Red · 5.7 Liter V8 · 38,429 miles
The C5 revived the Z06 name after more than four decades, and just like its predecessors, this was all about awakening the beast. Adding power and saving weight, this 2003 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 was the quickest Vette to date. So when you can find one in such good care and low mileage, this 400+ hp speed machine is huge deal at such an affordable price. We all know the legend of the Z06 by now. Chevy started with their lightest and strongest Corvette configuration, the FRC (Fixed Roof Coupe). Then they shed weight wherever they could, even including utilizing a thinner windshield. The result was the leanest and meanest Corvette to hit the streets. But that might not even be your first impression of this one. Thats because the factory Torch Red remains stunning even nearly 15 years later. Three careful owners and low mileage have helped keep a deep luster on the factory-applied paint. And that means youll love how the sunshine rolls off every curve of the C5s body. All the details are right, too, with the correct Z06 badging and cooling duct under each door. Plus, the dark finish to the correct 17/18 front/rear alloys give this some additional attitude. Inside is exactly what you expect from a special Corvette a loaded interior thats comfortable for two. The black leather buckets match the rest of the dark interior, and the special red Z06 stitching reminds you this coupe is out for blood. Plus, the drivers one power adjusts to the perfect performance position. Low mileage means little seat time, so everything is in nice condition. Youll never get tired of watching the gauges do their dance every time you start the engine, but the head-up display means you never have to take your eyes off the road during performance driving. But more than just track-focused, this car offers plenty of luxuries, such as dual zone climate control, power steering, power windows, power locks, keyless entry, power mirrors, cruise control, and a Bose AM/FM/CD stereo system. Because this is a modern classic, it also means modern safety features such as dual airbags and anti-lock brakes. Plus, the FRC style body has a trunk that can truly carry a weekends worth of luggage (including your racing suit and helmet.) While 2001 was the first year of the Z06s rebirth, enthusiasts know to wait for a later car like this 2003 model. By then Chevrolet upped the 5.7-liter LS6 from 380 horsepower to 405, and the suspension and steering were improved, too. This kind of significance really makes you happy to tilt the hood forward and see the original numbers-matching V8 proudly sitting in the engine bay its all looking great, right down to the bold red covers. And you have complete control over all the sound and fury the V8 brings thanks to the six-speed manual transmission. As a true competition machine, As a true competition machine, the upgraded suspension package allows this fully independent setup to perform at its best during high speeds. And keeping everything in control is also the large four-wheel disc brake package and ultra-sticky Michelin Pilot Sport tires. The sale comes complete with the original window sticker, bill of sale, owners manual packet, and much more including the original buying order. Its everything you need to keep this performance coupe a true standout machine as it matures into vintage status. So such a nice price on an instant classic like this will not last long. Call today!!!