The new Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 should arrive next year, designed to provide better performance and to impress its future costumers. The highlights of this model are its attractive design, much better styling, lots of technology and great performance. The reason why we have been waiting for so long for this model is actually because of its reputation, so the engineers and designers had to work twice as hard on this model to fulfill the expectations.
It will have some really tough rivals, but is seems that this model can equally compete with each of them considering its great performance, technology and other features.
Exterior and interior design
Exterior wise, even though beauty is important, the automaker will really take care of the performance and most of the changes will be made for that matter. So, there will be Brembo brakes, newer big tires and Magnetic Selective Ride controlling. These changes are also focused to improve the sporty appearance of the 2016 Corvette ZR1 to provide a much better look than its ancestor. It will also have a lower body compared with the previous model.
Interior wise, it will be modernized and equipped. The cabin is designed to provide better comfort. The seats will use high quality materials and will be decorated with a luxury stitching. The dashboard will be made of an aluminum frame and will be covered with Napa leather. The steering wheel is designed to be smaller with a diameter of 14.1-inch. Some of the features inside the 2016 Corvette ZR1 are: Boss audio system, hands free communication, SD slot and data recorder.
Safety wise, this model is not just designed to provide better performance, but also to provide better security to all passengers. It will come with some modernized and tested safety features to ensure a better driving experience.
The most exciting department of the new Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is its engine department. There is no official news about the engine, because the company still keeps its details away from the public, but there are some speculations. According to some experts, this car should come with a strong and equipped engine, with better performing potential. It will probably come with a 4.5-liter V-8 engine with the capacity to produce 500 hp.
The second engine option could be a stronger one, a 6.2-liter V-8 engine with the capacity to deliver 450 hp. This engine shouldbe able to reach from 0 to 60 mph in just 4 seconds. It will also be equipped with a newer cooling system and combustion chambers. This engine is categorized as the fuel economic engine.
The latest speculations are around a 3.6-liter V-6 engine with 640 hp.
Price and release date
Release date of the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is still unkown, but it can be assumed that it will probably be presented to the market at the beginning of the next year. The price of the model should be somewhere around $150.000, considering the specs of the car. This model will have some very strong competitors such as the SRT Viper GTS, the Lamborghini Aventador and the Porsche 918 Spyder.
Watch this short teaser of 2016 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTaoeFuqsKg