The all-new Z06 is the lightest, quickest, most
rigid, most agile production Corvette ever created.
It takes the body/chassis
structure of the C5 hardtop and pumps up the volume in all directions with a
new, deeper breathing LS6 V8 engine, track-tested suspension tuning and
exclusive-to-Z06 lightweight components. The result---1 G of cornering ability
and 4-second 0-to-60 times. Z06 resoundingly answers the enthusiast's perennial
question: "What have you done for me lately?" I'm confident that the performance
extremist will gladly trade off some of the open-air feeling and creature
comforts of the other Corvette models in 2001 for the exhilaration of piloting
this one. Z06 will be identified in the years to come as an extremely
this talking about the LS6, don't forget about one of the finest performance
engines of all time, the original LS1 V8. The 2001 Corvettes, non-Z06's, still
sporting the LS1, gets a significant upgrade in torque, and more horsepower.