Chevrolet Corvette C5

The Chevrolet Corvette C5 is an American sports car that General Motors produced in tradition and produced the 5th generation of the Corvette. The built from 1997 to 2004 Chevrolet Corvette C5 was available in three variants, the Coupe, Targa and Cabriolet sold. As with previous models, the basic idea of a two-seat sports car has been maintained. Thus, the drive concept of the V8 - cylinder engine with rear-wheel drive was retained in a used Chevrolet Corvette C5. However, the suspension against the Chevrolet Corvette C4 was greatly improved and the interior of the sports car equipped with higher quality materials. The new V8 gasoline engine delivers 350 horsepower initially obtained from 5.7 - liters. From model year 2001, the performance of the engine has been subtly enhanced to 355 hp (in the sports version of the C5 Corvette Z06 up to 411 hp). According to factory specifications sprints a Chevrolet Corvette C5 Used within 4.7 seconds to 100 km and reaches, depending on the equipment, a top speed 275-297 km / h, reaching the limits of Porsche 911 Turbo and Ferrari Testarossa. The average consumption of a used Chevrolet Corvette C5 may be 16.5 to 25 liters of premium petrol per 100 kilometers.