America’s ultimate sports car is here.
The Chevrolet C7 Corvette Z06 is a monster, but Chevrolethas just debuted the even crazier Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition at SEMA 2015. Thespecial edition pays homage to the racing model that has done extremely well inthe world of motorsports this year. The C7.R is based off the Z06 in 3LZtrim and comes with the Z07 Performance package, which includes Michelin PilotSport Cup 2 tires and Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes. That’s not the end of the specialtouches for the C7.R either.
The special edition also comes with unique graphics,yellow-striped black wheels, yellow brake calipers, carbon hood section, acarbon ground effects package, metallic gray grilles and vents, CompetitionSports seats, a black leather interior with sueded microfiber trim, along withyellow stitching. To keep it simple, the C7.R can be had in either black oryellow and in either coupe or convertible body-styles. Only 650 units will bemade and only 500 of those will make it to the United States. Performance willcome from the ZO6’s 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine, which is good for 650 hpand 650 lb.-ft. of torque. There’s no word on how much the special edition willcost, but it won’t be cheap.