Chevrolet

All-New Corvette Z07 Stingray Coming in 2015

All-New Corvette Z07 Stingray Coming in 2015

Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray

The replacement for the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is already under development and will launch in 2015. Called the Z07, the high-performance sports car will be based on the C7 Corvette and will reportedly have some 600 horses to work with.

According to Car and Driver, the Z07 will be powered by a turbocharged or twin-turbocharged small-block V8 that, despite displacing “significantly less” than 6.2-liters, will produce about 600 horsepower. For comparison, the Z06 uses a larger 7.0-liter V8 to develop a less impressive 505 hp.

A seven-speed manual transmission will be used to channel power to the rear wheels, regardless of the engine used. An optional eight-speed automatic is possible but unlikely.

In addition to a more powerful engine, the Z07 will be equipped with Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes and larger Michelin tires. Major mechanical updates to accommodate the added performance. We don’t expect any other major updates, considering how well tuned the standard C7 already is.

The Chevrolet Corvette Z07 will go on sale in early 2015 as a 2016 model year vehicle.

Chevrolet

More in Chevrolet

2016-chevrolet-camaro-front-three-quarter-02

Top 5 Most Significant Improvements of the New, 2016 Camaro

Kwame OwusuMay 20, 2015
New 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS front

New, 2016 Chevy Camaro SS Has 455HP V8, Most Powerful Camaro SS Ever

Kwame OwusuMay 20, 2015
2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS, red

All-New, 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Exterior Explained

Speedy GoMay 20, 2015
New, 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, silver

New, 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Chases After the Mustang with a 455HP V8, 2.0L Turbo Engine

Speedy GoMay 17, 2015
2016 Dodge Viper ACR supercar

2016 Dodge Viper ACR: Fastest Street-Legal Viper Track Car Yet

Speedy GoMay 10, 2015
New, 2016 Chevrolet Volt

New, 2016 Chevrolet Volt Price Starts At $33,995

Speedy GoMay 6, 2015
2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7R Edition, front

2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition Pays Tribute To C7.R Race Car

Speedy GoMay 5, 2015
2016 Corvette Convertible, silver

2016 Corvette Gets New Design Package, Minor Changes

Speedy GoMay 4, 2015
Shares