After the groundbreaking design of the C4, it was time to follow it up with an equally groundbreaking hit. That's what the C5 was able to accomplish with its clean and modern outlook. Debuting for the 1997 model year, the C5 was well-received. Under the skin, it now uses a hydroformed box frame for greater rigidity. That's particularly noticeable on convertible variants, such as this 2001 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, up for sale with us. This 52,000-mile beauty has reportedly received a recent oil change and a few other things to keep it going as a Corvette should.
Draped in a dazzling silver paint job, you'll turn plenty of heads when driving this 2001 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible. The design by John Cafaro has certainly aged well, especially when paired with the stock alloy wheels and red brake calipers as per this car. You'll also find the iconic pop-up headlamps are present in all their glory and revel in the knowledge that the C5 was the last generation to have them. As this car is a drop-top, it's got a black convertible roof that can be easily raised or lowered with minimal fuss. Inside, there's a black-themed cabin with two comfortable yet supportive leather seats. Amenities include air conditioning, power windows, power mirrors, power door locks, and cruise control. You also get an upgraded Pioneer head unit that offers CD playback, Bluetooth connectivity, a USB port, and an AUX port, as well as SiriusXM. The system plays through the car's stock Bose sound system, which is perfectly ample no matter what your musical tastes may be. Behind the seats lies the trunk, which is adequate for the average person's luggage requirements.
Powering this 2001 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible is a powerful 350ci (5.7L) LS1 V8 with 350hp on tap. Utilizing a four-speed automatic transmission to drive the rear wheels, you can still burn rubber at will. We're told that the car has the Active Handling system and has received new brakes and new struts to keep it fresh.
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