Rick Hendrick Builds His Own Corvette Z06 Engine
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During the assembly, a personalized nameplate is added to the engine next to the builder's name. The engine is then sent to the Corvette assembly plant in Bowling Green for installation in the actual car.
"As a Chevy enthusiast and lifelong gearhead, having the chance to experience GM's hand-build engine assembly is a real privilege," said Hendrick, who owns Hendrick
The Engine Build Experience is a $5,800 option when a customer purchases a Corvette Z06 or ZR1. This takes place at General Motors' Performance Build Center (PBC) in Wixom, Michigan. In addition to building their own engines, Corvette buyers can attend driving school in Arizona or Nevada, take delivery of their vehicles at the National Corvette Museum or watch their vehicles being built at the Corvette assembly plant in Bowling Green.
"For me, participating in this engine build is the ultimate connection to my Corvette," said Hendrick. "This is one of my favorite cars in the world, and now it will be that much more special knowing I personally built the engine. It's a really unique experience that Chevrolet is offering its customers."
Pricing for the Corvette Z06 Carbon Edition starts at $90,960.
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