The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: This Is All Of It

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To achieve the 755 horsepower output, Chevy engineers installed a larger blower on its 6.2-litre small block, and devised a dual fuel injection system, a first for General Motors. Chevrolet didn't go into specifics but confirmed the model has a top speed in excess of 210 miles per hour (337 km/h).

Married to the engine is either a seven-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic with steering wheel paddle shifters.

Chevrolet hasn't gone into much detail regarding the ZR1's performance potential, though the company claims the Corvette ZR1 is capable of speeds "over 210mph" (338km/h).

For the 1970 model year, Chevrolet offered the first ZR1 Package, available for 'Vettes with the optional 5.7-liter, LT-1 V8 engine, which was rated for 370 hp.


All of this is hiding beneath the prominent carbon fiber cover, which the car's hood can not contain. According to Chevrolet, the 2019 Corvette ZR1 tips the scales at 3,524 lb.

A new Sebring Orange Design Package will make it virtually impossible to ignore the new Corvette ZR1.

. The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 can be kitted with one of the two available aero packs.

Unlike with the original Corvette ZR1, you can add lots of creature comforts to the 2019 version, including heated and ventilated front seats, a Bose premium audio system, and the ultimate social media bragging tool, a Performance Data Recorder.

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In order to hit these impressive speeds, the auto has been equipped with an all-new front fascia and a "downforce-enhancing front underwing". GM added another four radiators to the mix to prevent overheating, and so the ZR1 has a total of 13 heat exchangers. This package also includes a front splitter with carbon fiber end caps, Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 summer performance tires, revised chassis tuning, and reworked Magnetic Ride Control suspension calibration. There's also a company-first downforce-enhancing front underwing. The same goes for the Brembo carbon ceramic brakes, making sure you can bring the ZR1's heft to a stop consistently.


Like oranges? Then you'll love the Sebring Orange Design Package, which includes body paint, brake calipers, seat stitching and seat belts.

Like the Corvette Racing C7.R race vehicle, the ZR1's wings are both fitted directly to the chassis. There's a bit of the stuff inside, on the steering wheel, seats and dashboard.

Chevrolet says the new Corvette ZR1 goes on sale in spring of 2018.

Power's nice and all, but you have to be able to keep it on the track, let alone get it around a corner.


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