2016 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Engine Leaked?

Rumors about the C7-based Z06 (Z07?) and ZR1 high-performance Corvettes have been flying around since the seventh-generation sportscar was unveiled back in January, but all we got so far is that they’ll deliver more power than its predecessors. Which is no shocking news...
2016 Corvette ZR1 engine 4 photos
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The souped-up mill is supposed to be a supercharged version of the 6.2-liter LT1 V8 found in the standard Corvette Stingray with power ratings estimated between 675 and 700 HP. While actual details are still unknown, a couple of photos that surfaced the Internet recently claim to show the ZR1’s new unit.

We’re talking about an LT1-style, Gen V Chevrolet small block with an LSA/LS9-style pulley that was photographed by a GM insider who says this is the real deal. We do, however, advise you to take it with a grain of salt, but stick around as more details should be uncovered soon.

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