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The Chevrolet Corvette is a car that needs no introduction here at Motor Authority. It is a perennial performance bargain in the markets where it's sold and thanks to a number of upgrades over the past couple of years on the current C6 model, as well as some recent updates for 2012, the all-American supercar just gets better and better.

You can’t go wrong whether you opt for the coupe or the convertible, though if it’s outright performance that you desire then the hard-top is definitely the way to go.

All models come with a V-8 engine, either naturally aspirated or supercharged, as well as a standard six-speed manual. A six-speed automatic is available on some models but to really get the most of the car you’ll need the manual.

The base Corvette and Grand Sport get a 6.2-liter LS3 V-8 engine rated at 430 horsepower; the track-tuned Z06 gets its 505 horsepower from a 7.0-liter LS7; and the all-out insane ZR1 uses a supercharged 6.2-liter supercharged LS9 to put out...

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