Hooniverse Reminds Us Why the C5 Corvette Z06 is Terrific
Considering how much of a performance bargain a new Corvette is, start putting the image of a used ‘Vette in your mind, and think about the nuclear shockwave of value that represents. Used Corvettes like C5s and C6s are performance bargains on top of performance bargains. Perhaps the pinnacle of used Corvette performance bargains is the C5 Corvette Z06. This Hooniverse video shows us why.
The prolific writer and TV personality has recently spent time with a Corvette Z06, equipped with the Z07 package and the new eight-speed automatic transmission, and he wrote a review for The Sunday Times.
I’d love to see the engineers who worked on the new Corvette Z06 pack a suitcase. I bet you they can fit a month’s worth of clothes and toiletries into an overnight bag. They managed to cram killer looks and insane amounts of power into the high-performance machine without weighing customers down with a (relatively) heavy sticker price.
What makes this 2015 Corvette Z06 video review better and more amazing than most is the host. Yahoo Auto’s Editor-at-Large is none other than former IndyCar driver Alex Lloyd.
Automobile Magazine tested the new Corvette Z06 at the only sensible place to give 650hp a good workout: the Chuckwalla Valley Raceway.