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Corvette Of The Day: 2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

2002 Corvette - The Ultimate Guide

For 2002, the Z06’s 5.7-liter LS6 engine would receive an additional 20 horsepower, bringing the output of the small-block Chevy V-8 up to a robust 405 brake-horsepower. Additionally, torque was also increased by another 15 lb-ft, and was now rated at 400 lb-ft at 4,800rpm.

2002 Corvette Special Editions

More of the usual suspects in terms of special edition Corvettes for the 20023 model year.

A successor to the ZR-1 made its debut in 2001 as the Z06, giving a nod to the high-performance Z06 version of the C2 Corvette of the 1960s. The Z06 uses a tuned version of the standard LS1 engine (designated the LS6), with a higher power output of 385 hp (390 PS; 287 kW), later bumped to 405 hp (411 PS; 302 kW) starting in 2002.
For 50 years, Chevrolet Corvette has represented American performance. In 2002, Corvette also led the pack at two important racing venues: the Indy Racing League (IRL) and the 86th running of the Indianapolis 500. In its IRL pace duties, Corvette wore a two-tone white and Millennium Yellow paint scheme with checkered-flags graphics forming a V for victory.
The Corvette C5-R was part of a plan by General Motors and their Chevrolet brand to create a factory team to participate in grand touring races not only in North America, but also elsewhere in the world, most notably at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. GM had previously been against approving factory support for Corvette racing programs, although the IMSA GT Championship's Corvette GTPs had seen some support until they ended competition in 1989.

2002 Corvette Engines

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2002 Corvette Market & Sales Data

2002 Corvette auction and sales area. We share upcoming auctions, recent auction results, cool 2002 Corvettes we find for sale and commentary on the current market for the 2002 Corvette.

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When the C5 Corvette was finally unveiled critics were quick to notice a thundering new powerplant. It carried the LS1 designation, serving as the C5 Corvette’s base engine for the duration of the production run. Ironically, the C5 Corvette would only ever leave the factory with one of two individual engines. This included the aforementioned 5.7L LS1, as well as the all-powerful 5.7L LS6, which powered the C5 Z06.

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