What’s the new C6 Corvette have over the last C5 model?
by: Stuart Simpson
-Side impact air bags
-XM satellite radio
-Friction contact on the road is larger
-Drivetrain can withstand more horsepower
-Brakes are heavier
-5” shorter But longer wheelbase
-Open grill in front
“A Corvette is not about transportation, it’s about inspiring and fulfilling dreams”
The new Corvette was decided to boast a performance level of the current Z06 model. Chevrolet wanted the base model to be as powerful as their current 400 hp top of the line Z06. Along with this added horsepower, they wanted speed. Comfortable top speed in the 180 mph range. The easiest way to accomplish this was through reducing drag. But there were some problems...