2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible “1st Retail”, donated by GM for United Way – SOLD $800,000

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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible “1st Retail” (Lot #3006), donated by GM for United Way -SOLD FOR $800,000 at the Barrett Jackson Auction2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible “1st Retail” (Lot #3006), donated by GM for United Way - $800,000BARRETT-JACKSON REACHES HISTORIC HIGHS FOR SALES, CROWDS AND CELEBRITY APPEARANCES IN SCOTTSDALEBarrett-Jackson sold 1,611 vehicles, which went for more than $130 million (unaudited), smashing records in the company’s 44-year history during the 10-day auction at WestWorld of ScottsdaleAutomobilia sales nearly tripled world records, with 2,000 pieces selling for more than $6.55 millionCelebrity attendance and crowds, along with ratings on Discovery and Velocity, spikeSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Jan. 18, 2015 – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car AuctionsTM, reached historic highs during the Scottsdale auction at WestWorld from Jan. 10-18, 2015. During the 10-day…
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2015 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Z06 SPECIFICATIONS

2015 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Z06 SPECIFICATIONS

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Overview Model: Chevrolet Corvette Z06 coupe and convertible Body styles / driveline: 2-door hatchback coupe with removable roof panel or 2-door convertible; rear-wheel drive Construction: composite and carbon-fiber body panels, hydroformed aluminum frame with aluminum and magnesium structural and chassis components Manufacturing location: Bowling Green, Ky. Engine LT4 6.2L supercharged V-8 Displacement (cu in / cc): 376 / 6162 Bore & stroke (in / mm): 4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92 Block material: cast aluminum Cylinder head material: cast aluminum Valvetrain: overhead valve, two valves per cylinder Fuel delivery: direct injection Lubrication system: dry sump Compression ratio: 10:1 Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm): 650 / 485 @ 6400 – SAE certified Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 650/ 881 @ 3600 – SAE certified Max. engine speed (rpm):…
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2015 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Z06

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The 2015 Corvette Z06 will deliver unprecedented levels of aerodynamic downforce, at least 625 horsepower from an all-new supercharged engine, and an all-new, high-performance eight-speed automatic transmission, and the suite of advanced driver technologies introduced on the Corvette Stingray. © General MotorsVehicle highlights:· All-new model enters supercar territory with race-proven design, advanced technologies and world-class performance· With track-focused Z07 performance package, 2015 Corvette Z06 delivers faster lap times than 2014 Corvette ZR1· First Corvette Z06 to offer supercharged engine, paddle-shift automatic transmission and removable roof panel for coupes, and convertible model· New LT4 supercharged 6.2L V-8 SAE-certified at 650 hp (485 kW) and 650 lb-ft of torque (881 Nm)2015 CORVETTE Z06 IS THE MOST CAPABLE CORVETTE EVERThe Z06 rejoins the Corvette lineup for 2015 as the most capable model in…
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2015 Corvette Z06 Sprints to 60 mph in Less than 3 Seconds

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New eight-speed automatic enables 2.95-sec. 0-60 time, 10.95-sec. quarter-mile The performance of the all-new, 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 establishes it as one of the most capable vehicles on the market - and one of the few to achieve sub-3-second 0-60 performance and a sub-11-second quarter-mile time. Supercar enthusiasts will be very impressed by these statistics, and they are even impressive to those with limited knowledge of the auto world. Everyone loves a fast car, and did you know anyone can have their engine professionally altered to make it perform to its maximum potential? This is known as Tuning Dallas has repair shops that offer this service if you're interested in boosting your own vehicle's speed. The 650-hp, 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is one of the most capable vehicles on the…
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2015 Corvette Z06 Rated at 650 Horsepower

2015 Corvette Z06 Rated at 650 Horsepower

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In this post we look at the 2015 Corvette Z06 release from General Motors: The most powerful production car from GM and one of a few production cars in the US with more than 600 hp. 2015 Corvette Z06 with the Supercharged LT4 V-8 engine and is the most powerful ever from Chevrolet [caption id="attachment_4886" align="aligncenter" width="640"] The all-new LT4 supercharged 6.2L V-8 peak torque and horsepower figures are certified for accuracy by SAE. The LT4 maintains 90 percent of its peak torque, or 592 lb-ft (802 Nm), from 2,500 to 5,400 rpm.[/caption] DETROIT – The all-new 2015 Corvette Z06 is the most powerful production car ever from General Motors and one of a few production cars available in the United States that delivers more than 600 horsepower. The Z06’s…
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Mark Reuss Unveiled 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible

Mark Reuss Unveiled 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible

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Mark Reuss, GM Executive Vice President, Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply, Unveiled the 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible in New York General Motors Product Development chief Mark Reuss introduces the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at a special event in New York City. The all-new, 2015 Corvette Z06 offers at least 625 hp, 0-60 acceleration in under 3.5 seconds, true aerodynamic downforce, and available performance hardware including carbon-ceramic brakes and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires. (Chevrolet News Photo) © General Motors Here are some other articles about the 2015 Corvette: Drop-top Supercar: 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible 2015 Corvette Stingray to Offer Eight-Speed Automatic 2015 Corvette Cutaway
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Drop-top Supercar: 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible

Drop-top Supercar: 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible

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In this blog, we learn about the features of the 2015 Corvette ZO6 Convertible, such as it uses an electronic top that can be lowered by the car’s key fob. [caption id="attachment_2693" align="aligncenter" width="3000"] The all-new, 2015 Corvette Z06 will be one of the most capable convertibles on the market, offering at least 625 hp, 0-60 acceleration in under 3.5 seconds, true aerodynamic downforce, and available performance hardware including carbon-ceramic brakes and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2694" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The all-new, 2015 Corvette Z06 will be one of the most capable convertibles on the market, offering at least 625 hp, 0-60 acceleration in under 3.5 seconds, true aerodynamic downforce, and available performance hardware including carbon-ceramic brakes and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2695" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The all-new,…
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2015 Corvette Stingray New Eight-Speed Automatic

2015 Corvette Stingray New Eight-Speed Automatic

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Paddle-shift gearbox rivals dual-clutch performance, enhances efficiency [caption id="attachment_2711" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] 2015 Hydra-Matic 8L90 (M5U) Eight-Speed RWD Auto Transaxle for Corvette: The 2015 Corvette features an all-new eight-speed automatic, designed and built by GM, that is more than 8 pounds (4 kg) lighter and five-percent more fuel efficient than the six-speed automatic. © General Motors[/caption]   DETROITT – An eight-speed paddle-shift automatic transmission will be offered in the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray for 2015, enhancing the performance and efficiency of the 2014 North American Car of the Year. Designed and built by GM, the new transmission delivers world-class shift times that rival the best dual-clutch designs. The all-new, GM-designed 8L90 eight-speed is expected to contribute up to 5-percent greater efficiency when compared to the previous six-speed automatic. EPA fuel economy test…
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America’s Favorite Performance Car Line Expands in 2015

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With new Corvette Z06 Convertible, Chevrolet to offer 14 performance modelsChevrolet will offer 14 performance car models for enthusiasts, ranging from 323 to 625 horsepower. © General MotorsFor Release: Monday, April 14, 2014, 8 a.m. EDT America’s Favorite Performance Car Line Expands in 2015 With new Corvette Z06 Convertible, Chevrolet to offer 14 performance modelsNEW YORK – With the introduction of the 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible, Chevrolet offers enthusiasts 14 distinct performance-car models – including nine Camaro models, the SS performance sedan and four Corvette models. Output ranges from 323 to an estimated 625 horsepower.“Chevrolet has been America’s best-selling performance brand for four consecutive years, due in part to the breadth of our lineup,” said Mark Reuss, executive vice president, Global Product Development. “For 2015, we will have the best range…
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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is Most Capable, Ever

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Embargoed for Release: Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, 10:30 a.m. EST(L to R) The all-new 2015 Corvette Z06 and 2014 Corvette C7.R race car were co-developed, and represent the closest link in modern times between Corvettes built for racing and the road, sharing unprecedented levels of engineering and components including chassis architecture, engine technologies, and aerodynamic strategies. © GM• Enters supercar territory with race-proven design, advanced technologies and world-class performance • With track-focused Z07 performance package, 2015 Corvette Z06 delivers faster lap times than 2013 Corvette ZR1 • First Corvette Z06 to offer supercharged engine, removable roof panel and available paddle-shift automatic transmission The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 © GM The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 © GM The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 © GM The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 © GM The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 © GM The…
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