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As part of the sixth generation of Chevrolet Corvette sports cars, the 2006 ZO6 was the fastest and lightest Corvette to date.
It was powered by an all new 7 litre, 427 ci, OHV, V8 engine with dry sump lubrication, that developed 505 bhp at 6200 rpm and 480 ft/lbs of torque at 4800 rpm.
Fitted with a Tremec six speed manual gearbox, an 11.0:1 compression, fuel injection, and titanium alloy con rods, it produced a top speed of 199 mph, with 0-60 in 3.5 secs, 0-100 in 8.5 secs, and a standing 1/4 mile in 11.4 secs.
It had a composite fibre glass body on an aluminium chassis, with a curb weight of 1430 kg, had firmer suspension, and used vented and drilled disc brakes with ABS all round. It used a larger rear spoiler and front splitter.
The ZO6R sports car racer (headline pic) was a modified production ZO6, and was a non road legal GT3 racer that developed an extra 40 bhp.
It won the GT3 European Championship in 2007.
Only 8 were built.
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