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View Poll Results: Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
Sub Zero 20 27.40%
Cool 21 28.77%
Uncool 19 26.03%
Seriously Uncool 13 17.81%
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Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

It's fast. Very fast. It also goes around corners like a true supercar and laps the Nürburgring in 7:26.4. This is the new definition of American Muscle.

Engine: LS9 90º V8
Displacement: 6,162 cc
Aspiration: R2300 Four-lobe Rotor Roots-Type Supercharger
Power: 638 bhp (476 kW) @ 6,500 rpm
Torque: 604 lb·ft @ 3,800 rpm
Configuration: Front-engined, rear-wheel drive
Weight: 1,533 kilo (3,379.7 lbs)
0 - 60 mph: 3.4 seconds
0 - 100 mph: 7.8 seconds
Top speed: 205 mph (329.84 km/h)
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Ant, not close to your heart ? Now you are getting into your stride .
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Desperately pitifully uncool, especially if you own one in the UK. You will look like a complete **** everywhere you go in your tight jeans and cowboy boots.

Oh and I'd love one.
 
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Cool as ****.


 
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there is only one cool american car and it isnt this

nice wheels though
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i'd certainly borrow one for a weekend but never buy one, uncool
 
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American Engine, European designed Chassis. FINALLY!

Ferrari crushing performance, with half the price tag.

Really, really, really uber cool
 
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Exactly HST, exactly.






Is it wrong I like the yellow ones?
 
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A good car yes, but simply not cool.
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I like it - but it's not cool
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Chrome wheels, plastic bootlid..... Uncool
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A American sports car that looks good and handles well plus much cheaper than any European equivalent. Must be cool, if it wasn't American it would go sub cool but it's only cool.
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A American sports car that looks good and handles well plus much cheaper than any European equivalent. Must be cool, if it wasn't American it would go sub cool but it's only cool.
If you hadn't noticed, most things in america are cheaper than their euro equivalents..
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Chrome wheels, plastic bootlid..... Uncool
It hasn't got a plastic boot lid.
 
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If you hadn't noticed, most things in america are cheaper than their euro equivalents..
That's because they are built down to a price normally
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That's because they are built down to a price normally
Like.......European produce?
 
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A good car yes, but simply not cool.
Prolly not a good car, but uber cool

A blue collar kick in a ferraris 80110x -
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Exactly HST, exactly.






Is it wrong I like the yellow ones?
Hell no I wanted a yellow vette, and she wanted a blue one, we got a red one lol
democracy every one gets what no one wants
After a black charger, and a ren n white 61, any yellow vette - please (cept 78-82)
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Hell no I wanted a yellow vette, and she wanted a blue one, we got a red one lol
democracy every one gets what no one wants
After a black charger, and a ren n white 61, any yellow vette - please (cept 78-82)

A man of taste. 78-82 would be the last of the C3s with the sticky out Jimmy Hill chin spoiler?
 
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A man of taste. 78-82 would be the last of the C3s with the sticky out Jimmy Hill chin spoiler?
The spoiler at the front changed a bit from 78 t0 1980 and then got JH chin, but worse it got the big back window instead of the "suger scoop" small window that mine had

Glad someone thinks I have taste...its been questioned more than once lol, but I guess you knew how I'd vote on a Vette
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Desperately pitifully uncool, especially if you own one in the UK. You will look like a complete **** everywhere you go in your tight jeans and cowboy boots.

Oh and I'd love one.
+1

Great fun for sure and desirable in a guilty-pleasure way but not even remotely adjacent to cool.

Now forgive me for not knowing the exact model number or year but the mid 60's one with the split rear windows really is cool.
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+1

Great fun for sure and desirable in a guilty-pleasure way but not even remotely adjacent to cool.

Now forgive me for not knowing the exact model number or year but the mid 60's one with the split rear windows really is cool.
Saddo alert that'd be a 1963 Sting Ray, 4 spd manual, 3.7.1 posi axle
0-60 in 5.6
quarter mile in 14.1 @ 102
V max 151
360bhp @ 6000 rpm
352 ft lbs torque @ 4000rpm

Not bad for 47 years ago














Oh and drum brakes
And crossply tyres
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Saddo alert that'd be a 1963 Sting Ray, 4 spd manual, 3.7.1 posi axle
0-60 in 5.6
quarter mile in 14.1 @ 102
V max 151
360bhp @ 6000 rpm
352 ft lbs torque @ 4000rpm

Not bad for 47 years ago



Oh and drum brakes
And crossply tyres
I'm not sure I'd fancy driving it in anger on anything riskier than Gran Turismo but it's a genuinely car now.
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great car but completely and utterly uncool

now a stingray or sting ray, would be a different matter
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I like it - but it's not cool
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