Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 specs

Top Speed: 198 mph / 318 km/h0-60 mph: 3.6 seconds0-100 mph: 8.3 seconds0 - 1/4 Mile: 11.5 sec.Engine: V8 7 liter 505 bhp @ 6300 rpmThe Corvettes have a good history of a racing car. In a period of five years since their launch, the Corvette C5-R series had 35 victories in 55 races. The latecomer in the series to add more spice to the show is the 2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. The Z06 sports car combines the best attributes of the sixth generation Corvette with the modern technology.2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is the fastest and the most powerful car offered by Chevrolet in association with General Motors. The advanced features not only offer a new look to the Corvette but also contribute significantly to increase the power of this muscular car. The advanced features of Z06 sports car include the following:
The security system, OnStar, created by GE, to improve the safety values of luxury cars. The system offers three services, viz., access to trained advisors, connection to emergency assistance, and OnStar Hands-Free Calling facility.
The new sports car does not have the passenger-side airbag on/off switch box, and this modification leaves more room in the glove compartment.The exterior of the race car looks more appealing with the new coat of the atomic orange tint coat in place of the old Daytona Sunset Orange. More features to add to the attraction are the carbon-fiber front fenders and a magnesium engine cradle. The removable roof panel is offering the double advantage for an open-air driving and for adding a perfect look to the Chevrolet.Still fascinated by Ferrari F430 supercar? It is time to rethink before preparing for a Ferrari F430. GM warns them of the possible ouster from the roads with the launch of its fastest production car, the 2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. This sports car has got a brilliant acceleration from zero to 60mph in less than 4 seconds, a quarter mile in the mid 11-second range and the top at 190mph.The core of this performance is a hand-assembled 7000rpm, 7.0L V8 LSV engine. The all-aluminum engine is featured with the titanium connecting rods, intake valves, sodium-filled exhaust valves, a dry-sump oiling system, a forged-steel crankshaft and computer-machined cylinder-head porting. It is capable of producing an awesome 505 HP and 470lb-ft torque. The Vette's 19-inch rear tires are well prepared to accept the torque through its six-speed manual transaxle.The design of the body of the sports car is of paramount importance for a racing car manufacturer. Chevrolet, with its years of experience, maintained its technical proficiency by designing an aerodynamic body that is best suitable for the racing environment. Chevrolet possesses a few specific features such as the elevated spoilers for its Z06 in order to provide sufficient downforce to maintain a balance during the challenging driving situations.The Z06 is designed to suit all driving conditions. To exploit the utility of the racing car on a daily basis, the comfort and convenience of the passenger have been taken into account on great share. The HID lighting, dual-zone airconditioning, etc., are a few among the many facilities offered for a comfortable driving. The dual-zone temperature controls allow the driver to set the convenient temperature and maintain them throughout the journey automatically. The seats are made of two-tone leathering surface with contrast stitching.The innovative gauge cluster displys the Z06 logo on its tachometer. The tachometer that shows the redline at 7000 and the oil pressure gauge readout system are the special features on the instrument panel. The Z06 is provided with a smaller-diameter three-spoke steering wheel that is capable of offering more agility. The LED system provided at the instrument cluster offers amazing clarity in any lighting conditions.Chevrolet offers a lot of customizable options for the interior of the sports car. You can impart a colorful interior with the help of the Interior Trim Packages available at the dealers. It gives the center trim plate and the twin instrument cluster pods a variety of trendy colors that go with your tastes. The similar option is available for the shift knob boot and the parking brake handle. The six-speed paddle shift can be provided with automatic modes. The optional Bose audio system has got the navigation with GPS, a steering-wheel-mounted audio controls and an in-dash six CD-changer. For more sporty drivers, it offers XM Satellite Radio and Homelink too.Considering its technical and aesthetic features, the Corvette Z06 sports car can be rechristened as an 'Irresistible Corvette Z06'.

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