Corvette racing legend Fellows is celebrated with a specially prepared Z06 limited edition

The first signed special edition in Corvette’s 54-year history, the Corvette Z06 ‘Ron Fellows edition’ marks the contribution of the Canadian racer to the success of the Corvette racing programme. Only 399 are planned for production, with 33 destined for Europe. All are distinguished by unique Arctic White paint accented with a racing-style fender stripe and Ron Fellows’ autograph, along with a full-width racing-type rear spoiler and polished 10-spoke aluminium wheels. Price of this Corvette Z06 ‘Ron Fellows edition’ is [please ask your local PR Manager for the price in your country].

The ‘Ron Fellows edition’ is based on the Corvette Z06. At the heart of the Z06 is the LS7 V8 engine, achieving 377kW (512 hp) at 6300 rpm, matched to a rear-mounted 6-speed transaxle to provide optimum weight distribution. In first gear the Z06 delivers a 0-100 km/h performance of 3.9 seconds and it has a top speed of 320 km/h.

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The special-edition is distinguished by unique interior and exterior appointments. The Corvette Z06 is only available in Arctic White that is accented with a racing-style fender stripe and Ron Fellow’s autograph. The front fender graphics are reminiscent of the identifying graphics of the Corvette GT1 race car. They feature double Monterey Red Metallic stripes with Machine Silver borders and Fellows’ autograph in a contrasting Victory Red shade. In recognition of Fellows’ Canadian heritage, a red maple leaf logo motif is incorporated with the graphics. Other exterior cues include a full-width racing spoiler and a unique windshield banner.

Special interior equipment includes red seats, console, door trims and instrument panel. The red leather armrest, featuring the Corvette crossed flags logo is signed and numbered inside by hand. A final refinement is a carbon-fibre “tech” pattern interior trim plate.

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Fellows is regarded as a key part of the team’s 51 victories since its creation in 1999. He scored Corvette Racing’s first victory in 2000 and went on to become a three-time American Le Mans Series GT1 champion, a 24 Hours of Le Mans class winner and an overall winner in the Rolex 24 at Daytona with Corvette Racing. In 2005 and 2006 his efforts supported team-mates Oliver Gavin and Olivier Beretta on their way to successive ALMS titles.

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“Ron Fellows is part of Corvettes racing heritage and he has been instrumental in the remarkable success of the Corvette Racing team in the American Le Mans Series,” said Ed Peper, Chevrolet general manager. “The special signature-series Z06 model that bears his name will forever link him to one of the greatest eras in factory racing, which has produced six consecutive ALMS GT1 manufacturers championships, and counting.”

The Corvette Z06 ‘Ron Fellows edition’ will be available in a limited number of European markets.

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