In a Jan. 22, 2013 photo, the speedometer of a 1953 Corvette is seen at the GM Heritage Center in Sterling Heights, Mich. Although current cars with high-horsepower engines can come clo

 

              In a Jan. 22, 2013 photo, the speedometer of a 1953 Corvette is seen at the GM Heritage Center in Sterling Heights, Mich. Although current cars with high-horsepower engines can come clo
In a Jan. 22, 2013 photo, the speedometer of a 1953 Corvette is seen at the GM Heritage Center in Sterling Heights, Mich. Although current cars with high-horsepower engines can come close to the top speedometer speeds, most are limited by engine control computers. That’s because the tires can overheat and fail at higher speeds. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
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