America’s Sports Car: The History of Corvette

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2001 Corvette Z06
Based on the Fixed Roof Coupe, the Corvette Z06 was introduced for 2001, named after the performance package offered on the 1963 Corvette. Motivated by a 385-horsepower 5.7-liter V8 engine with a 6-speed manual transmission, the new Corvette Z06 accelerates from zero to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds with a top speed of more than 170 mph. For 2002 Z06 power increased to 405 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque.

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