|Chevrolet Corvette (C6)|
The C6 Corvette in its Z06 (top) and ZR1 (bottom) trims
|Appears in||Gran Turismo 5 Prologue|
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
|Related Vehicles||Nissan GT-R (R35)|
The Chevrolet Corvette (C6) is a sports-car model produced by American manufacturer, Chevrolet. The model appears in Gran Turismo 5 Prologue (in the form of the Z06), Gran Turismo PSP (in the form of the ZR1), in Gran Turismo 5 (Z06, ZR1, and Race Modified versions of both), and Gran Turismo 6 (Z06, ZR1, and LM Race Car versions of both).
- Main article: Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (C6) '06
The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (C6), which appears in Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, Gran Turismo 5, and Gran Turismo 6, was released in 2005 as a newer, more powerful descendant of the Chevrolet Corvette (C5). It's 7.0L V8 engine produces 505 BHP and can reach 199 miles per hour (320 km/h). It was used as the official pace car for the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500 in 2006.
- Main article: Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 (C6) '09
The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 (C6), first introduced in Gran Turismo PSP, was released in 2009 as a high-performance, racing version of the C6. Its 6.2L (slightly smaller that the Z06) V8 engine is supercharged to produce 638 BHP, leading to an 11.2 second quarter mile and a theoretical top speed of 205 miles per hour (330 km/h). Despite its racing pedigree, more than 3 times as many ZR1s have been produced per year than Z06s.