The Chevrolet WTCC team scored important points in the Portuguese round of the 2008 championship, thanks to a second place by pole sitter Nicola Larini and points finishes by Rob Huff. Alain Menu’s weekend brought no points after his qualifying times were disallowed because of a technical failure on his car’s fire extinguisher.
In the Drivers World Championship, both Huff and Larini move up a place in the standings, while Chevrolet moves closer to the second place in the Manufacturers’
2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
Brakes & Tires
ABS, vented disc/vented disc
Rear Wheel Drive
285/30 ZR19 - 335/25 ZR20
Displacement cu in (cc):
Power bhp (kW) at RPM:
620(462) / n.a.
Redline at RPM:
Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM:
595(823) / n.a.
Exterior Dimensions & Weight
Length × Width × Height in:
Today, car drivers know that all occupants have to wear seatbelts, children have to ride in safety seats and that the headrests have to be properly adjusted. Unfortunately, however, many still fail to observe certain safety rules when loading baggage. The Chevrolet Captiva, which is particularly popular among families,
Chevrolet announced today that its all-new entry in the compact segment will be called Cruze. The new Chevrolet will make its global debut at the Paris Motor Show in early October.
Cruze was developed by a global design and engineering team and will be built in multiple locations around the world. The Cruze approaches an overall length of 4.6 meters and offers ample interior space and cargo capacity for five passengers, giving it an advantage over competition in the compact segment.
General Motors is rushing to finish the production version of its Chevy Volt and plans to unveil a showroom-ready model of the heavily touted electric car in September, people familiar with the project say.
Battered by a deepening slump in sales and concerns about whether it can ride out the downturn, GM is counting
For the first time this season, the World Touring Car Championship will visit a race track not yet seen on the WTCC tour so far. Next weekend, the Chevrolet WTCC team will face the competition on the Portuguese track of Estoril, near the beach resort by the same name.
It is not the first time the WTCC visits Portuga
Chevrolet welcomed today’s announcement that the 2009 World Touring Car Championship will visit the streets of Marrakech, in central Morocco. The announcement was made in the presence of high Moroccan dignitaries. The WTCC race will be the very first international road racing event in the country since the 1958 F1 Gr
Chevrolet announced the 2009 Traverse crossover will carry a MSRP of $28,990, including a $735 destination charge, for the 2WD LS model. It goes on sale this fall.
“With its great styling, leading fuel economy and comprehensive roster of equipment, the Traverse is a great expression of Chevrolet value,” said Ed Peper, Chevrolet general manager.
The 2009 Chevrolet Traverse is an expressively styled, well-equipped crossover that delivers people-hauling and cargo-carrying capability typically found in large
The third FIA GT1 race of the season has brought the success for Corvette the teams had been waiting for: the GMAC Corvette C6.R, driven by Mike Hezemans and Fabrizo Gollin finished first in the two-hour race at the Adria Motorsport Park in Italy.
Adria Motorsport Park is located 70 km south of Venice, Italy, and is
A very memorable moment for all the super car fans: the production of the ZR1 has started at the Bowling Green factory. And the good news for Europe, just a few months patience and the launch is a fact. Only fifty of this ‘Fastest Corvette Ever’ will hit Europe from the US-factory this year.
For the enthusiasts wanting to follow the production of the ZR1 the factory is equipped with a camera.
With the start of production, the official Corvette ZR1 performance figures have been releas
DETROIT – The official Corvette ZR1 numbers are in and they're good. Very good:
* $103,300 MSRP (including $850 destination charge)
* EPA-estimated fuel economy of 14 city and 20 highway
* 0-60 mph in 3.4 seconds
* 0-100 mph in 7.0 seconds
* Quarter-mile elapsed time of 11.3 seconds at 131 mph
The Corvette ZR1 also has a top speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), making it the fastest Corvette ever produced and ranking it among the global super cars of commensurate performance. None of those
The Chevrolet boys obtained the seventh and eighth podium positions of the season, quite an achievement in a track were rear-wheel drive cars were clearly advantaged. The two third positions scored by Alain Menu (in the first race) and by Rob Huff (in race 2) confirm the team’s strong form in this year’s championsh
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