New flame-throwing 2019 Corvette ZR1 is the fastest yet

755-Horsepower 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 is the Fastest, Most Powerful Vette Ever

Chevrolet's 2019 Corvette ZR1, which was to debut Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Dubai International Motor Show, features an exclusive 6.2-liter supercharged LT5 engine capable of 755 hp and 715 pound-feet of torque and a top speed of more than 210 miles per hour - making it the fastest production Corvette ever. Gone are the round tail lights and returned the not-so-worthy Stingray name has.

The headline is 563kW and 969Nm from the supercharged 6.2-litre LT5 V8 that lurks under the bonnet.

Inside, Motor Trend says, the new ZR1 features leather seats with "suede-like microfibre" highlights, along with "an option to make them heated and cooled". The model also features a unique carbon-fiber "halo" hood and four new radiators.

The ZR1's hood has a large opening in the center to make room for the car's supercharger and its air-cooler assembly. The standard Low Wing is the one that has the least drag and enables the ZR1 to hit its claimed top speed of over 335 km/h; even so, the auto generates up to 70% extra downforce compared to a stock Z06 in this form. We're still waiting for final details but considering what Chevy has done with the 2019 ZR1, the numbers are likely to be awe-inspiring. Not to forget the the suspension, which has been tuned specifically for the package, and pairs with a set of Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires for added grip. Both of the rear wings are attached to the car's chassis - something Chevrolet claims will increase strength and stability.

Two-piece carbon-ceramic brake discs measure a massive 15.5 inches up front and 15.3 inches in back. Meanwhile, the new Sebring Orange Design Package is all about making yourself noticed, inside and out. Buyers can also added a carbon fiber trimmed steering wheel, the competition sport seats, the Performance Data Recorder (that I am surprised is not standard) and a Bose premium sound system.

On the ZR1's backside sits a less-than-subtle rear wing, which helps it stick to the road when the taps are open on its engine.

The new Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is bound to maximize performance and modify its form to satisfy function. The price is yet to be announced, but if you must ask, you probably can not afford it. Count on spending six figures, though, and that's before dealers add markup. For anyone who still doubts that the Vette is a truly world-class sports vehicle Chevy is getting ready to roll out the C8, the long-awaited mid-engine model that is being referred to internally as the Zora, after Corvette's brilliant first chief engineer, Zora-Artus Duntov.

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