2017 Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1 is the eighth generation of sports two-seater car that will be named after the Belgian engineer Zora, who worked on the prototypes of Corvette. The design will evolve compared the previous C7 design and will bring a series of radical changes. The nose will have sharper edges and a lower position for better visibility of drivers. The engine is positioned in the middle, but large front splitter will provide intensive cooling. The side panels will be implemented with a cut on the front, which is associated with the air ducts network. The roof line will be more pronounced than in previous models. The interior will offer luxurious materials and modern design, while the high-tech driver assistance when driving. The propulsion system will rely on an improved version of the V8 compressor that will deliver high output values. The popularity of models on the global market will be a big thanks to the great reputation of the brand.

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1-front view

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1 – V8 engine

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1 under the hood hides V8 engine that was in the Z06 model. This engine will now deliver 740 horsepower and 700 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be mated with a 7-speed manual gearbox or an 8-speed automatic transmission. Zora ZR1 will have a sprint from 0-to-60 mph in just 2.8 seconds, top speed is 220 mph. Fuel consumption on the highway is 25 mpg. Drive will be on the rear wheels while the hybrid version will have the drive on the four wheels. The hybrid system would combine a conventional engine with electric motors that are found in the nose of the car. The platform will be modified for the purposes of this model.

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1-rear view

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1 – Price

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1 is inspired by luxurious materials such as Alcantara leather and carbon fiber. On the center console there are several large LCD screen and excellent ambient lighting. The manufacturer has provided a large number of stylistic details that will complement the whole concept. Safety features are impressive and include a large number of systems and features. The biggest competitors are the Audi R8, Ferrari 458 and Lamborghini Special Huracan. The price of the new model will be around $ 150,000. In sale will be available in late 2016 year.

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1-instrument panel