2009 Corvette Z06 Gets a Few Upgrades

Yes, we know all the Corvette news lately has been about the uber fast ZR1, but for 2009 the Z06 version gets a few updates.

For the 2009 model year the Corvette Z06 gets a new “spider” design 10-spoke alloy wheel that is available in four versions. There are also a few updates to the interior such as color-keyed door and instrument panels with red and titanium interiors, standard power-operated pull-down hatch, gray stitching on the Ebony seats and new door sill plates with the Z06 logo.

The Z06 also receives a larger capacity dry sump oiling system.

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Several trim and content changes are incorporated on the Z06. They include:

* New, “spider”-design 10-spoke Z06 wheel available in four versions: Sparkle Silver, Competition Gray and chrome
* Color-keyed door and instrument panels with red and titanium interiors
* Power-operated pull-down hatch now standard
* Gray stitching on Ebony base seats (previously red)
* New door sill plates with the Z06 logo
* Acoustic package standard on all Z06 models

The Z06 also receives a larger-capacity dry-sump oiling system. It upgrades to the 10.5-quart (9.9 liters) system of the new ZR1. The previous oil system held eight quarts (7.5 liters).

The popular museum delivery option (RPO R8C) remains available for all Corvette models.