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I love this car too much
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By c6vette
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2005 Chevrolet Corvette 2dr Convertible (6.0L 8cyl 6M)


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I've owned the car for 2.5 years. I still absolutely love the car but it's had its fair share of small problems. They're all minor but it's still annoying. I guess this is what I get for buying a first year model. Issues I've had: AC squeal, seat memory issue, power top latch issue, broken clutch spring for pedal. All the issues have been fixed and well, I still love the car. Engine and transmission are bulletproof.


Best Features

Heads up display, touchscreen Nav/radio, engine power, handling. Sophisticated sound, looks, smooth ride.


Worst Features

I like what they did in 2008 model. I wish I could have received the changes in my car. Oh well. The only other change I'd like is a stiffer body for the convertible. Mine isn't bad but it's not like it was when it was new but no creaks or noises.


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By CR
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2005 Chevrolet Corvette 2dr Convertible (6.0L 8cyl 6M)


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Change your life driving experience on the road. Style oohs on the street. Some defects, but overwhelming a winner.


Best Features

Power, braking, handling, comfort, style, wheel & tire sizes, trunk space relative to older/other sports cars, light body. Options: Selective ride, power top, and velocity yellow color. Heads up display


Worst Features

Correct dangerous (vehicle yaws hard) VCM cut-off in emergency rev/speed conditions (ice, suspension unload, etc.) Improve heat protection of tunnel area. Seal between A/C evaporator and duct under cowl. Nav system. Exhaust system. Rocker runners and under front. Door latch release & w/l


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Best of the Best
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By bizmgr
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2005 Chevrolet Corvette 2dr Convertible (6.0L 8cyl 6M)


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I am 62 years young and this is the 17th vette that I have owned, and is the best yet. You can spend a whole lot more for a sports car, but dollar for dollar, the Vette is by for the best value for true performance, looks and fun to drive car. I never get tired of driving it and not to mention that it makes me feel a lot younger than I am. I guess that is why I am on my 17th one. I refuse to grow up and act like some of my old friends. If you have never owned one, you owe it to yourself to enjoy life a little more.


Best Features

Performance, finally an auto top, super sound system with navigation.


Worst Features

I really can't think of any way to improve this car.


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I waited 33 Years
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By Vetteman
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2005 Chevrolet Corvette 2dr Convertible (6.0L 8cyl 6M)


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Can I just say I love this car? I've always been a car connoisseur and have always wanted a Vette. The first year I couldn't get out of the car without looking back at it in astonishment about how good looking it is. The car rides amazingly smooth even with the Z- 51 suspension. The acceleration is amazingly fast and smooth. This car is refined beyond what most people would think. It's only downfall is that it's sold by Chevy dealers and they don't know how to treat Corvette owners.


Best Features

Amazing looks, amazing speed, amzazing handling, and smooth ride.


Worst Features

Better XM clarity, it sounds dull. Real brushed aluminum center console. Ashtray cheap.


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Fun in the Sun
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By Dr. J. D. Chandler
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2005 Chevrolet Corvette 2dr Convertible (6.0L 8cyl 6M)


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This ragtop is a daily driver. Also, we have been on road trips from Dallas, Texas to San Diego, CA (3000 miles roundtrip) plus another trip from Dallas, TX to Las Vegas, NV (2500 miles roundtrip). Our experience with this car is outstanding. There is nothing to complain about. The car performs as advertised, is comfortable, road worthy and fuel economical (27 Highway) (20 city). All this with 400 horses under the hood with all the performance that this implies. There is no wind noise with this ragtop at highway speeds plus. We have only good things to say about this car


Best Features

Performance 0 to 60 4 seconds. comfortable ride. outstanding design. Wonderful handling


Worst Features

None needed


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