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Manufactured years 2001-2004, high performance car

Debut in the year 2001 as the predecessor of C4 ZR-1

5.7 L LS6 V8 engine with 6-speed manual transmission that delivers 12% more output compared to previous LS1 engine. It produces an output power of 405 hp at 6000 rpm and delivers 400 lb-ft torque at 4800 rpm. The engine makes use of aluminum block for better breathing.

LS1 pistons used in the engine, more durable and stronger

Cylinder heads shed with combustion chambers that provide a better compression ratio and results in increased thermal efficiency, power and volumetric efficiency.

Yaw-Rate Sensor
Sensor in the center console makes use of couple of tuning forks in calculating the vehicles center of gravity. This information is fed to cars processor and the yaw rate is being contrast with the steering angle.

Steering Angle Sensor
In the steering wheel column. The sensor examines the steering inputs and corresponds with the steering wheel angle; the system is very accurate with a single change in degree.

Lateral Acceleration Sensor
Below the passenger’s seat and calculates the centrifugal force during turns

FE4 suspension used, specially designed for Z06. It makes use of front stabilizer bar, shock calibrations and rear leaf spring.

Wheels and tires
Wider wheels and tires for better gripping. Wheels are painted in gray metallic, red brake calipers and contains “crossed flags” emblem in the center cap of the rim. “Goodyear” tires are used specially designed for Z06.


Vehicle Type: - hardtop car, with two doors
Configuration: - Front Engine
Engine: - 5.7 L LS6 V8
Torque: - 400 lb-ft@ 4800 rpm
Horsepower: - 405 bhp @ 6000 rpm
Transmission: - 6-speed Manual
Wheelbase: - 104.5 in
Length: - 179.7 in
Width: - 73.6 in
Height: - 47.7 in
Weight: - 3,115 lb
0-60 mph: - 3.9 sec
0-100mph: - 9.2 sec
Top speed: - 186 mph