2016 Chevy Corvette Z06 in Edmonton, AB
The long and storied history of the Corvette is filled some of the most impressive examples of automotive engineering to roll off an assembly line. Now the time has come for the bar to be raised. Performance drivers looking to get behind the wheel of one of the most exciting cars in the world should look at what is offered with the 2016 Chevy Corvette Z06 in Edmonton, AB. This is not the first year the Corvette Z06 has been available, but the 2016 version is arguably the most impressive model to be built. Engineers and designers didn’t need to go very far to find inspiration for their new Chevy-built super car.
Borrowing a few design elements from the company’s professional racing team, the 2016 Chevy Corvette Z06 in Edmonton, AB shares a number of components with its track destined cousin. These elements include the same power plant, braking system, tires and downforce-generating ground effects. From there, prospective buyers will have a number of design packages to choose from. Exterior colors and upholstery designs will be dictated trim grade as well as which of the three design packages an owner chooses, Twilight Blue, Spice Red, Jet Black Suede. Chevrolet has also made a convertible option available for the 2016 Corvette Z06.
Performance of the 2016 Corvette Z06
If someone is going to be inspired by an actual race car, there is no point in cutting corners on the standard engine offering. Under the available carbon-fiber hood of the 2016 Chevy Corvette Z06 in Edmonton, AB sits a the supercharged 6.2-L, small block V-8, LT4 engine. The power train also includes either a seven-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. Regardless of the finer details, the LT4 is rated to make 650 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque. In practical terms, the 2016 Corvette Z06 can accelerate from zero to 96 km/h in fewer than three seconds (2.95) with the eight-speed automatic and will top out at 204 km/h in the quarter-mile with a time of under 11 seconds (10.95).
Controlling all of the power produced by the 2016 Chevy Corvette Z06 in Edmonton, AB does not fall solely on the shoulders of the driver. Chevrolet’s engineers have included a number of electronically controlled systems to help with the task of focusing all of the car’s performance. At the driver’s fingertips is launch control, Magnetic Ride Control, Performance Traction Management and an electronic limited slip differential. Most of these systems can be manipulated within the menus of the Chevy MyLink infotainment system’s touchscreen.