Sunday, February 4, 2018

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is Making Headlines

MT. PLEASANT, Mich. –– The Corvette has a long and storied history that dates back to the early 1950's. This supercharged sports car has been a vision of American engineering and speed for as long as most people can remember, and thanks to Chevrolet, the Corvette's future is still as bright as ever. The new 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1, the latest model, was recently unveiled in Dubai and is the fastest production Corvette to date. This advancement and innovation of already legendary horsepower and speed have many in the auto world very excited and interested to learn more. Chevrolet has wasted no time pushing the new 2019 Corvette ZR1 into the public eye making sure to make plenty of headlines. Read on to learn more about the ZR1!

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is Making Headlines

Chevy Auctions Off Two Corvettes for Charity

GM and Chevrolet recently auctioned off two exclusive Corvette models to raise money for charitable organizations that benefit and provide support for our veterans. The two vehicles included a Corvette Carbon 65 Edition coupe signed by President George W. Bush and a 2019 Corvette ZR1. The two Corvettes drew a combined $2.325 million in charitable donations for the Bush Center’s Military Service Initiative and Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation respectively. These organizations both provide services and support for veterans and their families. Specifically, the Bush Center’s Military Service Initiative works to help post-9/11 veterans and their families make successful transitions to civilian life, gain meaningful employment, and overcome the psychological toll of war. The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, through their Building for America’s Bravest program, provides mortgage-free smart homes designed to accommodate the needs of severely wounded veterans.

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is Making Headlines

The 2019 Corvette ZR1 Sets New Lap Record at Virginia International Raceway

Chevrolet recently announced that the 2019 Corvette ZR1 set a production-car lap record on the 4.1-mile Grand Course West at Virginia International Raceway with a time of 2:37.25. The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is the fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever with 755-horsepower and 715 lb-ft of torque. The ZR1’s exclusive LT5 6.2L supercharged engine is rated at an SAE-certified 755 horsepower and 715 lb-ft of torque. The LT5 features a new, more-efficient intercooled supercharger system, along with GM’s first dual fuel-injection system, which employs primary direct injection and supplemental port injection.

The new 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is an automotive marvel and therefore has been making a lot of headlines since its unveiling. If you're interested in learning more about Corvettes or driving one yourself, give our friendly sales staff a call to see if we can arrange a test drive at our dealership. Our team will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the Corvette or any other vehicles found in our online inventory. Give us a call today at (989) 773-3937.

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