2002 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
In 1951 a group of Harley Earl's "Special Projects" crew began work
on a GM sports car. Bob McLean designed a general layout for the
car which was originally code named, "Opel". William Durant, the
founder of GM, said a wallpaper pattern he saw in a Paris hotel in
1908 inspired the bow tie logo. Supposedly, he ripped off a small
piece of it and brought it back to Detroit. Myron Scott, at the
time, Chevrolet's Chief photographer, is credited with coming up
with the Corvette name, drawing from the small, fast warships of
the "Corvette" class.
A C5 or 5th body design, LS1 engine Corvette up for consignment.
All menacing black, all very nice, and tastefully updated with some
aesthetic and performance work. A removable roof section, Bilstein
shocks and a recent detailing and a 3 year ceramic coating make
this aero defeating, garage kept, never abused cruiser one serious
work of fiberglass art.
A serious coating of U8555 Black covers the exterior of this
curvaceous car. Some scratches, scuffs and imperfections are
showing mainly on the nose of this whip. With a virtual lack of any
chrome save for the 4 protruding tailpipes, and the later model
Commemorative Lemans cross flag emblem on the nose and the polished
aluminum multi spoke wheels on all 4 corners, the Black quickly
takes over as star of the show, at least on the exterior. Seen is a
removable top for some open-air motoring and some custom paintwork
consisting of a rose and "baby" airbrushed onto the tail panel.
Also noted are those snazzy red brake calipers on all 4 corners and
an added set of fixed position projector headlights.
Beautifully complimentary buckets with a memory and convenience
package, black carpet and a black center console with a new lid and
dash add to the menacing all black look of this car. The interior
presents in nice condition. The drivers and passenger's seats are
power operated, and we can note power windows, power locks, cruise
control, white faced gauges, and a remote deck lid button. You have
the option of dual zone climate control. An AM/FM/CD sound system
is installed from the factory. Overall, a very nice presentation as
it pertains to the interior, all in its mostly analog instrument
form, with a slight peppering of digital readouts for the temp,
radio, and new heads up display.
The standard 5.7 Liter LS1 fuel injected V8 nestled under the
forward tipping hood resides between the front tires. A cold air
intake has been added and sending power to the 2.73 geared limited
slip rear axle is a 4L60E 4-speed electronic automatic
transmission. Per our consignor, a new shifter cable was recently
installed as was a new oil pressure sensor along with a new
Very clean, nothing but black painted steel, cast aluminum
suspension and stainless steel. Very sound with no rust or surface
rust. Active handling, traction control, and 4-wheel disc brakes
with a rebuilt ABS with a surge protector are noted as well as
Borla dual exhaust.
This Corvette in black on black is a menacing stunner. Plenty of
power after a quick start and warmup, and the test track was no
match for this vehicle. It ran great and all was working except for
the dual zone climate control display did not light but the blower
and temperature controls still operate.
Overall, a very nice example of a 20 year old 'Vette, that has been
well cared for. Some recent new parts under the hood and for the
interior all come together making for a very nice and powerful
version of the 2002 Corvette.
2-Manual Belts, Front Airbags
G-5.7L LS1 V8 350hp
5-Bowling Green, KY Assy Plant
105490-Sequential Unit Number
Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special
interest automobile showroom, featuring over 650 vehicles for sale
with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle
barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown,
Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia
on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is
www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914.
Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the
vehicle in person.