A test fleet vehicle of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 has been photographed up close and personal.

A test fleet vehicle of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 has been photographed up close and personal.

Chevrolet is putting the finishing touches on the highly anticipated Corvette Z06 as a test fleet vehicle wearing Michigan plates and a Crystal Red Tintcoat body paint was spotted in a parking lot. Part of GM's Captured Test Fleet (CTF), such vehicles are being driven by the company's drivers on a daily basis who have to report back to headquarters about how the car behaves. The Z06's configurator is already online for those willing to pay at least the $78,995 starting price of the coupe whereas the convertible kicks off at $83,995.

Deliveries are programmed to kick off early next year and both body styles will be powered by a V8 6.2-liter supercharged engine with 650 bhp (485 kW) and 650 lb-ft (881 Nm) working with either a seven-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic transmission. The vehicle seen here also has the optional Z07 and carbon fiber ground effects packages which jack up the price by $7,995 and $2,995, respectively.

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