See Corvette C5 Z06 With 900 HP At The Wheels Reach 212 MPH


The Chevy Corvette C5 is an important part of the nameplate’s history. Apart from being completely built from the ground up, and the fact that it deviates largely from the C4’s styling, the C5 isn’t a slow car. More so, if it’s the latest C5 Z06 version that we’re talking about.

The 2002 Corvette C5 Z06 makes a hefty 405 horsepower (302 kilowatts) and 400 pound-feet (542 Newton-meters) of torque, coming from its V8 engine. This was achieved through larger cubic feet per minute air intake, stiffer valve springs, lighter valves, and a more aggressive camshaft lift and timing. Top speed was rated at 171 miles per hour (275 kilometers per hour), while 0-60 mph was achievable in 4.0 seconds.

But those numbers are nothing compared to the modified Corvette C5 Z06 that was tested by Johnny Bohmer Proving Grounds, which you can watch on the video…

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