Advance with Topperformance
The design of the new Corvette flagship model was known. Now there are first data to the engine. The V8 is stronger than ever.
With the new top model of the Chevrolet Corvette goes into the top super sports car league next spring. The Americans have now for the first time the performance of the coupe already presented at the beginning at the show in Detroit called surnamed Z06: So the new 6.2-liter supercharged petrol engine sends up to 485 kW/659 hp towards rear axle
The maximum torque of 881 Nm is achieved at 3,600 tours, already at 2,800 revolutions are to stand by 619 Nm. The performance makes the manufacturers as little information as to the consumption; However, the latter should be relatively low with the help of direct injection, cylinder deactivation and variable valve timing. The previous model based on the Corvette C6 needed with her seven-liter V8 petrol engine ( 377 kW/512 hp) just under 15 liters.
Also not known nor are the prices. However, they are likely to remain as its predecessor below the 100,000 euro mark. Competitors like Lamborghini Aventador, Porsche 911 Turbo and McLaren 650S are significantly more expensive.