Article: The Best Corvettes of the 2000s: No.3 – The C5 Corvette Z06

February 17, 2020

By Alex Sommers in CORVETTEBlogger.com

The first American car to have a major body panel fashioned out of carbon fiber, the first mass-produced car in the world with a titanium exhaust (the legendary McLaren F1 was the first overall), 3,100 lb. curb weight, acceleration better than any ‘Vette up to that point along with breaking and handling chops to match, all at about $50,000.


Our third place ‘Vette of the 2000s (or “the Noughties”) would have easily been in contention to take the gold in any of our prior decades but its white ribbon finish here shows just how much advancement America’s Sports Car made during the first ten years of the millennium.

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