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New Corvette Z06 gets bespoke 5.5-litre V8 with 670bhp

1 month ago   |   By Autocar

Uprated V8 power, visual overhaul and circuit-ready suspension for most hardcore 'Vette yet
Chevrolet has revealed the range-topping ZO6 variant of its new mid-engined Corvette, which brings a bespoke, high-revving engine with improved performance, a unique styling package and a raft of dynamic enhancements.
The first mid-engined ZO6 does away with the 6.2-litre V8 used by the standard car in favour of a new and bespoke 'LT6' 5.5-litre unit that, in a first for a Corvette, features dual overhead cams and a flat-plane crankshaft - but continues without a turbocharger.
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