The astonishing 205 mph Corvette ZR1, available to order from UK Corvette retailers from October 2008, will be priced from £109,000 on-the-road. The fastest ever car from General Motors is by far the best value 200+ mph supercar on sale in the UK. GM has confirmed just two Corvette ZR1s will be delivered in 2008 and only single digit volumes will be available to order for delivery in 2009.
Each customer of the ultra-exclusive ZR1 will receive an invitation to an advanced driver training course, to help ensure they can safely enjoy the incredible performance potential of the ZR1. The ZR1 holds the production car record at the Nürburgring with a lap time of just 7 minutes 26.4 seconds.
“Supercar performance is at the heart of all Corvettes, and the ultra exclusive ZR1 gives us a chance to showcase technology advances,” commented Jonathan Nash, Director in Charge, Corvette UK. “And, in line with the full Corvette range, it is great value, offering an unbeatable combination of astonishing performance and everyday comfort and driveability.”
The Corvette ZR1 features a range of advanced technologies to achieve its exceptional performance, including:
- lightweight titanium components in the hand-built race-tuned LS9 V8 engine
- large, positive-displacement Roots-type supercharger with a new, four-lobe rotor design
- carbon fibre body panels
- unique aerodynamic package for exceptional high-speed stability
- high-capacity twin-plate clutch
- carbon ceramic Brembo brakes
- Magnetic Selective Ride Control
Bought through the official UK Corvette retailer network, European-homologated models are delivered with a three-year/60,000 mile manufacturer’s warranty and three years’ roadside assistance. The latest generation high performance, legendary American sportscar remains the biggest bang per buck available in the UK.