06-17-2008, 09:05 AM #1
- Join Date
- Mar 2008
Official 2009 Corvette Pricing Released
All prices include $850 destination charge:
2009 CORVETTE COUPE----$47,895
2009 CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE----$52,550
2009 CORVETTE Z06----$73,255
2009 CORVETTE ZR1----$103,300
2009 CORVETTE COUPE PACKAGES
2009 CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE PACKAGES
2009 CORVETTE Z06 PACKAGES
2009 CORVETTE ZR1
$590- D30-color override
$395- Q44-NEW! Wheels, spider design, Z06 Competition Gray-painted aluminum
$1995- Q8A-NEW! Wheels, spider design, Z06 chrome aluminum
$0.00- Q10-NEW! Wheels, spider design, Z06 silver painted aluminum
$1995- Q76-Wheels, 10 spoke Original design Z06 chrome
$2000- Q6B-Wheels, ZR1 Chrome aluminum
$0.00- Q6A-Wheels, ZR1 sterling silver painted aluminum
$0.00- QG6-Wheels, 5 split spoke silver painted aluminum
$395- QX1-Wheels, 5 split spoke Competition Gray-painted aluminum
$1295- QG7-Wheels, 5 spoke forged aluminum polished
$1850- Q9V-Wheels, 5 spoke forged aluminum CHROME
$395- GU2-performance axle
$695- **6- 2 Tone Seat option
$1195- NPP-Dual mode performance exhaust
$1995- F55- Magnetic Selective Ride Control
$1695- Z51- Performance handling package
$1400- C2L-Roof package-painted and transparent
$750- CC3-Transparent only
$1250- MX0- 6 Speed automatic with paddle shift
$0,00- MN6- 6 Speed manual
$750- 45U- VELOCITY YELLOW
$750- 89U- CRYSTAL RED
$750- 85U- JETSTREAM BLUE
$300- 83U- ATOMIC ORANGE
$1700- R8E-GAS GUZZLER
$490- R8C-Musuem Delivery Option- additional cost above normal destination
06-17-2008, 09:05 AM #2
FOR RELEASE: 2008-06-17
- Join Date
- Mar 2008
Corvette ZR1 By The Numbers
Chevrolet announces performance results and pricing for the new ultimate-performance Corvette
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 other super cars, however, equals the ZR1's performance-per-dollar ratio.
"The ZR1 is an incredible machine by any measure," said Ed Peper, North American Vice President, Chevrolet. "There's simply no other vehicle in the world that does a better job of balancing performance, price and fuel economy."
The Corvette ZR1's 0-60 performance is 0.3-second quicker than the already-quick Corvette Z06 and the 0-100-mph performance is nearly a full second quicker - 7 seconds vs. the Z06's 7.9 seconds. It is performance that is equal to or better than many super cars costing substantially more.
"A favorable power-to-weight ratio gives the ZR1 an advantage over the competition and performance that has to be experienced to fully appreciate," said Tom Wallace, Corvette chief engineer. "Of course, on a racetrack, drivers of competitors' cars may appreciate the ZR1 in a whole different manner."
And the racetrack isn't the only place where the ZR1 trumps its super-car competitors – it beats them at the gas pump, too. According to fueleconomy.gov, the ZR1's EPA-rated 14 city and 20 highway mileage ratings beat 2008 competitors such as the Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano (11 city / 15 highway); the Lamborghini Murcielago (8 city / 13 highway) and the Aston Martin V8 Vantage (12 city / 19 highway). They're competitive with the Dodge Viper (13 city / 22 highway) and the Porsche 911 GT3 (15 city / 22 highway).
Under the carbon-fiber hood
A new LS9 6.2L supercharged small-block engine powers the ZR1's performance capability. Heavy-duty and lightweight reciprocating components support high-rpm performance, while a new, sixth-generation supercharger (and complementing charge-cooling system) helps the LS9 make big power and torque across the rpm range. The engine is hand-assembled at GM's Performance Build Center, in Wixom, Mich.
In addition to the LS9 engine, the ZR1 is a technology powerhouse, designed with lightweight and unique components that reinforce its performance with a confidant feel on either a highway or road course.
The standard ZR1 comes with accoutrements based on the Z06, including lightweight seats and lightweight content. The available uplevel interior package includes power-adjustable, heated and leather-trimmed sport seats (embroidered with the ZR1 logo); side air bags; Bose premium audio system; navigation system; Bluetooth connectivity; power telescoping steering column; custom leather-wrapped interior available in four colors and more. Chrome wheels are the only other available option on the ZR1. Detailed pricing noted below.
- $103,300 Base MSRP including destination
- $1,700 Gas guzzler tax
- $10,000 Option package
- $2,000 Chrome wheels
Chevrolet is one of America's best-known and best-selling automotive brands. With the largest dealer network in the United States, Chevy is the leader in full-size trucks and the leader in sales of vehicles priced $35,000 and above. Chevrolet delivers more-than-expected value in every vehicle category. Chevy cars and trucks have expressive design, spirited performance and great value with standard features usually found only on more expensive vehicles. More information on Chevrolet can be found at www.chevrolet.com.
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