New Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 2020

The new sports car 2019-2020 is represented by the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, shown publicly on November 12, 2019 as part of the Dubai International Motor Show. In our review of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 of 2019-2020 – photos and videos, the price and specifications, the technical characteristics of the most powerful, dynamic and expensive version of the Corvette .



Sales of the hurricane Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 with the 766-horsepower 6.2-liter LT5 engine will start in the US in the spring of 2020 at a price in the region of 120,000 US dollars (the car will be released in limited series). Whether the top corvette will appear in Russia is not yet known, but it is possible that the new Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 will reach the Russian market and will be an excellent addition to the 659-strong Chevrolet Corvette Z06 offered at a price of 8.8 million rubles.

photo Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 2019-2020 front view

photo splitter Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 2019-2020

Representatives of Chevrolet with particular pride declare that the new Corvette ZR1 is not only the most powerful and fast Corvette, but also the most powerful production car Chevrolet. At the same time for the first time in the history of the model (the first Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 was published in 1969) for the American sports car an automatic gearbox is offered – 8 automatic transmissions. For those who like to change the gears, there is also a “mechanic” – 7 MKPP with a pair of clutch discs and Active Rev Matching (automatic system of overdrive when going to a lower gear). This is, of course, not all the patrimony of the novelty, but also … the tip of the iceberg. We will try to reveal all the phenomenal technique of the American sports car with Shildiki ZR1.

photo Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 2019-2020 side view

Specifications Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 2019-2020 year. Under the hood of the novelty petrol engine LT5 a new generation, based on the engine LT4, installed on the model Corvette Z06. This is an eight-cylinder 6.2-liter engine with an upper camshaft arrangement (LT4 motor donor), which for the first time received a combined fuel injection system (injection is carried out into the intake manifold and directly into the cylinders). In addition, the LT5 engine is equipped with an intercooler reinforced with crankshaft, more efficient than the LT4 motor driven Eaton supercharger (volume increased by 52%) and exhaust system with active dampers.

photo Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 2019-2020 rear view

As a result, the V8 6.2 LT5 engine delivers 766 hp and 969 Nm to the mountain, allowing regardless of the type of gearbox (7 MKPP or 8 automatic) to accelerate the American sports car to a top speed of more than 210 mph (about 340 kmh). The manufacturer does not indicate the dynamic characteristics of the novelty, but it can be assumed that the acceleration time from 0 to 100 km / h takes just over 3 seconds. The declared average fuel consumption is 10.7 liters with a mechanical box and 10.2 liters per hundred 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).

As standard there are various wheels with original wheels and Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires: on the front axle R19 wheels with low profile tires 285/30 R19, on the rear axle 20-inch wheels with ultra-low-profile tires 335/25 R20.

Photo Wing Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 2019-2020

The weight of the compartment in running order is 1598 kg. Suspension with a transverse arrangement of springs is standardly equipped with electronically controlled Magnetic Ride shock absorbers.

photo salon Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 2019-2020

photo interior Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 2019-2020

Compared to the regular Corvette and even the Corvette Z06 version, the new Corvette ZR1 looks more threatening and predatory. High-performance units and units of the sports car require a lot of air for cooling. So the novelty has already reached 13! (for Bugatti Veyron only 10) and the original aerodynamic elements of the body in the face of two wings (standard, low-level – Low Wing and optional tall High Wing from carbon fiber with the ability to adjust the angle of attack). Interestingly, even the basic wing Low Wing provides a clamping force of 70% more than the same figure for the model Z06, and the proposed High-charge is the maximum generates the equivalent of 431 kg of clamping force.

Also, the body of the new Corvette ZR1 features a carbon fiber roof and a hood with an expressive dome that provides a high-performance intercooler under the engine compartment cover, a front bumper with a carbon fiber splitter and a ton of carbon fiber decorative elements.
Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is a true sports car, but the two-door coupe is perfectly adapted for everyday use.

In the presence of chic LED head optics and stylish LED parking lights, bright appearance and high-quality interior. For cars, there are two versions of sports seats: basic with leather trim and heating (optional Nappa leather trim with inserts from Alcantara and ventilation) – comfortable and comfortable, for those who like to drive along the track sports seats with a deep landing – Competition Sport.

photo cargo Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 2019-2020

There is a multifunctional steering wheel with a rim cut from below, a digital instrument panel with an 8-inch color screen, a multimedia installation of the Chevrolet MyLink with an 8-inch color screen (navigation, rear-view camera, friendship with smartphones), a Bose audio system, two-zone climate control, System Mode Selector Drive, which allows you to change the settings of all units and aggregates auto.