Less than a month after the base-spec C8 Corvette was shown to the public, rumors of what the hotter C8s wants to be like are already percolating.
Automobile is reporting that the C8 Corvette Z06 is due for a 2022 model and could feature a version of Cadillac's Nightwing hot V twin-turbo V8 making upwards of 800 horse power and perhaps more than 700 lb-ft of torque. That engine will not wear the Nightwing name though, probably it's for LT7.
According to Automobile, the new Z06 While this is far from confirmed, both a 10-speed dual clutch gearbox could replace the 7-speed currently on offer.
This upgraded powertrain could be matched to fender to take the fat The C7 Corvette Z06