Chevrolet spokesman in statements made on the sidelines of the Detroit Motor Show, made it known that the new Corvette ZR1 will be presented to the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase IMSA event, in August. The most notable absence at this year’s Detroit auto show is the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. The beastly capper to the C7 generation initially was scheduled to premiere in the Motor City, but that plan changed late last year.
The issue will be placed on top of the range of Corvette, above the Z06 and Grand Sport is expected to produces close to 700 horsepowers, the engine can be combined with either a 7-speed automatic gearbox, or with the new 10-speed automatic . It is also available as an open version, the model stand out from the new, much more aggressive and aerodynamic bodykit, with enormous dimensions rear spoiler stand out from afar. The price is expected to exceed the $ 100,000 barrier.
A high-ranking Corvette engineer assured us that there are no delays in the development programs for the current C7 (which includes the ZR1) and the future C8 (the much anticipated mid-engined car).
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