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Production of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is finally underway, according to a posting on The first car, a black beauty destined for motorsports icon Rick Hendrick, came off the line yesterday at 9:26 AM, according to the forum poster, who was on a public tour at the lucky moment.

Chevrolet's Bowling Green, KY factory is building just seven cars an hour. Now, we're sure this is very, very happy news if you're one of the lucky folks that placed an order. It does not, however, mean you'll be taking delivery straight away, according to Chevrolet.

"Yes, we started producing customer cars yesterday," Chevy spokesman Monte Doran told Autoblog. "We are not shipping cars to customers yet, though. We're still doing final quality checks and audits and will begin shipping cars in the coming weeks."

Still, this is some exciting news for Z06 consumers. Now, you just need to get through the next few weeks.First Chevy Corvette Z06 comes off the line originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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