Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: Most Powerful 'Vette Ever Produced

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

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is about to be the most powerful and fastest Corvette model.

Chevy fitted the Corvette's 6.2-liter V-8 with a new LT5 supercharger, which gives the ZR1 a power output of 755 horsepower and a 210-mph top speed.

Unlike many cars, however, the ZR1 has two optional packs that help improve the aerodynamics of the vehicle. The result is the production of 755 horsepower and 715 lb-ft of torque. Regarding the displacement, the supercharger appears to be 52% larger compared to the used for Corvette Z06. The first of these adds a "low" rear wing.

Now, if you like numbers, we reckon you're going to love the ZR1's weight, which DeMuro says is just 3,560 lbs (1,614 kg), nearly identical to that of a stock Z06, only the ZR1 packs considerably more power. The 6.2L V8 can be mated to either a seven-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission.

Here is a quick rundown of the key facts on the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and it should be noted that these are all official figures - not something taken from a magazine or internet forum.

Sometimes, General Motors gets a auto so very right. That exceeds the prior-gen ZR1 by at least 5 miles per hour.

Chevy is playing the 0-60 miles per hour and quarter mile numbers close to its chest right now. What's even cooler is that the whole thing is connected to a patent-pending active exhaust, which should give you a wider range of nasty noises, promising Motörhead-levels of decibels in race mode. So this time around, they went all in.

That's right, you can have the ZR1 in two aerodynamic configurations.

950 - The ZR1's optional fixed rear wing generates 950 pounds of downforce at the track, according to Chevy.

Still, as you'd hope, that's not to say that the converse isn't true in either case.

That high wing comes as part of a ZTK performance package that also brings a front splitter with carbon fibre end caps, Michelin Sport Cup 2 summer-only tires, and specific tuning for the chassis and Magnetic Ride Control suspension system to boost cornering grip.

After months of teases and anticipation, Chevrolet finally revealed the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 supercar on Sunday, Nov. 12 in Dubai.

It will have more horsepower than a Lamborghini Aventador, a Ferrari 488 GTB or the exotic Ford GT.

There's one big number we still don't know.

The vehicle is undeniably cool, even when it's parked, but will surely look even better when it hits the street and track next spring at a price that hasn't been announced, but will likely be north of the $112,000 the last ZR1 went for in 2012.

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