The first Z06 was actually an option package first offered with the 1963 Corvette. The Z06 option was designed to allow consumers to bolster the 1963 "Split-Window" Corvettes performance and handling capabilities for use on the race track.
Special Edition: The 2012 Centennial Edition Corvette The Chevrolet Motor Company was founded on November 3, 1911. In April 2011, Chevrolet...
The 1963 Corvette Grand Sport, a Zora Arkus-Duntov designed rendition, of the C2 was staged for track domination, both at home and abroad. Unfortunately, the Grand Sport project was simply not to be, as it was axed before being scaled to full production.