C6 Corvette History: An Overview

C6 Corvette History: An Overview

2005 Corvette Information, 2006 Corvette Information, 2007 Corvette Information, 2008 Corvette Information, 2009 Corvette Information, 2010 Corvette Information, 2011 Corvette Information, 2012 Corvette Information, 2013 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information
2005 Chevrolet Corvette - Photo Credit GM The C6 Corvette History. Read about the car's history and features in this detailed overview. In 2005, the C5 made way for the completely redesigned sixth-generation Corvette, known as the C6. The C6 was introduced in 2005 and produced until 2013. It featured a new chassis and styling with the "swoopy" lines that would become a signature for later Corvettes. It used an all-new chassis and body to improve performance and handling. It did keep its classic American looks though. Public Unveiling C6 Corvette History: General Motors Vehicle Line Executive Performance Cars and Corvette Chief Engineer Dave Hill stands with the 2005 Chevrolet Corvette C6 on the floor of the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit Monday, January 5, 2004. (General Motors/Tom…
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2008 Corvette Z06 E85 Indy 500 Pace Car

2008 Corvette Z06 E85 Indy 500 Pace Car

2008 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette History
Today in our blog we are going to look back at the 2008 Corvette Z06 E85 Indy 500 Pace Car.  It was driven during the race’s pace lap by two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Emerson Fittipaldi at the 92nd Indianapolis 500.  Photos of the car appeared in the August 2008 issue of Vette Vues Magazine, of which it also graced the cover. After the photos from the race, we have the official press release. Cover of the 2008 August issue of Vette Vues Magazine. The car is the 2008 Corvette Z06 E85 Indy 500 Pace Car driven during the race's pace lap by two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Emerson Fittipaldi at the 92nd Indianapolis 500 takes place on Sunday, May 25, 2008. The Corvette Z06 E85 concept pace car is based on the production Z06…
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2008 Chevrolet Corvette & Corvette ZO6

2008 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette Magazine Back Issues, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Specifications
In this article, we look at the 2008 Corvette and ZO6. We look at the press release the Chevrolet released on the new C6 Corvette. This article appeared in the July 2007 issue of Vette Vues Magazine, Volume 35, Issue 12.  2008 Chevrolet Corvette & Corvette ZO6 2008 CORVETTE Chevrolet Corvette & Corvette ZO6 Iconic Sports Car Receives Larger, More Powerful LS3 6.2L V-8 And Host Of Driving, Interior Refinements
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2008 Model Year Corvette Production

2008 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette History, Corvette Specifications
We have the 2008 Corvette production numbers in PDF form. This document shows the totals for the Coupes, Convertibles, and ZO6. The colors and option codes and quantities. The Colors, interior packages, and options. There were 35,310 produced: 20,030 Coupes7,549 Convertibles7,731 Z06 The new standard powerplant for 2008 was the LS3 6.2-liter engine rated at 430 horsepower.
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Wil Cooksey Limited Edition ZO6 2008 Corvette

Wil Cooksey Limited Edition ZO6 2008 Corvette

2008 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette History
This limited edition Corvette was the last of 427 cars built specifically for North America and the only 2008 Z06 available in Crystal Red Metallic Tint Coat. Sporting a 7.0L 427cid LS7 V8 engine with 505hp, the vehicle contains spider design chrome Z06 wheels, Z06 sill plates, and a Stinger-style stripe on the front hood, and fascia, chrome exterior badges, and a painted Z06 spoiler and body-color door handles. Inside, the Corvette contains a Dark Titanium leather-wrapped interior and a special Crystal Red center trim plate. All 427 of the limited edition Corvettes were signed and numbered in the center console area by Will Cooksey, the Corvette plant manager who retired in 2006 after 15 years as the plant manager. This vehicle also features 427 hood badges and engine cover…
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Pratt & Miller to Unveil Convertible Corvette C6RS Supercar at Sebring 12-Hour Race

Pratt & Miller to Unveil Convertible Corvette C6RS Supercar at Sebring 12-Hour Race

2008 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information
Press release dated March 13, 2008 Pratt & Miller to Unveil Convertible Corvette C6RS Supercar at Sebring 12-Hour Race Pratt & Miller to Unveil Convertible Corvette C6RS Supercar at Sebring 12-Hour Race Orders Being Taken for Ultimate Performance Corvette as Production Ramps Up SEBRING, Fla. – The first convertible version of the Pratt & Miller Corvette C6RS supercar for the street will be on display at this weekend’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, the season-opening round of the 11-race American Le Mans Series. The bright yellow C6RS that will be featured in the Corvette Corral at Sebring International Raceway belongs to Jim Miller, co-founder of Pratt & Miller Engineering. Orders are now being taken for the limited-edition Corvette in both coupe and convertible body styles, with the first deliveries…
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