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(from Katech Press
Release) MAKING THE BEST CORVETTE EVEN BETTER
Allies with Endurance Racing Legend Dick Barbour to Produce Corvette
C6 Z06 Package
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. Katech Performance has made the Corvette
C6 Z06 even better with more power and enhanced induction, cooling
and exhaust. The C6 Z06 vehicle package (KAT-A4691) promises 600+
horsepower and fine finishing touches for enthusiasts who desire a
truly unique Corvette.
To develop the package,
Katech Performance consulted with endurance racing legend Dick
Barbour of Dick Barbour Racing. Barbours accomplishments include
multiple 24 Hours of Le Mans and 12 Hours of Sebring class victories
as well as three Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) championships.
Katechs own rich motorsports history includes more than 50
drivers and manufacturers championships, said Caleb Newman, vice
president, director aftermarket operations, Katech Performance. The
C6 Z06 package draws from our collective expertise. Weve crafted a
vehicle worthy of the most astute Corvette aficionados.
The C6 Z06 package
features a Katech Performance Street Attack LS7 engine with Katech
forged 11:1 pistons, solid bushed titanium connecting rods, upgraded
camshaft, high-lift beehive valvesprings, ultra-light titanium
retainers and ported cylinder heads. Other modifications include a
Katech adjustable billet aluminum belt tensioner, coil relocation
brackets and paint-matched valve covers.
Our Street Attack LS7 produces 600 horsepower for the C6 Z06, said
Newman. Thats an increase of nearly 100 horsepower over stock.
What weve created is one of the industrys most powerful yet
durable and civilized engines. Its a thrill on the highway yet
reserved on city streets. Our C6 Z06 is a true 600 horsepower daily
Newman went on to
explain that each Street Attack LS7 is hand built by the same
technicians that produce championship winning engines for all Katech
race programs. Each is meticulously calibrated and dyno-tested
before leaving the facility.
Further C6 Z06 engine
and exhaust enhancements include a Ron Davis custom aluminum
radiator with integrated oil cooler, Goodridge oil cooler lines,
high flow air filter, KoolMat race tunnel heat shield, Kooks
ceramic-coated headers and a CORSA 100-percent stainless steel
performance exhaust system.
Katech Performance has
enhanced the C6 Z06 transmission with a high-performance clutch and
an RPM Transmission Stage IV T56 upgrade featuring 300M output
shafts, bronze fork pads and cryo-treated, micropolished internals.
Stoptech stainless steel braided brake lines and AP Racing Super 600
brake fluid have been added to ensure the C6 Z06 stops as quickly as
Inside, a Caravaggio
hand-stitched steering wheel with a flat bottom, emergency brake
boot and shift knob and boot make known the vehicles elegant
demeanor. Here the driver also will find a serialized Katech
Performance manufacturers plaque.
Katech Performance can
transform a customers C6 Z06 upon delivery to its Clinton Township,
Mich., headquarters or can coordinate the vehicles purchase
directly through a dealership. For more information or to request a
catalog, call 866-KATECH1 or visit Katech Performance online at
Katech Performance, the
aftermarket performance division of Katech Inc., engineers and
manufactures race-proven crate engines and components for LS1/LS6
and LS2/LS7 engines including solid belt tensioners, coil relocation
brackets, cylinder heads, dampers, pistons, push rods, throttle
bodies and valve covers, among other high-performance products for
the street and track.
Katech Inc. was founded
on the need to provide responsive service and skills to factory race
efforts in all forms of racing, including the American Le Mans
Series (ALMS), NASCAR, SCCA SPEED World Challenge, American Speed
Association (ASA) and International Motor Sports Association (IMSA).
Today, Katech is an industrial leader in advanced racing and
high-performance engine development, manufacturing, testing and
assembly, and offers support services for the professional racer
including boring, honing, fabrication, welding and prototype parts