Corvette ZR1 Versus F/A-18 Hornet Fighter Jet (VIDEO)
The 2009 Corvette ZR1 is one of the best bang for the buck cars in existence today. At an MSRP of just $106,620, this American muscle car is actually an affordable “supercar” that can hold its own against exotics like the Lamborghini Gallardo and Ferrari F430 — rides that cost two and three times as much. So, if you are the bully on the block with lots of raw power and aggression and not a lot of refinement, who’s your competition really? MotorTrend editor Arthur St. Antoine decided that the Corvette ZR1 needed to pick on someone in a different class entirely, an F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet from the famous stunt team, the Blue Devils.
This is a great matchup. In one corner you have the Corvette ZR1 capable of 638 hp and a 0-60 mph time of just 3.3 seconds and in the other a fighter plane with 32,000 pounds of forward thrust with a top speed of Mach 1.8. Vette vs Jet. Blue Devil vs Blue Angel. Who will come out on top? Check out the video after the jump.