With supercar Corvette Z06 on the Detroit Auto Show, 2018-2019 Chevrolet showed a prototype racing Corvette C7.R. The car is designed to participate in various competitions, including the endurance races. Supercar debut January 25 as part of the Rolex 24 Daytona (Daytona Beach, FL).
2018-2019 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R received a 5.5-liter V-8 with direct fuel injection and anonymous characteristics. It is known that the fuel consumption significantly reduced. Consumption trends in comparison with the predecessor C6.R reduced by three percentage points. Engine volume of 6.2 liter supercharged engine, available from the Z06, is not suited to the requirements of the rules of racing. Aluminium frame, which is the basis of the prototype has become tougher to 40 percent.
Aerodynamics Body seriously finalized, improved air distribution and downforce. The front car has protruding forward splitter-splitter, rear spoiler mounted a huge and a massive diffuser. Carefully thought out cooling components and assemblies. Holes to the rear wheels are provided for ventilation gearbox located in the favor of the proper distribution of weight along with the differential. It is possible that Corvette C7.R take part in the famous endurance race “24 Hours of Le Mans.”