2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 testing on the Nordschleife (pictures included)

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  1. monaroCountry

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    2009 Corvette ZR1 testing


    From:http://bridgetogantry.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=138&Itemid=1


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    2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 testing on the Nordschleife


    How does 620bhp of supercharged American V8 grab you? Probably by the collar and in a menacing manner. When next-year's Corvette powered past me yesterday I definitely felt something stir.

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    New top-of-the-line 'Vette packs 620bhp and
    Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes!


    Anybody who has ever been in a Z06 Corvette will know that this is one American car that's not afraid of corners or real race tracks. So fans of the marque will be pleased to see that nothing's changing on that front for the new top-of-the-range Corvette.
    The GM boys are over in force to set up the new 200mph+ car on the toughest race circuit in the world. And from this spectator's vantage point, it looks like the development is moving in the right direction. Totally planted, smacking into the apex with brute force and exiting at speed thanks to that supercharged 6.2 litre LS9 V8. The whine of Eaton roots-type blower overwhelmed by the incredible exhaust note.

    Next I want to get a video of this baby double-tonning the Dottinger straight - but I'll have to wait for the rain to stop and the GM boys to come back out of the T13 industry pitlane...
     
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    pics broken son EDIT: nevermind, they are broken on the site too...

    This is old news though...TriShield and I saw this bad boy at Barrett Jackson this year!


     
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  3. monaroCountry

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    The ZR1 has been revealed a long time ago, but proof of GM testing around the ring is new news. This is basically the first pictures of the ZR1 testing around the famed circuit.

    These are the pictures

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    It looks like it'd bend you over a barrel and rape you w/out notice
     
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    I like that new burnt orange style color
     
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    you know me OT where the douchbags play

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    this is going to be fucking sick
     
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    I haven't seen you post forever monaroCountry
     
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    Nothing important to post Tri. Have you bought yourself a G8 yet?
     
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    i like the blue one but with some graphite color wheels or the blue iodized color of the z06 wheels.
     
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    Needs more video action!!!
     
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    Gorgeous car, I just wished the LS7's cylinder walls weren't too thin for boost. :(
     

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