Chevy announcing performance details on 2015 Corvette Z06 image

Chevrolet has recently announced some performance specifications on the 2015 Corvette Z06, which is capable of some impressive figures.

After the North American based automaker has officially confirmed that the 2015 Corvette Z06 will be powered by a 6.2 liter V8 supercharged engine, capable of producing no less than 650 HP (485 kW) and 881 Nm (650 lb-ft) of torque, the company is now placing the model into the spotlights once again, by announcing some performance specifications on it. According to the car manufacturer, the 2015 Corvette Z06 can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) in just 2.95 seconds when equipped with the optional 8-speed automatic transmission.

“The defining aspect of driving the Z06 is seamless integration of power, technology and aerodynamics. As a result, the Z06 delivers ferocious acceleration, tenacious handling, and high-speed stability that few cars can match”, said Tadge Juechter, the Corvette chief engineer.

When equipped with the 7-speed manual gearbox, the model can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) in 3.2 seconds. The quarter mile can be done in 10.95 seconds with the automatic and in 11.2 seconds with the manual. The sports car is capable of achieving 1.2 G in lateral acceleration, which is up from the previous best of 1.13 G.