(PRWEB) May 26, 2005
For the first time, the Corvette has hit 400 horsepower in its most basic form Â an amazing leap from the 250 it carried as recently as 1991. The still-pushrod V8 engine, now dubbed ÂLS2,Â is now up to 6.0 liters, more efficient than ever, and has a higher redline of 6,500 RPM. Handling has also been sharpened, and both length and width have been trimmed for more agility. The interior got a complete overhaul to address complaints about cheapness, and the Corvette has finally ditched its old pop-up headlights.
As if this werenÂt enough, power-hungry enthusiasts have the 2006 Corvette Z06 to look forward to. Since the base Corvette is now up to 400 horsepower, its 405 simply wonÂt do. So Chevrolet kicked that up all the way to 500, which is sure to steal the crown from the Dodge Viper of being AmericaÂs fastest mass-produced sports car, while undercutting the $85,000 Viper by tens of thousands of dollars.
For more information, pricing, or new-car quotes on ChevroletÂs Corvette, visit http://www.chevrolet.us.com.
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