America’s Sports Car: The History of Corvette

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2015 Corvette Z06
The Corvette Z06 returned for 2015, offered for the first time as a convertible as well as a coupe, powered by a supercharged LT4 6.2-liter V8 engine producing 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque combined with either a 7-speed manual transmission or for the first time with an 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. At the time the 2015 Corvette Z06 was the fastest production car ever from General Motors and would accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 2.95 seconds with the automatic and in 3.2 seconds with the manual. Quarter-mile times of 10.95 seconds at 127 mph for the auto and 11.2 seconds at 127 mph with the manual.

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