Car of the Day 5/1/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2018 Corvette ZR1 that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. It’s from the C7 series, which has been in production since 2013 (the first model year was 2014). The ZR1 was unveiled at the 2017 Dubai Motor Show, and the convertible version was unveiled at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. The engine is the LT5, which is a 6.2 liter supercharged V8 that produces 755 horsepower and 715 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 7-speed manual. This car weighs 3,583 pounds since the chassis is an aluminum spaceframe. The front splitter and rear spoiler are carbon fiber. This car does 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds and has a top speed of 211 mph. The starting price of the ZR1 is $120,000.

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