Just before the official start of summer, some Chevrolet car dealers will have the privilege of selling all-new Corvette ZR1.
Although some are thankful and happy to receive them, traders are also frustrated because they have more buyers than cars to sell.
There are more than 3900 Chevrolet dealerships nationwide, only about 330 dealers will have the ZR1. To be eligible for the ZR1 Superfast car, dealer must have been a distributor high volume and have sold a lot of cutters each year. Over 100 + should have a distributor. If you are a small dealer and sells less than 50 Corvettes from each year, you may be disappointed that you're not on the list.
The new ZR1 starts at $ 105,000, including shipping and applicable taxes. The 6.2-liter V-8 is out 638 horsepower. The car should go from zero to 60 mph in 3.1 seconds and reaches a top speed of 205 kilometers per hour, which is the Corvette fastest ever built.
According to GM spokesman, which gives smaller dealers ZR1 is impractical due to high prices and Dealers also must pay for training and specialized equipment for automobile service.
Some characteristics of the long awaited ZR1 is the power higher specific compared to the Ferrari 599, Porsche GT2, Gallardo and because some of the weight that Lamborghini pushed forward to give a front back ratio 52/48. The new Corvette is said to weigh about 200 pounds more than the Z06. A significant change in the car is controlled suspension system that is GM's Magnetic Selective Ride Control (MSRC). The system adjusts every millisecond, and not only provides the driver with a network of handling aggressive driving, but also a luxury smooth ride while cruising on the open road. In fact, Corvette engineers say the MSRC Damping Control gives the ZR1 a pilot less stringent than the Z06.
Other notable improvements include Brembo calipers that good adherence to high carbon ceramic rotors. Yes, the same as those taken for FXX and Enzo Ferrari. The JCC is necessary because the ZR1 has the largest wheel width and diameter of a Corvette produced. The wheels measure 19 inches front and rear 20 inches. This will sound so impressive that all the Chevrolet Corvette and current owner of exotic car like a test drive. Who can resist the power and speed as the muscle car, distributor or consumer. However, patience will prevail for Corvette lovers.
Frank Collins is an car enthusiast and an editor for Inside Fast Lane
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