For you to be a worthy of the race track, you need a sexy, fast car with great performance and one such car that will really take over the tracks as well as the roads is the 2015 Corvette Z06 as it has been thoroughly upgraded following the numerous racing technology advancements.
The aluminum body although stiffer than the previous models has however been retained to allow the car to be faster and to use all its features to the drivers advantage. The car has about 20% increased rigidity when it comes to the roof panel which is removable and made of lightweight carbon fiber. The increased stiffness makes it possible to open the top when driving without making the performance lag behind.
Under the Hood and Performance
The LT4 engine of this corvette is slightly taller compared to that of the stingray and it’s a supercharged V8 of 6.2 liter with a minimum of 625 horse power and a torque of about 635 pound/feet. The 1.7 liter integrated Eaton supercharger and intercooler at the engine and the blower which spins up to 20,000 rpm allows this car to accelerate faster and making use of the shorter rotors also helps with these. This car boasts of great fuel and mileage management as well as valve timing that is variable and direct injection. It also comes with a dry-sump oil function with a larger capacity compared to the ZR1.
Features and Specs
When it comes to performance no expense has been spared as the z06 can work through the 7 to 8 speed transmissions which are manual and automatic respectively. The car’s torque converter is way lighter, works five clutches and four gear sets and still fits in a space similar to that used in the stingray. Its open throttle up shifts performs seconds faster than those of other cars, the Porsche 911 included.
The z06 also has wider wheels, flared fenders, bigger vents to facilitate cooling and its front is also equipped with a mesh grille which allows more airflow to the engine. There are also cooling ducts for the brakes; in short this whole level of cooling the car is accommodated by the rear fascia openings which are way bigger and this makes it faster and more efficient.
2015 Corvette Z06 – Release date and Price
The 2015 corvette z06 has more power and efficiency but consumes less fuel thanks to the incorporation of cylinder deactivation technology and this definitely saves you some big bucks. The car will be released in early 2015 and it’s price though not officially announced is speculated to be around $ 76,595 which was the stating price for the z06 model that is outgoing