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)

1997 Corvette Information, 1998 Corvette Information, 1999 Corvette Information, 2000 Corvette Information, 2001 Corvette Information, 2002 Corvette Information, 2003 Corvette Information, 2004 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Corvette History, Corvette News and Archives
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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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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Chevrolet Corvette 2004 Product Information

Chevrolet Corvette 2004 Product Information

2004 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, 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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2004 Model Year Productions

2004 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Corvette History, Corvette Production Numbers
We are looking at the 2004 Corvette Production option code and description. Their total produced as well as the percentages for the coupes, fixed roofs, and convertibles that model year. The 2004 Corvette was the last year of the 5th generation. There were a total of 34,064 made 16,165 Coupes12,216 Convertibles5,683 Z06 Hardtops
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