America’s Sports Car: The History of Corvette

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Sixth Generation: 2005 Corvette C6
Corvette performance continued to advance and challenge more exotic, expensive supercars with the introduction of the Corvette C6 for 2005. Five inches shorter and one inch narrower than the previous generation, the new exterior design features exposed headlights for the first time since the 1962 Corvette. The Corvette C6 is powered by a new LS2 6.0-liter small-block V8 engine producing 400 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. Three suspension choices are offered: standard, Magnetic Selective Ride Control and Z51 Performance Package. When equipped with the Z51 Performance Package, the new Corvette C6 performs at nearly the same level as the previous generation Z06. Corvette was chosen as the pace car for the 2005 Indy 500.

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