Chevrolet Corvette Z06 For Sale
The new Z06 arrived as a 2006 model in the third quarter of 2005. It has a 7.0 L (7,008 cc/427.6 in³) version of the small block engine codenamed LS7.Officially certified output is 505 hp (377 kW). Its performance is similar, if not better than the Ford GT and the Dodge Viper SRT-10.Official performance figures indicate that the Z06 can reach 60 mph (97km/h) in just 3.8 seconds from a standing start in first gear.
In the summer of 2005, The Corvette Zo6 was brought to the Nürburgring in
In addition to the larger engine, the C6 Zo6 has a dry sump oiling system, ensuring proper engine lubrication during periods of high (lateral) acceleration and allowing the engine to be mounted low inside the chassis. Connecting rods made out of titanium further lighten the reciprocating mass of the engine while being stronger than the steel rods they replace.
In a radical departure from anything Chevrolet has ever done before, the primary structural element of the Chevy C6 Z06 is aluminum instead of steel as on the non-Zo6 cars. The hydroformed aluminum frame remains dimensionally identical to its steel brethren but is significantly lighter. The front fenders are made of carbon fiber by Plasan
The 2008 Chevy Z06 received the new TR6060 six speed manual transmission which replaces the T-56. The steering rack was improved, and the interior plastic bezel was improved. An optional full leather interior (option 3LZ) also became available in limited quantities due to constraints.