In the Network leaked information about power plants of the future modifications of Chevrolet Corvette the eighth generation. It is already known that next year the UK market and Japan will release a version with the right wheel, equipped with “aspirated” V8 6.2 LT2, and in 2024-m appears 1014-strong hybrid Corvette Zora.
The model Chevrolet Corvette Stingray with index C8 debuted last summer. Targ moved to the mid-engine layout and got a new engine, a constructive close to “atmosferico” LT1 familiar from previous “Corvette”. Unit LT2 6.2 V8 with two valves per cylinder and double change of the phases develops 497 forces and 630 Nm of torque, and with the Z51 Performance package – 502 power and 637 Nm of torque, transmitting traction to the rear wheels via eight-speed “robot” Tremec with two clutches.
The same unit, according to the leak, will get a version with the right wheel, and the track version of the Corvette Z06 (the 2022 model year) will have to settle for LT6 5.5 V8 with a flat crankshaft and impact in the area of 659 forces and 814 Nm of torque – the same number issued the previous Z06. A year later, the market will see a hybrid Corvette Grand Sport with the power plant on the basis of atmospheric LT2. The total capacity of 608 strength and 678 Nm of torque. Extreme Corvette ZR1 (2024) will complement biturbomotor V8 5.5 LT7 with two upper camshafts, and the issue it will force 862 and 1119 Nm. For comparison, the last ZR1 was 765 forces and 969 Nm.
The top version of the current Corvette Stingray will become a hybrid Zora. This machine will have a 5.5-liter “eight” with two turbochargers, enhanced by one or more electric motors. A preliminary estimate of the capacity of the power plant will amount to 1014 horsepower and 1322 Nm of torque. Similar performance is that boasts Сorvette Z06 HPE1000 Hennessey Supercharged based on the car’s seventh generation.
Price Chevrolet Corvette Stingray in the USA starts from $ 58 900 USD. The older version is from 3LT 71 945 dollars.