The first Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 sold for 925.000 $


The new Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 2019.

The first issue of the new Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has become its own right in one of the Corvette more expensive of the history. The unit that looks like the vehicle identification number (VIN) 001 of the new ZR1 Coupe was auctioned yesterday in the event of Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, where he the impressive sum of 925.000 $ .

This value is very far from the 119.995 dollars that will be worth at the dealership the ZR1 closed in their basic specification, to which we must add the value of the optional packages ZTK and Sebring Orange Design Package that looks like the copy that has been auctioned this weekend.

Although to your condition number one was more than enough for the collectors and fans are encourage and the bid came so close to the million dollars. It also helped that the funds raised by the model, donated by Chevrolet, would go to a charitable foundation, Tunnel to Towers.


The ‘Vette more powerful of the story.

The new ZR1 happens to be the version of the Corvette’s most powerful and rapid of the history of the model. Features a new V8 engine called the LT5 that is an evolution of the LT4 supercharged that can be found in the current Corvette Z06. The new block has a supercharger of increased size, which allows him to reach the 765 HP (755 hp) at 6,300 rpm and 969 Nm of maximum torque at 4400 rpm.

rack-level, we also find an evolution of the Corvette Z06, though with suspension and brakes recalibrated, in addition to a measure of front tire to slightly wider. Therefore, the new ZR1 has a maximum speed superior to the 338 km/h (210 mph), to be able to do the 0 to 96 km/h (60 mph) in less than 3 seconds and perform the quarter mile in less than 11 seconds.

The new ZR1 will be available in the range 2019 Corvette, which will start its production officially at the end of this month of January, so that will arrive at dealers in the first half of this year.