2017 Corvette ZR1 specs, top speed

As soon as Chevrolet announced their plans for 2017 Corvette ZR1 sports car enthusiast have been eagerly awaiting to know, how exactly it will turn out to be. Since Chevrolet is a subsidiary of General Motors, their vehicles are primarily dependable and resilient. Concept of 2017 Corvette ZR1 has been release and in one word it can be defined as just stunning. Since it’s a sports car, one can obviously expect high-end performance, but the kind of design which accompanies this vehicle will blow your mind away. Production of this vehicle started in 2008 and was an instant hit among sport car enthusiast. Manufacturing takes place in Kentucky, United States. It comes in a two door coupe body along and in FMR layout.  There would be several improvements in 2017 Corvette ZR1 which will make the wait worthwhile.

2017 Corvette ZR1

2017 Corvette ZR1: Redesign Exterior and Interior

Not many details have been released about 2017 ZR1, but the design concept suggests a complete makeover. It will have low aggressive stance with a futuristic design. It is expected that 2017 version would be built on a new platform rather than the Chevrolet Y-body platform. Body shape would be made in compliance with aerodynamic stability. The front end design suggests a higher downward force. Powerful yet sleek LED lights would be accompanied by lower bi-sectional grille. Rear end looks more like a racing vehicle than an on-road vehicle, with its wide and sharp rear fascia.  There would be four air exhaust outlets which would be visible. On the side it looks like a genuine sports car with a slanting roof. Light weight materials like aluminium and carbon fibre would be used in abundance.

Details about interior design have not been revealed yet by Chevrolet but 2017 Corvette ZR1 will not be short on luxury or comfort. It will come will all the latest gadgets and accessories one might expect from such a high range vehicle. It will also score well when it comes to safety. With traction control, stability control, ABS system and multiple airbag protection system, you wouldn’t have to worry much about safety.

2017 Corvette ZR1 interior

2017 Corvette ZR1: Engine Specs

In terms of performance 2017 Corvette ZR1 will be an absolute beast. With a supercharged V8 engine it will provide good competition to Chrysler’s Hellcat by pumping out way above 700 HP of power and 600 lb-ft of torque. Because of its monster engine, ZR1 would have a top speed of 200 mph. It is also expected to go from 0 to 60 under 4.2 seconds. As of yet not much is known surely about transmission or fuel economy. But such top class features would come at a heavy price of nearly $ 150 000.

2017 Corvette ZR1 rear

2017 Corvette ZR1: Competition and Release Date

Whenever Chevrolet comes up with a breakthrough design, they are equally matched by automobile giants such as Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Lamborghini, etc. But the toughest competition for 2017 Corvette ZR1 would sure be Ferrari 458 and Porsche 911 turbo. Ferrari 458 comes with breathtaking performance while the 911 turbo is an all round balanced vehicle with an economic price.

4 Responses to 2017 Corvette ZR1 specs, top speed

  1. scott anthony santiago says:

    get me more info on zr1 zora corvette

  2. Hector C. Espinosa Sr. says:

    Thinking seriously about purchasing the 2017 ZR1 Zora Corvette, please send as much info as it becomes available…

  3. John smith says:

    Over 200lb feet of torque? Dont you mean over 600 lb feet of torque based off of the actual zr1 c7 engine this thing will be rockin?

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