmission and a dual-disc clutch; it has a top speed of 205 mph. The 2009 ZR1 features Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes; 20-spoke 19-inch wheels front and 20-inch wheels rear; Michelin Pilot Sport 2 tires; wider carbon fiber front fenders; carbon fiber raised hood with clear panel; body-color rear spoiler; magnetic ride control tuned for ZR1; and visible carbon fiber on the roof, rocker panels and front splitter.

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