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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2003 Corvette Press Kit for the 50th Anniversary, Nashville

2003 Corvette Press Kit for the 50th Anniversary, Nashville

2003 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, 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... 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. 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 The inside of the media kit by Chevrolet…
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Corvette Powertrain History 50-Years of Development

Corvette Powertrain History 50-Years of Development

2003 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Corvette History
THE SOUL OF THE MACHINE: 50 YEARS OF GREAT CORVETTE POWERTRAINS As we look at the Corvette Powertrain history we are looking at the 2003 Corvette Press Kit that was given out to the media at the 50th Anniversary Celebration in Nashville.  The press kit included 14 press releases.  This one is for Engineering Retrospective/Design and is titled “THE SOUL OF THE MACHINE: 50 YEARS OF GREAT CORVETTE POWERTRAINS”. To look at photos and details about the 2003 Corvette press kit and more links you can check it out here. For Immediate Release (2003) Corvette Powertrain History: Chevrolet Corvette LS6 V8 Cutaway THE SOUL OF THE MACHINE: 50 YEARS OF GREAT CORVETTE POWERTRAINS MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 16, 2002 – The allure of a two-seat sports car is undeniable, but the…
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Corvette 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2003

Corvette 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2003

2003 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Corvette History
Corvettes poured into Nashville's Coliseum for the two official Corvette 50th Anniversary Celebration in June 2003. This article is a list of the activities. 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. 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. Two-Day Party…
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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, Corvette History, Corvette Racing News
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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2002 Indianapolis 500 Corvette Pace Car is a 2003 Vette

2002 Indianapolis 500 Corvette Pace Car is a 2003 Vette

2002 Corvette Information, 2003 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information
A 2003 Vette will be the 2002 Indianapolis 500 Corvette Pace Car We are looking back at a press release for the 2002 Indy 500 Corvette Pace Car that paced the 86th Indy 500 on May 26, 2022. We also have some press photos from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Exterior Color: 50th Anniversary RedInterior Color: 50th Anniversary Shale 2003 Chevy Corvette86th Indy 500May 26, 2002 - Photo Credit Indy Speedway The 2002 Indianapolis 500 Corvette Pace Car was driven by actor Jim Caviezel. - Photo Credit Indy Speedway 2002 Indianapolis 500 Corvette Pace Car - 2002 marked the 13th time that a Chevrolet served as the Indy 500 pace car, the most appearances by any brand. Photo Credit Indy Speedway 2002 Indianapolis 500 Corvette Pace Car - Photo Credit Indy Speedway 2002…
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