1990 - 1995 Corvette ZR-1 Tech Center

1989 Corvette ZR-1

Active Suspension ZR-1: Documented history, technical information and auction listings for the 1990 Corvette ZR-1 Active Suspension Prototype.
Bertone Nivola Concept: The 1990 Bertone Nivola Corvette Concept car was based off of a 1990 Corvette ZR-1 by the Italian design house Bertone. It debuted in 1990 at the Geneva Motor Show, and showcased how exotic the C4 Corvette could be with an LT5 engine mounted in the back of the car.
Black Widow ZR-1: A historical overview of the 'Black Widow' ZR-1 Corvettes.
EPA Certification: This is a personal account by LT5 Engineer, Ian James on the official EPA certification for the 1989 Corvette ZR-1.
C4 ZR-1 Corvette Forum
Gallery: An online gallery of high quality ZR-1 Corvette pictures including prototypes and active suspension models.
Knowledge Base: The 1990 - 1995 Corvette ZR-1 Knowledgebase covers related service bulletins and technical information.
LT5 Engine Calibration Development - 1987 - 1990: Historical photos documenting the Corvette ZR-1 LT5 engine calibration development from 1987 - 1990.
LT5 Engine - Development History: We have compiled a collection of interesting notes and historical facts on the development of the LT5 engine by Lotus and Corvette Powertrain Engineers.
LT5 Engine - First Production Engine.: The First Production 1990 Corvette ZR-1 LT5 Engine
Performance Numbers: An in depth chronical of ZR-1 performance numbers from prototype to production.
Press:  Lotus Engine Pushed Corvette ZR-1 Into Exotic Company: Only one Chevrolet Corvette has been sold with a European-designed engine, which let the two-seater compete in the rarified high-performance world occupied by sports cars such as Ferrari and Lamborghini...
Production Numbers - 1990 - 1995 Corvette ZR-1: General production statistics for 1990 - 1995 ZR-1s, including interior/exterior color combinations, engine head production and Canadian production information.
Production Numbers - 1994 Corvette ZR-1: These 1994 ZR-1 production numbers were submitted to us by by Art Wong.
Production Numbers - 1995 Corvette ZR-1: These 1995 ZR-1 production numbers were submitted to us by Art Wong.
Prototype Center: A special section dedicated to the rare ZR-1 prototypes.
Specifications - 1990 Corvette ZR-1: Specifications for the 1990 Corvette ZR-1 including LT5 engine specifications, suspension, brakes, drivetrain, dimensions and more.
Specifications - Engine: A side by side comparison of the 1990 - 1992 and 1993 - 1995 Corvette ZR-1 LT5 engines.
Specifications - General: General specifications for the 1990 - 1995 ZR-1.
Videos - C4 ZR-1 Corvettes: Videos C4 ZR-1 Corvette videos provided by our sister site - VetteTube.com.
World Speed Endurance Epic: An article written by Hib Halverson that looks at the 24 Hour World Speed Endurance Record set by a 1990 ZR-1 in March of 1990.
World Speed Endurance Record: In 1990, with ZR-1 and L-98 Corvettes and the United States Auto Club (USAC) and the overall governing body of Federation Internationale De automobile (FIA), in Ft. Stockton, Texas, set three world records (averaging 175.885 MPH including pit stops for 24 hours.); twelve International Class Records, and a 5,000 mile record (173.791 MPH). The 50 year old legendary Ab Jenkins' record was finally broken by the Morrison Corvette ZR1's. Here is the summary of the records broken.

"ZR-1 is Corvette, only more so." - Retired Corvette Chief Engineer, David R. McLellan

1992 ZR-1 Corvette