The 2025 Corvette ZR1 is poised to touchdown as the new high-performance track monster of the C8 Corvette lineup, debuting a new forced induction engine, aggressive aerodynamics, and more. Although GM has yet to formally introduce the new Corvette C8 ZR1, GM Authority spy photographers have captured a prototype unit testing at the Nurburgring racetrack in Germany. Now, GM Authority is rendering the forthcoming 2025 Corvette ZR1 with all the latest info and details gleaned thus far.
While we’ve rendered the Corvette C8 ZR1 before, our original rendering did not include all of the aero elements spotted in new spy photos captured after the original rendering was published. As such, we’ve updated our rendering to include the latest details.
Among these is a large front hood air extractor vent, which is situated between the headlights and adds even more visual impact to the front end. Although the exact purpose behind the air extractor vent isn’t clear, two possibilities include enhanced cooling and / or more downforce, with the vent likely reducing front end lift and possibly providing the space needed for additional front-mounted heat exchangers.
We’ve also incorporated an additional set of side air intakes, which are located behind the primary side air intakes and sit above the rear wheels. Again, the exact purpose behind the new intakes is unclear, but additional cooling seems likely, either for side-mounted heat exchangers or maybe the brakes.
The wheels are another new addition. A prototype ZR1 was spotted on public roads this past September wearing a set of large, multi-spoke alloy wheels, a design that was spotted again on the prototype seen in October in Germany, so naturally, we had to incorporate the wheel design in our rendering as well.
Finally, we’ve updated the rear wing to reflect the design seen in the latest 2025 Corvette ZR1 spy photos. This massive rear wing will undoubtedly provide oodles of downforce at speed, and it will provide tons of visual impact in the process.
As always, we’ll be there every step of the way as GM gears up to debut the new Corvette C8 ZR1, so stay tuned. In the meantime, subscribe to GM Authority for more mid-engine Corvette news, Corvette C8 news, Chevy Corvette news, Chevy news, and around-the-clock GM news coverage.