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Chevrolet Corvette Z06

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 7011 cm3 / 427.8 cu in / 427.8 cu in, 376.6 kW / 505.0 hp / 505.0 hp @ 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm, 637.0 N·m / 469.8 lb·ft / 469.8 lb·ft @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, consumption 11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from2006
ModelCorvette Z06Issued until
SerieCorvetteNumber made
Model familyC6Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)634 l / 22.39 cu ft / 22.39 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4730 l / 167.04 cu ft / 167.04 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)980 l / 34.61 cu ft / 34.61 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4460 mm / 175.6 in / 175.6 inTotal (curb) weight1421 kg / 3133 lb / 3133 lb
Width1930 mm / 76.0 in / 76.0 inDry weight
Height1245 mm / 49.0 in / 49.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2686 mm / 105.7 in / 105.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1607 mm / 63.3 in / 63.3 inTowing weight3175 kg / 7000 lb / 7000 lb
Track rear1580 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity68 l / 15.0 UK gal / 18.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.34Frontal area (A)2.04 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.69 m2 / 7.5 sq ft / 7.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.3 kW / 23.1 hp / 23.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeLS7Total number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerChevroletValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast aluminium block & headBore104.8 mm / 4.13 in / 4.13 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.03
Fuel supplySFiEngine displacement7011 cm3 / 427.8 cu in / 427.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity876.38 cm3/cylinder / 53.480 cu in/cylinder / 53.480 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power376.6 kW / 505.0 hp / 505.0 hp at 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque637.0 N·m / 469.8 lb·ft / 469.8 lb·ft at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm7100 rpm / 7100 rpm / 7100 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)150.6 kW / 202.0 hp / 202.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.7 kW/l / 1.181 bhp/cu in / 1.181 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque90.9 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio355.4 kW/ton / 269.3 bhp/ton / 269.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)14.7 l/100km / 19.2 mpg-UK / 16.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.1 l/100km / 31.0 mpg-UK / 25.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions276 g/km / 444 g/mi / 444 g/mi (est.)
  Range576 km / 358 mi / 358 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.9Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels front9.5 x 18Wheels rear12 x 19
Tyres frontGoodyear Eagle F1 Supercar Extended Mobility P275/35 ZR 18Tyres rearGoodyear Eagle F1 Supercar Extended Mobility P325/30 ZR 19
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front355 mm / 14.0 in / 14.0 inBrake diameter rear340 mm / 13.4 in / 13.4 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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