After about 2 years since the launch of the C8 version with a mid-engined engine to replace the elder Corvette C7, the American car brand recently decided to launch a high-performance version of this car line called Corvette Z06 2023. This car model makes a strong impression with a 5.5-liter V8 engine capable of producing 670 horsepower, with a rpm limit of 8,600 rpm and a torque level of 623. Nm at 6,300 rpm.

This all-new Z06 is known as the first high-performance version of the eighth generation Corvette, and is also the first mid-engine Z06 in the brand’s history. Furthermore, equipped with a 5.5-liter LT6 naturally aspirated V8 engine, Chevrolet proudly asserts that this is the most powerful naturally aspirated V8 engine in history.

“The new Corvette Z06 helps rewrite the definition of the American supercar,” said General Motors President Mark Reuss. The car model has been built based on a special design with aerodynamic details and special technical equipment specifically for mid-engine Corvettes to provide impressive track performance and performance. world class.”

In more detail, the car is equipped with a double camshaft V8 engine with the internal name LT6. This engine is fine-tuned to achieve sharper response for the car as well as improve performance on the track. Chevrolet also equips the car with a dry oil filter system similar to racing cars, thereby helping to optimize the performance of the high-performance supercar. This engine block has been tested on many racing cars participating in many different races around the world. This engine was used on the C8.R and won 6 victories along with the manufacturer’s title in the 2020 IMSA season.

The car’s engine block is made entirely of aluminum but still has a diameter of 111.76 mm typical of Chevy small displacement cars. New dual overhead cam heads are designed with fully CNC machined combustion chambers and intake ports. The camshaft covers are painted Edge Red to create a highlight for the vehicle’s engine block. The vehicle’s pistons are made of forged aluminum and the connecting rods are made of carefully forged titanium material to reduce weight and increase the vehicle’s durability. The car is equipped with a high-performance exhaust system with four exhaust tips, thereby providing the impressive engine sound of a naturally aspirated V8 engine.

Overall, the Corvette Z06 possesses more aggressive and angular design lines than the original C8, in addition, the wheel fenders have also been expanded to better suit the design of the high-performance supercar. . The width of the car increases by about 9.4 cm compared to the regular C8 with larger tires. At the front, the car is equipped with 20-inch wheels with 275/30 ZR20 tires, the rear is equipped with 21-inch wheels with 345/25 ZR21 tires. As standard, the new Corvette Z06 will be equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport 4S ZP tires, however the Z07 version will be equipped with Michelin Sport Cup 2 R ZP tires.

The front bumper of the car is inspired by the bumper of the new C8.R racing car with the ability to bring more air to the heat exchanger to help better cool the engine at high rpm, The brake and actuator systems are intended to ensure these components can operate smoothly and efficiently. As standard, the Z06 comes with a new front splitter and a rear spoiler. These details help provide about 165.5 kg of pressure at a speed of 299.3 km/h. In addition, customers can also choose an upgrade package with carbon details and a series of unique accessories such as a large rear spoiler or spoilers on the front bumper.
​The basic suspension system of the Corvette Stingray is still used on the Z06 but has been tweaked to better suit the car. However, the car is still equipped with the Magnetic Selective Ride Control 4.0 system so it can be adjusted to suit operating conditions on the street. To reduce weight, Chevrolet also offers optional carbon fiber wheels that can help reduce about 18.6 kg.
​The Z06 is equipped with a carbon fiber steering wheel, gearshift paddles and a new carbon fiber interior trim package with many impressive decorative details to give the racing car’s interior an impressive look. Customers can also choose interior upholstery options that will be provided by Chevrolet in the near future. Chevrolet offers 6 color options for brake shackles, 7 wheel options, 3 seat options, 6 seat belt options, 2 carbon upgrade package options and 1 aluminum upgrade package option. so customers can choose to equip their Corvette.

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