2004 Chevrolet Corvette Commemorative Edition Last C5 ZO6

2004 Chevrolet Corvette Commemorative Edition Last C5 ZO6

2004 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
2004 Chevrolet Corvette Commemorative Edition Last C5 ZO6 The feature Corvette that we are looking at today is the Last C5 ZO6 Chevrolet Corvette 2004 Commemorative Edition. The last C5 Corvette produced, built on July 1, 20041 of 2,215 Commemorative Edition Coupes produced5.7/350 HP LS1 V-8 engineSequential fuel injection4-speed automatic transmission with overdriveLimited slip differentialActive handlingSpeed-sensitive power rack and pinion steering4-wheel power disc brakesLeMans Blue with Shale leather interiorCross Flags stitched into headrestsElectrochromic mirrorsHeads-up displayPlastic still affixedTwilight sentinelRemovable roof panelBose AM/FM/CD stereoCruise control6-way power sport seats5-spoke aluminum wheels This is the engine in the 2004 Chevrolet Corvette Commemorative Edition Last C5 ZO6. It has the 5.7L engine and is rated at 405 hp and 400 ft. lbs. torque. Our photo was taken in 2007 in the MY Garage Museum and…
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1997 C5 Corvette Commercial

1997 C5 Corvette Commercial

1997 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Corvette Videos
The new C8 2020 Corvette Mid-Engine has just been released, so we wanted to look back at some great Corvette history. 1997 was the first year of production for the fifth-generation Corvette which was twenty-three years ago. We start off with a Corvette Commercial that ran for the then New 1997 C5 Corvette. 1997 C5 Corvette Commercial; full 60 second "What Is It?" https://youtu.be/5_2MgRhlpNk This video is a 1997 C5 Corvette Commercial which was in the Chevrolet Dealer 1997 C5 Launch-Kit and is the full 60-second commercial. There is also a 30 second shortened commercial. Next, we have a photo that was given to the press. The fifth-generation Corvette started with the 1997 model year. The C5 offered a larger amount of trunk space, now large enough for two golf bags. They moved…
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C5 Corvette Tiger Shark Body Kit

C5 Corvette Tiger Shark Body Kit

2001 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History
In the December 2017 issue of Vette Vues Magazine Scott Teeters looks at the history of the "2001 Tiger Shark Concept Corvette".  In his article, he mentions that there are aftermarket full-body kits for C5 Corvettes available.   I happened to run across a press release for one of these kits dated June 24, 2015 and thought you might enjoy reading it. Here is the Corvette Tiger Shark Body Kit press release... C5 Corvette Tiger Shark Body Kit Now Available Through Detroit-based Innovative Vehicle Solutions for 1997-2004 Corvettes Re-release of famed Tiger Shark Kit that has been out of circulation for many years June 24, 2015 – Tiger Shark is back, and is being exposed to the public for the first time in over a decade at Bloomington Gold – where special re-launch pricing…
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2003 Corvette Press Kit for the 50th Anniversary, Nashville

2003 Corvette Press Kit for the 50th Anniversary, Nashville

2003 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History
In this post, we'll look at the 2003 Corvette press kit given by Chevrolet to automotive media for the 50th Anniversary Celebration in Nashville, TN on June 27 & 28, 2003. First, a look at the cover of the 2003 Corvette Press Kit... [caption id="attachment_2333" align="aligncenter" width="640"] This is the cover of the 2003 Corvette 50th Anniversary press kit that was given by Chevrolet to select automotive media members for the 50th Anniversary Celebration in Nashville, TN on June 27 & 28, 2003.[/caption] This 2003 Corvette Press Kit comes in a bright red presentation case that is embossed on the cover with the Corvette 50th Celebration logo as well as the words "Corvette 50th Anniversary Nashville, Tennessee." Next, A Look Inside the 2003 Corvette Press Kit [caption id="attachment_2334" align="aligncenter" width="640"]…
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Chevrolet Corvette 2004 Product Information

Chevrolet Corvette 2004 Product Information

2004 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Specifications
In this blog we'll look at what's new for the 2004 Chevrolet Corvette: 2004 Corvette Product Information, model year lineup, special editions, 2004 Corvette Specifications and more. [caption id="attachment_2422" align="aligncenter" width="720"] 2004 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Commemorative Edition © General Motors (This photo was included in the media kit.) Check out the 2004 Corvette Product Information in this blog.[/caption] We are looking at the 2003 Corvette Press Kit for the 50th-anniversary Celebration in Nashville. This is one of the press releases that was included in the media kit.  The event took place in Nashville, Tennessee on June 27 and 28, 2003.  The kit included fourteen press releases.  We will provide links at the bottom of the press releases for you to enjoy. 2004 Corvette Product Information  New for 2004 • Commemorative…
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Corvette 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2003

Corvette 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2003

2003 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History
Corvettes poured into Nashville's Coliseum for the 2 official Corvette 50th Anniversary Celebration in June 2003. This article is a list of the activities. [caption id="attachment_2366" align="aligncenter" width="640"] The Corvette 50th Anniversary Celebration got underway June 27-28, 2003 in Nashville, Tennessee. This is a look at the skyline at night. Photo Credits: Tabitha Kaylee Hawk from Nashville (Downtown Nashville Uploaded by Kaldari) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.[/caption] We are looking at the 2003 Corvette Press Kit for the 50th-anniversary Celebration in Nashville.  This is one of the press releases that was included in the media kit.  The event took place in Nashville, Tennessee on June 27 and 28, 2003.  The kit included fourteen press releases.  We will provide links at the bottom of the press releases for you…
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Racer Andy Pilgrim Lead’s Corvette’s 50th Anniversary in 2003

Racer Andy Pilgrim Lead’s Corvette’s 50th Anniversary in 2003

2003 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Racing News Current and Past
Successful Corvette C5-R driver, Andy Pilgrim, Lead's Corvette's 50th Anniversary in 2003. This article gives some history on this famous race car drier. In this series of blog post, we are looking at the 2003 Corvette Press Kit given by Chevrolet to automotive media for the 50th Anniversary Celebration in Nashville, TN on June 27 & 28, 2003.  This kit included fourteen Press Releases.   We are looking at the one entitled Racer Andy Pilgrim Selected for Corvette 50th Anniversary Role.   You can take a look at photos and details about the press kit at this link CLICK HERE. This photo of Andy Pilgrim was included in the 2003 Corvette media kit. [caption id="attachment_2372" align="aligncenter" width="470"] Andy Pilgrim Lead's Corvette's 50th Anniversary. Andy Pilgrim / Chevrolet Corvette C5-R Corvette Racing /…
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C5 Corvette Production Totals | Vette Vues Magazine

C5 Corvette Production Totals | Vette Vues Magazine

1997 Corvette Information, 2001 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Production Numbers
In this blog, we will look at the C5 Corvette Production Totals.  The C5 Chevrolet Corvette was produced by Chevrolet from 1997 through 2004 model years. [caption id="attachment_3637" align="aligncenter" width="640"] 1997 Chevrolet C5 Corvette Coupe. As we look at the C5 Corvette Production Totals we see that there were 9,752 1997 Corvette Coupes produced. The base Corvette sold for $37,495.[/caption] The C5 Chevrolet Corvette was produced by Chevrolet from 1997 through 2004 model years. In this post, is a pdf file with the C5 Corvette Production Totals. NOTE: This will take a few seconds to load the PDF file. [pdf-embedder url="http://vette-vues.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/C5-Production-Totals.pdf" title="C5 Production Numbers"]C5 Production Totals   The fifth generation Corvette started with the 1997 model year. The 5th generation Corvette had an all new body, chassis, and interior. Even…
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Corvette Active Handling System Debuts

Corvette Active Handling System Debuts

1998 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information
Chevrolet Press Release November 6, 1997 LAS VEGAS, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chevrolet Corvette has a well-deserved reputation for cutting-edge technology and high performance -- alldelivered at a very competitive price. That reputation will soon be enhanced when an optional Active Handling chassis control system (JL4) becomes available on all Corvette models early in 1998, and standard on convertibles with the Indy 500 Pace Car package. Corvette's Active Handling system features a unique blend of sensors that are capable of reading steering inputs, vehicle yaw rate and lateral g force, then activating the vehicle's brakes on a selective basis to help stabilize the car in emergency maneuvers. When added to Corvette's well-developed ABS braking and traction control systems, Active Handling greatly enhances the accident avoidance capabilities of the already…
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