Cargraphic wheels for Corvette Z06
The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is hands down one of the best performance machines to come out of any American manufacturing workshop. With its lightweight fiberglass body, powerful small block V8 engine and affordable price tag the Corvette has become an American performance icon and will remain that way well on into the future. So what would make this 505 HP chunk of Detroit iron any better at 199 MPH, how about a set of new shoes?
As it comes from the factory, the Z06 is already a very sporty looking machine filled with lots of high tech go fast goodies, but with the help of the German tuners at Cargraphic the hot rod C6 Corvette can look even better. The new rollers measure 19 inches in diameter up front and 20 inches in the rear. The aftermarket racing wheels are made from forged aluminum so they will not only hold up at nearly 200 MPH, but despite their size the oversized rims weigh less than the stock units so they will actually improve the Z06’s handling. These particular Cargraphic rims are finished with a glossy black center section and feature a very tasteful polished lip, however the sky is the limit as far as color choices are concerned because Cargraphic is ready to customize their products with any shade imaginable.
Press release after the jump.
The 512PS, 320kph Corvette Z06 can compete with the very best of the sports car league with “old-fashioned engine building”. Proven technology and a good balance provide the perfect base. But the Z06 also comes with high-tech equipment including an alloy chassis, sodium-cooled outlet valves and titanium connecting rods. So the customised Cargraphic Racing-wheels – 19“ (front axle) and 20“ (rear axle) – are in good company.
100 per cent made in Germany, the three piece cast or forged wheels with a classic multi-spoke design fit perfectly with a sportscar icon with its own heritage. Especially with the sporting and aggressive combination of the black-painted centre and high-quality, polished steel rim. But the choice of colours remains wide open and Landau is the land of unlimited possibilities. The extreme lightweight Racing earned its name as the wheel was already on board in a Nürburgring-world record car – and Walter Röhrl calls one set his own and has them on his private Porsche.