First 2015 Corvette Z06s on Their Way to Customers
Most able indication in Chevrolet’s story now shipping from Bowling Green
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Wednesday, Dec 03, 2014) – Chevrolet is now shipping a all-new 2015 Corvette Z06 coupe from Bowling Green Assembly and some early business could accept a much-anticipated supercar after this week.
“It has been an implausible event to work on Chevy’s many able model,” pronounced Jeff Lamarche, plant manager of General Motors’ Bowling Green Assembly plant, “It truly is an extraordinary car, and we’re anxious to get them into a hands of a fervent customers.”
The new Corvette Z06 offers a many choice for business in a model’s history. It is a initial Z06 to offer an accessible eight-speed paddle-shift involuntary delivery and, interjection to a stronger aluminum frame, a removable roof panel. In addition, it is a initial time given 1963 that a Z06 is accessible as a automobile – that will arrive in early 2015.
The new LT4 supercharged 6.2L V-8 engine is SAE-certified during 650 horsepower (485 kW) during 6,400 rpm and 650 lb-ft of torque (881 Nm) during 3,600 rpm – creation a 2015 Corvette Z06 a many absolute prolongation automobile ever from General Motors and one of a many absolute prolongation cars accessible in North America.
To change opening and efficiency, a LT4 leverages a contingent of modernized technologies – approach injection, Active Fuel Management (cylinder deactivation) and invariably non-static valve timing –with a new, some-more fit supercharger.
The LT4 helps make a Corvette Z06 a many able automobile in a brand’s history. The Z06 accelerates from a rest to 96 km/h in usually 2.95 seconds when versed with a all-new, accessible eight-speed involuntary delivery – and achieves it in 3.2 seconds with a customary seven-speed primer transmission.
A quarter-mile scurry takes usually 10.95 seconds with a eight-speed involuntary and 11.2 seconds with a seven-speed manual. With both versions, a Corvette Z06 hits 204 km/h during a finish of a quarter-mile.
When it comes to braking performance, a Z06 can stop from 96 km/h in usually 30 metres. That’s a best braking opening of any prolongation automobile GM has ever tested. Additionally, a Corvette Z06 achieves 1.2 g in parallel acceleration compared with a Corvette’s prior best 1.13 g.
All exam formula were achieved with Z06 coupes propitious with a Z07 Performance package, that adds Brembo CO ceramic stop rotors and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires. The Z07 package also facilities a many assertive aerodynamic package accessible on a Corvette Z06, that delivers a many downforce of any prolongation automobile GM has ever tested.
The Z06 also offers a industry-first Performance Data Recorder – or PDR – that enables users to record high-definition video, with telemetry overlays, of their pushing practice on and off a track. The racing-derived complement is enclosed with a accessible navigation system
Pricing for a 2015 Corvette Z06 in Canada starts during $85,095 and a $1,800 end charge, while a automobile indication will start during $90,595.
About Chevrolet in Canada
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