The C6 got quite much modifications compared to its predecessors, larger passenger compartment, new bodywork and for first time from 1962 it has exposed headlights. The engine is 6.2 L (380 cu in).Overall the C6 is shorter and narrower compared to the C5. The C6 comes close to relatively good fuel economy due to its low drag coefficient it reaches 16/26 mpg (city/highway).The new Corvette is fitted with Computer Aided Gear Selection (CAGS) to further improve the economy of the car.
The sport version of the car Corvette Z06 is equipped with a 7.0L version of the small block engine codenamed LS7.The output of the engine is 505 break horsepower (377 kW) and reaches 0-60 in 3.8 seconds. For even more performance in 2007 was announced the ZR1 model with a supercharged 6.2 L engine producing 638 break horsepower .The price of the super sport model starts from $ 105,000 with the standard interior to $ 115,000 with the leather saloon. The ZR1 has the most powerful engine ever put in a GM production sports car, reaching over 205 mph.