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Corvette ZR1 rated at 638 hp: VIDEO of the ZR1 hitting 205 mph

The 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1's supercharged V-8 officially produces 638-horsepower, General Motors Corp. executives announced today. GM completed SAE certification of the ZR1's 6.2-liter LS9 engine and released the results at midnight.

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Corvette ZR1 rated at 638 hp:

The official dyno numbers are in: The supercharged 6.2-liter V8 in the forthcoming Chevy Corvette ZR1 cranks out 638 horsepower.

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The official dyno numbers are in: The supercharged 6.2-liter V8 in the forthcoming Chevy Corvette ZR1 cranks out 638 horsepower.

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i knew it'd be over 620hp.. awesome numbers

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The official dyno numbers are in: The supercharged 6.2-liter V8 in the forthcoming Chevy Corvette ZR1 cranks out 638 horsepower.

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Holy crap, you gotta watch that video!!!

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**** that was fast, i am guessing they were on the autoban testing it. they passed what looked like normal cars and a truck......we need a road like that here.
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**** that was fast, i am guessing they were on the autoban testing it. they passed what looked like normal cars and a truck......we need a road like that here.
Nah that's a test track. Looks like the same one the first official camaro pictures came from.
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**** that was fast, i am guessing they were on the autoban testing it. they passed what looked like normal cars and a truck......we need a road like that here.
I don't think the autobahn has banked corners though. It would be awesome if they did but at the same time I don't know why a Semi would be on a GM test track.
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thats why i asked, i dont see why there would be a semi on the test track either, and there was a sedan it passed before the semi... hmmmm either way its a killer video lol.lucky ba$tards that got to drive it. lol
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i was gonna complain that the newsbot was posting the same thing in multiple forums.. but you caught it and combined em..

i didnt catch the video.. gotta watch it

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