Corvette C5

Author: Patrick C. Paternie



Category: Transportation


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Learn the full story of the best Corvette yet created in this history of Chevrolet's groundbreaking C5. Introduced in 1997, the C5 set new benchmarks for performance and provided an American player on the world's sports car scene.In this book, veteran automotive writer Patrick C. Paternie covers the car's stormy development period, successful launch, it's development over its years of production (including the awesome Z06 model), its racing accomplishments, and a special chapter devoted to the greatest C5-based tuner cars from around the world.

Corvette C5

Author: Mike Mueller

Publisher: Motorbooks International


Category: Transportation

Page: 128

View: 194

Corvette C5 takes you on the newest 'Vette's wild roller coaster ride, through all the delays, near cancellations, budget battles, and interoffice struggles leading up to the car's January 1997 debut. A personal behind-the-scenes look at one of the most traumatic - and triumphant - production tales in Detroit history.

High-Performance C5 Corvette Builder's Guide

Author: Walt Thurn

Publisher: CarTech Inc


Category: Transportation

Page: 144

View: 449

With almost 250,000 units sold, C5s are now becoming more affordable with the introduction of the C6. This is great news for enthusiasts who wish to build and modify them. High-Performance C5 Corvette Builder’s Guide shows you how to upgrade your Corvette’s engine, from basic bolt-ons to serious engine modifications. There are also chapters on tweaking your suspension, drivetrain, brakes, and wheels and tires. Also included are tables, charts, color pictures, and step-by-step build-ups and how-to sequences to explain how to correctly modify your C5 for drag racing, road racing, autocross, or simply to heads turn on cruise nights.

Corvette Special Editions

Includes Pace Cars, L88s, Callaways, Lingenfelters, Z06s, and More

Author: Keith Cornet

Publisher: CarTech Inc


Category: Transportation

Page: 192

View: 875

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial} When the first Corvette was introduced to the public through the travelling caravan known as Motorama, everyone knew there was something special about it. Each subsequent model continued to strengthen that position. But how do you upgrade America's favorite sports car? Make it a special edition! Special edition Corvettes are the tip of the spear when it comes to the American auto manufacturers special models. Luminous cars such as the 1967 L88 convertible, 1969 aluminum block ZL1, and 2015 Z06 #001 have all commanded a million dollars or more. Modern dealer-tuned cars from Lingenfelter, Calloway, and Hennessey have carried the tradition of making a great Corvette even better. Extremely low mileage on 1978 Pace Cars indicate that people have thought of these cars as investments for nearly 40 years. Keith Cornett of compiles a murderer’s row of special-edition Corvettes in this first-ever compilation on the subject. This book is an encyclopedia of information, as you will learn about some of the rarest Corvettes on the planet. It will serve as a guide if you're looking to add one of these special machines to your collection. Everything you’ve ever wanted to learn about collectible Corvettes is in Corvette Special Editions.

C5 Corvette Book of Knowledge

Author: Corvette central

Publisher: CreateSpace



Page: 156

View: 719

Chevrolet Corvette Buyers/Owners Guide for 1997-2004 Model Years (C5).

All Corvettes Are Red

Author: James Schefter

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 739

The inside story behind the legendary automobile chronicles its development from drawing board to production vehicle, offering additional insight into the inner workings of the U.S. automotive industry. Reprint.

Standard Guide to American Muscle Cars

A Supercar Source Book, 1960-2000

Author: John Gunnell

Publisher: Krause Publications Incorporated


Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 304

View: 504

Offers profiles of the most popular muscle cars from the 1960s and 1970s through the mid-1990s.