At the motor show in Detroit 2014 GM has introduced not only a new Corvette C7 Z06, but built on the basis of its racing version of the supercar that gets Index C7 R. Debut of new items in the competitions will be held on January 25 daily marathon Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Like the Z06, the new Corvette “C7.R” built on an aluminum frame, which proved to be 40% stiffer than its predecessor C6.R. Besides the similar design of the chassis, both models also combines advanced aerodynamics with identical splitter, side skirts and air intakes for better cooling systems.
But the engine on the Chevrolet Corvette “C7.R” other – is a 5.5-liter V8 with direct injection, which, although it shares a number of decisions with the new motor LT4 from Z06, but still is an evolution of the engine from the previous generation of machines to comply with regulations competition.
But racing Corvette put a massive rear wing and an upgraded suspension to install wider tires and high-performance brakes. In summer, the factory team will participate in the 24-hour race at Le Mans in the category GTE Pro.

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