Chevrolet has announced detailed performance specifications for the 2014 Corvette Z51.

Chevrolet has announced detailed performance specifications for the 2014 Corvette Z51.

During testing, the model was able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds and run the quarter mile in 12 seconds flat. The coupe also pulled 1.03 g on the skid pad and went from 60-0 mph in just 107 feet (32.6 meters). Last but not least, the Z51 lapped Virginia International Raceway’s 4.2 mile (6.7 km) long Grand Course in just 2:51.78 which is nearly seven seconds faster than the Camaro 1LE.

Like the standard model, the Corvette Z51 is powered by a 6.2-liter V8 engine that develops 455 bhp (339 kW) and 460 lb-ft (624 Nm) of torque.

The Z51 Performance Package costs $2,800 and includes aerodynamic styling tweaks, an electronic limited-slip differential, a dry-sump oiling system and an upgraded cooling system. The test car was also equipped with Magnetic Ride Control which adds $1,795 to the Corvette's base price of $51,995.

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