It’s the most powerful production car Chevrolet has ever made, and probably the meanest-looking. The 2019 Corvette ZR1 takes one look at the Corvette Z06 and decides “oh no, 650 horsepower just isn’t enough,” then goes about redesigning the powertrain, aerodynamics, cooling, and more to deliver a lightning strike of a car. In fact, there’s more than enough to shock you: whether or not you opt for the eye-searing Sebring Orange Design Package.
There’s a new LT5 supercharged engine
A big engine under the lengthy hood of a Corvette is nothing new, but the 2019 Corvette ZR1 does do things a little differently – and more impressively – than the high-displacement cars that came before it. Chevrolet says the 6.2-liter LT5 supercharged engine is an exclusive to the ZR1, and there are some things familiar and some things new. The biggest surprise, of course, is the power.
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