The engine purrs like a kitten and roars like a lion at top speed. The interior of the car is everything you would expect from a sports car. This will be the next car on the top of every collector's list. Once rumored to be the "Blue Devil", the ZR1 Corvette offers comfort and charm all wrapped into one package. It will not be easy to produce a follow up Corvette that can match it's speed and style.
The carbon roof adds a touch of class to the 2009 Corvette ZR1 and only increases it's world class sports car appearance. The body style is designed for speed with the supercharged engine, there is not problem reaching top speeds on a good dry road. Chevy has created a new breed of luxury sports car that will surpass all others in its' class and price range.
The easy to reach dashboard controls has improved in the 2009 Corvette ZR1. The driver will easily be able to control the heat and cooling as well as all other controls without much effort when traveling at high speeds. The interior is a simplistic and refined while the exterior is bold and distinguished. The bucket seats have a stylish two color design that really sets it apart from other Corvettes. Rest assured, the interior is set up with the sophisticated driver in mind and has plenty of room for a comfortable ride.
The 2009 Corvette ZR1 was promised to be the best Corvette Chevy has ever produced and from the looks of the car and the horsepower, they have succeeded in delivering a car that is all that and more. The price of the 2009 Corvette ZR1 will be worth every penny based on the shear style & muscle this car provides. For die-hard Corvette collector, the MSRP is well worth what you will receive in return. For non-diehard Corvette individuals, you also will be nothing short of amazed by what this vehicle has to offer vrs sports cars within its' class. Don't believe me? Take a ride to our dealership and check it out for yourself. You will be happy you did!
The 2009 Corvette ZR1 has ABS, vented disc brakes in the front and the back. The driveline is rear wheel drive with tires that were developed just for the 2009 Corvette ZR1. They are Michelin Pilot Sport 2, P285/30ZR19 for the front and P335/25ZR20 for the rear. The front bakes have 6-piston calipers and the back has 4-piston calipers. The rotor diameter is 15.5 for the front and 15 for the back.
2009 Corvette ZR1 Engine The engine is a LS9 Supercharged V8 with a displacement of 376 cubic inches with 620 's for horsepower. The car has 595 pounds of torque. The clock and cylinder head are made from cast aluminum. The bore and stroke is 4.06 x 3.62 inches. The valve train has two valves per cylinder with an overhead valve. The fuel is delivered by sequential fuel injection and the engine has a compression ratio of 9.1 to 1. The recommended fuel is premium.
The transmission is a six speed manual transmission with a dual disc clutch. Gears ratios are 2.29 to 1 for first, 1.61 to 1 for second, 1.21 to 1 for third gear and 1.00 for fourth, 0.81 to 1 for fifth and 0.67 to 1 for sixth gear. Reverse is 3.11 to 1. The final drive ratio is 3.42 to 1. The clutch offers great clamping power with easy effort. The top speed can be achieved in sixth gear in this car. The twin disc clutch uses two discs to spread the torque of the engine load over a wider area. This also helps to dissipate the heat more and helps with extending the life of the clutch, which is needed in this sporty little car.
The length of the car is 176.2 inches with a height of 49 inches and 75.9 inches wide. The wheelbase is 105.7 inches. The fuel rank is 18 gallons and the engine holds 12.5 quarts of oil. The speedometer will read out up to 220 miles per hour, which is very easy to do with the supercharged engine and twin disc clutch.
The 2009 Corvette ZR1 comes with Bluetooth connectivity, navigation system, leather wrapped interior and leather trimmed sport seats that are power adjusted. The car does offer four different colors for the interior. The car will come with its own unique VIN number that will tell how many were built for the specific year and model. Come test drive one today!