This is where the new Z06 Corvette will be analyzed in detail. From the LS7 engine and where to go for performance items. From its all aluminum frame and its awesome LS7 427ci 7.0L 505 Hp engine.
Visual Cues for the Z06
* A wide front fascia with a large, forward-facing grille opening, a splitter along the bottom and “Gurney lips” along the sides to provide aerodynamic downforce * A cold air scoop in front of the hood that integrates an air inlet system for the engine * The trailing edge of the front wheel opening is radiused to achieve improved drag, but protects the body finish with a tough molding, and a large air extractor is located behind the wheel * A fixed-roof body style optimizes body rigidity and aerodynamics * Wider rear fenders with flares cover the massive rear tires and a brake cooling scoop in front of the wheels visually balances the fender extractor * A tall rear spoiler houses the CHMSL on the top of the rear fascia * 10-spoke wheels * Four larger stainless steel exhaust outlets * New-design Z06 badging on the front fenders
Z06 Major Differences
* LS7 7.0-liter/427-cubic-inch Gen IV V-8 with lightweight reciprocating components * 505 horsepower (373 kw) at 6200 rpm * 475 lb.-ft. of torque (657 Nm) at 4800 rpm * 7000 rpm redline * Titanium connecting rods and intake valves * Dry-sump engine lubrication system * Engine hand-built at GM’s new Performance Build Center * Z06 Corvette Aluminum body structure with one-piece hydroformed perimeter rails frame and magnesium front cradle * Fixed roof design optimizes body rigidity and aerodynamics * Carbon-fiber composite front fenders and front wheelhouses * Unique front fascia incorporating a larger grille, cold-air scoop and lower air splitter * Wide-body rear fenders and a unique rear spoiler incorporated with the CHMSL * Huge 14-inch (355-mm) cross-drilled front disc brakes with six-piston calipers and 13.4-inch (340-mm) cross-drilled rear rotors with four-piston calipers * 18 x 9.5-inch front wheels with 275/35ZR18 tires and 19 x 12-inch rear wheels with 325/30ZR19 tires * 3-inch-diameter exhaust with bi-mode mufflers and larger polished stainless steel tips * Engine, transmission and differential oil coolers; and steering cooler * Rear-mounted battery to improve weight distribution * Unique interior features including revised gauge cluster and lightweight two-tone seats with more aggressive bolsters * Curb weight of 3130 pounds / 1419.7 kg (estimated) * 3 inches (76.2 mm) wider than other Corvette models * Vehicle developed simultaneously with C6-R racecar
• Two new custom interiors: Dark Titanium and Ebony • Two new exterior colors: Cyber Gray Metallic and Blade Silver Metallic • Bluetooth phone connection available • Steering wheel audio controls standard on all models • Variable steering ratio standard on all models • “Crossed flags” emblem has new, bright surround • Power hatch pull-down standard on coupe and Z06 • Z06 dry-sump oil system capacity increased to 10.5 quarts (9.9 L) – same as ZR1 • New Z06 “spider”-design wheels in Sparkle Silver, Competition Gray or chrome • Z06 sill plates with logo • Z06 red and titanium interiors have color-matched lower instrument panel and door panels
This should work on any model C6 Corvette with the valves on the mufflers. Dont know if you have this option look for the fuse in this video on your car. If you have you most likely have this option. There is also an aftermarket remote that can turn the mufflers on and off.
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Blkvette87 Not rated yet My 2009 zo-6 is really a great driver. It's light, fast and slippery when it comes to aerodynamics. It's a real bargain these days and has beautiful looks …