2018 Corvette ZR1 With More Then 700 Horse Power

2018 Corvette ZR1 is already supposed to be represented. However, for some unknown reason, on the promotion of this supercar, still we wait. The new Corvette ZR1 is expected to feature a debut at the 2017 NAIAS in Detroit. But the premier missed. The reason for that is known only to the company Chevrolet. The star of the Detroit show, on the stand of the company Chevrolet, was the all-new Traverse.

Release Date

According to some information available, the new Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, however, could be launched by the end of January 2017. Specifically, these sources say that this could happen on the Rolex 24 at Daytona event. However, unconfirmed information indicates that we wait until the summer of 2017. More specifically, 2018 Corvette ZR1 may be displayed in August, on the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase event in the United States.

It is not yet clear why the Chevrolet gave up the promotion of on the 2017 NAIAS. On the other hand the question arises: why do not follow the promotion of on the 2017 New York Auto Show. Why are mentioned as the most likely option Continental Tire Road Race Showcase? Many believe that this event highlighted the best features of this racing car. Anyway, during the 2017, 2018 Chevy Corvette ZR1 will be presented to a wider audience.

2018 Corvette ZR1 front-engine

2018 Corvette ZR1 Engine Changes

ZR1 version of the 2018 model year is the last Corvette, which will have a head-mounted motor. Since the 2019 model year, is coming, a new generation model, which gets a centrally positioned engine. The new generation will take the name Corvette C8 Zora.

The engine that drives the Corvette Z06 model will be replaced by a new engine. The previous 6.2-liter LT4 engine will be replaced by a new LT5 engine. The 6.2-liter supercharged intercooled engine with 1.7-liter Eaton  R1740 TVS supercharger delivers 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. Him will replace the twin-turbo V8 engine, which is supposed to offer more than 700 horsepower, the new 2018 Corvette ZR1 model.

2018 Corvette Price

To mention, and what we expect from the new generation model, or with the Corvette C8 models. According to current knowledge, C8 receives a centrally placed engine. According to all indications, it could come to revive the original concept ZR1. This means that one can expect 32-valve V8 engine. On the other hand, given that GM has trademarked “E-Ray”, It is possible that future Stingray receives some form of hybrid powertrain. All in all, we expect major changes, and the price of this model could exceed $ 100,000.

 

 

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