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First Test:
2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
On Notice: Goodbye, ZR1 and Everybody Else
By Carlos Lago

Our resident hot shoe Randy Pobst idles back into the pits in the Z06. It's turned into a humid, 85-degree afternoon here at Road Atlanta -- we'd spent the morning in the garages waiting out a rainstorm -- and the white car with the black wheels and black wings looks purposeful against the tarmac and bright green trees. Pobst gets out, and the small group of Chevrolet engineers approaches, eager to hear his thoughts. Impatient for our data acquisition hardware's results, they'd been timing his laps on their phones: 1:30.17, 1:30.21, 1:30.67. One of Pobst's thoughts: "The power felt great. Honestly, I want another hundred more. It's stable enough. You don't feel threatened."


http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/1502_2015_chevrolet_corvette_z06_first_test/


The price makes this all the more bewildering, as you'd need to spend nearly $1 million elsewhere to reach the performance our Z06 offers at an as-tested $105,210. With that comes the clear message this car sends to the rest of the world: Bring it on.
A freakin' bargain.
 

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3.2s is a little shy of GM's stated 2.9 0-60... maybe the extra weight in the CTS-V will help with grip, even if it isn't better distributed?
That's the manual, 2.9 is for the Auto. BMW & Honda tested one and they achieved a 3 sec flat.

The CTS V should be able to hit 3.5 to 60.
 

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Car and Driver had an automatic: 3 flat.
 

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Is it better than a Porsche, Ferrari or McLaren?

Think it's fair to say it's going to crush anything less than a 918, P1 or LaFerrari. Its combination of relentless power, unshakeable chassis - with all its clever technology that works with you - and vast brakes is unbeatable at the moment. And that's just on the track. On the road, it's just as much fun. Dial back the chassis, flip off the roof panel - a first for all Z06s - and it'll cruise along in comfort. It's available with an eight-speed automatic or the seven-speed manual, now with uprated rev matching (this is being implemented across the whole Corvette range) that now makes it properly seamless.
 
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