2015 Corvette Z06 to be Heaviest in ‘Vette History

2015 Corvette Z06 to be Heaviest in ‘Vette History

It might be a stunning machine, but the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 won’t be a lightweight.

According to a leaked ordering guide, the upcoming 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 will be the heaviest Corvette in the sports car’s storied history with the coupe model tipping the scales at 3,524 lbs. The convertible will weigh in at 3,582 lbs. To put things into perspective, the previous-generation Corvette Z06 had a curb weight of 3,175 lbs while the ZR1 weighed 3,333 lbs. The heaviest Corvette model offered last year was the 427 Convertible that weight 3,355 lbs.

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That means the Z06 and all its go-fast technology puts on an extra 226 lbs compared to the standard Stingray model and is likely attributed to the Eaton supercharger, extra aerodynamic accessories, Magnetic Selective Ride Control and Performance Traction Management, which are both standard on the Z06.

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GALLERY: 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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[Source: CorvetteBlogger]

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