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2024 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Exterior Driver Side Rear Profile

What’s the difference between the 2024 Chevy Corvette Stingray & Z06?

Published on Mar 27, 2024 by Classic ELITE Chevy Sugar Land Creative Team

Everybody loves the Chevy Corvette. It’s one of the most iconic vehicles ever built, dating all the way back to the early ‘50s. It has been a staple in the American automotive industry for decades and will likely remain that way forever. A lot of us are more casual fans of the Corvette than enthusiasts, so we might see things like Stingray and Z06 and not know what they mean or what the difference is between them. We’re here to clear that up for you, and then we’ll dive into some of the differences between the two vehicles for the 2024 model year. The Corvette Stingray is the name of the regular Chevy Corvette, whereas Z06 is the high-performance variant of the Corvette. In other words, if the 2024 Chevy Corvette Stingray isn’t enough sports car for you, you can amp it up by opting for the 2024 Chevy Corvette Z06.

What’s new in the 2024 Corvette Stingray?

This year a few adjustments have brought even more value to the 2024 Chevy Corvette Stingray, starting with a trio of new exterior color options including Riptide Blue Metallic, Cacti Green and the premium Sea Wolf Gray Tricoat. Other new features and enhancements include the following:

  • Powered hood
  • Pair of redesigned wheel options
  • Five new full-length dual racing stripe color options
  • Artemis interior featuring green accents and seatbelts
  • Standardized Rear Camera Mirror
  • Available Coupe and Convertible engine appearance packages
  • Available Edge Red or Sterling Silver engine cover for LT2 trim
  • Available Performance Data Recorder on 1LT trim
  • Standardized driver-assistance features
    • Following Distance Indicator
    • Forward Collision Alert
    • Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
    • IntelliBeam auto high beams
    • Automatic Emergency Braking
    • Front Pedestrian and Bicyclist Braking
2024 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Exterior Driver Side Front Profile

What’s new in the 2024 Corvette Z06?

Several changes have come to the 2024 Chevy Corvette Z06 as well, including many similar adjustments from the Stingray. The Z06 is now available in the same three new exterior color options as well as the five new accent color choices. The powered hood, Artemis interior, engine appearance packages, Rear Camera Mirror and driver-assistance features are all the same in the Z06 as well. In addition, the Z06 now features an available set of carbon fiber wheels with red stripe as long as you opt for the carbon ceramic braking system.

2024 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Exterior Driver Side Front Angle

Comparing Technical Specs Stingray vs Z06

Below are some of the key technical specifications in which the two versions of the 2024 Chevy Corvette are available. The Corvette Stingray is available with the Z51 performance package, which enhances certain things. We’ve included a few specs that are exclusive to the Z51 package in parentheses within the Stingray column.

Specification Stingray Z06
Engine 6.2L V8 5.5L DOHC V8
Horsepower 490 hp (495 hp) 670 hp
Torque 465 lb-ft. (470 lb-ft.) 460 lb-ft.
0-60 mph N/A (2.9 s) 2.6 s
Max Lateral G Force 1.1 g 1.22 g
City Fuel Economy 16 mpg 12 mpg
Highway Fuel Economy 25 mpg 21 mpg
Combined Fuel Economy 19 mpg 15 mpg
Vehicle Width 76.1” 79.7”
Vehicle Length 182.3” 184.6”
Front Track Width 64.9” 66.3”
Rear Track Width 62.4” 66.1”
Curb Weight 3,366 lbs. 3,500 lbs.

Hopefully all of this information has helped you determine which 2024 Chevy Corvette might be the right option for you. If you want a sports car, the Stingray will certainly do the trick. It has plenty of power and impressive performance, especially when equipped with the Z51 package. But if you want a true high-performance vehicle, unmatched by most mainstream vehicles, then the Z06 should be your choice. Either way, give us a call with any questions you might have or if you think you might be interested, we look forward to hearing from you.

2024 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Interior Cabin Dashboard

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