Unveiled the characteristics of future variations of the Chevrolet CorvetteApril 23, 2020
On Thursday, April 23, information appeared on the engines of the upcoming 8th generation Chevrolet Corvette variations. It is already known that in 2020, a right-hand drive version with a naturally aspirated V8 6.2 LT2 engine will appear in the British and Japanese car markets, and the release of the 1014-strong Corvette Zora hybrid is expected in 2024.
The debut of the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray model, which received the C8 index, took place in the summer of 2019. Targa acquired a mid-engine layout and a new V8 6.2 LT2 engine with 497 hp. (630 Nm). At the same time, with the Z51 Performance kit, the engine develops 502 hp. (637 Nm). The engine operates with an 8-band Tremec robotic transmission and rear view system.
Judging by the leak, the variation with the right steering wheel will acquire the same engine, and the track modification Corvette Z06 (2022 model year) will receive a V8 5.5 LT6 with a capacity of 659 hp. (814 Nm). Next year, the Corvette Grand Sport hybrid will appear, having a power unit based on atmospheric LT2, which will produce 608 hp. (678 Nm). Under the hood of the extreme Corvette ZR1 (2024) there will be a V8 5.5 LT7 biturbo engine with an output of 862 hp. (1119 Nm).
The flagship version of the current Corvette Stingray will be the Zora hybrid model. Such a car will be equipped with an “eight” of 5.5 liters, which has 2 turbochargers, which will be supplemented by one or a pair of electric motors. It is expected that the return of the unit will be 1014 hp. (1322 Nm).
Corvette Stingray in the US market costs from 58.9 thousand dollars. The cost of the older 3LT variation starts at $ 71,945.
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