Since December 2013, the Chevrolet Corvette is in its seventh generation on the market. For 74,500 euros you get with the C7 Stingray a great American sports car, the 6.2-liter V8, 466 hp and 630 Nm of torque brings. Beginning of 2014 was at the North American International Auto Show ( NAIAS ) in Detroit unveiled the strengthened version of the C7, the Z06. Now the prices of the most powerful and technologically most advanced model of the 62-year-old vehicle history have been announced.
"Performance and technical potential to make the Corvette Z06 one of the most desirable supercars of today," said Thomas Sedran, Managing Director of Chevrolet Europe. " Power " can attest to the sight of the basic parameters easily. In the C7 Stingray used next 6.2-liter V8 is pushed via a compressor to 659 hp and 881 Newton meters. The aluminum unit operates with direct injection, variable valve timing and cylinder deactivation and thereby to 14.7 to 12.4 liters consumed per 100 kilometers. With gearbox you can choose between a seven-speed manual box or an eight-speed automatic.
The former principle of "simple American sports car with a large engine without much technology - frills " the C7 has Z06 nothing in common: magnetorheological shock absorbers are standard and can be regulated with the standard " Driver Mode " between ride comfort and track use. In track mode the drive program offers five levels of torque reduction and brake intervention. Also standard are a Launch Control, an electronic limited-slip differential and a head-up display that can display current performance and acceleration in the driver's field of vision.
The Z06 is available as a coupe from 99,500 euros. The open version is again 5,000 euros more expensive and is available from 104,500 euros from the merchants. Who then 16,500 euros left, an optional Z07 performance package grab it, that includes, among other things, carbon-ceramic brakes and adjustable aerodynamic carbon fiber elements for bow and stern. In Europe, the orders are accepted from now on. The vehicles will begin in the spring of the 2015th (ml)