General Motors’s 755-horsepower Corvette ZR1 super car is going to have a starting rate of $119,995, with a convertible version from $123,995, its worldwide product development chief, Mark Reuss, stated on Tuesday. The Corvette takes on Italian luxury sportscar Ferrari SpA in the elite, high-performance sports car sector, and is the opposite end of the
The future of the Corvette ZR1 continues to remain in doubt but that hasn’t stopped the company from considering other models. Speaking to one of the well known auto magazines, Corvette product manager Harlan Charles indicated that the company could build a model that would draw inspiration from the Corvette Z06X concept which debuted at
Chevrolet Corvette C7 engineer Tadge Juechter recently told AutoBlog that the company has no plans currently to develop a more powerful ZR1 version to sit on top of the recently unveiled Z06. Chevrolet had introduced the Corvette Z06 earlier at NAIAS and many of them were guessing whether there’s still room for a range-topping ZR1
The 2009 and 2010 models of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 are being offered with incentives from General Motors. The incentives offered on this model are the first of its kind from the carmaker. The coupe has been a hot favorite right from the beginning and was simply lapped up eager consumers they moment they arrive
Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has proven that it can be a very fast car on the track(faster on the Nürburgring than Nissan GT-R or Porsche 911 Turbo) and on the straight line. Lingenfelter Performance Engineering is well known for their work on Corvette models. Their C6 Corvette ZR1 recently made three 9 second runs, hitting a
Iso Rivolta was making very powerful performance cars in the 60s and 70s. In 1974 the company went bankrupt. Now Russian student Fedor Stetskevich from the Moscow State University of Industrial and Applied Arts has revived this old Italian brand together with Zagato design house.
Jason Castriota’s designed $2 million Bertone Mantide made its public debut at the Shanghai Motor Show in April. Mantide is based on the Corvette ZR1 and only one car been built so far. There are chances that Mantide will see a very limited(up to 10 units) production in the near future.
Hennessey Performance Engineering has something special for Corvette fans who find the stock Corvette ZR1 with 638 horsepower does not satisfy their need for speed. This Texas based tuner is introducing now 705 hp Z700 upgrade package for the 2010 ZR1.
2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is an impressive supercar, it can outperform exotic supercars from Germany and Italy that cost 2-3 times more than the $100,000+ ZR1. This time the ZR1 is not going against another supercar, but an F/A-18 Hornet from the Blue Angels squad.