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Chevrolet Corvette

Chevrolet Corvette (United States of America, 2004-present)

Chevrolet > Corvette > Gen.6 [C6]
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History and Development

The ‘Chevrolet Corvette C6’ was launched in 2005 and represents the sixth and current Corvette generation, which is being manufactured at General Motors’ facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States.



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Engine and Transmission

The Corvette C6 was launched with a 6.0-liter V8 engine with 400 hp, which stands on a front engine and rear-wheel drive layout. In 2008, the Corvette received a new 6.2-liter LS3 engine, which delivers 430 hp or 436 hp.   The C6 comes with a standard 6-speed manual transmission, but a 6-speed automatic unit can be chosen instead since 2006. In 2005, there was a 4-speed automatic option.



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Chassis

Hydroformed steel frame.   Platform GM Y-body platform.   Suspension Front and rear double wishbones, transverse composite leaf spring and monotube shock absorbers.   Steering Power assisted rack-and-pinion.   Brakes Four-wheel disc brakes with ABS.



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Body and Design

The 2-door Chevrolet Corvette can be seen in both coupe and convertible body styles. The C6 has been given a new exterior styling, including uncovered headlamps, which wasn’t seen on a Corvette ever since 1962.



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Special Editions

2011 - Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition

Chevrolet launched a special edition of the Z06, Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition, for 2011. The special edition is limited to a 500 unit production and represents a tribute to the 50th anniversary of Corvette’s first race in the 24 Hours of LeMans.



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