2010 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ZR1
Another Corvette that is destined to heat up the streets and turn envious heads is the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. The vehicle features a recent Performance Traction System that maximizes the tractions for optimum on-road performance. It is also run by an intercooled and supercharged 6.2L engine assembled manually by a team of specialists from GM’s Performance Build Center. Its horsepower is jaw dropping, recording 638 hp at 6500 rpm, making the Corvette ZR1 known as Chevrolet and GM’s most powerful car ever. Add to that the torque which reaches 604 lb-ft at 3800 rpm, the fuel economy rated at 14/20, and the rear wheel drive concept that is gaining more points in quality.
In addition to that, this more than great performance comes in a very flashy, stylish package. This 2-door hatchback coupe’s low ride height is striking from afar. With regaid to colors, it can be in Torch Red exterior color, as well as blue and yellow. The interior is of Cashmere color, and the wheels can be willed to be in grey paint. Durability and style are achieved by the body panel that is cut out of composite carbon fiber, and the aluminum frame that is hydroformed and with structural and chassis components that are made of aluminum and magnesium.
2010 AUDI R8 E-TRON IN LE MANS
Audi choose the electric car the R8 E-tron engines for road rally which is run Le Mans, it will be put through its paces across 100 miles of Austria, in the Silvretta E-Auto Rally. The Audi R8 e-tron in Le Mans will be driven by Audi board member Michael Dick and factory driver Lukas Luhr. In Montafon, the e-tron will put its potential to the test in ten different mountain, valley and timed special stages. This is a good opportunity to showcase Audi’s integrated approach and to experience the fascination of electromobility in a sports car on the road.
Audi R8 E-Tron built on an aluminium space-frame, power comes from four electric motors, two at the front, two at the rear with power split 70 percent to the rear, 30 percent to the front. The water-cooled, lithium ion battery pack is mounted behind the driver, giving the car a 42:58 weight distribution ratio.
The result with 313bhp and a claimed top speed of 124mph, recharging from a standard power point takes between six and eight hours, although some energy is recouped during braking.