The Internet is overflown with many spy shots of latest Corvette ZR1. Instantly rumors began to spread, how it will look, what are the performance, what are the changes? This has been always a very popular model which drawn attention to car lovers. What do you feel when you for the first time look at the 2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 spy shots? Definitely, you feel the power. This redesigned model looks very inspiring and attractive. According to numerous sources, the most recent Chevy unit should hit the dealerships with the improved engine and some minor body style changes. It is very good news for all people who just adore this model and likes top performance. Corvette is “top of the class” model from Chevy, however, from all their trims, the ZR1 tend to take the throne off strongest one. Goal it to beat last year ZO6 model.
2018 Corvette ZR1 Latest News, Exterior
The body style design of the most recent model will be slightly different comparing to ZO6, you can see it from spy shots. However Vette didn’t lose anything from its attractive look, on the contrary, now it’s closer to the design of far more expensive supercars. In order to improve performances and speed, the factory brings us completely changed C7’s aluminum shell. The cabin of this model will be moved closer to the front part in order to archive better balance, especially in curves. Everything from the outside is designed to improve the aerodynamics of the vehicle. The front part is more or less similar to last year model, but of course, there are some changes like a bigger and sharper cooling ducts, a wider track, and big front splitter. Clearly, everything is done to archive better cooling for higher performance of latest 2018 Corvette ZR1.
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We can expect that Vette has a lower center of gravity and altitude. At the front fascia, we can notice larger vents located on the corners. The headlights have been changed also, and now use the newest LED technology and it is Y-form, like Lamborghini. We can also see huge rear diffuser and small dual spoilers that give this supercar a unique look. This model will use huge 20-inch alloy wheels fitted with high-quality tires. Also, according to some photos, we can see that Chevy is using carbon materials, less weight for sure for this unit. Certainly great news!
2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Interior
From the inside, seems like the cabin of this model will be definitely upgraded with some fancy supercar elements. We can assume some really quality materials inside such as carbon, aluminum, and leather. The steering wheel of this model will be with a loot of buttons and one of them will contain F1 gear shifting, very similar to other high-end supermodels. Also, it is expected that new Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 2018 have some popular features like LED lighting and big touch screen.
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The seats of this car will keep it’s sports/safety spirit, but the quality of material and coziness will be better than before. Seems like the cabin will be similar to that one from older models(C7,Z06), although with some additional and most of all quality features. The interior is improved mostly because of constant complaining of buyers, on looks and quality of Vette(Camaro also) for the price they paid. The infotainment system will be updated.
Engine and Performance
The engine of this model is located behind the driver and that is just one of the interesting facts. Engine capability is the segment where latest 2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is the best. It will use the same engine as ZO6 model but with a lot of improvements and new code name-LT1. This beauty is an improved twin-turbo LT1 6.2-liter V-8 powerplant. The max output is unknown for now, but considering that this model is stronger than Z06, the ZR1 will definitely hit the market with more than that, at least with 700+ horsepower. The last model of ZR1 had 638 horses and this one will have around 60 horses more. Great news! With this LT1 engine, the future ZR1 could go from 60 mph in just 2.8 seconds, or even less. The top speed is just amazing, 215 miles per hour! Its main rivals should be afraid, and we can expect great battle here.
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Price and Release date
The release date of the 2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 should be in start of next year. Its price should be around $130.000 or more and that is very good considering the fact that is cheaper than its main rivals.
2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Spy Photos