2018 Corvette ZR1
The Octane Lounge October 16, 2017


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The 2019 ZR1 comes with Chevrolet’s 6.2-liter supercharged LT5 V-8 engine, which produces 755 horsepower and 715 pound-feet of torque. That’s enough to propel this Corvette to a top speed of 212 mph. According to Chevrolet’s specs, 60 mph (from a standing start) comes in less than three seconds, with quarter-mile times in the high-10-second range. It’s the most powerful production Corvette ever built.

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