A modern classic, the 1999 Chevrolet Corvette is a two-passenger, two-door RWD high-performance sports car. The Corvette is available in three versions; the coupe with a removable targa roof, a hardtop coupe, and a full convertible. All three are powered by a 5.7L V8 engine which produces 345 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. Despite the high level of performance and power, the Corvette is rated at well over 20 mpg on the highway. The base transmission is a four-speed automatic while a six-speed manual transmission is available.