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Chevy has held its ground firmly in spite of the cut-throat competition it faces from motor juggernauts like GM. Chevy’s secret lies in its illustrious history, having produced some of the best performance cars in the past. Here are the 10 best cars Chevy has ever released.

2017 Chevy SS Sedan

Packing a powerful engine that can hit top speeds in seconds, this 2017 Chevy SS Sedan makes for a wonderful vehicle to own. Although it tends to stay in the shadows of its more popular compatriots, the Corvette and Camaro, this auto packs lots of positive features. It is hence a worthy investment for anyone intending to own a sedan.

2017 Chevy Corvette

As the most recent of the Corvette series, you would understand why it is the best looking and modern model. Though it may not be the most spectacular of the Chevy cars, you would love its 185 mph blistering speed. Major improvements on its engines are responsible for its stability at top speeds.

2013 Chevy Corvette ZR1

Though mostly overlooked, the Chevy Corvette ZR1 did not disappoint. The aerodynamics and multiple exhausts mean that it can handle top speeds without batting an eyelid. But then again, Chevy has been churning out faster cars every year, and the ZR1 may disappear into the shadows.

2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1

This car is a powerful testimony of how far Chevy has come in the auto industry. It was a product of intense research and modern technology. Consequently, the Chevy Camaro ZL1 had no performance issues, pushing its sales through the stratosphere.

2010 Chevy Corvette Grand Sport

Touted to be the most powerful car of its time, this Corvette Grand Sport saw Chevy’s profits soar and enhance the face of the company. The vehicle seems to have inspired the company to invest in the Corvette series.

2006 Chevy Corvette Z06

Reaching top speeds of between 160 – 180 mph, the Corvette Z06 could have been the fastest sports car of that decade. Its classic and futuristic appearance still stands out today, 13 years down the line. So successful was the Z06, that Chevy decided to continue investing in the Corvette series.

2003 Chevy Corvette

The 2003 edition of the Corvette is still immensely popular today due to its powerful engine and top speed. It brought a new life to the Corvette idea courtesy of its fascinating style – its headlights have eyelids! You may not find a new one though, so try a used version but be sure it is still in tip-top shape.

1990 Chevy Corvette ZR1

Another great car in the Chevy Corvette bunker, complete with eyelid-style headlights. It was the perfect example at that time of what a sports car should be. The ZR1 had great engine power and its classic model instantly became a hit.

1967 Chevy Camaro Z/28

Chevy had lost a lot of ground in the early ’60s but in 1967, the automaker rose from the ashes, shook them off and pulled off a classic: the Chevy Camaro Z/28. The two racing striped on its front hood was a strong indication of a great comeback and helped the company spring back onto the international platform.

1963 Chevy Corvette

You could call it the original Corvette and no one would have any qualms. Shaped like a spaceship from another planet, this car attracted lots of interest and helped save Chevy from sliding into the doldrums. It is still popular today and has become an antique.

If you were wondering which classic performance car to buy, now you have all the info you need.