December 1, 2017

Ah, the magic number 750. That’s the horsepower of the new Corvette ZR1. Do you need 750 horsepower? Speaking as a car enthusiast, “you can never have too much horsepower.”

The history of automobile performance began with Henry Ford’s old 999 race car and the love of speed has never faltered.

While the ZR-1 starts with a base price of $120,000, it has the performance on par with limited-production hypercars costing a quarter of a million more.

Back in 1990, Corvette had a ZR-1 option that pushed out 375 horsepower for $59,000. Powered by a 5.7 liter engine, it had more power than...

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