Carbotech Engineering C5 & C6 Corvette high-performance brake pads are built using a proprietary 3-stage chemical bonding and riveting process. All of the companys trackproven friction compounds work in a wide range of temperatures, offer low wear, and are rotor friendly. Carbotech's family of brake compounds allow for fine tuning of your Corvette's braking characteristics depending on a specific enthusiasts application and use.
XP8 - Novice, Intermediate Lapping Day - Carbotech's XP-8 provides outstanding initial bite at race temperatures, high coefficient of friction (0.58-0.60), excellent modulation and release characteristics, extremely high fade resistance, very rotor friendly with non-corrosive dust. Perfect for intermediate - advanced track/Corvette HPDE use with any tire, but still can be easily driven to and from the track. Not recommended as a daily-driving street pad due to possible elevated levels of dust and noise.
Fits all 1997-2013 Corvettes except C6 Z06, ZR1 and Grand Sport models.
|Model Year||1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013|
Carbotech’s brake pads are unique. Carbotech’s compound is a proprietary blend of carbon, ceramic, and kevlar materials which are blended to outperform rival products. When Carbotech first entered the business, they made pads just like everyone else; they mixed carbon and iron. After 15 years, Carbotech’s R&D team achieved their breakthrough, and today, Carbotech is the Official Brake Pad of the United States Endurance Racing Association. R&D is a way of life at Carbotech, and they’re constantly developing better compounds for both street and racing applications. Contact Zip to see which set of Carbotech pads is right for your Corvette.