Originally Posted by Kevlar382
The way I understand it the 5.3 Vette is called the Corvette Coupe, not a Stingray. Different hood, front fenders, and a none removable top. GM is the one that said it was going to use the "truck 5.3". This is how the C5 ZO6 started out, as a less expensive Vette with the truck motor, but the last minute put the 345hp motor in it. Later they put 405hp in it and called the ZO6.
When did the C5 Z06 ever have an LS1? I recall it being launched with the LS6 right out of the box, 385hp the first year, and then 405hp after than.