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Below is a summary of various production and distribution updates for the 2006 Corvette and Z06 models supplied by the Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant.

Source:  GM Media

Week of 10/3/2005

Effective 10/3/2005, the following changes will be made to the Vehicle Order Guide:

  • Coupe and Convertible Color and Trim section-Deleted convertible top color (29T) Storm Gray completely from (45U) Velocity Yellow Tintcoat, (67U) Machine Silver Metallic, (71U) Daytona Sunset Orange Metallic, (74U) Victory Red and (80U) Monterey Red Metallic Tintcoat. Updated 1st sentence at bottom of chart to now read "Convertible top colors: 35T = Beige, 41T = Black, 37T = Gray."
  • Coupe and Convertible Color and Trim section-(67U) Machine Silver Metallic exterior and (843) Titanium Gray interior, added (37T) Gray convertible top.
  • Coupe and Convertible Color and Trim section-(74U) Victory Red exterior and (843) Titanium Gray interior, added (37T) Gray convertible top.

Week of 9/12/2005

Effective 9/12/2005, the following changes will be made to the Vehicle Order Guide:

  • Exterior section-Added (QX3) Wheels, 5-spoke, Chrome aluminum, 18" x 8.5" (45.7 cm x 21.6 cm), front and 19" x 10.0" (48.3 cm x 25.4 cm), rear. It is available on 1YY07 1LT, 2LT and 3LT, and 1YY67 2LT and 3LT.

Week of 9/5/2005

Effective 9/5/2005, the following changes will be made to the Vehicle Order Guide:

  • Coupe and Convertible Color and Trim section-Exterior colors (10U) Arctic White, (19U) LeMans Blue Metallic and (41U) Black with Interior (843) Titanium Gray, changed convertible top colors to "37T/ 41T".

Week of 8/29/2005

Effective 8/29/2005, the following changes will be made to the Vehicle Order Guide:

  • Coupe and Convertible Color and Trim section-Added (37T) Gray convertible top color. It is available with (193) Ebony interior and the following exterior colors: (10U) Artic White, (19U) LeMans Blue Metallic, (41U) Black, (67U) Silverstone Metallic and (74U) Victory Red. Also updated first note at bottom of chart to now read "Convertible top colors: 35T = Beige, 29T = Storm Gray, 41T = Black, 37T = Gray."

Week of 8/15/2005

Effective 8/15/2005, the following changes will be made to the Vehicle Order Guide:

  • Exterior section-Deleted (QX3) Wheels, 5-Spoke, Chrome aluminum completely.

Week of 8/8/2005

Effective 8/8/2005, the following changes will be made to the Vehicle Order Guide:

  • Interior section-(U3U) Sound system with Navigation, updated footnote 1 to now read "Replaces 6-disc, in dash CD changer with single-disc CD." Also added a footnote 2 that reads "Includes upgrade to (U65) Sound system feature, Bose premium 7-speaker system and (U2K) Sound system feature, XM Satellite Radio." and applies to 1YY87 1LZ.

Week of 6/27/2005

Effective 6/27/2005, the following changes will be made to the Vehicle Order Guide:

  • Mechanical section-(LS7) Engine, 7.0L (427 ci) LS7 V8 SFI, changed extended description to now read "(505 hp [376.6 kW] @ 6300 rpm, 470 lb.-ft. [634.5 N-m] @ 4800 rpm), includes dry sump oil system"

Week of 5/30/2005

Effective 5/30/2005, the following changes will be made to the Vehicle Order Guide:

  • Exterior section-(Q10) Wheels, Z06 silver painted aluminum, changed extended description to now read "18" x 9.5" (45.7 cm x 24.1 cm), front and 19" x 12" (48.3 cm x 30.48 cm), rear".
  • Exterior section-(QL9) Wheels, Z06 polished aluminum, changed extended description to now read "18" x 9.5" (45.7 cm x 24.1 cm), front and 19" x 12" (48.3 cm x 30.48 cm), rear".
  • Mechanical section-(LS7) Engine, 7.0L (427 ci) LS7 V8 SFI, changed extended description to now read "(505 hp [376.6 kW] @ 7000 rpm, 470 lb.-ft. [634.5 N-m] @ 4800 rpm), includes dry sump oil system"
  • Mechanical section-(FE4) Z06 Performance Handling Package, changed short description to now read "Z06 Performance Package".
  • Color and Trim section-(45U) Velocity Yellow, changed name to now read "Velocity Yellow Tintcoat".