Hagerty Classic Cars has put together a list of facts that some people may not know about the Corvette Z06. For instance, did you know the first Z06 was built in 1963? The Z06 was created to humble would-be Corvette competitors foreign and domestic, o…
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corvette440hp said: For instance, did you know the first Z06 was built in 1963?
UH....well...kinda sorta. The first Z06 cars were built in 1962, but they were '63 model cars. I'm in a splitting hairs kinda mood.... A good friend of mine bought 2 Z06 cars new. The first, he had for a couple of weeks, and totaled it one night when he fell asleep on the way home. He wrote a letter to GM explaining what had happened, trying to get another one, but, since they were a very limited production car, and most were going to racers, he had no luck. Then, about 2 months later, he got a call from someone GM, asking if he still wanted to buy another Z06....which he did. He kept that car until about 6-7 years ago, when someone offered him a sum of cash he just couldn't turn down. Rumor is it was north of $250,000. I think it recently was sold thru a Mecum auction, too...
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