2007 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, 2009 MY C6 US

The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is a rear wheel drive road car, with its powerplant located in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is one of the C6 model family from Chevrolet. Its 6.2 litre engine is a supercharged, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that develops 638 bhp (647 PS/476 kW) of power at 6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 819 N·m (604 lb·ft/83.5 kgm) at 3800 rpm. This power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 6 speed manual gearbox. With a stated weight at the kerb of 1508 kg, the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 manages to cover the 0-60 mph sprint in 3.4 seconds and the quarter mile from rest in 11.3 seconds. Top claimed speed is 330 km/h (205 mph).

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Key facts

2007 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, 2009 MY C6 US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4475 mm
How heavy?
1508 kg
What size engine?
6.2 litre, 6162 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
647 PS / 638 bhp / 476 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
819 Nm / 604 ft.lb / 83.5 kgm @ 3800 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 3.4 s
How fast?
330 km/h, 205 mph

Chevrolet C6 models

Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collectors Edition -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 7011 cm3 512 PS 505 bhp 377 kW 1522 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW 1492 kg
Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW 1492 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW 1502 kg
Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW 1502 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW 1459 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW 1459 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW 1473 kg
Chevrolet Corvette Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW 1473 kg
Chevrolet Corvette Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW
Chevrolet Corvette Z06 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 7011 cm3 512 PS 505 bhp 377 kW 1434 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 5970 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1442 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 5970 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1451 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 7011 cm3 512 PS 505 bhp 377 kW 1421 kg
Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Automatic -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5970 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1451 kg
Chevrolet Corvette Z06 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 7011 cm3 512 PS 505 bhp 377 kW 350.0 CO2 1453 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5970 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1470 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5970 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1470 kg
Chevrolet Corvette Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5970 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 310.0 CO2 1492 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5970 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1470 kg

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2007 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2685 mm 105.7 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4475 mm 176.2 inches
Width 1928 mm 75.9 inches
Height 1245 mm 49 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 1508 kg 3325 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68.1 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LS9
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.2 litre
6162 cc
(376.028 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 103.25 × 92 mm
4.06 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 647 PS (638 bhp) (476 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output 103.5 bhp/litre
1.7 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 819 Nm (604 ft·lb) (83.5 kgm)
at 3800 rpm
Specific torque 132.91 Nm/litre
1.61 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block & head
sump
compression ratio 9.1:1
Fuel system sequential fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1670.2 kPa (242.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 770.25 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 3.4 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 7.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 11.3 s
@ 131 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 330 km/h (205 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 428.96 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
315.49 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
423.08 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.19 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 3.17 kg/kW
5.29 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.TL.
Rear suspension I.DW.TL.
Wheel size front 10 x 19
Wheel size rear 12 x 20
Tyres front Michelin Pilot Sport 2 P285/30 ZR 19
Tyres rear Michelin Pilot Sport 2 P335/25 ZR 20
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 394 mm
Rear brake diameter 380 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.42
general
Carfolio.com ID167134
Production total
Model code
Model family C6
RAC rating 52.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2007 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 added 2007-12-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.