(KHOU/WHAS11)-- Vroom! Chevy announced Friday the new Corvette Z06 will pack a whopping 650 horsepower.
The new model will now be on par with certain models of Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maclaren.
The announcement comes at a sensitive time for GM, the parent company of Chevrolet, admit the public embarrassment and hefty fines over waiting years to recall millions of vehicles of the ignition switch.
The price for the 2015 model has not been announced.