Is the Future Electric
2019 C7 Corvette ZR1 was officially announced. The Corvette ZR1’s exclusive LT5 supercharged engine, which is rated at an SAE-certified 755 horsepower (563 kW) and 715 lb-ft of torque (969 Nm), is establishing a new benchmark in performance. Further, the ZR1 elevates Corvette’s track capability with two wind tunnel-honed aerodynamics packages, including an available High Wing that provides an estimated 950 pounds of downforce. The 2019 Corvette ZR1 goes on sale next spring, poised to take on the world’s best. http://media.chevrolet.com/media/us/en/chevrolet/home.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2017/nov/1112-corvette.html
Tesla makes a surprising debut. A 0-60 in 1.9-second Roadster which is the fastest production car ever made. Tesla claims the sleek, Targa-top two-door can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds, go 0-100 mph in 4.2 seconds, and complete the quarter mile in 8.9 seconds, numbers that would make it the quickest production car in the world. The new car boasts a 200-kilowatt-hour battery pack and three electric motors good for a claimed 10,000 Nm (roughly 7,376 lb-ft of torque). The Roadster is estimated to have an incredible 620-mile range.
General Motor teasing future Electric cars. An “expressive luxury low-roof” battery-electric vehicle is indeed part of the 20 new electric cars by 2023.
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