Besides, the Corvette that Chevy unveiled at the Detroit show last month, and which goes on sale in targa and convertible forms late this summer, is hardly . The gear linkage of the six-speed manual transmission has been updated for shorter throws and a more precise feel. View 20 Photos title= The suspension got a. You can download for free this exclusive Corvette User Manual for more information about the car.
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All engines are stamped or laser etched with a partial vehicle identification number VINwhich was derived from the complete VIN. GM Safety Recall No. Download Corvette Owners User Manual. Arguably, some of the most radical changes took place under the hood of the car. The actual gauges on the dashboard remained mostly the same, with only minor — though notable differences — including the new badging for the C6 Corvette located in the center of the speedometer.
The LS2 engine was lighter too, weighing some fifteen pounds less than the LS1, thanks in part to the installation of a smaller water pump, a specially designed aluminum oil pan that took a quart less to fill but still ensured superior lubrication — even at during tight corneringand thinner-walled exhaust manifolds.
Three suspensions ,anual available, the standard for comfort mamual handling, the selectable Magnetic Selective Ride Control, and the Z51 Performance package. In addition to these changes, another notable change was the absence of an ignition cylinder — either on the dashboard or on the steering column. The new keyless entry system unlocks the car when you manjal near it, it also has keyless push button start. Oct 04, Nhtsa Campaign Id Number: The check digit number varies depending on each corvrtte VIN number.
See Figure 1 below. New for the Corvette were inch front, and inch rear wheels. In corcette cases, these transmissions were made available to consumers at no additional cost — a notable change over the C5 model, which had cost consumers extra when they chose to purchase a manual transmission.
The function does not affect the aesthetic. In order to achieve the higher horsepower output, the LS2 engine featured a higher compression ratio The new mechanical convertible 205 required no more trunk space than the manual roof, weighed just 15 pounds, and moved fully up or down in less than 20 seconds. Torso side airbags were offered as standard equipment on convertibles but was only available on coupes as part of the 1SA Preferred Equipment Package that also included perforated leather upholstery, a six-way power passenger seat, and a cargo net and cover.
An upgraded 1SB Preferred Equipment Package group added heated seats, a seat crovette system, power telescopic steering-wheel adjustment, Bose audio with a six-dish, in-dash Cotvette player, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a new, three-way heads-up display. After the door is closed, the window firmly snugs up against the convertible top for a firm seal.
Where the C5 Coupe had weighed in at 3,lbs, the new C6 Coupe weighed just 3,lbs. What were the elements that made that car powerful and strong statement back then?
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Magnetic Selective Ride Controlwhich was already a feature on the C5 Corvettewas revised to offer two different firmness modes instead of three as found on the earlier model. Type of Restraint System.
Drivers Information Center Switches Inoperative. Regardless, the C6 Corvette was designed with far more than fast acceleration times in mind.
The exhaust system featured a light-weight, thin-wall manifold that resulted in 20 percent higher outflow, plus straight-through pipes and new mufflers that reduced back-pressure by 10 percent. A large number of significant changes were made to the chassis.
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The Chevrolet Corvette The new Corvette is redesigned with a new engine, exposed headlights and the first navigation system offered in Corvette. Learn about the history behind each model year and see Corvette photographs. Still, the executives crovette Chevrolet noted the increase in overall sales, and began planning for the long-term future of the C6. Overall, the C6 measures 5.
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