1997 Chevrolet Corvette

"LS1- Sick and Twisted"

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$16,900

Year
1997
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Corvette
Stock
B1713
Vin
1G1YY22G7V5101816
Miles
140,436
Engine Size
5.7L V8
Transmission Type
Manual
Body Color
Black
Interior Color
Black
Drivetrain
RWD
Location
Grand Rapids

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GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this 1997 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe for purchase. The introduction of the C5 Vette for the 1997 model year was a huge success and with the U.S. economy in a boom, dealers were selling these faster than the plant in Bowling Green could keep up. This led to significant dealer markups which allowed the value of these to rise drastically for the first few years of production. With 4-wheel independent suspension to go along with speed sensitive power rack & pinion steering, the handling of the C5 vette was unmatched by any affordable sports car. The track times turned in put the Corvette in elite company especially notable when your comparables are Ferrari & Lamborghini.

This '97 Corvette is a really well maintained fun car to drive that has been stored inside during the winters and also when not in use during the summer. The 5.7 v8 was rebuilt and dyno tuned by Baker Engineering in Nunica, MI. A custom grind cam was built and installed to cater to the owner's desired sound and driveability. A new timing chain was installed while the engine was apart. QTP Quick Time Performance electrical exhaust cut outs were also installed by Baker Engineering. A shift light was installed and is set to come on just before the rev limiter (approximately 6,900 RPM). There are receipts totaling over $3,000 for the work that was done. There is also a copy of the Dyno Printout. The car makes 377 wrhp with 363 ft lbs of torque. After spending money on the engine, the clutch was next on the list. A Center Force Dual Friction Clutch and kit were professionally installed. The car has had C5R fixed halogen racing headlights installed. No wires were cut or spliced in this process; the original headlights will still plug right in and are available with the sale. A short shifter was professionally installed with about one inch throw.

The Corvette received a high rise hood with custom paint job which cost another $1,800. The car rides on C6 Z06 wheels. In 2014 brand new tires were installed. The tie rods have been replaced and the car was laser aligned. This car performs very well and drives tight and smooth. The car comes with a laminated copy of the original window sticker and build sheet from the Bowling Green Assembly plant. The car was never raced or abused and was always taken care of.

To see over 80 photos of this car, including under carriage please visit our website www.grautogallery.com

This vehicle is located at our Grand Rapids facility.

Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.

Basic

Year
1997
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Corvette
Hobby Segment
Classic
Miles
140,436
Drivetrain
RWD

Body

Body Style
Convertible
Doors
2
Body Color
Black
Stripes
No

Interior

Interior Color
Black
Center Console
No

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
5.7L V8
Transmission Type
Manual

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