Chevrolet Corvette Z06 became the most powerful in history

March 19, 2015 at 5:21 pm

At the Detroit Auto Show, Chevrolet introduced the most powerful Corvette in the history of the brand – 625-hp Corvette Z06 new generation. It also features a supercharged engine, automatic transmission and a removable central part of the roof.
Novelty is equipped with 6.2-liter “eight” with a mechanical supercharger Eaton, developing 625 horsepower and 861 Nm of torque. The engine has direct fuel injection, continuously variable valve timing system, and turn off half the cylinders under light loads.

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 picture

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 pics

In addition, the unit has received a new wrought-iron cylinder head, titanium intake valves and connecting rods, forged aluminum pistons, and lighter than the LT1, exhaust tips, stainless steel and aluminum balancer shaft.

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 pics

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 image

Engine can be paired with a seven like a manual transmission with automatic switching peregazovki “down”, and with height-diapason “automatic” with the ability to change levels gearshift paddles. The dynamic characteristics of the new product have not yet announced. Predecessor, equipped with seven-liter “eight” power of 505 horsepower, gaining first “hundred” in 3.6 seconds and a top speed of 316 kilometers per hour.

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