Fact File: Corvette Z06
Straight from the Racetrack
- Segment: Sports car
- In model range since: 2006
The heart of the Z06 is a 7.0L V8 LS7 engine with an output of 512 hp (377 kW) @ 6,300 rpmand maximum torque of 637 Nm @ 4,800 rpm. In a car weighing only 1,418 kg, the result is a staggering0-100 km/h acceleration of 4.1 seconds and top speed of 320 km/h. The vehicle is only available with a six-speed short throw manual transmission.
Along with the LS7 power plant, the chassis and body structure are unique to the Z06. The Corvette development team chose an alloy structure and a race-derived suspension to guarantee the highest level of performance as well as a safe and exhilarating driving experience.
The Z07 Ultimate Performance Package further enhances the capability of the Corvette Z06. It includes ceramic brakes, black cup style lightweight 19 inch front and 20 inch rear wheels, Michelin PS cup tires, enhanced cooling, Magnetic Selective Ride Control and Performance Traction management, and a black painted full width spoiler that replaces standard spoiler. In Europe, the Corvette Z07 also features the carbon fiber package with black painted carbon fiber roof, rockers and splitter.
The model year 2013 Corvette Z06 is available with the special 60th anniversary package which includes:
- arctic white exterior with racing stripes in pearl silver blue
- ZR1 rear spoiler
- 60th anniversary badging and embroidery
- grey brake calipers
- diamond blue leather wrapped interior
Status: September 2012