The engine has that high pitch Ferrari 458 sound and is very similar to the C8.R Racing Corvette that has a 5.5L flat plane crank engine. The new DOHC engine makes 500 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque in race trim but could easily exceed 600 hp when uncorked.
Check out this video from HorsePower Obsessed video as he covers C8 Z06 News and C8 ZR1 News with mules and pre production models being spotted and discussed on the C8 Corvette forums and Corvette Blogs.
David Wesel spotted them in Marietta, Ohio and took a ton of great photos and videos of C8 Corvette test mules Z06 and ZR1.
Also, you can see in the video and pictures that it looks like General Motors and the Corvette Engineers at Chevrolet are trying to hide the fact in the center exhaust the two outer tips are smaller and could possibly be the waste gates of a Twin Turbo set up. They think based on the interior and from inside sources its more likely the Z06 won’t come out until 2023 vs. 2022.
Another YouTuber Brink of Speed shares his take on the C8 Z06, C8 ZR1 Prototypes.
New UP-CLOSE VIDEO of the C8 Z06, ZR1 & E-Ray Corvette’s! BEST Z06 REVS yet & MORE!
Per the video: Today, I can’t wait to show you this up-close video of the Z06, ZR1, and E-Ray Corvette’s. This video and pictures were taken by David Wesel, and let me tell you, he did an amazing job. My favorite part though is the loud revs from the Z06. They are the best yet that I’ve heard. Enjoy, ladies and gentlemen.
In this video by Speed Phenom where what he says makes the most sense is that its not a bunch of different models. It’s most likely just the C8 Corvette Z06 they are working on with different variants.
NEW Z06 Corvettes Hiding in Plain Sight! What They ALL Got Wrong…
Rick Corvette Conti shares his thoughts on these test mules and possible C8 Corvette Z06 variants as well.
CORVETTE TEST CARS CAUGHT IN OHIO ~ MANY DIFFERENT VARIANTS!
Check out this video from Brink of Speed talking about an article on the Mid Engine Corvette Forum where he shares speculation and news on the C8 Corvette Z06.
In the article and video they think the Bowling Green, KY plant will be testing Wide Body C8 Corvette Z06 production down the line in between the 2021 Stingray C8 Corvettes.
They could be testing the build process of the pre production C8 Corvette Z06 to possibly have one announced by the summer and perhaps display it at Corvettes at Carlisle in August as they did with the 2020 C8 Corvette Stingray Z51 unveil in July of 2019 and perhaps start delivering them by March 2022 to dealers near you.
Watch the video below and share your comments on the C8 Corvette Z06 on when you think it will be announced or produced. Also, do you think it will be a wide body C8 Corvette with a flat plane crank?
We are currently on 4 lists for the C8 Corvette Z06 ranging from being the dealership’s first C8 Corvette Z06 to 40th, and 303rd.. So we are just as excited as you are for the Z06 C8 Corvette.
Check out this video that we found on YouTube of what is thought to be the new 2022 C8 Corvette Z06 in test mule format disguised to hide the body lines and the flat plane crank engine that revs to 9000 RPMS like a Ferrari.
Funny enough they are with a Porsche 911 GT2 RS and a Ferrari 458.
What do you think of the 2022 C8 Corvette Z06 and will you buy one?