The high-performance 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is now available for sale. The coupe’s price stars at $78,995, and convertible variant is priced at $83,995. Let’s see what this vehicle has to offer.
Exterior and Interior Design
As you can see from the photos, both the coupe and convertible variants are beautifully designed vehicles. Body of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is made of lightweight aluminum, while its hood and roof panel are made of carbon fiber. The coupe rides on 19-inch aluminum wheels up front and 20-inch on the back wrapped in Michelin Super Sport tires. The front end looks aggressive with that large grille, sharp headlights, front splitter and vented hood. The rear end has been updated as well, with a new wing spoiler, large diffuser with four integrated exhaust tips in its center, and LED taillights.
For the additional money you can get the Z07 Package, which includes adjustable aerodynamic components, carbon-ceramic brakes by Brembo, summer-only Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires by Michelin, new front splitter with bigger winglets, side skirts, and new rear spoiler with transparent center section.
The 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 comes with a driver-focused cockpit and two different seating choices, both made of lightweight magnesium. Buyers can choose between the comfortable GT seats or bolstered Competition Sport seats. The interior is covered in Nappa leather, suede microfiber and other soft-touch materials. There are also aluminum and carbon-fiber trims. Other interior features include flat-bottom steering wheel, digital instrument cluster, 8-inch color display, Bluetooth connectivity, Bose audio system with 9 speakers, Sirius XM radio, and optional GPS navigation.
2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Engine
This Chevy supercar is powered by a supercharged 6.2L LT4 V-8 engine, which is able to deliver 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. There is a choice of two transmissions. A 7-speed manual gearbox comes as a standard and it allows the coupe to reach the speed of 60 miles per hour in 3.2 seconds. An 8-speed automatic with paddle shifters is an optional transmission, with it the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.95 seconds.
For improved performance, there is a total of 5 modes which you can choose from: Weather, Eco, Tour, Sport, Track. You can also save all the performance data, driving stats, and videos to the SD card using the new Performance Data Recorder. When it comes to the fuel economy, model with a manual gearbox returns 15 mpg in the city, 22 mpg on the highway, and 18 mpg combined. Model with paddle-shift automatic returns 13 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway.
Release Date and Price Tag
When it comes to the price, the base 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 1LZ coupe model is available for $78,995, including destination fee. Two more trims are already available, the 2LZ and 3LZ, which are priced at $82,265 and $87,645, respectively. The Z07 Performance Package adds $7,995 more to the car’s price. The convertible model is also available in these three trim levels for the following prices: $83,995 (1LZ), $87,265 (2LZ), and $92,645 (3LZ). Fun fact: Recently, a convertible model was sold for $800,000 to Rick Hendrick at the Barrett-Jackson auction.
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