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C5 Generation Corvettes


(1997 - 2004)

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The C5 Corvette, belonging to the fifth generation of Chevrolet's iconic sports car, was produced from 1997 to 2004. It represented a substantial leap forward in terms of design, engineering, and performance.

One of the most noticeable changes in the C5 Corvette was its sleek and aerodynamic styling. It featured a more angular and contemporary design with pop-up headlights replaced by fixed ones, marking a departure from Corvette tradition. This new design not only improved aerodynamics but also gave the car a modern and aggressive appearance.

Beneath the surface, the C5 introduced significant technological advancements. It was the first Corvette to utilize a hydroformed box frame, enhancing structural rigidity, particularly beneficial for the convertible variant. The transmission was rear-mounted via a torque tube, ensuring a well-balanced front-to-rear weight distribution, which greatly improved handling.

The C5 Corvette also boasted superior fuel efficiency compared to many sports cars of its time, thanks to its lightweight construction, Computer-Aided Gear Shifting (CAGS) system, and a low drag coefficient. The introduction of drive-by-wire throttle and speed-sensitive steering marked a technological leap for the Corvette, enhancing overall driving experience and control.

Another notable innovation was the inclusion of a head-up display (HUD), allowing essential data to be projected onto the windshield, keeping the driver's focus on the road. The use of Sheet Molded Composite (SMC) for body panels improved durability, while balsa wood was utilized for the flooring due to its strength, sound-absorbing properties, and light weight.

The C5 Corvette also employed composite leaf springs for its suspension, resulting in a lower ride height and refined ride quality compared to traditional coil springs. Throughout its production years, Chevrolet made several improvements, including frame enhancements, the addition of the Active Handling System, trunk availability, and various paint color options.

In 2001, the C5 Corvette Z06 was introduced, featuring a tuned LS6 engine, stiffer suspension, and a titanium exhaust system. Over the years, the C5 Corvette received incremental horsepower increases, with the Z06 model reaching an impressive 405 horsepower by 2002.

A significant milestone was the release of the 50th Anniversary package in 2003, featuring distinctive red exterior paint and special emblems. The C5 Corvette's production came to a close in 2004, with all final-year editions sporting LeMans Blue paint. With a total production of 248,715 units from 1997 to 2004, the C5 Corvette earned praise for its speed, usability, and innovative features, particularly the hydroformed frame technology. It was also the last generation of Corvette to feature pop-up headlamps, making it a cherished chapter in Corvette history and a highly regarded sports car among enthusiasts.

Click Here to discover our detailed history of the C5 Corvette in the Corvette Warehouse Blog

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2004 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 1SB HUD, Polished, Bose, Auto, NICE

Our Price$15,995

Exterior
[67U] Machine Silver
Interior
Light Gray Leather
Engine
5L NA V8 overhead valves (OHV) 16V
Transmission
Automatic
Drivetrain
Rwd
Mileage
107,051
City / Hwy
16 / 23
VIN
1G1YY22G945132127
Warranty
Extended Warranty Available
Stock
132127
Location
Corvette Warehouse

2004 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 1SB, HUD, Auto, Polished Wheels, Sports

Our Price$14,995

Exterior
[88U] Medium Spiral Gray Metallic
Interior
Light Oak Leather
Engine
5L NA V8 overhead valves (OHV) 16V
Transmission
Automatic
Drivetrain
Rwd
Mileage
153,002
City / Hwy
16 / 23
VIN
1G1YY22G845127470
Warranty
Extended Warranty Available
Stock
127470
Location
Corvette Warehouse

2004 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe HUD, Z06 Spyder Chromes, Bose, Auto, 92k

Our Price$16,995

Exterior
[10U] Arctic White
Interior
Black Leather
Engine
5L NA V8 overhead valves (OHV) 16V
Transmission
Automatic
Drivetrain
Rwd
Mileage
92,848
City / Hwy
16 / 23
VIN
1G1YY22G645130836
Warranty
Extended Warranty Available
Stock
130836
Location
Corvette Warehouse

2004 Chevrolet Corvette CONV 1SB, HUD, Auto, Chromes, Bose, Only 80k

Our Price$19,995

Exterior
[86U] Magnetic Red Metallic II
Interior
Light Oak Leather
Engine
5L NA V8 overhead valves (OHV) 16V
Transmission
Automatic
Drivetrain
Rwd
Mileage
80,490
City / Hwy
16 / 23
VIN
1G1YY32G045111690
Warranty
Extended Warranty Available
Stock
111690
Location
Corvette Warehouse

2004 Chevrolet Corvette CONV 1SB, HUD, 6-Speed, Chromes, Corsa, Only 75k

Our Price$19,995

Exterior
[67U] Machine Silver
Interior
Black Leather
Engine
5L NA V8 overhead valves (OHV) 16V
Transmission
Manual
Drivetrain
Rwd
Mileage
75,030
City / Hwy
16 / 23
VIN
1G1YY32G245118740
Warranty
Extended Warranty Available
Stock
118740
Location
Corvette Warehouse

2003 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Mod Red, Alloys, Museum Quality, Only 3k

Our Price$40,995

Exterior
Blue
Interior
Black/Torch Red Leather
Engine
5L NA V8 overhead valves (OHV) 16V
Transmission
Manual
Drivetrain
Rwd
Mileage
3,020
City / Hwy
17 / 26
VIN
1G1YY12S735101648
Warranty
Extended Warranty Available
Stock
101648
Location
Corvette Warehouse

2003 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 1SB, HUD, Auto, Polished, Only 98k NICE

Our Price$16,995

Exterior
Black
Interior
Black Leather
Engine
5L NA V8 overhead valves (OHV) 16V
Transmission
Automatic
Drivetrain
Rwd
Mileage
98,927
City / Hwy
16 / 23
VIN
1G1YY22G035133472
Warranty
Extended Warranty Available
Stock
133472
Location
Corvette Warehouse

2003 Chevrolet Corvette CONV 1SB, HUD, Auto, C7 Z06 Wheels, NICE

Our Price$11,995

Exterior
[79U] Millennium Yellow
Interior
Black Leather
Engine
5L NA V8 overhead valves (OHV) 16V
Transmission
Automatic
Drivetrain
Rwd
Mileage
256,060
City / Hwy
16 / 23
VIN
1G1YY32G135134037
Warranty
Extended Warranty Available
Stock
134037
Location
Corvette Warehouse

2002 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 1SA Chromes, JVC, Auto, Only 65k NICE

Our Price$16,995

Exterior
[41U] Black
Interior
Black Leather
Engine
5L NA V8 overhead valves (OHV) 16V
Transmission
Automatic
Drivetrain
Rwd
Mileage
65,378
City / Hwy
16 / 23
VIN
1G1YY22G425104636
Warranty
Extended Warranty Available
Stock
104636
Location
Corvette Warehouse

2001 Chevrolet Corvette CONV 1SC, HUD, CD, 6-Speed, Polished Wheels, 24k

Our Price$20,995

Exterior
[91U] Dark Bowling Green Metallic
Interior
Light Oak Leather
Engine
5L NA V8 overhead valves (OHV) 16V
Transmission
Manual
Drivetrain
Rwd
Mileage
24,204
City / Hwy
16 / 24
VIN
1G1YY32G815118334
Warranty
Extended Warranty Available
Stock
118334
Location
Corvette Warehouse

2001 Chevrolet Corvette CONV 1SC, HUD, Kenwood, Auto, Polished Wheels, 72k

Our Price$17,995

Exterior
[40U] Speedway White
Interior
Light Oak Leather
Engine
5L NA V8 overhead valves (OHV) 16V
Transmission
Automatic
Drivetrain
Rwd
Mileage
72,985
City / Hwy
16 / 24
VIN
1G1YY32G115106235
Warranty
Extended Warranty Available
Stock
106235
Location
Corvette Warehouse

1998 Chevrolet Corvette CONV Z06 Chromes, Performance Exhaust, Auto, 99k

Our Price$15,995

Exterior
Arctic White
Interior
Cashmere Leather
Engine
5.7L V8 345hp 350ft. lbs.
Transmission
Automatic
Drivetrain
Rwd
Mileage
99,209
City / Hwy
15 / 23
VIN
1G1YY32G2W5127120
Warranty
Extended Warranty Available
Stock
127120
Location
Corvette Warehouse