GM Says No Corvette ZR1 on the Radar: Is the C7 Z06 Too Good?
Chevrolet Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter has told Autoblog there are currently no plans to introduce a C7 Corvette ZR1. What a cop-out. This is almost as bad as hearing all future holidays are canceled. Here’s what Autoblog is reporting: “Introducing a ZR1 halo car above the upcoming Z06, which is due at the end […] More »
All the details about have yet to be finalized, but the preliminary information suggests the 2015 Corvette Z06 will leapfrog the C6 ZR1. Let’s start with power output: the figures are quoted to be “at least” 625 horsepower (13 less than the ZR1) and 635 pound-feet of torque (31 more than the ZR1). Creating all […] More »
It was a madhouse over at the Corvette booth this morning at the Z06/C7.R reveal. This is it, in the flesh. Let’s get straight to the important bits: Supercharged LT4 625 horsepower 635 ft lbs of torque 7-Speed Manual 8- speed Automatic Gearbox Electronic LSD For those of you wondering if you’d be able to get […] More »
The crown jewel of the American Auto Show circuit is this weekend at Detroit! It’s been a colossal year for GM in general and Corvette in particular. Of course, the biggest news of the convention is Corvette’s worst kept secret: The Z06. We’ve been covering the leaks and teasers for that particular car in detail over the past […] More »
And now, the question that’s been on everyone’s mind since the Z06 was first announced, has finally been answered. We know how much power it would make thanks to a leak earlier today. 620 horsepower? 650 ft-lbs of torque? That’s quite a lot for naturally aspirated LS. This was the Z06 though. It’s never been boosted. […] More »