Chevrolet Corvette Z06 - 2015

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Overview

Model:

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 coupe and convertible

Body styles / driveline:

2-door hatchback coupe with removable roof panel or 2-door convertible; 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

 

LT4 6.2L supercharged V-8

Displacement (cu in / cc):

376 / 6162

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92

Block material:

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead valve, two valves per cylinder

Fuel delivery:

direct injection

Lubrication system:

dry sump

Compression ratio:

10:1

Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):

650 / 485 @ 6400 – SAE certified

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

650/ 881 @ 3600 – SAE certified

Max. engine speed (rpm):

6600

Recommended fuel:

premium required

GM-estimated fuel economy

TBD

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Transmissions

Type:

Seven-speed manual with Active Rev Match

Paddle-shift eight-speed, electronically controlled automatic overdrive with torque converter clutch

Gear ratios (:1)

 

 

     First:

2.97

4.56

     Second:

2.07

2.97

     Third:

1.43

2.08

     Fourth:

1.00

1.69

     Fifth:

0.71

1.27

     Sixth:

0.57

1.00

     Seventh:

0.48

0.85

     Eighth:

--

0.65

     Reverse:

2.90

3.82

Final drive ratio:

3.42

2.41

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Chassis/Suspension

Front:

short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite spring, monotube shock absorber

Rear:

short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite spring, monotube shock absorber

Active handling:

Magnetic Selective Ride Control

Traction control:

StabiliTrak electronic stability control

Steering type:

variable-ratio rack-and-pinion with electric power assist

Steering gear ratio:

12.0 to 16.4

Turns lock to lock

2.53

Turning circle, curb to curb
(ft / m):

37.7 / 11.5

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Brakes

Type:

front and rear power-assisted discs with two-piece steel rotors; fixed six-piston aluminum front calipers and fixed four-piston aluminum rear calipers; carbon ceramic matrix rotors with Z07 pkg.

Rotor diameter (in / mm):

front – Z06 : 14.6 / 371
front – Z06 w/Z07: 15.5 / 394
rear – Z06: 14.4 / 365
rear – Z06 w/Z07: 15.3 / 388

Rotor thickness (in / mm):

front – Z06 : 1.3 / 33
front – Z06 w/Z07: 1.4 / 36
rear – Z06: 1 / 25
rear – Z06 w/Z07: 1.3 / 33

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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size:

front: 19-inch x 10-inch
rear: 20-inch x 12-inch

Tires:

Michelin Pilot Super Sport run-flat (Z06)
Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 (Z07)
front: P285/30ZR19
rear: P335/25ZR20

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

106.7 / 2710

Overall length (in / mm):

176.9 / 4493

Overall width (in / mm):

77.1 / 1957

Overall height (in / mm):

48.6 / 1235 (coupe)
48.6 / 1235 (convertible)

Track (in / mm):

63 / 1600 (front)
61.7 / 1567 (rear)

Curb weight (lb / kg):

3524 / 1598 (coupe)
3582 / 1625 (convertible)

Weight distribution
(% front / rear):

50 / 50

Interior

Seating capacity

2

Headroom (in / mm):

38 / 962

Leg room (in / mm):

43 / 1092

Shoulder room (in / mm):

55 / 1397

Hip room (in / mm):

54 / 1371

 

Capacities

Interior volume (cu ft / L):

52 / 1475

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

Coupe: 15 / 425
Convertible: 10 / 283

Fuel capacity (gal / L):

18.5 / 70

Engine oil (qt / L):

9.75 / 9.2

Engine cooling system
(qt / L):

11.3 / 10.7

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

The 2015 Corvette Z06 will deliver unprecedented levels of aerodynamic downforce, at least 625 horsepower from an all-new supercharged engine, and an all-new, high-performance eight-speed automatic transmission, and the suite of advanced driver technologies introduced on the Corvette Stingray.

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