Corvette’s Performance Data Recorder turns your drive into a video game

You’ve heard of the quantified self, but what about the quantified car?

Chevrolet brought journalists to Spring Mountain Raceway this weekend — some 60 miles beyond the glitz of CES and the Vegas Strip — to demonstrate the 2015 Corvette’s Performance Data Recorder, a GoPro-on-steroids that’s integrated directly into the car. The system includes a high-resolution GPS receiver that’s five times more sensitive than the Corvette’s standard navigation system, a mic recording the cabin, and a forward-facing 720p camera embedded behind the windshield that combine to output a stream of data to an SD card in the glove box.

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