2011 Chevrolet Corvette Track Car Concept Z06X news, photos and information
Corvette is a mainstay in racing circuits ranging from Le Mans to race club. Chevrolet Corvette is Z06X concept suggests a new idea and components for the processing of a production Corvette in a serious track car, closed course.
The Corvette Concept Z06X shows how an enthusiast can leverage the expanding portfolio of Chevrolet performance parts to create a full-on track car. Chevrolet has teamed with Pratt & Miller Corvette Racing partners in the American Le Mans Series, to create this concept car Z06X track.
“Racing is an integral part of Corvette performance and technology, “said Tadge Juechter, Corvette chief engineer. “This concept car represents a midpoint between our race car and the production Z06 GT, prepared by the team responsible for the Corvette Racing C6.R race cars, and shares many owners of performance can
Z06X The concept is based on the Corvette Z06 with the 1LZ package of equipment, along with the Z07 Performance Package and Carbon Fiber CFZ package. The 2011 Z07 with the Z06 package builds the Corvette production lighter and includes carbon ceramic brakes and Magnetic Ride Control, while the package CFZ offers components that improve the aerodynamics of the body downward force on the track, including a front splitter.
The Concept Z06X modifications competition oriented features, including: a carbon fiber adjustable rear wing, a rear window made of polycarbonate, roll cage, racing seat and safety harness, racing wheels, suspension accessories – including coil-over struts with fully adjustable camber plates – Racing-spec cooling system and more. The radio carpeting, and sound dampening material are also removed.
The concept vehicle uses a low-gloss metallic color Icy White exterior, accented with carbon fiber components exposed body and red. He walks on race wheels and black racing tires. The interior is all business, with a racing seat, window net and camera system roll-cage fitted. It includes a racing pedal kit, a genuine Corvette accessories.
“It’s a classic case of function follows form,” said Dave Ross, manager of design. “The exterior color and accents have been carefully selected to enhance the design of the Corvette racing influenced, but there is nothing superfluous in the design of Z06X -.’s everything is there for a reason”