Watch The World’s Only ZR1 Corvette Automatic Go Drag Racing [Video]
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However, Howard Tanner, the owner of American tuner Redline committed a “sacrilege” and made fitted the ZR1 with an automatic transmission. We’re not sure what gearbox they used, but it’s got long legs because he only changes three cogs in this drag video. Not only that, but the handcrafted supercharged aluminum motor is now putting out 723 rear wheel horsepower.
Right now, the car is doing the quarter mile in 9.8 seconds at 139 mpg in humid 80 plus degree weather. Once things cool down, and everything is ready, it should be able to go into the eights.
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