The Corvette Z06 is an adaptation of the Corvette Stingray from Chevrolet, the automobile division of General Motors. It was unveiled as a 2016 model year vehicle after unveiling at the 2014 Intercontinental Motor Show held in North America. Chevrolet offers its customers an opportunity to assemble the powertrain individually through an optional package. The 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is the revamped version of this model, which will be the best sports car in the world by means of its advanced technologies, smooth and simple-to-drive nature and high performance. The 2017 model will be offered in both convertible and coupe variants, such as base model, Stingray, Stingray Z51 and Z06 variants. The Stingray model is further divided into numerous sub-models that include 1LT trim, 2LT trim, and 3LT trim, whereas the Z06 model is further categorized into 1LZ model, 2LZ model, and 3LZ model.
2017 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Exterior
The new 2017 Corvette Z06 comes only with minor changes in its external features according to the models. As a result,
Some of the features available with the 1LT sub model contain xenon lights and Brembo brakes.
Each model of the Stingray trim comes with standard features, such as automatic-dimming side-view and rearview mirrors and side bolster adjustments.
2017 Chevy Corvette Z06 3LT models come with standard outside features that include alloy wheels with high-performance summer tires.
In general, all models of the new model Corvette Z06 comes with standard external features, like unique grille in the front, a sport-adjusted, a supercharged powertrain, distinctive external accents, a carbon fiber engine hood, bigger brakes, wider front and back fenders, and an improved splitter in the front.
Some of the optional external features that come with the new vehicle include a bigger spoiler at the back with a permanent wicker bill annex, rocker boards down the splitter in the front, extraordinary tires, bigger carbon-ceramic brake rotors, and an adaptable transparent middle section.
For the model year 2017, Chevrolet offers its new Corvette Z06 with 10 attractive body colors. Consequently, buyers will have more options to choose their new vehicle with their favorite colors. 2017 Chevy Corvette Z06 colors include:
Night Race Blue Metallic.
Laguna Blue Metallic Tintcoat.
Blade Silver Metallic.
Corvette Racing Yellow Tintcoat.
Long Beach Red Metallic Tintcoat.
Daytona Sunrise Orange Metallic.
Shark Gray Metallic.
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This time, the new 2017 Chevry Corvette Z06 comes with 176.9 inches as its body length, 73.9 inches in width, and 48.6 as its height. The wheelbase length of the new vehicle would be 106.7 inches, whereas its curb weight is expected to be 3506 pounds (approx 1594 kg).
Chevrolet Corvette Z06 2017 Interior
The 2017 Corvette Z06 is expected to come with the latest interior gears designed with the most-up-to-date technologies, spacious cargo compartment, and contented and calm freeway cruiser. Additionally, each model of the new Corvette Z06 comes with its individual internal features. Accordingly,
Some of the features available on the 1LT sub model comprise dual-zone automatic temperature control, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, leather upholstery, and a power-closing trunk.
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Each model of the Stingray model comes prepared with ventilated and heated seats, a sound system with 10 speakers, a cargo shade, driver memory settings, and front-view parking cameras.
All models of the 3LT models come with standard inside features that include distinctive Date Recorder, artificial-suede inside trim, a navigation system, and leather upholstery.
The new model Corvette Z06 comes with the maximum cargo capacity of 15.0 cubic feet.
When comes to the powertrain section of the 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, the automaker offers different engines to different models. Each power unit offers different powertrain figures according to the needs of buyers.
The Stingray and Stingray Z51 models of the new Corvette Z06 come equipped with a V8 power plant with the size of 6.2 liters. This power unit got the power output of 456 horsepower and the essential twist of 460 pounds per foot. These models will get with the rear-wheel drive system as standard. The power unit will be mated to a seven-velocity manual gearbox system as standard and an eight-velocity mechanical transmission system will be offered as an option. Both manual and automatic transmission systems come equipped with an open control mode.
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Regarding fuel economy, the new models offer different mileage according to the transmission system. When the new models are equipped with a manual transmission system, they offer the mileage of 17 mpg when it is driven inside the city limits and 22 mpg when it is driven on highways. The combined mileage offered by the new models is expected to be 29 mpg.
On the other hand, the new models that come equipped with an automatic transmission system would offer the mileage of 16 mpg when it is driven inside the city limits and 29 mpg when it is driven on highways. The combined mileage offered by the new models is expected to be 20 mpg.
On the other hand, the Z06 model comes equipped with the V8, supercharged powertrain with the capacity of 6.2 liters. However, it gains more power and torque than other models get. As a result, the model gets the higher power output of 650 horsepower and the higher twist of 650 pounds per foot. This power unit also offers better acceleration to the new model Corvette Z06, which makes it attain the speed of 60 mph from the start in 2.95 seconds. This powertrain the new vehicle attains the top speed of 181 mph.
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When comes to fuel economy, this model also offers different mileage according to the type of transmission system. As a result, the new Chevrolet Corvette Z06 2017 that comes with a manual transmission system, offers the mileage of 16 mpg when it is driven inside the city limits and 21 mpg when it is driven on highways. The combined mileage offered by the new vehicle is expected to be 18 mpg.
On the other hand, the new model Z06 that come equipped with an automatic transmission system would offer the mileage of 13 mpg when it is driven inside the city limits and 24 mpg when it is driven on highways. The combined mileage offered by the new model is expected to be 17 mpg.
Base price and the date of release
Although Chevrolet has not yet revealed the base price and the date of release of the 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, it is expected that the new vehicle will be available for sale during the early part of 2017. When comes to pricing, the vehicle will be available at an estimated starting price of $55,400 in the case of the Stingray model with LT and $79,450 in the case of the Z06 with 3LZ.
2017 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 photos