Image credits: © Chevrolet. GM Corp

2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition

CHEVROLET INTRODUCES 2016 CORVETTE Z06 C7.R EDITION

2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition
• Track-to-street connection honored with limited production model2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Chevrolet today introduced the 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition – a road-going, track-capable homage to the Corvette Racing C7.R racecars. It's offered in Corvette Racing's signature yellow livery – or black – with coordinated exterior and interior accents.

Only 500 examples of the C7.R Edition will be built and all will include the Z07 Performance Package with carbon ceramic brakes, as well as a specially serialized vehicle identification number. They go on sale later this year.


2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition
'Corvette Racing's legacy and technology were significant influences on the development of the Corvette Z06 and the new C7.R Edition honors the direct link between the racecar and the production model,' said Harlan Charles, Corvette product and marketing manager. 'It also advances Chevrolet's plan to offer special-edition models that offer a unique, personal ownership experiences, which become important parts of Corvette's legacy.'

2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition
Here is a complete list of content and unique features for the 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition:
◾Offered on coupe and convertible models with 3LZ trim
◾Available in Corvette Racing Yellow Tintcoat (new for 2016) or Black exterior colors
◾C7.R Edition graphics package
◾Z07 Performance Package with Brembo carbon ceramic brakes and Michelin PS Cup 2 tires
◾Yellow brake calipers
◾Black wheels with yellow accent strip and Corvette Racing-logo center caps
◾Visible carbon fiber ground effects package
◾New visible carbon fiber hood section
◾Grilles and vents finished in Spectra Gray Metallic
◾Jet Black leather interior with sueded microfiber accents on the instrument panel and doors
◾Sueded microfiber-trimmed Competition Sport Seat, steering wheel and shifter
◾Yellow contrast stitching throughout the interior
◾Carbon fiber interior trim package (high-gloss)
◾Corvette Racing sill plates
◾Numbered C7.R Edition interior plaque showing the build number, starting with VIN 700001
◾Special indoor car cover with C7.R graphics.


The Z07 Performance Package includes Brembo carbon ceramic-matrix brake rotors that improve braking performance and contribute to greater handling through reduced un-sprung weight. The Z07 package also includes adjustable front and rear aero components for unprecedented aerodynamic downforce and Michelin Pilot Super Sport Cup 2 tires for enhanced grip.

'The Z07 Performance Package enhances overall performance to make the Corvette Z06 one of the most track-capable cars you can buy off the dealership floor and still drive it to work every day,' said Charles.

'Combined with the 650-horsepower supercharged LT4 engine, true aerodynamic downforce and performance technologies such as Magnetic Ride Control, Performance Traction Management and an electronic limited slip differential, the Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition offers capability matched only by an elite fraternity of the world's supercars and special-edition exclusivity that is sure to make it an instant collector's item.'

Vital Stats and Specifications
Vital Stats
Engine : 6.2 L., 8-cylinder
Power: 650 hp
Torque: 650 ft-lbs


7-speed Manual6-speed Automatic
Additional updates for the 2016 Corvette Z06 include a new, available front curb view parking camera, MyLink connectivity enhancements with smartphone projection technology, power-cinching hatch/trunk latch, new available design packages and more.


About Chevrolet
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world's largest car brands, doing business in more than 115 countries and selling around 4.8 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature engaging performance, design that makes the heart beat, passive and active safety features and easy-to-use technology, all at a value. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.com.

Source - Chevrolet
2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition
Coupe
The 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Special Edition is the ultimate modern high performance Corvette, inspired by the C7R Daytona winning racecar. With a supercharged LT4 engine packing 650 horsepower, it reaches into supercar territory. This example is one of just 650 built, of which 500 were produced for the United States market. This car is the 123rd built and it features a manual transmission. The owner of this car starting pursuing it on the day it was announced to the public on April 24, 2015 at the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Under the skin, the C7.R Special Edition is a Corvette Z06 in its upscale 3L2 trim, equipped with the sports car's high-performance Z07 performance Package, an option over the standard model which includes an improved suspension, Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes and Michelin Pilot Super Cup 2 tires.

From there, the C7.R Special Edition adds a long list of stylish upgrades. This includes the black and yellow wheels, an exposed carbon-fiber hood insert, a black interior with suede seat inserts, competition sport bucket seats, carbon fiber instrument panel trim, and yellow brake calipers. The C7.R model is offered in two exterior colors: black or Corvette Racing Yellow Tintcoat.

Related Reading : Chevrolet Corvette History

Very few vehicles elicit the same kind of satisfaction as the Chevrolet Corvette. The ‘Vette is a symbol of childhood dreams and grown up triumph. The only true American Sports car, this car stands for excellence and became an icon as a high-performance and dynamic sports vehicle.First introduced in January of 1953, the Corvette has only become more renowned as the years drift by. Undergoing....
Continue Reading >>

Chevrolet Corvette Roars Into Its 60th Year

Chevrolet Corvette Roars Into Its 60th Year

On June 30, 1953, the first of a new kind of Chevrolet – indeed, a new kind of American car – rolled off an assembly line in Flint, Mich. The car had only two seats. There were no roll-up windows, or exterior door handles, for that matter. Its body wasnt stamped from steel but, rather, molded from reinforced fiberglass. While the postwar Baby Boom was in full swing, this was definitely....
Continue Reading >>

Corvette's Chassis Innovations Refined on the Race Track

Corvette's Chassis Innovations Refined on the Race Track

Its been said that racing improves the breed, and when it comes to the Chevrolet Corvette, nearly six decades of checkered flags are the proof. As Corvette marks its 60th anniversary in 2013, the design of the chassis, suspension and other drivetrain features are rooted in the rigors of competition. Candidly, Corvette was not a high-performance car until Zora Arkus-Duntov fitted it with....
Continue Reading >>

Chevrolet puts a groove into your ride

Chevrolet puts a groove into your ride

Chevrolet celebrates the 60th anniversary of legendary Corvette sports car More than 600 tunes mention the iconic Chevrolet brand Top 10 Chevrolet Corvette summer song playlist to stream Hot summer day… roof top down… wind in your hair … smile in your face… and Little Red Corvette cranked up to its loudest setting. Theres nothing like music in the car to make a journey really....
Continue Reading >>

Recent Vehicle Additions

Related Automotive News

Corvette C7.R To Race In Wec In Shanghai

Corvette C7.R To Race In Wec In Shanghai

Its first race in Asia will close Corvette Racings historic 20th season Corvette C7.R race car features special Redline livery SHENZHEN, China — Chevrolet announced today that Corvette Raci...
CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: HISTORIC 1-2 FINISH FOR CORVETTE C7.R AT ROLEX 24

CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: HISTORIC 1-2 FINISH FOR CORVETTE C7.R AT ROLEX 24

Gavin, Milner, Fassler take 0.034-second victory in No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R · Closest finish in Rolex 24 race history · Garcia, Magnussen, Rockenfeller second in No. 3 Corvette · Second...
CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: A Chevrolet Corvette Comeback Victory

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: A Chevrolet Corvette Comeback Victory

Gavin, Milner, Taylor Give Chevrolet, Corvette Racing an eighth class win at Le Mans Le MansZurich – Corvette Racing stood atop the podium at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday as Oliver...
Chevrolet Corvette Plant Gets $439 Million in Upgrades

Chevrolet Corvette Plant Gets $439 Million in Upgrades

New, environment-friendly paint shop drives efficient production, retains 150 jobs BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Torch Red, Shark Gray Metallic and Laguna Blue Tintcoat, three popular palate choices...
Jeff Gordon to Drive Corvette Z06 Indy 500 Pace Car

Jeff Gordon to Drive Corvette Z06 Indy 500 Pace Car

Five-time Brickyard winner will lead pack for 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS – Five-time Brickyard 400 winner and four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon will...
2017 Corvette Grand Sport Priced At $66,445

2017 Corvette Grand Sport Priced At $66,445

Track-focused model offers 1.2g cornering, 3.6-sec. 0-60 time with Z07 package BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Chevrolet announced today the track-bred 2017 Corvette Grand Sport will be priced at %246...

CORVETTE Z06 C7.R EDITION PAYS TRIBUTE TO RACING LEGACY

Distinctive appearance package complements capability with special-edition style LAS VEGAS – When the Z06 rejoined the Corvette lineup in 2015 as the most capable model in the cars long,...
Cadillac Middle East Gears Up for Next-Generation 640-hp Cadillac CTS-V Launch Later This Year

Cadillac Middle East Gears Up for Next-Generation 640-hp Cadillac CTS-V Launch Later This Year

MIDDLE EAST DEALERS BEGIN ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW FOR CADILLACS UPCOMING PERFORMANCE ICON Dubai – Cadillac Middle East announces that its dealers in the region will begin accepting orders...
NEXT-GENERATION 640-HP CADILLAC CTS-V LAUNCHES THIS SUMMER

NEXT-GENERATION 640-HP CADILLAC CTS-V LAUNCHES THIS SUMMER

U.S. DEALERS BEGIN ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW FOR CADILLACS UPCOMING PERFORMANCE ICON DETROIT – Cadillac announced today that U.S. dealers will begin accepting orders for the next-generation...
2015 CORVETTE Z06 PRICED AT $78,995

2015 CORVETTE Z06 PRICED AT $78,995

American supercar delivers unprecedented performance, technology DETROIT – The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 – the most powerful and technologically advanced model in the iconic cars 62-y...
© 1998-2020. All rights reserved. The material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


Vehicle information, history, and specifications from concept to production.

Follow ConceptCarz on Facebook Follow ConceptCarz on Twitter RSS News Feed

Conceptcarz.com
© 1998-2020 Conceptcarz.com Reproduction or reuse prohibited without written consent.