2023 Chevy Corvette Z06: Topless Thrills Up to 8,600 RPM?

Listen to the C8 Corvette teasing us with its flat-plane V-8 that revs up to 8,600 RPM, right before its official debut

The Corvette C8 Z06 is almost here and it teases us by showing off its flat-plane V-8 soundtrack

The C8 was a very capable car to begin with, as it manages a 60 mph sprint in under 3.0 seconds. But the C8 Z06 is the first flat-plane V-8 Corvette and promises even more thrills

The engine is internally dubbed the LT6 and is shared with the C8 R racecar

The 5.5-liter flat-plane V-8 retains the normal aspiration and has an 8,600 RPM redline. More importantly, it makes 617 hp, which is more than the last normally-aspirated V-8 Ferrari. It also sounds like one

GM has given celebrities a spirited drive in the C8 Z06

Among them are Devin Booker - a basketball superstar and big-time car enthusiast, and Emilia Hartford, who has one of the fastest C8 Corvettes in the world

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What do you think of the flat-plane V-8 soundtrack? Is it too much like a Ferrari or does it suit the C8 Corvette Z06 just right, given its performance credentials?

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