Posted July 22, 2016 12:17 pm by Comments

By Eric R. Poole

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Gun guys are typically car guys. Rock River Arms CEO Chuck Larson is proof of that.

Driving muscle cars is like shooting in a lot of ways. They are both quintessential Americana and signify control over unbridled power. Whether it’s at a track or on the range, you exercise unequalled personal freedom and responsibility by choosing where to point and when to go for it. Effectively managing felt recoil is comparable to hanging on to the wheel as you push 1g while trying to maintain the courage to stay in it. When it’s all over, the descending rush of pumping adrenaline makes you want to do it all over again.

After corralling the 638-horse Torch Red Corvette ZR1 back into its parking space, Rock River Arms CEO Chuck Larson handed me the keys to his Camaro ZL1; you know, the one with a 580-horsepower 6.2L supercharged V8. It’s got a lightweight aluminum hood with a carbon fiber insert, downforce-inducing aerodynamics and the magnetic ride-control suspension everyone’s been talking about.

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From the time you dump the clutch, it only takes 3.9 seconds to run at interstate speed and just 12.3 seconds to meet the state trooper at the end of …Read the Rest

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