The Corvette ZR1 is Chevrolet's most radical sports car
By: Fedora Atjeh | November 10, 2017
The most famous American sports soap opera is still talking. If you thought that the next Corvette to arrive would be the hypothetical central engine version that has recently been seen rolling on the road in a very advanced stage of development, the answer is no.
The next chapter will be released next Sunday, and this is the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. The most radical of the GM sports will make its debut on November 12 as confirmed by the brand itself through a video posted on his Instagram account, although it has been leaked ahead of time.
The most extreme Corvette already has a date of birth
Focused directly on being the fastest of the Corvettes in circuit, the ZR1 subtly shows some of its cards with which to beat the chrono in the form of aerodynamic kit. A carbon fiber hood, a grille with a frame similar to the Camaro ZL1 end, a huge rear spoiler also in carbon fiber and two of the four exhaust outlets through which we heard the first growl of his V8. A sound that by the way we already heard rolling in Laguna Seca.
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A powerful 6.2 liter LT5 engine supercharged with an Eaton compressor whose power could be raised to 760 hp maximum power and a torque of 922 Nm. With these figures it is estimated that the ZR1 could reach 100 km / h in less than 3 seconds and would have completed the quarter mile in 2.5 seconds less than the Corvette Z06.
This pure blood will leave his native land to unveil at the next Dubai Motor Show that opens its doors to the public next week, before debuting in the United States on December 1 at the Los Angeles Auto Show.