A Supercar in Corvette Clothing

Reviewed by Sam Smith Email Author
Wired News
April 13, 2012


For a small fraction of the car-buying public, price is irrelevant. These people simply see something they want and buy it, regardless of cost.

You may picture this demographic buying Ferraris, or Bugattis, or even mammoth quantities of more prosaic stuff (“Fifteen BMW M3s, one for every Caribbean island I own? Hell yes!”). And they do. But some of them buy Corvettes. And when they buy Corvettes, they do not buy the cheap ones. Because that would be silly. And slow.

They buy this: the $113,500, 638-hp Corvette ZR1.

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