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Chevy Corvette offers tons of variety during its C6 run

Before it went out of production following 2013, the sixth-generation Corvette model line included base, Grand Sport, Z06 and a ZR1.

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Visually, the C6 that arrived for 2005 is most easily distinguished from its predecessor with fixed headlights.

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The fixed headlights replaced the pop-ups that were a Corvette staple for more than 40 years.

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The cabin was larger for improved passenger comfort and offered navigation for the first time.

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A 6.0-liter V8 making 400 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque served as the C6's base powerplant in the beginning connected to either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic gearbox.

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The base engine would grow to 6.2-liters for 2008 and offered 430 horses and 424 pound-feet of torque.

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Following a one-year hiatus, the Z06 model returned to the lineup in 2006 equipped with a 7.0-liter V8 delivering 505 horses and 470 pound-feet of torque.

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To reduce weight, the Z06 was based on an aluminum frame instead of steel and its engine cradle was constructed from magnesium.

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To visually set itself apart from standard Vettes, it got a front bumper air inlet, larger carbon fiber front fenders, and brake cooling ducts integrated into the wider rear fenders.

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The C6 generation of the Corvette also included the reintroduction of the ZR1 model in 2009.

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Internally known at GM as "Blue Devil," the super Vette used a supercharged engine with 638 horsepower giving it a top speed of 205 mph.

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2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06.

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2007 Chevrolet Corvette.

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2007 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible.

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2007 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible.

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2009 Chevrolet Corvette GT1 Championship Edition.

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2009 Chevrolet Corvette GT1 Championship Edition.

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2009 Chevrolet Corvette GT1 Championship Edition.

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2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. 

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2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1.

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2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1.

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2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1.

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2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1.

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2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1.

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2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport.

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2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport.

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2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. 

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2011 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. 

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2011 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. 

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2011 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. 

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2011 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport.

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2011 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport.

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2011 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport.

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2011 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport.

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2011 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. 

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2011 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. 

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2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. 

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2012 Chevrolet Centennial Edition Corvette Z06.

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2012 Chevrolet Centennial Edition Corvette Z06.

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2012 Chevrolet Centennial Edition Corvette Z06.

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2012 Chevrolet Centennial Edition Corvette Z06.

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2012 Chevrolet Centennial Edition Corvette Z06.

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2013 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe.

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2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible.

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2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible.

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2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible.

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2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible.

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2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible.

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