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Chevrolet Corvette Z06: Unleashing 670 HP with the LT6 V8 Engine

Chevrolet Corvette Z06
Chevrolet Corvette Z06

The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 takes the already impressive C8 platform and injects it with a hefty dose of performance. revealed in late 2021, the Z06 bridges the gap between the Stingray and a whole new level of power.

With a starting price of $112,700, it’s a significant jump from the Stingray’s $68,300 MSRP. But that price tag comes with a significant upgrade under the hood: a new 5.5-liter LT6 flat-plane crank V8 engine.

This beast cranks out a whopping 670 horsepower at a screaming 8,400 rpm, a massive leap from the Stingray’s 495 hp. Torque also gets a healthy boost, reaching 460 lb-ft at 6,300 rpm.

The LT6 boasts the title of the world’s most powerful naturally aspirated production V8 engine, redlining at an impressive 8,600 rpm. This powerhouse also serves as the foundation for the Chevrolet Corvette C8.R race car, showcasing its competition-ready capabilities.

Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (vossen / Instagram)

While the Z06 is a marvel of engineering in its stock form, some enthusiasts believe it can be even more awe-inspiring with a touch from the aftermarket world.

Vossen, a renowned wheel manufacturer, collaborated with their Miami neighbor Miami AutoSport Technik to create a head-turning summer makeover for a Chevrolet Corvette Z06.

The eye-catching transformation involved a subtle yet impactful lowering using the stock Z06 coilovers, bringing the sports car closer to the ground for a more aggressive stance.

The pièce de résistance comes in the form of a contrasting set of Vossen Forged Series 21 (S21-04) wheels finished in a sleek black, perfectly complementing the vibrant yellow paint job.

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