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2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 is 755 horsepower-worth of nasty

Bowtie'd supercar gets even more so, with 755 horsepower, 715 pound-feet of torque and the most carbon-fiber-intensive construction of any GM car ever.

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Past ZR1s have been known as "The Corvette From Hell" and "The King of the Hill." What new nickname will this C7 earn?

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The ZR1's front fascia is all new extra cooling.

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Front wheels are a half-inch wider than on the Z06.

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That high and mighty wing is part of an optional performance pack.

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The 2019 ZR1 hits dealers this spring.

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The ZR1 features the most aggressive aerodynamics of any Corvette ever.

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The high wing is part of the ZTK package.

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An optional Sebring appearance package includes the orange tintcoat paint seen in these photos, plus orange stitching, bronze trim and orange seatbelts in the cabin.

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Cooling issues have been a nagging problem for the Corvette Z06. Hopefully four additional radiators along with bigger air inlets solve the problem.

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Please keep clicking or scrolling through for dozens of additional 2019 Corvette ZR1 images.

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Yep, you can get an automatic in the ZR1 for the first time ever.

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That front end is all carbon fiber.

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GM designer Tom Peters talks aerodynamics with local Corvette enthusiasts in Dubai.

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Peer closely and you can see the standard carbon ceramic brakes. This particular ZR1's calipers are painted like carrots because it's a Sebring Orange package car.

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Yes, the optional high wing looks like's mounted above the rear window, which helps preserve rearward visibility.

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Objects in the mirror are... doing something.

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Dozens of local Corvette club members and owners were invited to the ZR1 unveil. 

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The fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever – the 755-horsepower 2019 ZR1.

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The fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever – the 755-horsepower 2019 ZR1.

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The fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever – the 755-horsepower 2019 ZR1.

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