Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Blue Devil x Blue Angel

The Corvette that eats Ferraris for breakfast, Lamborghinis for lunch and roasted Porsches for dinner.

We race a Corvette ZR1 against a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet, because... we'd already made all the Ferraris turn red. ( Arthur St. Antoine - Motor Trend Magazine/August 2009)

Fizemos competir um Corvette ZR1 contra um F/A-18 Hornet da Marinha Americana, porque...já haviamos feito todas as Ferraris tornarem-se vermelhas. ( Arthur St. Antoine - Motor Trend Magazine/Agosto 2009)





* All-new LS9 supercharged 6.2L V-8 targeted at producing at least 100 horsepower per liter, or 620 horsepower (462 kW), and approximately 595 lb.-ft. of torque (823 Nm)
* 4/25/2008: The supercharged 6.2-liter V8 in the forthcoming Chevy Corvette ZR1 cranks out 638 horsepower, 604 ft-lb torque. Top speed 205 mph.
* Six-speed, close-ratio, race-hardened manual transmission
* New, high-capacity dual-disc clutch
* Higher-capacity and specific-diameter axle half-shafts; enhanced torque tube
* Specific suspension tuning provides more than 1g cornering grip
* Twenty-spoke 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels
* Michelin Pilot Sport 2 tires – P285/30ZR19 in front and P335/25ZR20 in the rear – developed specifically for the ZR1
* Standard carbon-ceramic, drilled disc brake rotors – 15.5-inch-diameter (394-mm) in the front and 15-inch-diameter (380-mm) in the rear
* Larger brake calipers with substantially increased pad area
* Standard Magnetic Selective Ride Control with track-level suspension
* Wider, carbon-fiber front fenders with ZR1-specific dual vents
* Carbon-fiber hood with a raised, polycarbonate window – offering a view of the intercooler below it
* Carbon-fiber roof panel, roof bow, front fascia splitter and rocker moldings with clear-coated, exposed carbon-fiber weave
* ZR1-specific full-width rear spoiler with raised outboard sections
* Specific gauge cluster with boost gauge (also displayed on the head-up display) and 220-mph (370 km/h) speedometer readout
* Only two options: chrome wheels and a “luxury” package
* Curb weight of approximately 3,350 pounds (1,519 kg)

1 comment:

Joel Marcos Cesetti said...

Nice car, nice combination of a plane pure speed!