/ Chevrolet, Motor Shows, New York Auto Show, News, Sticky news / 2014 New York Auto Show Live: Chevrolet Trax & Corvette Z06 and C7.R

2014 New York Auto Show Live: Chevrolet Trax & Corvette Z06 and C7.R

Linked In Share
2014 New York Auto Show Live: Chevrolet Trax & Corvette Z06 and C7.R

The New York motor show has been a busy venue for General Motors’ Chevrolet brand – which introduced quite a few models – ranging from the Trax small crossover to the powerful Z06 and C7.R Corvettes.

The 2015 Chevrolet Trax is looking virtually identical to its European counterpart – which was available there since late 2012 and is GM brand’s entry into a very popular segment in Europe. Power comes from a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder that gives 138 hp (103 kW) and 148 lb-ft (200 Nm) of torque, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.

The main attractions in the Chevy booth were for sure the Z06 coupe and convertible siblings – although at the end of the day we mostly root for the open top version. Undeniably both look astonishingly ready to rip your head off when you hammer down the throttle and are ridiculously sexy. The beast under the hood outs in both cases “at least” 625 hp (466 kW) and 635 lb-ft (861 Nm) of torque – sourced from a new V8 6.2-liter LT4 supercharged engine mated to a 1.7-liter Eaton supercharger and an intercooler.

Alongside the z06 duo was their race ready brother, the C7.R, which was developed alongside the duet – though this time we’re not talking about the new LT4 engine – but a modified version of the V8 5.5-liter naturally-aspirated mill found in the C6.R, likely to output somewhere in between last generation’s 485 hp and the Z06’s at least 625 hp.

by Aurel Niculescu (my Google+) - Thursday, April 17th, 2014 - filed under Chevrolet, Motor Shows, New York Auto Show, News, Sticky news. Image credit: .
Linked In Share
Related Articles
C7.R convertible corvette new york auto show trax us Z06


Discuss: 2014 New York Auto Show Live: Chevrolet Trax & Corvette Z06 and C7.R

Leave a Reply















Inautonews Facebook PageInautonews RSS FeedInautonews TwitterInautonews Youtube Channel

Sign up to receive our email newsletter on your email. It's safe. No spam!

[VIDEO] Check out this wrapped Lamborghini Aventador glow in the dark
[VIDEO] Check out this wrapped Lamborghini Aventador glow in the darkA new video showing a modified Lamborghini Aventador is quickly becoming viral on the web as it is showing the Italian supercar ...
China: auto forecast revised again for 2014
China: auto forecast revised again for 2014Following the slowing growth registered in recent months, the world’s largest auto market is on pace to miss a prediction for ...
Ford F-150 gets tweaked for SEMA
Ford F-150 gets tweaked for SEMAA couple of heavily customized 2015 Ford F-150s have been prepared for this edition of the SEMA Motor Show, as the company has ...
Adult involvement can reduce teen traffic casualties
Adult involvement can reduce teen traffic casualtiesIn the United States, traffic accidents are the leading cause of fatalities among teenagers. The reason – an explosive ...
2016 Acura ILX teased for L.A. Auto Show
2016 Acura ILX teased for L.A. Auto ShowThe first teaser image with the 2016 Acura ILX has been released by the carmaker ahead of the model’s public debut which will ...
Porsche 918 Spyder is almost sold out
Porsche 918 Spyder is almost sold outThe 918 units of the Porsche 918 Spyder have been almost sold out so this is probably your last chance of getting your hands on ...
China: Tesla is selling the Model S through Alibaba
China: Tesla is selling the Model S through AlibabaFollowing its usual incentive of doing business differently, California based electric automaker Tesla has announced it started ...
New-gen VW Passat to get CC an Alltrack versions
New-gen VW Passat to get CC an Alltrack versionsVolkswagen will be offering CC and Alltrack versions of the new-gen Passat as the model should enter production soon. The new ...
U.S.-spec 2016 Honda HR-V going to L.A.
U.S.-spec 2016 Honda HR-V going to L.A.The North American version of the 2016 Honda HR-V will be officially presented to the public during the 2014th edition of the Los ...
US: minivans are back in fashion, again?
US: minivans are back in fashion, again?Traditionally marginalized as the soccer mom’s auto pick, minivans seem to be ready for a resurgence in the near future – ...
Mercedes-Benz S550 Premium Sport Edition for Japan
Mercedes-Benz S550 Premium Sport Edition for JapanMercedes-Benz has officially pulled the wraps off the so-called S550 Premium Sports Edition in Japan. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class, ...
Takata shares see record drop on mounting recalls
Takata shares see record drop on mounting recallsYou should have never known about Takata today unless you were deeply involved in the auto making business. But, recalls do have ...
GM’s ignition switch death toll at 29
GM’s ignition switch death toll at 29Yesterday the program designed to compensate the victims of accidents linked to GM’ ignition switch defect issued its weekly ...
Who’s the driver category most likely to believe insurance myths?
Who’s the driver category most likely to believe insurance myths?While driving and motoring activities have long been considered that they naturally belong to men, it actually turns out that ...
Premium automakers undertake diet to fatten sales
Premium automakers undertake diet to fatten salesIt’s an antonym, don’t you think? But it’s true – just look at the latest launches in the industry and you’ll see that ...
Read more automotive news


2013 Frankfurt Motor Show Live Images

2015 ford f-150 customized sema motor show 1
2016 honda hr-v us spec 1
Mercedes-Benz S550 Premium Sport Edition 1
2016 audi a4 1
BMW 1-Series DTM Sport Edition 1
bugatti veyron super sport black for sale 1
Audi RS7 Piloted Driving Concept 1
nissan micra cup race car 1
audi tt race car 1
BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition 1
Spy-Shots of Cars
mclaren trackday kyalami 1

More automotive from inautonews
A new video showing a modified Lamborghini Aventador is quickly becoming viral on the web as it is showing the Italian supercar glow in the dark. It seems that the days of the chrome wraps in various shades have passed, Thank God, and a new era is quickly approaching where people get fascinated by ...
read more
Inautonews Editors Section
Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz A180 CDI AT
Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz A180 CDI AT The new generation of the A-Class has been around since 2012 and its overall design is quite drastic, considering its predecessor. Now, two years ...
Test Drive: Citroen C-Elysee 1.6 HDi Exclusive
Test Drive: Citroen C-Elysee 1.6 HDi Exclusive Citroen has introduced the second generation of the C-Elysee last year. The model is smaller than the C4 and it is based on the Peugeot 301, being ...
Test Drive: BMW X4 xDrive30d
Test Drive: BMW X4 xDrive30d The newest crossover to make its way into BMW’s lineup is the X4. This is based on the X3 and it is basically a smaller version of the X6, aimed ...

Editors Section
Inautonews Editors Section
2012 Safest Cars list 2011 Safest Cars [Video] 2011 IIHS Safest Cars [Video] 2011 EuroNCAP Safest Cars 2010 Safest Cars [Video]

Latest in Safety Adult involvement can reduce teen traffic casualtiesIn the United States, traffic accidents are the leading cause of fatalities among teenagers. The ... Takata shares see record drop on mounting recallsYou should have never known about Takata today unless you were deeply involved in the auto making ...
Safety Section