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Chevy is Reportedly Canceling Some Dealer Allocations of the 2020 C8 Corvette – But It's Not What You Think

Chevy is Reportedly Canceling Some Dealer Allocations of the 2020 C8 Corvette – But It’s Not What You Think

If you’ve already placed an order for your 2020 C8 Vette, then you’re probably okay

A video posted by Chevy Dude, a Youtuber and Chevy Salesman that tends to get a lot of insider information, has brought forth news that Chevy is revoking or canceling C8 Corvette allocations to dealers nationwide. The amount of allocations is said to be somewhere in the neighborhood of 15-20 percent. Right off the bat, this sounds troubling, especially if you’ve placed an order, but it’s not as cut and dry as it sounds.

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The C8 Corvette Z06 Is Taking Aim at the Porsche 911 GT2 RS on the Track!

The C8 Corvette Z06 Is Taking Aim at the Porsche 911 GT2 RS on the Track!

Chevy is spreading its wings and aiming for track superiority

If you’re about tired of hearing news about the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette, well, this is only the beginning. We still have, at the very least, the C8 Corvette ZR1 and the C8 Corvette Z06, the latter of which is set to make its debut next and was just spotted sitting next to a 991-gen Porsche 911 GT2 RS – the proverbial best of the best on the track. What does this mean for the Corvette Z06?

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Would You Buy a Chevrolet Corvette SUV If It Looked Like This?

Would You Buy a Chevrolet Corvette SUV If It Looked Like This?

Such a model has been in the news lately, but nothing points to it actually happening

Ford took the Mustang name and slapped it on a crossover, albeit of the electric ilk, together with the Mach-E badge. So, the obvious question was whether Chevrolet will do the same with one of its nameplates, and the Corvette, not the Camaro, was forwarded as a potential name for a high-riding Chevy.

Of course, Chevy might or might not build a Corvette-based SUV, but if it did, what would it look like? One answer comes from TheSketchMonkey, and to put it frankly, we kind of like what we’re seeing. Should we feel bad about it?

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New Details About the 2021 Chevy C8 Corvette Z06 Hint at a Massive Wing, Track-Focused Performance

New Details About the 2021 Chevy C8 Corvette Z06 Hint at a Massive Wing, Track-Focused Performance

How does a C8.R-style wing sound to you?

Chevy has been quite busy since it debuted the 2020 C8 Corvette Stingray, and has introduced both the convertible and the C8.R in the short period that has passed. We’re still waiting on the ZR1, the first AWD Corvette, a couple of hybrid models (which could include the Zora ZR1, and the C8 Corvette Z06. We’re expecting the Z06 to be the next debut on the list, and now we’ve learned a little more about it, including the fact that it will feature a massive rear wing akin to that of the C8.R with one...eh… minor change.

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The First Production 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Just Became the Fourth Most Expensive Vette Ever Sold at Auction

The First Production 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Just Became the Fourth Most Expensive Vette Ever Sold at Auction

The first production C8 Corvette went for an impressive $3 million at Barrett Jackson’s 2020 Scottsdale Auction

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C8 is living up to the hype after the first-production model carrying VIN 001 sold for a staggering $3 million at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. Hendrick Companies founder and CEO Rick Hendrick placed the winning bid, adding what could be one of the most desirable Corvettes in history to his extraordinary collection of American performance cars.

The first-production Corvette Stingray C8 also becomes one of the most expensive Corvette models ever sold at auction, trailing only a handful of classic ‘Vettes, including a 1967 Corvette L88 Coupe that still holds court as the most expensive Corvette ever sold in an auction setting. It fetched $3.85 million back in 2014, coincidentally, at the same Barrett-Jackson auction that the first-production Corvette C8 was sold.

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Two GM Employees Test the Chevy C8 Corvette in the Right (and Illegal) Way in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Two GM Employees Test the Chevy C8 Corvette in the Right (and Illegal) Way in Bowling Green, Kentucky

While this is kind of funny to an extent, it’s definitely on the wrong side of the law.

Customer-bound examples of the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette aren’t even in production yet, because the company is busy producing “captured test vehicles.” Be that as it may, two people have already been pulled over on the streets of Bowling Green, Kentucky for racing the Chevy C8 Corvette.

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8.R

2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8.R

The latest evolution of the race-going breed

Corvette Racing, the oldest continuous program in top-level sports car racing of the modern era, unveiled its next chapter back in October when GM unexpectedly took the wraps off the C8.R, the GTE-spec race car based on the eighth-generation Corvette. It comes with a menacing body kit, a huge wing hanging over the back, and a flat-plane crank, 500 horsepower, 5.5-liter V-8 in the middle. A pair will race in the IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship and at Le Mans next year, so keep your eyes and ears peeled.

It was back in 1999 at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona that a factory-backed racing Corvette first took to the track in an official practice session for a race. After decades of racing in privateer hands, barring some semi-factory-backed efforts that were ultimately canned due to GM’s ban on motorsport-related activities, the Corvette finally competed with backing from Detroit. 21 years later, Corvette Racing is still taking on the world’s best on America’s road courses and beyond and its latest weapon is unarguably the craziest yet.

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Latest Update From Leading Corvette Salesman Paints a Clearer Picture of the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette

Latest Update From Leading Corvette Salesman Paints a Clearer Picture of the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette

Patience and understanding are more than necessary

If you’re waiting for an all new 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette, it’s only natural that you’re wondering when your allocation is going to come up. And, with production just now kicking off, it’s easy to wonder whether yours will be considered a 2020 or a 2021 model (and what pricing implications that will have on your bottom line.) I’m sure some of you have plenty of other questions too and now, thanks to Mike Furman – one of the most famous Corvette salesman in the world – we have some answers. Keep reading for a full update on the Chevy C8 Corvette and what’s going on behind the scenes.

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Did the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C8 Post a Sub-7:30 Lap Time Around the Nurburgring?

Did the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C8 Post a Sub-7:30 Lap Time Around the Nurburgring?

It would be an impressive benchmark for the base version of the mid-engine sports car

The production-spec, Z51 Performance Package-equipped 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 has reportedly gotten its first taste of the Nurburgring Nordschleife. Muscle Cars & Trucks is reporting that the next-generation, mid-engine Corvette C8 was able to lap the Green Hell in 7:28.30.

There’s no official word from Chevrolet on whether the Corvette C8 actually pulled off that lap time, but it wouldn’t be surprising if it did. The Corvette C8 was a regular guest at the ‘Ring during its testing phase and Chevy has admitted that it plans to run the mid-engined sports car around the track for some hot laps. Perhaps it’s already done it.

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2021 Chevrolet C8 Corvette by Hennessey

2021 Chevrolet C8 Corvette by Hennessey

Are you prepared to handle as much as 1200 horsepower from the C8 Corvette?

The mid-engined 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 has yet to arrive in dealerships, but Hennessey is already staking claim to an aftermarket program that could provide the Corvette C8 with as much as 1,200 horsepower. Company founder John Hennessey dropped the bombshell, saying that the program would bring a lot to the table in terms of aerodynamic enhancements, new wheels, and, of course, engine upgrade programs with different states of tune.

The availability of Hennessey’s program will largely depend on the Corvette C8’s market launch. The eight-generation ‘Vette was supposed to arrive this year, but General Motors has pushed the start of production to early 2021 — around February or March — due to the UAW strike that lasted a month before ending in October 2019. If you’re dying to get a hold of this 1,200-horsepower, Hennessey-tuned Corvette C8, you might have to wait around a year for that opportunity.‘’

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The Chevy C8 Corvette ZR1 Will Be the First AWD Corvette and Will Offer Impressive Hybrid Horsepower

The Chevy C8 Corvette ZR1 Will Be the First AWD Corvette and Will Offer Impressive Hybrid Horsepower

It will be the most powerful Corvette ever with around 900 horsepower

The C8-generation Corvette brought radical changes to the nameplate, but upcoming versions of the sports car will take things even further. We already learned that the new-generation Z06 will feature a twin-turbo V-8 for the first time, and it seems that the upcoming ZR1 will introduce electrification and all-wheel drive to the iconic Corvette nameplate. The latest rumor claims that the ZR1 will hit the road with no less than 900 horsepower.

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Watch the Genovation GXE Electric Corvette Hit a New Top Speed

Watch the Genovation GXE Electric Corvette Hit a New Top Speed

It’s fastest than all production Corvettes except for the C7 ZR1!

An all-electric Chevrolet Corvette might have seemed like an odd idea a decade ago, but it’s an acceptable thought in 2019. That’s because Chevy already announced plans to electrify the Corvette but, more importantly, it’s because some companies actually converted existing Corvettes to accept EV drivetrains. Genovation is one of the companies, and its modified C7 Corvette is capable of top speeds in excess of 200 mph. Specifically, the GXE just hit a top speed of 210 mph, a benchmark that many sports cars and even some supercars can only dream of.

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