Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 of 2018 is the most powerful Corvette (part 1)

November 19, 2017 at 9:57 pm

The new sports cars of 2018-2019 are represented by the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, shown publicly on November 12, 2017 within Dubai International Motor Show. The sales of the new Corvette ZR1 with the 766-hp 6.2-liter LT5 engine will start in the US in the spring of 2018 at a price of 120,000 US dollars (the car will be released in limited series).

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is a new sports cars series image

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is a new sports cars series image

Chevrolet representatives declare that the new Corvette ZR1 is not only the most powerful and fast Corvette, but also the most powerful production car of the brand. Under the hood of the novelty there is installed a new generation LT5petrol engine, based on the LT4 that equips Corvette Z06. This is an eight-cylinder 6.2-liter engine, which for the first time received a combined fuel injection system. In addition, the LT5 engine is equipped with an intercooler and reinforced crankshaft and exhaust system with active dampers.

An updated exhaust system will equip a novelty pic

An updated exhaust system will equip a novelty pic

As a result, the V8 6.2 LT5 engine delivers 766 hp and 969 Nm. The transmission can be 7-step MKPP or 8-step automatics. The declared average fuel consumption is 10.7 liters with a mechanical box and 10.2 liters per hundred km with an automatic. By default Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is equipped with carbon-ceramic brakes with compound discs (front 394 mm with 6 calipers, rear 388 mm with 4 calipers).

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