Chevy Corvette ZR1 Loses 101 Horsepower From Crank To Rear Wheels

13 Aug Chevy Corvette ZR1 Loses 101 Horsepower From Crank To Rear Wheels

Motor 1 – Chevy Corvette ZR1 Loses 101 Horsepower From Crank To Rear Wheels

When you read the amount of horsepower a car produces, you see how much power the car makes at the crank. Real-world horsepower is lower and is often measured at the wheels using a dynamometer (dyno). The lower horsepower number is attributed to drivetrain loss – power lost through friction and rotational inertia. Every car suffers some drivetrain loss, including the 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1. Earlier this week Hennessey Performance released a video of a few employees driving the ZR1 and yesterday the aftermarket tuner released a video of the supercar on the dyno. Continue reading Motor 1’s article on their website.

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