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Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 C6R

By luanpa in | March 27, 2011 | Comments Off on Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 C6R

The second-generation Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 C6R version is based on the new 2010 Corvette ZR1. It will compete at the 24 hours Le Mans in the GT2 Class and in the American Le Mans series.

Corvette has a long history of production-based endurance racing, making its first appearance at the 12 Hours of  Sebring in 1956, and its first appearance at Le Mans in 1960. The new Corvette ZR1 C6R includes a new front splitter, an open grill, which forces air into the engine, aero design headlamps, carbon-fiber front fenders, front and rear channels, a carbon fiber roof, carbon-ceramic brake calipers combined with the six four-piston front and rear.

 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 C6R  will be powered by a LS9 V-8 engines, with dry-sump lubrication systems, CNC-ported aluminum cylinder heads, titanium valves, forged steel crankshafts, and plate-honed cylinder bores. So the engine can produce  638 hp, 470 lb.-ft. The top speed is 205mph, the speed hit 60 mph is only 3.5 seconds. Because of the GT racing regulations, the final displacements and power outputs of the two engines vary slightly.

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 C6R



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