Corvette manufactured the C5 from 1997 through 2004.  At the time the C5 Corvette was introduced, the 1997 C5 featured an all-new drive train. The transmission moved to the rear of the car. As part of a trans-axle assembly, the transmission was connected to the engine by a torque tube. This arrangement improved the front-to-rear […]

The headlights on a Corvette C5 are very distinctive. They not only provide the vehicle with the adequate light that it needs in order to meet legal requirements as well as the ability to drive at night or in confined areas, but they give the vehicle a unique appearance and style as well. As with all other […]

The Corvette C5 is an excellent choice of sports car for the driver who is looking for power, speed, performance and overall aesthetic quality. The vehicle is truly unique amongst other vehicles on the road. However, if you wish to make your car even more distinctive, you’ll need to go about modifying it with the […]

If the Corvette owner in your life wants big power via an engine swap but doesn’t want to deal with building the C5R block we just looked at, this LS376/480 crate motor brings big power with a warranty. Smith Parts Center put together this 6.2L LS3 engine with their special high performance “hot cam,” and […]

The highest performance Corvettes built are used for the factory-backed race program, like the current C6R and previous generation C5R.  And while the ZR1 packs huge power, the C5R and C6R are built to endure the rigors of endurance racing, and that begins with the engine block. This Gen III LS engine block is from […]