The Chevy Corvette line is pretty well rounded at this point, starting with the plain old Stingray up to the beastly, hardcore ZR1, with the Grand Sport and Z06 filling in the gaps. But it looks like yet another Corvette niche could appear, as evidenced by the above spy shots. They show a Corvette Z06, but with a ZR1 wing and more. And by more, we mostly mean "orange."
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For the second time this week, we have a new batch of spy photos of the upcoming mid-engine Chevy Corvette. Even better, there's video to go along with the pictures. In the short clip, you can hear the deep burble of the Vette's V8, though we don't yet know which small-block variant the car will get.
After years of watching the mid-engine Chevy Corvette C8 behind proving ground fencing, we finally get a look at the super 'Vette on public roads. These spy shots show the car out testing along with a Porsche 911 Carrera S and two C7 Corvettes. The one behind the 911 appears to be a Z06, and a ZR1 can be spotted in the background of another photo.
I was shook. I've driven a lot of racetracks in a lot of exotic cars. But lately I haven't been on track as often as I would like. And my most recent foray on a very wet circuit left me feeling unacceptably slow. Cobwebby. So a first drive of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 at Road Atlanta was bringing on a set of nerves.
Cadillac president Johan de Nysschen bluntly shot down rumors his brand's powerful twin-turbo V8 is also headed for the Chevy Corvette. Speaking Wednesday at the New York Auto Show, he said: "Just quit the speculation it's headed for Corvette. It's not."
The 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 is a car of superlatives. It's faster and more powerful than any other production Corvette ever to roll out of Bowling Green. It's the ultimate iteration of what Chevy's been building for 65 years. Thanks to CorvetteBlogger.com and Corvette Production Manager Harlan Charles, we finally have the official figures: 0-60 mph in 2.85 seconds, 0-100 mph in 6 seconds and the quarter-mile in 10.6 seconds at 134 mph.
What you are looking at is a slightly scratched, but otherwise complete and never registered 2009 Z06.
It reminds us of the Porsche 918 Spyder.
$750K is all you need to own this fully electric Corvette. The GXE by Genovation.
You like supercars? We offer you the mid-engine Corvette. Pickup trucks? How about the 2019 Ram 1500. A vintage bus-turned-RV? Yep, we've even got that.
Genovation is bringing its 800-hp, all-electric GXE, based on the Corvette Grand Sport, to CES.
The Corvette Forum leaks a CAD drawing of the twin-turbo V8 headed for the mid-engined Corvette.
It looks like it still uses a naturally-aspirated engine.