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06-26-10, 09:54 AM
A Vette with Vegas flash

Raw, naked power: Keep the Corvette Grand Sport away from the kids

By Andy Stonehouse
Summit daily auto writer
Saturday, June 26, 2010

To automotive purists, the Chevrolet Corvette still occupies one very brutal end of the vehicular spectrum.

It doesn't have the meticulously engineered precision of a Porsche, the out-of-control testosterone of a Lamborghini or even the fit and finish of a Kia but … it remains as all-American and over-the-top as monster trucks, “Man v. Food” and Kim Kardashian.

The already vicious Corvette, outfitted with a 6.2-liter pushrod V8, has been given a bit of a glossy (and powerful) repackaging as this year's Grand Sport edition, which uses a dry sump oil system and a bit of grinding and blowing to yield 436 horsepower.

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