19: 1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1
The Corvette has endured a lot of transition during its historic run. Nowadays the “Vette is a mid-engined supercar. But during the ’90s the ‘Vette was closer to its roots, creating a pleasurable touring experience. The 1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 changed things up a bit with a track-inspired sports car that drew from supercar origins. The standard 380-hp 5.7-liter LT5 DOHC V-8 engine boasted a top speed of 175 MPH.
The performance was not the only strong part of the ZR-1, as the suspension was upgraded as well. There have been a lot of nicknames for the Corvette during the ’80s and ’90s, including the “King of the Hill” and with good reason. The car pushed the boundaries of what the Corvette was capable of, and the brand needed that boost after a lackluster run. If you love Corvette heritage, the ZR-1 is worth taking a look at.