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Chevrolet Corvette Review: 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 LZ2

With a gradual increase in the popularity of small passenger cars among the consumers, these varieties can be seen in every nooks and cranny of the globe. Amongst all the small cars available in the automobile world, the one that has carved out its own niche is the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 LZ2.

This car has gone through regular changes for the convenience and the desires of its customers. The latest version is 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 LZ2, which has already been appreciated by most experts in the field.

Standard Features

2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 LZ2 is fully equipped with pre-programmed equalizer, telematics system, radio data system, automated collision notification, emergency response system, roadside assistance system, remote unlocking system and telephone antenna. Apart from these features, it also consists of air filter, automated climate control, carpeted floors and steering wheel made of leather that has added a great deal to the convenience and comfort quotient of the car.

Comfort Features

2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 LZ2 has not only done well on the comfort platform, but it has also excellent mechanical features. It has a short-throw 6-speed manual transmission and steering column with power telescopic along with a 2-position memory feature. Both its front and rear suspension is independent long or short arm double wishbone with shock absorbers and composite transverse leaf springs.

Though the seating and storage facility of all Chevrolet Corvette Z06 LZ2 is not much different from other small passenger cars, still it fares well in this sector amongst other cars of this genre. This version has a 6-way adjustable driver seat, dual reclining bucket seats in the front with integral headrests along with 2-position power memory for drivers plus upgraded and modified leather seats.

Security Features

However, the feature that has made 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 LZ2 totally distinct from other small cars and its previous versions is the security and safety one. This car is outfitted with GPS enabled crash sensors, dual stage passenger and driver airbag, three point seatbelts and door beams with side guards. Again, it is also gifted with a vehicle tracking system, anti-lockout, anti-theft alarm, selective locking & unlocking, engine immobilizer and powered programmable door locks.

Instrumentation Features

As far as the instrumentation part is concerned, 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 LZ2 is well prepared with battery gauge, voice activated phone controls, mounted audio control steering wheel, oil quality indicator, oil pressure measuring gauge, tachometer, external temperature gauge, digital clock, compass and cruise control system.

Interior and exterior lighting of the car has also been looked upon with utmost care and precision. Interior lighting of the car consist of trunk light, twin reading light in the front, illuminated entry and deferred courtesy light. Exterior lighting comprises of running lights during daytime, automatic dusk sensor and on/off headlights, high intensity xenon discharge headlights, high beam twin projector halogen headlights and front fog lights.

By our reckoning, it is a full-packaged car with all the basic requirements of a consumer fully covered.

Tech Specs

Body: Two door Coupe

Engine: 7.0 liter, 505 hp & V8

Transmission: 6 – speed manual

Torque: 470 ft/lbs

Power: 505 horsepower

Tires: 275/35R18

Verdict:

For: Excellent in handling and has fast acceleration with minimum lag.

Against: Car acceleration might not be at peak during days with high temperature.

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