2005 Chevrolet Corvette Review

2017
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When 50,000 Corvette fans gathered inNashville, last year, to celebrate the legendary marque’s 50th anniversary, there was a palpable sense something was missing. Spread around the grounds of Titans Stadium, you could spot just about every possible permutation, from lovingly-restored first-generation 'Vettes to one-off Le Mans racers.

What you couldn’t find was the C6, shorthand for the sixth-generation Corvette, that was originally  supposed to be unveiled at the Nashvillebash. The project was pushed back a year by GM’s “car czar,” Bob Lutz, who wanted to ensure the C6 would not only be better than the vehicle it replaced, but that it would be a truly world-class sports car. Corvette fans — and there are many better described as fanatics — might take exception, but for much of its 51-year history, Corvette has had more in common with the classic American muscle car than with true sports cars like the Porsche 911.

That began to change with the debut of the fifth-generation Corvette, in 1997, which had lots more to offer than just a badass V-8. And you knew it, just by looking at the C5, clearly a car transformed, the dramatic changes in its appearance underscoring what had been done under the skin. While the C5 came temptingly close, it had not quite chinned the bar. And so, despite his disappointment at the delay, Corvette chief engineer Dave Hill relished the opportunity to put a little more effort into the C6. The Corvette team pored over virtually every detail of the car, addressing everything from interior refinement to off-the-line acceleration.

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April 25, 2017
2005 Chevrolet Corvette 2-Door Coupe

Corvettes has great get up and go power!!!

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I love my corvette. The handling of the steering is just great . You turn heads wherever you are because you're in a vette. I love it, lol.
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May 14, 2017
2017 Chevrolet Corvette 2-Door Grand Sport Coupe w/2LT

Grand Ride

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Beautiful car, stylish, very powerful, fit and finish are virtually perfect. It's more practical than you'd think in terms of storage and utility. The dealer loves to see it come in for service and treats me... + More »
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November 12, 2016
2017 Chevrolet Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Convertible w/2LT

The Best bang for the buck in the world!!!

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The car can hang with cars 4x the price and be competitive. I have driven Ferrari's, Aston Martin, Porsches (including the 918), Lambo, Jaguar XK-R and it has nothing to apologize for. Of course I wish there... + More »
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