C5 Corvette Overview: The 5th Generation Corvette That Ran From 1997-2004

C5 Corvette Overview: The 5th Generation Corvette That Ran From 1997-2004

C5 Corvette Overview 1997 C5 Corvette Instrument Panel Are you thinking about getting a C5 Corvette? The 5th generation Corvette pushed the entire Corvette brand into the 21st century. With modern technology, a redesigned powertrain, and an active handling system, Chevrolet went all out to create one of the most impressive American sports cars at the time. While the C5 was incredibly impressive on the road, it was also a fairly economical car for its segment. This was emphasized by its surprising EPA rating of 18 miles to the gallon, which left much of the competition scratching their heads. Want to learn more about the C5 Corvette? You’re in the right place. A 5.7-Liter V8 Powertrain 1997 Corvette Coupe The C5 Corvette was powered by an all-new powertrain by Chevrolet. Despite small cosmetic…
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C5 CORVETTE BODY KITS (PART 4 IN THE SERIES)

C5 CORVETTE BODY KITS (PART 4 IN THE SERIES)

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THE HISTORICAL EVOLUTION of C5 CORVETTE BODY KITS (PART 4 IN THE SERIES) We are taking a look at the C5 Corvette body kits from 1996-to 2004. If you love Corvette, you'll love this! Wayne Ellwood shares the evolution in customing the C5 Corvettes. See how designers have been customizing cars as long as there have been cars to customize. This will give you a better understanding of what went into designing these body kits as well as how they changed from one year to the next. Check out the latest post from Vette Vues now! C5 CORVETTE BODY KITS The history of Corvette C5 body kitsCustomizing Your C5 RideIncluded are specific examples from the C5 Body Kit historyFind out how custom shops turned to Corvette as their platformFrom extensive…
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1997 C5 Corvette Commercial

1997 C5 Corvette Commercial

1997 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Corvette Videos
We are looking at the 1997 C5 Corvette Commercial. 1997 was the first year of production for the fifth-generation Corvette which was forty-five years old. We start off with a Corvette Commercial that ran for the what was New 1997 C5 Corvette. The 5th generation Corvette pushed the entire Corvette brand into the 21st century. With modern technology, a redesigned powertrain, and an active handling system, Chevrolet went all out to create one of the most impressive American sports cars at the time. You can read about the C5 Corvette's history in our C5 Corvette overview. 1997 C5 Corvette Commercial; full 60-second "What Is It?" https://youtu.be/5_2MgRhlpNk This video is a 1997 C5 Corvette Commercial that was in the Chevrolet Dealer 1997 C5 Launch-Kit and is the full 60-second commercial. There is also a…
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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, 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="https://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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1997 Chevrolet Corvette Boasts Great Value

1997 Chevrolet Corvette Boasts Great Value

1997 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information
General Motors Press Release: January 6, 1997 DETROIT — Today, Chevrolet announced a Manufacturers’ Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $38,060 (including DFC) for its 1997 Corvette, America’s all-new, a premiere sports car which adds more than $1,200 worth of premium standard equipment yet is only $270 more than its 1996 predecessor ($37,790 MSRP). The announcement was made at Chevrolet’s news conference at the North American International Auto Show. "Chevrolet’s definition of value doesn’t change, whether the vehicle is a Metro, Lumina, Blazer, Tahoe -- or Corvette," said John G. Middlebrook, Chevrolet General Manager. Chevrolet enhanced Corvette’s impressive value by adding more than $1,200 worth of premium standard equipment at MSRP for 1997, including: Uplevel radio with premium Bose speakers.Low-pressure warning system for tires.Driver’s power seat.Speed sensitive steering.Extended mobility ("run-flat") tires.…
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