Racing and street Corvettes have been carrying the little skull symbol nicknamed Jake. Now comes another special edition Corvette, but instead of Jake, look for Louis. As in Louis Chevrolet.
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With the traction control completely defeated, America’s sports car goes from a savvy track machine to a full-fledged drifter.
Pratt & Miller Corvette C6RS - racing expertise applied to a road-going Corvette.
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Shaun Bailey, Road & Track editor
What started as a discreet skull logo (nicknamed Jake) that appeared on Chevy factory racers has now made the big time. The Corvette Jake concept features a matte finish hood incorporating the Jake icon. This concept Z06 also features Jake basting on the fenders, wheel center caps and floor mats.
Jan Magnussen of Corvette Racing breaks down the difference between the ZR1 street car and the C6. R race car.