Corvette Z06X Concept Right on Track

The Corvette Z06X Concept showcases how to create a full-on track car

Team Vette Jan 19, 2011 0 Comment(s)
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Introduced at the 2010 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show, held last November in Las Vegas, the Corvette Z06X Concept showcases how racing hobbyists can use Chevrolet's expanding portfolio of performance parts to create a full-on track car. Chevy teamed with Pratt & Miller, which oversees Corvette Racing's American Le Mans Series effort, to create it.

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The Z06X concept is based on a Corvette Z06 outfitted with the 1LZ equipment package, the Z07 Performance Package, and the CFZ Carbon Fiber Package. In addition to these factory-available features, it boasts a number of competition-oriented modifications. The radio, carpeting, and sound-deadening material have also been removed. Look for more info on the Z06X in an upcoming issue.

Z06X Highlights

Exterior
• Low-gloss Icy White Metallic color with exposed carbon-fiber and red accents
• 2011 CFZ-option carbon-fiber package, including splitter and rockers
• Adjustable carbon-fiber wing
• ZR1 carbon-fiber roof panel and B-pillar panels
• Carbon-fiber raised hood (from the Z06 Carbon Limited Edition)
• Carbon-fiber headlamp housings from Specter Werkes/Sports
• Weight-saving and shatter-resistant polycarbonate rear window

Interior
• Base Z06 1LZ trim
• Radio, carpeting, and sound-deadening material removed
• SCCA-spec rollcage and window net
• Racing seat with five-point safety harness
• Fire-suppression system
• Driver's drink system
• Video-camera system mounted on the rollcage
• Genuine Corvette Accessory racing-pedal kit

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Performance
• LS7 7.0L V-8 engine and Tremec six-speed manual transmission
• Low-restriction air-intake system
• High-capacity radiator and enhanced cooling system
• 2011 Z07 Performance Package, featuring Brembo carbon-ceramic brake rotors and special brake pads
• Lightweight black racing wheels; 19-inch (front) and 20-inch (rear)
• Michelin racing tires
• Mono-ball control-arm bushings
• Adjustable stabilizer bars
• Coilover struts with adjustable camber plates

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