2023 Corvette Z06 Coupe At SEMA Show: Live Photo Gallery11
General Motors unveiled the 2023 Corvette Z06 in October with hard-hitting style and the performance to match, adding a new tier of go-faster goodness to the C8 Corvette lineup. Now, we’re checking out the 2023 Corvette Z06 Coupe in the following GM Authority Live Photo Gallery.
Captured at the Chevy booth on the floor of the 2021 SEMA Show, this particular 2023 Corvette Z06 is draped in Silver Flare Metallic paint and is equipped with a few carbon fiber accessories.
The front end of the 2023 Corvette Z06 incorporates larger intakes compared to the standard C8 Corvette Stingray, as well as a unique splitter. This particular models is also equipped with carbon fiber ground effects, starting with the splitter.
The side view of the 2023 Corvette Z06 reveals new rocker panels, done in carbon on this particular example. We also spot the Z06’s “wishbone” side intake trim. A total of eight wheel options are on offer, standard at 20 inches in front and 21 inches in back, with 275/30ZR20 tires and 345/25ZR21 tires, respectively. The standard brake sizing is 14.6 inches in front and 15 inches in the rear, matched with six-piston calipers and four-piston calipers, respectively.
In back, the 2023 Corvette Z06 spits the good noises through quad exhaust tips located centrally in the rear fascia. The new Z06 is also wider than the standard C8 Corvette Stingray, with and extra 3.6 inches of width and 40mm more rubber in the rear (30mm more rubber in front). The tail is adorned with a unique spoiler with an installable fixed wickerbill for more downforce.
As for the engine spec, the 2023 Corvette Z06 features the naturally aspirated 5.5L V8 LT6 gasoline engine, rated at 670 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. An eight-speed automatic transmission and shortened 5.56 final drive ratio put it all down.
Under the skin is the same Y2 platform as the C8 Corvette Stingray. Sales will launch next year following production start at the GM Bowling Green Assembly facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
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Pretty soon GM will have to add wings to this “Marvel”. The new vet design is simply stunning!
I’ll take mine in a ‘67 convertible body with a 427, 435 hp with a 4 speed transmission! Silver with red interior, side mount exhaust pipes and aluminum factory wheels!! New technology is so exciting but ohhhhhh for the “good old days!”
Have my name on the list for the new Z06. Got notified of a dealer up charge. Will GM hold their feet to the fire and stop this greedy tactic?
Amazing looking car! They’re really at another level with this one…proud American ingenuity and I’m proud of it. Well done fellas!
I hate to say it as I own a Chevy pickup RST but the lineup looks pretty sad. The vet looks like something out of a comic book.
The 2019 Vet. ZO6 looks like a better bet to me. I guess I am old fashioned.
I don’t think it looks sad, I think your attitude feels sad.
Well I think you are a trouble maker and I am smart enough to not fall into your trap. It is an opinion of mine and I have always been a Chevrolet fan.
Well I was not sold on the latest version of the Corvette until the 2023 model! I am 82 years young and after dreaming about owning a Corvette for 67 years finally got one in June of this year. When I was 14 years old I heard about a man living on the other side of our town that had just taken delivery of a brand new 1953 Corvette, My friends got on our bicycles of rode to his house for a possible look at it. He was very nice and opened up his garage so we could have a look. Drooling I fell in love with that car and planned on having one someday. We as I said that was 67 years ago and thanks to my special lady of 57 years I have one sitting in our garage. It is a 2000 C5 Convertable just like the first one I saw when I was 14, It is white with a red interior and with a black top, again just like the firat one, but they were all that color combo that first year.
the C5 version was very special and has a lot of advancments that some of which were secrets until more and more owners found while enjoying them. I am so satisfied with this one and at mt age I will just keep enjoying it until I take my last drive in it someday, about 18 years from now! Well I will only be 100 and have always planned on make it till then. LOL! .
David (follow up)
I also was not sold on the C-8 and the last comment sounded so much like me. My first corvette was a 1981 Silver Edition eventually sold it and my next Corvette was a 2004 Black coupe and now I have been shopping for a C-7 possibly a 17 Grand Sport Special Edition which would be great car for an old man like me at 73 years old. I too have been with my wife 52 years and also being a disabled veteran and this would be my last Hoorah.
I am sure the younger generation would prefer the C-8 but I did not make the last post to argue with anybody that just shows what kind of person they are. This last Corvette C-7 would make me very happy.
I have been a dedicated Chevrolet fan having 3 Chevrolet products in the last 5 years and I feel I have the right to comment on the C-8. Thanks, DW
Thinking about ordering a 2023 LT3 convertible. What is the downside of the Stingray cockpit? Any issues? I am 230lbs, 6’2″, and fit as an NFL LB. Don’t need a track demon, just something incredibly sweet for the city streets.