2009 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (review)

CNET Car Tech reviews the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible.


When you think Corvette, you're probably thinking the Z06, or even the new ZR1, but we shouldn't forget the lesser models, which are excellent cars in their own rights. We spent a week with a Corvette Convertible, a car designed more for cruising than for the track but that still boasts 436 horsepower and exhilarating acceleration. This is the kind of car you can enjoy in many situations, from top-down scenic cruising to blasting around winding corners to straightline let's-see-what-this-baby-can-do driving. And with it, we got to try out some of the Corvette's cool new tech toys, such as magnetic ride control and a dual-exhaust system.

Read our review of the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible.

About the author

Wayne Cunningham reviews cars and writes about automotive technology for CNET. Prior to the Car Tech beat, he covered spyware, Web building technologies, and computer hardware. He began covering technology and the Web in 1994 as an editor of The Net magazine. He's also the author of "Vaporware," a novel that's available as a Nook e-book.

 

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