2025 ZR1 Captured in the WildMay 26, 2023
The photo spies in Detroit spied several new 2025 Corvette ZR1 prototypes wearing heaving camouflage with Chief Engineer Josh Holder behind the wheel. There were at least four prototypes in both Coupes and Convertibles models.
The cars are wearing that heavy black cladding that hides many of the details, but from first glance it appears that the front spoiler is even more aggressive than that on the Z06, but that could just be the covers exaggerating those details. Through the front mesh, we are seeing some of the same design details on the front fascia that are also on the widebody Z06/E-Ray.
On the back, there is a high wing that is very similar to that on the Z06s. We also see a couple of cars with what looks to be the Z06’s base aero.
The ZR1 has been rumored to pack the LT7 V8 which features the same high-revving 5.5L DOHC engine found in the Z06 with the addition of twin turbos. That new powerplant would boost the estimated power to 850-hp. While we’d love to see a more aggressive design for the ZR1, we’re not really seeing it in these photos yet.
While not shown in these photos, another spy photographer also captured a Porsche 911 GT2 RS and several Z06s also in the convoy.
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My name is John V. When I was 19 years old, I bought my first Corvette, a 1965 Milano maroon 350 hp convertible from Harry Mann Chevrolet in Los Angeles. From that moment on I was starstruck and smitten for life! Two years later in 1967, I had to make the difficult decision to keep the Corvette and not go to college or sell it and attend USC!
I chose the latter.
It wasn’t until the early 90s that the bug hit me once again to find my old Corvette or something very similar. It was the Fall of 1991, I came across Corvette Mike on Interstate 5 in Orange County California. When I walked into the showroom, filled with classic Corvettes, there in front of me was a beautiful 1965 Nassau blue convertible, however, it was a 300hp and I wanted something a little peppier.
I met Mike Vietro at that time and the search began. I traveled the entire country covering at least five states on a wild goose chase before receiving a phone call back from Mike who says he found a beautiful 1965 Corvette convertible, it was yellow with a 365 hp engine. Wow!!
I took a ride down to see the car and I decided at that point I was going to buy it. Being a very particular and finicky Corvette owner I had Mike’s team start a frame-up restoration to my exact standards. Ahhh, the joy of ownership once again.
Fast forward once again to 2015, It was on this occasion that I decided to buy a very similar Corvette 50 years to the date of my original purchase on March 6, 1965, at Harry Mann Chevrolet. Mike set up a factory tour and I was able to watch the complete assembly of my new Corvette at the Bowling Green plant. I had the most wonderful time with all of the workers who took great pride in their workmanship and camaraderie. I even had lunch with them in the employee cafeteria! What a thrilling experience and one I will not forget, ever!
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1967 L79 350hp Conv w/AC, A. I. R.
4-speed And power steering!
In the dictionary next to the term “Hens teeth” there resides a picture of this ultra rare and documented 1967 Corvette. Same family owned since 1968 in Northern California.
This HK suffix engine stamp was so seldomly used they rarely put them in the holder.
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C60 – Factory AC
J50 – Power Brakes
U69 – AM/FM Radio
N40 – Power Steering
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K19 – Air Injection Reactor
A01 – Soft Ray Tinted Glass, All Windows
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