LS1 5.7 Liter V8
This 1999 Chevrolet Corvette has a cool midnight style exterior and the right speedy-looking upgrades, so it makes a terrific first impression. But what really makes this an irresistible coupe are all the investments in maximizing the V8\'s muscle - including a supercharger, upgraded cam, and methanol injection!
This is a mean Vette, and it portrays that in the first impression. The black paint is part of a later respray, and so it has the kind of glossy finish that looks like it can slip through the midnight air. Tinted windows, Z06-style rocker vents, and Z06-style wheels all coordinate with this dark style for a truly menacing first impression. Even the hints of red on the Corvette front covers and brake calipers make this one look like it\'s out for blood. There were investments all around this car, but it never takes itself too seriously inside and out because its real purpose is to enjoy the drive. After all, the heart of the investment added some awesome power. But the total impression of the exterior is a clean and sleek Corvette that also announces it\'s something special.
The tan interior has quite a tasteful look against the black exterior. The leather buckets power adjust to strike a nice balance between sports car snug and all-day comfortable. C5 Corvettes come loaded right out of the box, and this one has plenty of great modern features. It includes a leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual airbags, power windows, power locks, a targa top, power steering, and dual-zone automatic climate control. There\'s a real trunk in the C5, which means it can stow the targa roof panel and extra luggage. But those are all the virtues of a factory C5 Corvette. As you look around the interior, there are also plenty of terrific upgrades. The stereo is an upgraded AM/FM/CD unit with USB and Bluetooth, and it connects to a JL Audio subwoofer and amp. Plus, readouts on the A-pillar hint at the well-upgraded performance package.
The fuel-injected 5.7-liter LS1 V8 is already a legend for power and robustness, but if you look closely at this engine bay, you\'re going to notice that this is one that can outpace them all. At the heart is a ProCharger supercharger with twin intercoolers. Plus, the consignor also states the V8 has been enhanced for performance duty with a Comp Cams camshaft. There\'s also the Alky Injection methanol kit that cools/concentrates the fuel intake and really adds power. This mighty motor exhales with serious authority as long tube headers feed the cat-delete X-pipe exhaust. There\'s even a newer DeWitts aluminum radiator with dual Spal fans to help keep the full package running cool. Making sure the power gets to the ground is a fortified our-speed automatic transmission. There\'s plenty of control and grip with the fully independent suspension, adjustable ride control, Toyo Proxes tires, and drilled & slotted four-wheel power disc brakes.
This is the slick Corvette that\'s built with a serious power package. It\'ll be hard to find anything this awesome at twice the price, so don\'t miss this monster \'Vette. Call now!
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