In 2005, the current version of the "American Dreamcar " was released under the label Chevrolet Corvette C6. Thus, the sports car gained its 6th edition and is now produced to this day as a convertible, Targa and Coupe. Compared to the previous model, the Chevrolet Corvette C5, the current Corvette car has been completely redesigned : the design of the body acts on the Chevrolet Corvette C6 much fresher and also the befitting V8 - cylinder gasoline engine has been designed to operate in consumption more efficient can be. Whopping 405 hp in the 2005 model year resulting from the revision of the engine that was also used in its predecessor. A facelift in 2006 brought out the Chevrolet Corvette C6 Z06, which achieves powerful 512 hp from a 7.0 - liter V8 engine and so far produced the most potent engine of the Corvette history. In the " regular " version of the new car Chevrolet Corvette C6 LS3 engine is installed since 2008. This engine of 6.2 liter displacement achieves an output of 437 hp and a maximum torque of 575 Nm. Highlight of this series is the Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1 C6. It was designed to compete with the Dodge Viper makes 647 hp and is the most powerful version of a new or used Chevrolet Corvette C6.