When revealed back in 2006, the Corvette C6 Z06 quickly became one of the best selling Chevrolet performance models. It also quickly took its place as one of the most iconic American muscle cars ever to be built to this day. The vehicle is powered by a hand-built 7.0 liter LS7 V8 engine – the most powerful naturally aspirated unit that GM ever built – producing impressive horsepower, making the Corvette C6 Z06 a force to be reckoned with.
In comparison to the normal Corvette, the Z06 features several performance and visual modifications. The more performance-oriented version of the Corvette features stiffer springs, a larger rear spoiler, stiffer anti-roll bars, and a front splitter. Furthermore, the car is equipped with carbon fiber front fenders, fiberglass rear fenders, front and rear brake ducts, it comes with bigger brakes and lighter wheels. Additionally, the Z06 features a transmission cooler, which definitely comes in handy with harder track use. Upon release, the Corvette Z06 cost around $70,000 – about $25,000 more than the base Corvette’s price.
With the advent of the. Corvette C7, the price for used units of the C6 Z06 dropped substantially. In turn, this made them an appealing solution for racing enthusiasts all across the world, giving them a great platform to build their track day cars on. Right now, a well-kept C6 Z06 can be purchased for around $30,000 – and that’s one hell of a car for the price of a VW Golf GTI, that’s for sure.
For this red Corvette C6 Z06, the owner went with a set of custom-made CCW Classic three-piece deep-dish forged wheels, giving it a great street & track wheel setup. The wheels come sized 18×10 in the front and 19×12 in the rear. Furthermore, the wheels feature a Matte Black finish and the showing APR fasteners, finished in the same color scheme. The wheels are wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport tires. In turn, this Corvette C6 Z06 now comes with an impressive wheel setup, ready for both the public streets and track days.
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