2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Will Be Shown on October 26

General Motors is about to round off the fine-tuning phase of the all-new Chevrolet Corvette Z06, as the track-focused variant of the sports car will be unveiled in a little over two weeks from today.
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October 26 is the date to remember, as the model will be shown at 12:00 p.m. EDT (6:00 p.m. CET), and as usual, the event will be streamed over the web.

The bowtie brand states that “the feature film will be followed by a panel discussion featuring a variety of individuals, who will bring a unique perspective to this new supercar that will put the world on notice.

Sporting a beefed-up design compared to the Stingray, inspired by the C8.R racer, the 2023 Corvette Z06 will be offered in two body styles, coupe and convertible. Both of them will look similar inside and out, and besides the distinctive styling, they will feature enhanced aerodynamics and more extensive use of carbon fiber, which will make them lighter.

In terms of power, they will pack a flat-plane crank 5.5-liter V8, believed to kick out nearly 620 brake horsepower and 480 pound-feet (651 Nm) of torque, recent reports claim. As it will be slightly punchier and lighter than the Stingray, the Corvette Z06 will be faster from 0 to 60 mph (0-96 kph), and it might also top out later than its popular sibling.

Speaking of which, when ordered with the optional performance exhaust system, the C8 Stingray’s 6.2-liter V8 generates 495 hp and 470 lb-ft (637 Nm) of torque, and takes less than 3 seconds to hit the 60 mph mark from a standstill.

In all likelihood, the new Corvette Z06 should start arriving at dealers in a few months. Pricing will be announced in due course, but it will be a bit more expensive than the Stingray, which starts at $60,900, excluding destination and handling.

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