Posts Tagged: Corvette ZR1

Corvette back at the Nurburgring
By June 10, 2011 Read More →

Corvette back at the Nurburgring

Corvette returned to the world’s most-demanding testing ground – Germany’s famed Nurburgring – and recorded lap times that rank among the fastest recorded for a production car. The 2012 Corvette ZR1 recorded a lap time of 7:19.63, more than six seconds faster than the previous Corvette-best recorded in 2008. Measuring 12.9 miles (20.8 km) and […]

New Michelin Cup ZP tires for 2012 Corvette Z06/ZR1
By May 4, 2011 Read More →

New Michelin Cup ZP tires for 2012 Corvette Z06/ZR1

Corvette’s greater performance for 2012 begins with the new, optional Michelin® Pilot® Sport Cup Zero Pressure tires, which are available on the two highest-performing models, the lightweight, 505-hp (377 kW) Z06 and the maximum-performance, 638-hp (476 kW) supercharged ZR1. They are competition-oriented tires, optimized for warm, dry conditions to increase cornering and handling capability. When […]

Corvette engineers create high-tech auto sunscreen
By October 28, 2010 Read More →

Corvette engineers create high-tech auto sunscreen

In an effort to produce lighter, more fuel-efficient and better handling models, Chevrolet Corvette features advanced materials such as carbon fiber. Until now, exposed-weave carbon fiber, one of the coolest looks for fast, hot cars, was unavailable to consumers because the sun degrades the material on the exterior surface. In fact, experts thought putting exposed […]

Lingenfelter Supercharger Pulley Upgrade for Corvette ZR-1
By July 8, 2010 Read More →

Lingenfelter Supercharger Pulley Upgrade for Corvette ZR-1

The Lingenfelter Supercharger Pulley upgrade package is designed to enhance the new LS9 Corvette ZR1 supercharged engine. This package produces 680 BHP / 660 lbs ft of torque – excellent improvements over the factory (638 horsepower and 604 lbs ft of torque), and maintains a safe level of boost and supercharger RPM. Package highlights includes: […]

Lingenfelter 855 Horsepower LS9 2010 Camaro SS Runs 10.36
By April 23, 2010 Read More →

Lingenfelter 855 Horsepower LS9 2010 Camaro SS Runs 10.36

The Lingenfelter LS9 powered 2010 Camaro SS with a TR6060 manual transmission ran a 10.36 @ 139.95 MPH in the quarter mile at the Camaro5Fest in Georgia Saturday April 17, 2010. The LPE LS9 Camaro was running our 855 Horsepower ZR1 LS9 engine with several of the Lingenfelter ZR1 supercharger upgrades.

Hennessey Venom GT
By March 29, 2010 Read More →

Hennessey Venom GT

Hennessey Performance is pleased to introduce the first official images of its Venom GT supercar. Based upon the Lotus Elise, the Venom GT combines a high-tech, lightweight British chassis with a powerful American V8. “This is not the first time that Britain and America have joined forces to produce a weapon of mass propulsion”, said […]

New Corvette Racing C6.R and Production Corvette ZR1 Represent the Culmination of More Than 10 Years of Technology Transfer
By March 4, 2010 Read More →

New Corvette Racing C6.R and Production Corvette ZR1 Represent the Culmination of More Than 10 Years of Technology Transfer

In the 2010 American Le Mans Series, Corvette Racing will compete in the series’ production-based GT category (formerly GT2) and in the GT2 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a second-generation C6.R that is homologated on the Corvette ZR1. The GT rules require the use of many production-based components, making the ZR1 […]