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2001 Corvette Guide: History, Performance, Specs & More

Mechanical advances to the 2001 Corvette included the introduction of a larger-diameter aluminum driveshaft, and base models equipped with manual-gearbox versions received a revised clutch that required less pedal pressure to engage.

2001 Corvette Special Editions

The idea to develop a true “race-ready” Corvette really stemmed from the discontented mind of David Hill, Corvette’s Chief Engineer, who simply wasn’t satisfied with the current performance aspects of the C5 Corvette.

2001 Corvette Engines

Looking for information on the engines powering the 2001 Corvette? Look no further.

2001 Corvette Market & Sales Data

2001 Corvette auction and sales area. We share upcoming auctions, recent auction results, cool 2001 Corvettes we find for sale and commentary on the current market for the 2001 Corvette.

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Get all the latest news stories, upcoming auctions, prices, videos and more about the 2001 Chevrolet Corvette! The latest headlines here.

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By the mid-1990s, the fourth-generation C4 Corvette had begun to grow long in the tooth, after more than a decade in production. Luckily, those within GM’s design and development department were already fast at work, preparing a template upon which the upcoming fifth-generation Corvette would be based. However, a few...
Some might say we have nothing to prove in 2001. The fifth-generation Corvette has won critical acclaim, including “Best-Engineered Car of the 20th Century*,” a recent award for the convertible from Automotive Engineering International. But, driven by our philosophy of continuous improvement, we never stand still....
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In 1997, the LS1 small-block debuted as the standard powerplant for all C5 Corvettes, much to the delight of Corvette enthusiasts and critics the world over. GM’s LS platform quickly proved to be a viable extension of the manufacturer’s ongoing performance endeavors. However, almost simultaneously, engineering efforts were already underway...
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2001 C5 Corvette RPO Codes, Options Codes & Order Guide If you are looking to decode your 2001 Corvette RPO’s (option codes), then check out the table below. We have included an easy to use search feature too if you are looking for a specific code just type it into...
This Owners Guide contains important information regarding the operation and maintenance of your 2001 Corvette. In order to obtain maximum enjoyment and usage from your car, we suggest that you familiarize yourself with the contents...

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