29 Mar '15, 7pm

2015's Top Ten Tech Cars: Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Finally, Chevy has managed to put it all together. The supercharged, 485-kilowatt (650-horsepower) version of the new Corvette Z06 combines a race-bred aluminum space frame, carbon-fiber bodywork, an adaptive magnetic suspension, superb aerodynamics, and a brilliant limited-slip differential. (It’s called “limited slip” because it reduces power to the wheel that’s not getting traction, thanks to an algorithm based on real-time parameters.) Coupe or convertible, it’s simply one of the fastest, best-performing production cars in history, beating track times of virtually any rival that sells for less than US $500,000, at a price that reads like a typo: Just $78,995 to start. On a test drive near Death Valley, in California’s Mojave Desert, the Z06 coupe peaks at 185 kilometers per hour (115 miles per hour) in third gear and 233 km/h (145 mph) in fourth. I stop there, before t...

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