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2015 Corvette Z06 under the skin (pictures)

Take a look at the frame and components that make up the upcoming, supercharged 2015 Corvette Z06.

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2015 Corvette Z06

DETROIT -- The 2015 Corvette Z06 is a 625-plus horsepower, supercharged version of the C7 Corvette Stingray.
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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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The Z06 frame is aluminum, like that of the base Stingray, but features more carbon fiber in the bodywork.
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Only two pedals here. This car is equipped with Chevy's new eight-speed automatic transmission.
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A radiator situated in the rear bumper provides cooling for the new transmission.
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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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