2013 chevrolet corvette ZR1 2013 chevrolet corvette ZR1
jul 05, 2012

2013 chevrolet corvette ZR1

2013 chevrolet corvette ‘ZR1’

the biennial le mans classic races take off this july 6th and 7th in france, the last event before this august’s le mans trials and autumn races that bring together the world’s sports car manufacturers in competition. earlier this year, american car manufacturer chevrolet introduced the ‘ZR1’ for the le mans 24h, entering its fastest and most powerful corvette yet produced. the ‘ZR1’ boasts a supercharged V8 engine producing 638-horsepower at 6500 rpm and 604 lb.-ft. of torque at 3800 rpm. using high-strength, lightweight  materials wherever possible, the car achieves 0-60 mph (100 km/h) in 3.4 seconds with the reduction of heavier components.  the interior features a leather wrapped cabin with leather sports seats comfortable enough for everyday driving. also included is a bose surround sound system with bluetooth for touchfree communication during daily driving.

‘ZR1’ badge
celebrating its 60th year in production, the corvette will also be available as a ’60th anniversary edition’ with an arctic white exterior and 
a blue diamond leather-wrapped interior with sueded-microfiber accents.
‘ZR1’ 60th anniversary edition
60th anniversary edition 3/4 rear view 

60th anniversary edition 3/4 front view 

  60th anniversary edition head rests       ‘ZR1’ interior

‘ZR1’ 20 inch alluminum alloys


the corvette ‘ZR1’ supercar can be found featured as a GT during the 24 hours of le mans, the world’s oldest active sports car race in endurance racing. 
originating in 1923 near the town of le mans, race teams have to balance speed against the cars’ ability to run for 24 hours without sustaining major 

damage while still managing limited fuel, tires and brakes. races are held through-out the world ranging from the famous nurburgring to laguna seca.

‘ZR1’ corvette GT supercar in the laguna seca 24 hours of le mans
  • ‘Vette fan (and former owner) here, but I am offended by this sort of blatant self-promo by the big automakers on db

    dbkii says:
  • As a non-Vette fan they have to ‘spread the word’ outside, the non-weekly, AUTOWEEK.. selling the SOS (another Anniversary or Pace Car version) with clip-on vents and more HP will not expand the brand. They have needed a re-think for a decade. This became a 2-seat, Lincoln Town Car years ago.


    Jim C. says:
  • Bad design. You should go back to the origins of the Corvette, specially the 1973 model (Stingray). Those were real sport car designs.

    SR says:
  • It’s the perfect car for 60 year old American boys with lots of money and no taste.

    tod says:
  • Mr Chevrolet, savez-vous que l’automobile pose aujourd’hui des problèmes insoupçonnés il y a 60 ans ou bien faites-vous semblant de croire qu’il n’y a pas de raison d’arrêter de se saouler de pétrole ?

    JM says:
  • Good job and great images.

    K.Moradi says:

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