The day before the world premiere at the Detroit show in 2014 GM concern has declassified appearance Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray Z06 supercar, which will join the base coupe and convertible versions of the seventh-generation Corvette.
Unlike conventional Corvette C7, modification Z06 appearance stands out more aggressive appearance, which was created by the installation of extended wings, side “skirts”, otherwise the hood and grille, as well as front and rear spoilers and wheel of larger diameter discs.
Models & Prices Chevrolet Corvette C7 Z06 2016.
|Z06||$80,400||6.2 petrol (658 hp)||Automatic (8)||rear|
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However, the kit is available at an extra charge and is part of an optional package Z07 Performance, which additionally includes also carbon-ceramic brakes and Michelin Pilot Super Sport Cup tires. In front the new Corvette Z06 are 19-inch wheels on the tires P285/30ZR19 dimension, and rear – 20-inch wheels, “shod” in tires 335/25ZR20.
Corvette C7 Z06 also received a number of additional air vents in the back, tinted taillights and interior – sport steering wheel with flattened rim, different circuit design and sports seats two options: the GT comfort oriented, or Competition Sport with reinforced lateral support. And this car is the first in the history of modifications Z06 is equipped with a removable carbon roof, which is the established form of increased structural rigidity by 60 percent.
But the most important thing was hidden under the hood. The movement of the Corvette C7 Z06 brings a completely new 6.2-liter V8 LT4, equipped with a mechanical supercharger Eaton and intercooler. This engine produces 659 “horses” and a peak torque of 881 Nm, which is transmitted to the rear axle wheels through a 7-speed manual or 8-band automatic transmission with manual shift transmission gearshift paddles.
The latter turned out to be 4 kg lighter by 5% more efficient due to reduced friction losses, compared with the former six-speed automatic. In this case, both transmissions are approximately equal in size. From 0 to 100 km/h the new Chevrolet Corvette C7 Z06 accelerates exactly 3.0 seconds, and its maximum speed reaches 315 kilometers per hour.
Start new items sales in the US fell for the fourth quarter of 2014, and taking orders for the coupe began in November 2015 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray price starts from $80,400. The basic equipment includes models include powerful brakes from Brembo and electronically controlled limited-slip differential, and are offered for a fee racing seats, a removable roof (carbon or translucent) and painted in a special color (red, yellow or gray) brake calipers.