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Supercar performance; flashy looks; racing-derived equipment (Z06); lots of sports-car bang for the buck
For 2009, Chevrolet's venerable Corvette sees one significant change--the return of the ZR1. This ultra Corvette features a supercharged 638-hp 6.2L V8, larger wheels and tires, Brembo ceramic composite brakes and makes use of carbon fiber panels for the hood, roof, front splitter, and rocker moldings. ZR1 pricing starts at just over $94,000 Elsewhere in the Corvette lineup, the Acoustic Package and steering wheel-mount audio controls are now standard on all models, power steering features a variable ratio and the Corvette badge has been updated. New exterior colors include Blade Silver Metallic and Cyber Gray Metallic, while interior trim colors include Ebony and Dark Titanium.