It has been a full year since Chevrolet announced the sweet Corvette Z06 Carbon Edition. The photo at the right is one of those released at that time. The photos show the word "Carbon" writ large on the doors. The vehicle was created to honor fifty years of Le Mans racing heritage.
Fast forward to April 2011, and dealers are finally being allowed to order this very limited edition model. In fact, the window for dealers to order is close of business next Tuesday, April 19.
The Inferno Orange Metallic Carbon Edition model our dealership has ordered is due to be built the week of May 9. Orange stitching will contrast sharply with the Ebony Custom Leather Wrapped Interior. This car will definitely turn heads! By the way, Magnetic Selective Ride Control, Navigation Radio, and New England Emissions Certification are all included. See below for a more complete list of equipment.
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The Carbon Edition option costs $15,705, and the car is also available in one other color, Supersonic Blue Metallic. A 1LZ trim Z06 with this package (if you can find one) will retail for $90,960. The 3LZ trim version Z06 will list at $98,130. The only other option allowed is Navigation Radio. Factory incentives do not apply to this model.
Performance equipment includes:
BremboTM carbon-ceramic brakes with dark gray metallic calipers
20-spoke 19-inch front and 20-inch rear black wheels with Michelin PS2 tires
Magnetic Selective Ride Control
LS7 7.0L engine with 505 hp @ 7000 rpm
EPA-estimated 24 mpg highway
Inferno Orange Metallic
Black headlamps and mirrors
ZR1-style body-color spoiler
Body-color door handles
Carbon fiber raised roof
Black carbon fiber rockers and front splitter
Dealer-installed racing numbers celebrating 50 years of Le Mans racing heritage
Piano Black interior trim and accents
Ebony leather and suede interior appointments with orange stitching
Suede steering wheel, shift knob, door armrest, and seat inserts
Z06 Carbon emblem on steering wheel, door sill plates, and headrests
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