After much anticipation and speculation, Chevrolet revealed the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. After the last model in 2009 left Corvette fans wanting more, the ZR1 is faster and more powerful than ever and pushes performance to the limit.
Chevrolet announced that the XR1’s exclusive LT5 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine puts out 755 horsepower and 715 lb.-ft. of torque which makes it a monster on the track. The LT5 has the highest output for any Chevrolet vehicle ever produced, GM’s first dual-fuel injection system and a top speed is reported at over 210 mph. The ZR1 will have 2 aero packages available: a standard Low Wing to hit high top speeds or an adjustable High Wing for better track performance. The 2019 Corvette ZR1 goes on sale next spring, Chevy fans, what do you think?
This week Katie has two gorgeous rides that best represent the quality and variety you’ll see at the Summit Racing Show Car Series. Former General Manager of the ISCA Bob Millard will be her guest to talk about the 28 car shows in the series. The International Car Show Association (ISCA) is the sanctioning body behind the series. Owners from all over the U.S. and Canada compete for the title of Grand Champion.
In the studio is a 1939 Ford Coupe owned by Bob’s wife Sandy. It’s got a small block Chevy 350 bored over to 355, custom paint, custom interior and a slick BASF “red” wrap. The second car belongs to Megan Tracy and is a show-stopping 1970 Camaro RS. It’s powered by a Chevy 350 making 385 horsepower and features custom interior and custom wheels.