Fast, Furious, and Capable: The 2011 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

The Chevy Corvette has been a leader in the sports car industry for the last 50 years. With its unmatched style and performance, other companies just try to keep up. If you’re not just looking for an ordinary sports car, then you’re in the right place. The Corvette ZR1 is more than just a sports car. The ZR1 is a leader in racing innovation and engineering and has the performance to prove it. The ZR1 was the overall winner of the 2010 Car and Driver Lightning Lap competition. The ZR1 competed against some of the fastest cars in the world, yet was victorious. As a matter of fact, the 2011 ZR1 is the fastest GM production car of all time, topping out at 205 miles per hour on the test track.

The ZR1 is loaded with a 6.2 liter LS9 aluminum block V8 engine, four lobe Eaton Twin Fortices Series supercharger and intercooler, pumping out a SAE certified 638 horsepower at 6500 rpm. With lightweight titanium intake valves and connecting rods, and the high performance dry-sump oil system for the best in protection of vital parts under intense driving conditions, the ZR1 is built for performance. Brembo carbon-ceramic brake rotors are also included, giving you the very best in stopping power, while weighing upwards of 50 percent less than traditional cast iron rotors. They are even capable of withstanding temperatures of 1,000 degrees Celsius without warping. The ZR1, without a doubt, is constructed with one purpose in mind; beating the competition. For more information on the ZR1, stop by Les Stanford Chevrolet Cadillac at 21730 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI 48124 to talk to a representative today!