The Corvette Sting Ray is a sports car made by the Chevrolet division of General Motors from 1963-67. You might have guessed from the name 'sting ray' that it is known for its highly distinctive shark-like styling with its peaked fenders, long nose and short bobbed tail. It was also known for its engineering. Zora Arkus-Duntov aka the 'Father of the Corvette' a Belgian-born American engineer was fascinated with rear-wheel drive layout, which has continued to remain integral to the design. The 2012 Chevy Corvette ZR1 offers the fastest speed ever produced by Chevy turning the clock up to a whacking 205 mph on the dial. Now, that's some sports performance.