Corvette ZR1: -60mph in 2.85 seconds

Chevrolet has touted the 2019 Corvette ZR1 has the “fastest, most strong generation Corvette ever” – but we did not realise just how much more quickly it is than past iterations.

In accordance to a new report, Harlan Charles, solution supervisor for Corvette, verified with CorvetteBlogger the ZR1 is able of some serious acceleration moments.

How serious? Try -60mph (-96km/h) in just 2.85 seconds. How about -100mph (-161km/h)? Just 6. seconds flat.

That puts the rear-wheel driven Corvette ZR1 in the identical ballpark as the hypercar elite – assume Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder.

In addition, Charles instructed the publication the ZR1 can finish the quarter mile in just 10.6 seconds at 134mph (215km/h).

Though Chevrolet is nevertheless to verify these figures in an formal press launch, it’s envisioned the business will make some kind of announcement shortly supplied the initially ZR1s are already on their way to sellers in the US.

The Corvette ZR1 is driven by a 6.2-litre ‘LT5’ supercharged V8 generating 563kW (755hp) of electricity and 969Nm of torque.

Each seven-speed guide and 8-speed automated transmissions are offered, with prime velocity rated at “over 210mph” (338km/h).

Test out the movie earlier mentioned to hear Charles start off up a ZR1 and give it a rev!

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