A Look Back At The 1991 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 LT5

With the arrival of the ZR-1 in 1990, the Corvette had once more been elevated to a stature that had been missing since the early seventies.  The “King of the Hill” had arrived and had met or exceeded the expectations of most enthusiasts and automobile reviewers alike. Its arrival had been anticipated for so long that prospective buyers gladly paid well in excess of the $58,995 list price. And yet, as fate would have it, the high priced ZR-1 that was so widely embraced in 1990 would be the same car that would ultimately bring about its own decline beginning just a year later in 1991.