Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Corvette Readies C6 Coupe Victory Edition for Europe

ZURICH, Switzerland — General Motors will roll out the Corvette C6 Coupe Victory Edition in Europe this March, a vehicle designed to celebrate Corvette Racing victories in such storied venues as the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The automaker said it will only build 250 units of the limited-edition model, which comes with a day of professional instruction at selected racetracks across Europe.
Corvette C6 Coupe Victory EditionThe Victory Edition is equipped with the LS2 6.0-liter V8 that churns out 404 horsepower and 403 pound-feet of torque, linked to a six-speed manual transmission. A six-speed paddle-shift transmission is optional.

The Victory Edition Corvette comes in two race-inspired colors: black or Velocity Yellow. It gets Competition Gray aluminum wheels: 18-inchers in the front and 19s in the rear. A body-color rear spoiler is standard.

The interior has two-tone leather seats with Corvette flag emblems, carbon-look interior trim and a numbered "Victory Edition" badge. Other features include a DVD navigation system and a luxury package that bundles heated seats and a memory package with presets for two drivers. A head-up display includes a G-force meter.

The Corvette Racing team has won more than 50 events, including five class wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans between 2001 and 2006.

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