Things You Need To Know About The 2019 Corvette ZR1

Things You Need To Know About The 2019 Corvette ZR1

It's a boutique approach that in many ways is at odds with the "supercar for the people" strategy Chevy has long taken with the Corvette in general, but it makes a lot of sense for the 2019 ZR1. So this time around, they went all in.

The newly designed front fascia serves to redirect air for engine and drivetrain cooling. Now that's just bonkers.

Unlike many cars, however, the ZR1 has two optional packs that help improve the aerodynamics of the auto. The LT5 also has a new dual-fuel-injection system, a first not only for Chevy but all of GM. There's also a premium grade Bose audio package for savoring the moments when you're just cruising down the highway. No official pricing has been released as of yet, but more information is expected in the coming months. The first one allows for the highest top speed possible, the ZR1 reaching more than 210 miles per hour (338 kph) - and even featuring the base aero tweaks, this option still has up to 70 percent more downforce than the Z06. Not unlike on Corvette Racing's C7.R. That not only makes this the fastest Corvette ever built, but also the most powerful General Motors auto ever made (which is quite the distinction, considering the company has been around since 1908). That automatically increases the noise levels the harder you push it. First and foremost is the new supercharged 6.2-liter LT5 V-8 under the ZR1 hood. And those "conservatively estimated" 755 horses have to motivate 3560 lbs. of Corvette.

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While the supercharged V8 provides plenty of go, the ZR1 needs a fair bit of whoa, which is provided by 394mm brake rotors at the front, and 388mm at the rear.

Remember the Z06's overheating issues?

An all-new front fascia is created to channel air for propulsion-system and drivetrain cooling, with four new radiators bringing the heat-exchanger total to 13. A Bugatti Veyron has 10. The latter adds a front splitter complete with carbon fibre end caps. GM's Magnetic Ride Control is fitted as standard. Also, the exhaust note is louder and dirtier than the previous Z06. Luckily, younger buyers can choose from three more tasteful wheel finishes. Both feature substantial ground-works including a large front splitter and new under-mounted front wing, with the "low-wing" package generating 70 per cent more downforce than the standard Z06. Not to forget the the suspension, which has been tuned specifically for the package, and pairs with a set of Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires for added grip. Plus the bucket seats, naturally.

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