Chevrolet Corvette Z06 - 2013

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Overview

Model:

Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Body styles / driveline:

two-door hatchback coupe with fixed roof; rear-wheel drive

Construction:

composite and carbon-fiber body panels, hydroformed aluminum frame with aluminum and magnesium structural and chassis components

Manufacturing location:

Bowling Green, Ky.

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Engine

 

7.0L V-8 (LS7)

Displacement (cu in / cc):

427 / 7008

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

4.125 x 4 / 104.8 x 101.6

Block material:

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead valve, two valves per cylinder

Fuel delivery:

SFI (sequential fuel injection)

Compression ratio:

11.0:1

Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

505 / 377 @ 6300 (SAE certified)

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

470 / 637 @ 4800 (SAE certified)

Recommended fuel:

premium required

EPA-est. fuel economy
(city / hwy):

15 / 24

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Transmission

 

six-speed manual

Gear ratios (:1):

 

First:

2.66

Second:

1.78

Third:

1.30

Fourth:

1.00

Fifth:

0.74

Sixth:

0.50

Reverse:

2.90

Final drive ratio:

3.42

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Chassis/Suspension

Front:

short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber; Magnetic Ride Control w/ Z07 pkg.

Rear:

short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber; Magnetic Ride Control w/ Z07 pkg.

Traction control:

electronic traction control; Active Handling

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Brakes

Type:

front and rear power-assisted disc with ABS with six-piston front and four-piston rear calipers, cross-drilled rotors; ceramic rotors w/ Z07 pkg.

Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm):

front: 14 x 1.3 / 355 x 32
rear: 13.4 x 1 / 340 x 26

Brake swept area (sq in / mm):

front: 309 / 1994
rear: 269 / 1735

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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size:

front: 18-inch x 9.5-inch (std); 19-inch x 10-inch (w/ F55 Magnetic Ride Control)

rear: 19-inch x 12-inch (std); 20-inch x 12-inch (w/ F55 Magnetic Ride Control)

Tires:

front: 275/35ZR18 (std.); 285/30ZR19 (w/ F55 pkg.)
rear: 325/30ZR19 (std.); 335/25ZR20 (w/ F55 pkg.)

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

105.7 / 2685

Overall length (in / mm):

175.6 / 4460

Overall width (in / mm):

75.9 / 1928

Overall height (in / mm):

48.7 / 1236

Curb weight (lb / kg):

3199 / 1451

Weight distribution
(% front / rear):

50 / 50

 

Interior

Seating capacity

2

Interior volume (cu ft / L):

52 / 1475

Headroom (in / mm):

38 / 962

Legroom (in / mm):

43 / 1092

Shoulder room (in / mm):

55 / 1397

Hip room (in / mm):

54 / 1371

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Capacities

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

22 / 634

Fuel tank (gal / L):

18 / 68.1

Engine oil (qt / L):

10.5 / 9.9

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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The 2013 Corvette Z06 is the lightest, best-balanced Corvette model, and one of the most svelte supercars on the market. With a dry weight of only 3,041 pounds (1,379 kg) and a 505 horsepower (377 kW) LS7 engine, the Z06 is capable of 0-60 acceleration in 3.7 seconds; quarter-mile times of 11.7 seconds at 127 mph; and a top speed of 198 mph. When equipped with the optional Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires, and lightweight wheels, the Z06 is also capable of 1.13g maximum lateral acceleration.

The 2013 Corvette Z06 is the lightest, best-balanced Corvette model, and one of the most svelte supercars on the market. With a dry weight of only 3,041 pounds (1,379 kg) and a 505 horsepower (377 kW) LS7 engine, the Z06 is capable of 0-60 acceleration in 3.7 seconds; quarter-mile times of 11.7 seconds at 127 mph; and a top speed of 198 mph. When equipped with the optional Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires, and lightweight wheels, the Z06 is also capable of 1.13g maximum lateral acceleration.

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