2015 Corvette Z06

DETROIT -- The 2015 Corvette Z06 is a 625-plus horsepower, supercharged version of the C7 Corvette Stingray.

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2015 Corvette Z06

The 6.2-liter motor is situated low and far back in the engine bay for proper weight distribution.

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2015 Corvette Z06

Beefy Michelin tires provide plenty of grip.

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2015 Corvette Z06

The Z06 frame is aluminum, like that of the base Stingray, but features more carbon fiber in the bodywork.

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2015 Corvette Z06

Only two pedals here. This car is equipped with Chevy's new eight-speed automatic transmission.

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2015 Corvette Z06

A radiator situated in the rear bumper provides cooling for the new transmission.

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2015 Corvette Z06

The transmission is situated low between the rear wheels.

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2015 Corvette Z06

The battery is also mounted in the rear, for best weight distribution.

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