1999 Corvette Tech Center

1999 Corvette Fixed Roof Coupe (FRC)

Back in 1999...

The 1999 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible recevied the award for "Best Engineered Car of the 1990s and Best Engineered Car of the 20th Century" from The Society of Automotive Engineeres (SAE International).

"It's a tremendous honor for the Chevrolet Corvette to be cited by the Society of Automotive Engineers as the Best Engineered Car of the 20th Century," stated David C. Hill, Corvette Chief Engineer.

C5 Trilogy: 1999 Corvette: The C5 Trilogy by David Hill - Corvette Chief Engineer
Feature Availability: Standard and optional features of the 1999 Corvette
C5 Corvette Forum
Gallery: An online gallery of high quality 1999 Corvette pictures.
Identification: VIN information and other identifying characteristics of the 1999 Corvette
Knowledge Base: The C5 Corvette Knowledge Base includes related service bulletins and technical information for the 1997 - 2004 Corvette.
Latest News: Latest news and headlines regarding C5 Corvettes.
Owner Manual: This is a 376 page, 2.70MB PDF document of the 1999 Corvette owner manual. Adobe PDF Document
Paint Codes: Paint codes for the 1997 - 2004 C5 Corvette.
Painted Wheel Codes: Paint codes for C5 painted wheels.
Press Release: Price of All-New Corvette Hardtop Announced by Chevy.
Press Release: 1999 C5 Corvette and C5-R Race Car Comparison.
Press Release: Chevrolet Corvette Debuts Road Racing Package.
Press Release: 1999 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Voted "Best Engineered Car of the 20th Century".
Press Release: Corvette Returns to Road Racing GM's most prestigious nameplate announced today that it plans to field the C5-R Corvette, a GM factory engineered GT2 sports car endurance racer.
Production and Performance Numbers: Production numbers and performance numbers for the 1999 Corvette.
Regular Production Options: A complete listing of RPO codes for the 1999 Corvette.
Specifications: General specifications of the 1999 Corvette.
Tech Article: Active Handling System - This is a GM Press Release that was issued at the Las Vegas SEMA Show in the Fall of 1998. The Active Handling System, RPO JL4, debuted on the 1998 Corvette and became standard equipment on the 2001 model.
Tech Article: The 1999 Corvette Hardtop: A Billy-Bob? Not! - by Hib Halverson
Tech Article: C4/C5 Corvette EMT Run-Flat Tire Servicing by Hunter Engineering.
Tech:  "SMC Assembly Makes Fixed-Roof Corvette Lightest Body Style": A technical article that takes an in-depth look at the 1999 Fixed Roof Coupe's structure.
Videos - C5 Corvettes: Videos C5 Corvette videos provided by our sister site - VetteTube.com.