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2022 Corvette C8 Z06: NEW LEAKS (Everything We Know)

May 29, 2021
What's going on with everyone? I'm Neil Otto. Today we will talk about Corvette. There is a new model on the horizon and it is called the z06. We will talk about the latest

leaks

about this vehicle. News an inside source has provided information on all of the upcoming Corvette models for the next few years I mean it's amazing all we

know

so with that being said let's get right into it so before we get started let's refresh our memory on the

corvette

launch in july 2019 chevy revealed the 8th generation

corvette

and it was a complete change from the previous generation, people were impressed, it looked less like a corvette and more like a ferrari, the 8th generation corvette was also He denoted how the C8 has a mid-engine configuration with a 6.2-liter V8 that generates 495 horsepower and best of all, thanks to its new dual-clutch transmission, it can go from zero to 60 in less than three seconds no matter how long. love a manual transmission these new dcts are a blast to drive shifting is so quick we'll talk more about the dct in a bit now realize this is just the cor entry level vette is just the beginning a new even more powerful version is coming soon and it is more than likely the z06 now that is going to power it well rumor has it there will be a 5.5 liter naturally aspirated v8 it will be a flat crank variant without supercharger power is rumored to be 630 horsepower and 490 pound-feet of torque Now this is impressive, but you may be wondering why Chevy doesn't give you a supercharger, that is, after all The last C06 produced 650 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque, this would mean the new Z06 would be less powerful than the previous generation.
2022 corvette c8 z06 new leaks everything we know
But there's one important thing to remember: The new C8 is a whole different animal: The engine is now in the middle position, which means the weight distribution has been completely changed. This makes the c8 much more agile on the track than we've already seen. een this with the stock corvette it can go from zero to 60 in less than three seconds and it makes less power than this z06 will, on top of that the z06 supposedly will have a v8 flat crank this means it can rev extremely high, look no further than the gt350 it has a rev limit of 8200rpm driving that high in the rev range is a thrilling experience now as for the z06 the rev limit is speculated to hit 9000rpm what if It's true it's absolutely crazy.
2022 corvette c8 z06 new leaks everything we know

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2022 corvette c8 z06 new leaks everything we know...

Even most of the best supercars in the world don't rev that much. This shows that Chevy is not playing. They are planning to make the Corvette a global competitor. Now, along with the mid-engine architecture, the new dual-clutch transmission will make this Corvette. just as fast as fun to drive a manual transmission it's just not as fast as a dct for those of you who don't

know

this is what a tremec dual clutch transmission looks like tremec says it has the efficiency of a manual transmission w on the speed and the smoothness of an automatic vehicle, think of it this way when driving a manual vehicle, you temporarily disengage the engine from the transmission to select the desired gear, this action takes time and in a racing application it is very important for the driver to be fast in the gears but with the dual clutch transmission you basically have two manual transmissions both are controlled by a computer as one clutch is engaged with one gear the other clutch preselects the next gear so when you shift up with a stick shift is instantaneous that's why 0 to 60 is so fast and when you combine it with an even more powerful corvette it makes it Your results will be even better, okay, so we've established just how awesome the new Corvette is and an even more powerful version is coming soon, but what if I told you there are five Corvette variants coming out in the next four years?
2022 corvette c8 z06 new leaks everything we know
That's right, according to a new report, five new Corvette variants will be released in the next four years. rs so let's go over all the models as we have established that the

2022

model year will bring the z06 a more powerful corvette with more aggressive styling we will most likely see it revealed later this summer and pricing will start around 80 thousand dollars next in 2023 the zr1 will launch historically the zr1 is one of the most powerful and capable corvette variants but for the 8th generation chevy has even bigger plans it is believed that the next cr1 will receive a double 5.5-liter turbo V8 that will produce as much as an 850 horsepower price is expected to start around 120,000 but that's not all 20 23 will also see the launch of the first plug-in hybrid center bed that will be all-wheel drive with two motors in the front axle and maybe even a third motor between the dct and the motor what is still unknown is which motor it will have chevy will likely put the z06 v8 in it to do some crazy power figures the power will hover somewhere around the z06 and the z r1 maybe around 750 horsepower in 2024 an all electric corvette will be released will share the same plug-in hybrid technology but will have a bigger battery expect the price to be less than the zr1 now the best corvette is being saved for last in 2025 the zora corvette will launch zoro will use the twin turbo v8 from the zr1 along with the hybrid vet hybrid system by combining these two technologies zoro will produce around a thousand horsepower and ​​it will be priced at around 150 thousand this is incredible without a doubt, the c8 is going to make history.
2022 corvette c8 z06 new leaks everything we know
Imagine how prominent supercar manufacturers will react when the Zora hits the road. 150,000 is a lot of money, especially for a car, but believe it or not, it's actually a competitive price. a thousand horsepower range normally has prices in the millions and to add insult to injury Chevy plans to make Zora beat them Zora will make history when it is revealed that it will be groundbreaking as you can see the z06 is just the beginning Chevy has a lot reserved for the c8 thank you so much for watching hope you enjoyed it if you are new to the channel please consider subscribing this is neil watto and thank you for watching see you next time

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