2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Wil Cooksey Special Edition 427 Coupe 7.0L

  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Corvette
  • SubModel: Z06 Wil Cooksey Edition
  • Type: Coupe
  • Trim: Z06 Coupe
  • Year: 2008
  • Mileage: 9,912
  • VIN: 1G1YY26E685127109
  • Color: Crystal Red Metallic
  • Engine size: 7.0L 427Cu. In. V8 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Power Telescopic Steering Wheel, Heated Seats, Memory Seating Package, Dual-Zone Electronic A/C, Universal Home Remote, Head-Up Display, Steering Wheel Controls, Z06 Performance Package, Power Drivers Seat, Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Ebony / Dark Titanium
  • Safety options: Anti-Lock Brakes, Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag, Side Airbags
  • Options: Z44 - 427 Crystal Red Limited Edition, Navigation, Leather Wrapped Interior, Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel, Bose Premium 7-Speaker System, Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Wil Cooksey Edition Description

2008 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Limited Edition Z06

This Car# 56 of 427 Produced for the U.S. and Canada
Factory Order# MQPGH8
Job# 28880
Build Date: April 2nd, 2008

Original MSRP: $85,945


Clear Bra added to Front Nose & Mirrors

B & B Cat Back Exhaust w/ X Pipe
(Original Factory Exhaust is included in Sale)

Additional Lower Front Spoiler New in Box

Chevrolet's Special '427 Limited Edition Z06' Salutes Classic 427 Corvettes
Chevrolet announced the 2008 Corvette 427 Limited Edition Z06, a limited-production model that paid homage to the big-block Stingray models of the mid-1960s. The 427 designation refers to the cubic-inch displacement for the highest-performance engines offered between 1966 and '69 – and is also the cubic-inch equivalent of the Z06's 7.0L LS7 small-block V-8.
The 427 Limited Edition Z06 features a Crystal Red Tintcoat exterior, the first Z06 ever offered with a red metallic tintcoat paint. It also features graphics on the hood and fascia that evoke the style of the famed "stinger" hood design and graphics that were offered with 1967 models equipped with the 427 engine. Also unique to this model are "427" hood badges. Each example was numbered and signed by Wil Cooksey, the Corvette assembly plant manager who retired after 15 years on the job.
"The heritage of the 427 designation with the Corvette is legendary," said Harlan Charles, Corvette product manager. "Recognizing the tie-in of the original 427 engine and the LS7's 427-inch displacement has been on the Corvette team's mind since the Z06 was introduced, and we're thrilled to express it in this special model."
Available under order code Z44, this special Z06 entered production the spring of 2008. Only 427 were offered in the United States and Canada, with 78 more exported outside North America. That's a total of 505 production vehicles – the same number of horsepower produced by the LS7 engine.
The special-edition Corvette carried a MSRP of $84,195 and includes the 3LZ premium equipment package with a custom, leather-wrapped interior. A navigation system ($1,750) and Corvette Museum Delivery ($490) were the only options available.
A breakdown of the 427 Limited Edition Z06's unique content includes:
* Crystal Red Tintcoat Exterior Paint with Stinger-Style Graphics and 427 Hood Badges
* Exclusive, Spyder-Design Chrome Wheels
* Body-Color Rear Spoiler and Door Handles
* Exclusive Dark Titanium Custom Leather-Wrapped Interior
* Special Crystal Red Interior Trim Plate Graphic Pattern
* Console Armrest Signed and Numbered by Wil Cooksey
* "427"-Embroidered Seats and Floor Mats
* "Z06" Sill Plates
Corvette Z06 details
The Corvette Z06 that is the foundation for the 427 Limited Edition offers carefully executed levels of capability and technology, making it one of the best performance values on the market.
The Z06's LS7 7.0L engine reintroduced the 427-cubic-inch engine to the Corvette lineup. It uses racing-derived lightweight technology, including titanium connecting rods and intake valves, to help boost horsepower and rpm capability – it is rated at 505 horsepower * The only transmission offered with the Z06 is a six-speed manual.
In the car's 3,162-pound package, the LS7 engine helps deliver 0-60 mph performance of 3.7 seconds in first gear, quarter-mile times of 11.7 seconds at 125 mph and a top speed of 198 mph (as recorded on Germany's Autobahn) – the Z06 also circuited Germany's famed Nurburgring racetrack in a time of 7:43.
The Z06 has a unique aluminum body structure for optimum stiffness and light weight for the fixed-roof body style. Perimeter rails are one-piece hydro-formed aluminum members featuring cast suspension nodes, which replace many welded steel components on other Corvette models. Advanced structural composites featuring carbon fiber are bonded to the aluminum structure. Wider front wheelhouses, for example, are carbon composites and the passenger compartment floors combine carbon-fiber skins with an ultra-lightweight balsa wood core.
A firm, race-proven suspension works harmoniously with large 18 x 9.5-inch cast-spun aluminum wheels and 275/35ZR18 tires in the front, and 19 x 12-inch cast-spun aluminum wheels with 325/30ZR19 tires in the rear to achieve lateral acceleration of more than 1 g. Complementing the suspension system and large rolling stock is an equally capable four-wheel disc brake system, consisting of 14-inch (355 mm) vented and cross-drilled front rotors and 13.4-inch (340 mm) vented and cross-drilled rear rotors.
The front rotors are acted upon by large, red-painted six-piston calipers that use six individual brake pads. Individual brake pads are used because they deliver more equalized wear compared to what would otherwise be a pair of very long single-piece pads. For the rear brakes, four-piston calipers with four individual brake pads are used. A Delphi four-channel ABS system is standard, as is a very competent active handling system – complete with a Competitive Driving mode.