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The first mid-engined Corvette is also the quickest and most powerful to date

The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette is the eighth-generation of the iconic sports cars. Unveiled in 2019 for the 2020 model year, the C8 Corvette marks a massive departure from the C7 and its predecessor. For the first time ever, the Corvette features a mid-engined layout and becomes a full-fledged sports car rather than a sporty two-seat grand tourer. In this new configuration, the 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette competes against sports cars like the Ferrari 488 GTB, Ford GT, Lamborghini Huracan Evo, and Audi R8.

Redesigned from the ground up, the C8 is a brand-new car on the outside, but it still sports some trademark Corvette cues. The headlamps, the taillights, and the nose are clearly reminiscent of the C7 model. But the entire is entirely new and boasts more technology than any Corvette from the past. There’s big news under the rear hood as well, where Chevy stuffed a new LT2 V-8 engine. Likewise, the C8 is the first Corvette to feature a dual-clutch transmission, as well as the first of its kind to not have a manual transmission option. The C8 Corvette is also the quickest and more powerful naturally aspirated model of its kind, but more about that in the detailed review below.

Update 8/18/2019:We’ve updated this review with new pricing and performance information. Check out what’s new in our review below!

 

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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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If You Can't Wait for The Chevrolet Corvette C8 to Get The LEGO Treatment, Here's How You Can Build One From the Ground Up

If You Can’t Wait for The Chevrolet Corvette C8 to Get The LEGO Treatment, Here’s How You Can Build One From the Ground Up

It’s not the official thing, but it’s close to one

Like most hotly anticipated cars, there’s a segment of the car-loving population that is also into the hobby of collecting scaled versions of premium cars, or in some cases, LEGO versions of the same premium cars. The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 counts as one of the most anticipated cars of the car, but don’t expect to see it in LEGO form anytime soon. What you can do, instead, is take matters into your hands — like one person did — and build a 1:20 scale version of the Corvette C8 using used LEGO bricks. It’s not an official LEGO product, but this LEGO Corvette C8 should do until the real licensed one comes out, if it ever does.

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Does the 2020 Chevy C8.R Have What It Takes to Win Championships?

Does the 2020 Chevy C8.R Have What It Takes to Win Championships?

Chevrolet’ first mid-engine Corvette race car is ready to throw down

The Chevrolet Corvette C8.R race car has arrived, and it is a doozy. The Corvette racer is all set to make its debut at the Rolex 24 at Daytona on January 25, 2020. But before it lays the smackdown on the race track, the Corvette C8.R takes its turn under the spotlight where it’s properly getting the attention it deserves. The Corvette C8.R isn’t just a race car; it also happens to be Chevrolet’s first-ever mid-engine race car to compete in IMSA’s GTLM class. It’s also Chevrolet’s first clean sheet race car design racer since the C5.R debuted in 1999. Through all these firsts, the Corvette C8.R racer takes its place as Chevrolet’s next warhorse, succeeding a race car — the Corvette CR.7 — that won 16 races in its time, including the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans. Can the C8.R replicate that kind of success? Only time will tell. For now, let’s enjoy the fact that the C8.R is here, and it’s ready to stake its claim as the next great Corvette racer.

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The Corvette C8.R Isn't The First Mid-Engined Racer With That Logo On The Hood

The Corvette C8.R Isn’t The First Mid-Engined Racer With That Logo On The Hood

Two other Corvette-branded race cars graced U.S. circuits years before the latest Corvette Racing machine

We were all pleased when, right after unveiling in front of the world the first Corvette to feature a hardtop at the Kennedy Space Center, Chevy also showed us the C8.R, Corvette Racing’s new weapon for GTE competitions from 2020 onwards. The race car had previously been teased during the launch event of the Chevrolet Corvette C8 Coupe and we were aware that Chevy planned to take the wraps off both the C8 Convertible and the C8.R during the same event but many still were surprised by the appearance of the silver winged warrior. What could also surprise you is that this isn’t the first mid-engined race car that raced under the Corvette banner.

The moment we laid eyes on the Corvette C8, we immediately started picturing it with a big diffuser in the back, a large splitter in the front, big rims hugged by wide, slick racing rubber, and a carbon-fiber wing hanging from the back. We’d seen glimpses of the C8.R testing at Sebring Raceway in Florida back in December of last year but, at the time, GM was tight-lipped on the subject and it took many months before the American automaker finally confirmed the C7.R will become the swansong of the successful line of front-engined GT racing cars as the C8.R will make the transition to the rear-mid-engine layout on the circuits as well.

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Chevrolet C8 Corvette C8R Picture Gallery

Chevrolet C8 Corvette C8R Picture Gallery

The Chevy C8 Corvette Convertible has made its debut, but Chevy decided to surprise us by showing off the all-new Chevy C8 Corvette C8.R at the same time. The car we see here is No.4, but there’s also a No. 3 car that wears a yellow primary color with silver accents – basically the opposite of No. 4 – that hardens back to the GTLM Racing Corvettes that we’ve enjoyed over the last two decades. There are no specifications available for the C8.R quite yet, but we’ll get to see it make its racing debut at the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January 2020.

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2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Convertible Gallery

2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Convertible Gallery

It’s a looker and Chevy did it right!

The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Convertible has arrived with a hardtop roof, an increase of 80 pounds or so in weight, and some other significant changes. Highlights include a new rear hatch that doesn’t facilitate viewing of the V-8 hidden behind the rear seats and, now, the rear trunk has its own dedicated cover as opposed to being integrated with the rear hatch as we see on the coupe - this was necessary for the hardtop to be stored when retracted. This might seem a little strange, but it does offer one big benefit: The Chevy C8 Corvette Convertible has the same amount of rear trunk storage as the coupe!

Power output of 495 horsepower with the performance exhaust has remained the same, and Chevy claims the Corvette Convertible can hit 60 mph in around 3 seconds, just a hair slower than the Coupe.

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2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Top Speed Run - How Fast Does It Really Go?

2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Top Speed Run - How Fast Does It Really Go?

We know even the base model is fast but just how fast?

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray may be the base model of the eighth-generation of Chevy’s legendary grand touring sportscar but its performance figures already suggest that ’America’s Sportscar’ should be soon renamed to ’America’s Supercar’. The Stingray impressed us already with its practicality, its styling, and the fact that it’s mid-engined to begin with - given that GM’s been considering and working behind the scenes on a mid-engined Corvette for over 50 years.

More recently, GM proved it can keep a promise when it announced that the Stingray’s MSRP will slot just under the $60,000 mark making the new ’Vette an absolute bargain. Now we know for sure this is an absolute bargain that can hit 194 mph and we’re impressed once more. Remember, that’s about as much as a Ferrari F430 Berlinetta that cost a whopping $186,925 when introduced in the U.S. some 15 years ago and, of course, the Z06 and ZR1 that are just around the corner will easily surpass 200 mph.

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Someone May Have Spotted the C8 Corvette Hybrid but We're Not So Sure

Someone May Have Spotted the C8 Corvette Hybrid but We’re Not So Sure

It’s all about cables sticking out through the hood

The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette has yet to arrive in showrooms, but Chevrolet is already working on new versions of the mid-engined sports car. We’ve seen the race-spec C8.R being tested at Sebring, as well as new prototypes driven on public roads. The most recent C8 Corvette footage includes two cars that seem to be hybrids. Is Chevrolet electrifying the Z06 or the ZR1?

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2021 Chevrolet C8 Corvette Z06

2021 Chevrolet C8 Corvette Z06

The first turbocharged Corvette in history will arrive in 2020

The 2021 Chevrolet C8 Corvette Z06 is an upcoming, higher performance version of the eighth-generation Corvette. The C8 Z06 will be the first model of its kind with a mid-engined layout and, much like its predecessor, it will slot between the regular C8 Stingray and the upcoming C8 ZR1. Rumors about the new-gen Z06 have been flying around for quite some time and we already know that it will have a more aggressive body and a more powerful engine. The latter will be twin-turbocharged and related to the mill in the race-spec C8.R. But let’s find out more about that in the speculative review below.

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Leaked Specs Reveal 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is quicker than C7 Z06

Leaked Specs Reveal 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is quicker than C7 Z06

But it’s also heavier than its predecessor

The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette is already on its way to dealerships, but GM has yet to reveal all the specs. Although Chevy did announce the car’s top speed, 0 to 60 and quarter mile times remained a mystery. Until today, when a Corvette Forum member got a look at an engineer’s booklet at the 2019 Corvettes at Carlisle event. Fortunately, he also snapped some photos and we now know everything there is to know about the 2020 C8 Corvette.

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Screw the C8 Corvette Stingray - You Want the C8 Corvette Z06

Screw the C8 Corvette Stingray - You Want the C8 Corvette Z06

It will be the first turbocharged Corvette!

Now that the 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette has been unveiled and is on its way to dealerships, everyone is wondering what the new-generation Z06 will bring to the table. Original rumors talked about a turbocharged 5.5-liter V-8, but it seems that Chevy will actually go with a different design. The new mill will be twin-turbocharged, a first for the nameplate, but it will be closely related to the engine in the race-spec Corvette C8.R and loosely based on a Cadillac unit. Let’s find out more about that below.

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Book Your 2020 C8 Corvette ASAP Because Chevrolet Is Going to Hike the Prices for the Next Model Year

Book Your 2020 C8 Corvette ASAP Because Chevrolet Is Going to Hike the Prices for the Next Model Year

The $59,995 sticker price is not here to stay for long

When GM announced a sub-$60,000 price for the new Corvette C8, including the destination charges, it sent the automotive community into a spiral. How could GM price a car that was built from scratch so close to the starting price of the outgoing C7? A lot of speculations were made about this ‘sorcery’ and as it turns out, there was a catch all along. According to MotorTrend, the sub-$60,000 base price would only last for the first model year. This means that for the 2021 model, GM will bump up the prices. Surprised, angry, or befuddled?

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The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette May start from $59,995, but it gets expensive with the cool options

The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette May start from $59,995, but it gets expensive with the cool options

Get ready to spend at least $70,000 for a decent configuration

Chevrolet just released pricing for the 2020 C8 Corvette and, as promised, it costs less than $60,000 in base spec. Specifically, it retails from $59,995, which makes it the most affordable mid-engined sports car on the market. However, adding the cool options will inflate the Corvette’s price quite a bit. Keep reading to find out how much you’ll pay for an optioned-up ’Vette.

Update: Check out our in-depth coverage of GM’s Decision to increase C8 Corvette pricing after the first model year!

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2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette Stingray

2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette Stingray

The first mid-engined Corvette is also the quickest and most powerful to date

The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette is the eighth-generation of the iconic sports cars. Unveiled in 2019 for the 2020 model year, the C8 Corvette marks a massive departure from the C7 and its predecessor. For the first time ever, the Corvette features a mid-engined layout and becomes a full-fledged sports car rather than a sporty two-seat grand tourer. In this new configuration, the 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette competes against sports cars like the Ferrari 488 GTB, Ford GT, Lamborghini Huracan Evo, and Audi R8.

Redesigned from the ground up, the C8 is a brand-new car on the outside, but it still sports some trademark Corvette cues. The headlamps, the taillights, and the nose are clearly reminiscent of the C7 model. But the entire is entirely new and boasts more technology than any Corvette from the past. There’s big news under the rear hood as well, where Chevy stuffed a new LT2 V-8 engine. Likewise, the C8 is the first Corvette to feature a dual-clutch transmission, as well as the first of its kind to not have a manual transmission option. The C8 Corvette is also the quickest and more powerful naturally aspirated model of its kind, but more about that in the detailed review below.

Update 8/18/2019:We’ve updated this review with new pricing and performance information. Check out what’s new in our review below!

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The 9 Mid-Engine Corvette Concepts That Didn't Make it To Production

The 9 Mid-Engine Corvette Concepts That Didn’t Make it To Production

All of these prototypes paved the way for the upcoming C8

For over five decades we’ve been teased with various Corvette concepts displaying the idea that the engine should be moved from just in front of the cabin to behind the rear seats. While this idea might seem ludicrous to purists, we know that it will finally become a reality with the forthcoming C8. But there wouldn’t have been a C8 without all the prototypes that preceded it.

If everything we’ve seen and heard in the past couple of years regarding the 8th generation of the Chevrolet Corvette is true, and there’s little doubt about it, the C7 will become the final front-engined Corvette because the C8 is bound to have the engine where rivaling Lamborghinis and Ferraris have had it since forever - behind the front seats. A few camouflaged prototypes have been seen testing over the past few months and, while we aren’t sure about its name, we know that it’ll be based on a new platform and it will cost a whole lot more than the current model.

The best view we’ve got of the new Chevrolet sports car is of a mule testing at the Nurburgring-Nordschleife in Germany. It features a radically different design although some design cues from the current model, like the side air vents up front, remain. We don’t know what engine will power the new car, pundits reporting that a racing version seen testing at Road America might sport a V-6, and we might not get much more insight on it until next year’s Detroit Auto Show where, supposedly, Chevy will take the wraps off the new model. Until then, here’s a look at the plethora of prototypes that predated it.

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The C8 Corvette version that Chevy needs to built ASAP

The C8 Corvette version that Chevy needs to built ASAP

A C8.R for customer use and a racing program

The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette is a massive departure from its predecessors, mostly because it features a mid-engine architecture. This layout makes it faster, more stable, more nimble at the track, and moves the Corvette nameplate into a new segment. The American sports car can now compete against high-performance vehicles like the Ford GT, Ferrari F8 Tributo, Lamborghini Huracan Evo, and the Audi R8. Having entered a new niche with the Corvette, Chevrolet still has a few important things to do. Read that as "new cars to release." New high-performance Z06 and ZR1 models are definitely underway, but the 2020 C8 Corvette needs more than that. Given the competition it has to go against, the Corvette needs to spawn a track-only version for customers — a C8.R for customers if you will — and maybe even a customer racing program. Find out why this needs to happen below.

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2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette ZR1

2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette ZR1

The first mid-engined ZR1 should be here in 2020

The 2021 Chevrolet C8 Corvette ZR1 is an upcoming high-performance version of the eighth-generation Corvette. Likely to debut toward the end of 2020, the Corvette ZR1 should become the range-topping version of the C8 Corvette lineup and sit above the upcoming Corvette Z06. Details are slim as of 2019, but the 2021 Corvette ZR1 should feature a more aggressive and more aerodynamic body, extra carbon-fiber, a V-8 with forced induction (it could even be a hybrid), and a beefed-up chassis packed with race-bred components.

Original rumors claimed that the ZR1 might feature a "Zora" badge in honor of former GM engineer Zora Arkus-Duntov, also known as the "father of the Corvette" and the man who experimented with mid-engined Corvette designs back in the day. It seems that this rumor might not become a reality, but the C8 ZR1 could be a massive departure from its predecessor thanks to a hybrid layout and all-wheel drive. Of course, this has yet to be confirmed, but Chevy did admit that the C8 Corvette was developed with electrification in mind. Let’s find out more about that in the review below.

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Chevrolet's Online Configurator for the 2020 Corvette C8 Stingray is an Exercise in Patience

Chevrolet’s Online Configurator for the 2020 Corvette C8 Stingray is an Exercise in Patience

A leaked order guide shows how much Chevrolet left out in the online configurator

When Chevrolet released the online configurator for the Corvette C8, a lot of people, myself included, jumped at the chance to create my personal Corvette C8. I had no intention of buying one, but at least I had a tool I could use to imagine what my all-new Vette could look like. Unfortunately, most newly launched configurators are never as polished as they are after a few weeks of updates and improvements. The Corvette C8’s configurator was no different, and navigating it in the first few days of its release was challenging, to say the least. I did manage to create my Corvette C8, though my work only included exterior and interior colors to go with a few extra pieces of carbon fiber thrown in for good measure. It also took a lot longer than I expected to finish considering all the issues that kept popping up. So if you’re going to give the Corvette C8 configurator a try, do so with plenty of patience in stock. You’re going to need it.

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Does the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray 1LT have an Alarm or Not?

Does the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray 1LT have an Alarm or Not?

The fleet ordering guide for the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette has finally surfaced and it’s told us a lot about Chevy’s next-generation halo car. Over a total of 36 pages, we’ve learned that there are three trim levels – 1LT, 2LT, and 3LT – while the list of standard and available options is rather extensive. As I was going over all 36 pages, something I noticed was a small block toward the end that made it appear that the entry-level Stingray 1LT doesn’t isn’t even available with a theft-deterrent system – the theft deterrent sensors for vehicle inclination and interior movement are also unavailable for the 1LT. All three are standard on the other trims, so what gives? Is the 1LT Stingray really landing into showrooms without a stock alarm system?

I have to admit that I’m rather disturbed by this and even made a few social media posts to express my discord toward Chevy for doing such a thing. The truth is, though, I was wrong and missed one vital entry across 36 pages of RPO codes, features, and options. Let me explain…

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The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is a New Life Line for the Chevy Camaro - Here Are 5 Reasons Why

The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is a New Life Line for the Chevy Camaro - Here Are 5 Reasons Why

The Camaro may not go the way of the dodo just yet

It’s safe to say that Chevrolet accomplished what it initially set out to do with the all-new Chevrolet Corvette C8. The move to make the next-generation Corvette a mid-engine performance car has so far been met with positive reviews. The reactions are still fluid and will remain fluid for at least a few more years, but as far as the initial salvo’s concerned, the Bowtie nailed this one out of the park. Unfortunately, this is no time for celebration for Chevy because it has another important decision on its hands regarding the fate of its other iconic performance nameplate: the Camaro muscle car. Unless you’ve been consumed with anything and everything about the Corvette C8, there are rumors that Chevy is killing the Camaro yet again. Development for a seventh-generation Camaro started, but the automaker decided to cancel the program and stretch this generation’s life a few more years until it fades off into the sunset. It would be a very undignified way for the Camaro to go, but what if — of all things — the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 comes in and saves the Camaro from getting its head chopped off. It’d make for a great story, sure, but there are legitimate reasons — we thought of five of them — why it could happen, too.

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How We'd Configure the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray

How We’d Configure the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray

Working on this configurator was a lot harder and more time consuming than we expected

The arrival of a heavily hyped vehicle usually comes with a handful of complementary launches. Our favorite — as is everybody’s, I assume — is the online configurator. This is where we get to put our designer hats on and create our ideal model, which in this instance, happens to be the all-new Chevrolet Corvette C8. Mind you, this isn’t your typical hyped of a release. This is the Corvette C8, the current hype beast of the automotive world that also happens to be the first mid-engine Corvette in the nameplate’s long and illustrious history. You don’t just aimlessly wander around its online configurator and throw one splashy color to its body and call it a day. You take your time building it, and if you have to go to the minutiae of why you chose this package over that package, then so be it. Some of us may not get the opportunity to buy the Corvette C8 so this is the next-best-thing. Better believe that we’re taking this configurator seriously.

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The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Is Larger and Heavier Than Its Peers For Good Reason

The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Is Larger and Heavier Than Its Peers For Good Reason

The C8 Corvette Feels More Comfortable and More Useful Than All Comparable Mid-engine Sports Cars

Bigger is better! Or is it? Car enthusiasts all across the U.S. will ponder this for years to come thanks to the fact that the new 2020 Corvette C8 is larger compared to its peers. It is longer, with a bigger boot, longer wheelbase, and more meat to carry around. I cannot call this a surprise considering that the new Corvette has to be a daily usable, affordable, and ready to accommodate daily shopping needs regularly - this only requires substantial luggage capacity - a number that hovers around 357 liters in the C8. Try to find that much trunk space in other mid-engine cars.

As far as the weight goes, GM did an excellent job of keeping it at reasonable levels, but you can do only so much without building your car from some crazy expensive unobtanium. At about 3,600 pounds (ready for a drive), the Corvette C8 isn’t the lightest, but no one should care about that at a $60k starting price.

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No Manual Chevy C8 Corvette Means Spending $100,000 on the American-Built 2020 Saleen S1 Might Not Be a Bad Proposition

No Manual Chevy C8 Corvette Means Spending $100,000 on the American-Built 2020 Saleen S1 Might Not Be a Bad Proposition

Are you ready to sacrifice some power and the badge for a manual gearbox?

The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is the first Corvette offered without a manual transmission. This is bad news for old-school enthusiasts, but Chevy has solid arguments for the drop. The C8 Corvette would need a bespoke transmission that’s not worth the hassle given that sales of manual Corvettes dropped dramatically in recent years. But if you can’t stand the idea of an automatic Corvette, the Saleen S1 is an alternative you should consider.

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Engineering Explained Uses Math To Crack the Case of How the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is So Fast

Engineering Explained Uses Math To Crack the Case of How the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is So Fast

Expect to get confused at various points in this video

While it’s true that Chevrolet didn’t announce a specific acceleration time for the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8, the automaker did hint that with the Z51 package, the Corvette C8 could sprint from 0 to 60 mph in “under three seconds.” It’s an impressive number, maybe even a little too impressive if you compare it to the acceleration times of a model like the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette C7 ZR1, which, by the way, has around 200 more horsepower than the Corvette C8. Surely, there must be a reason why Chevrolet would make such claims, and if there’s any truth to those claims, how exactly did Chevy arrive at that sub-three-second acceleration? Fortunately, Engineering Explained’s Jason Fenske has the low-down on how Chevrolet got to that number. Best be warned, though, this video will drown you in a sea of mathematical equations and scientific explanations rooted in physics. In other words, put your thinking hats on. You’re going to need it in the course of the next 12 minutes.

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What Would the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray Look Like if it Was a Front-Engined Car?

What Would the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray Look Like if it Was a Front-Engined Car?

This is what a front-engined Corvette C8 Stingray could have looked like

Chevrolet really got people talking with the location of the engine in the new C8 Corvette Stingray. The fact that the car is mid-engined made headlines, as did the slew of advantages this new configuration brings. There are plenty of upsides to a mid-mounted engine, but in spite of all that, some people aren’t thrilled by the new Corvette and they say they would have preferred if Chevrolet had kept it front-engined, in-keeping with tradition.

It seems that the people who share this view all agree that the Corvette nameplate is synonymous with the FR layout. Some go on to argue that the C7 was already mid-engined (well, front-mid-engined, anyway) and that there was no need to radically change the formula, just find ways to improve upon what was there.

Chevy, on the other hand, says it had just about reached the upper limit of what it could do with the front-engined Corvette, on top of the fact that there had been talks about shifting the Corvette to a mid-engined layout for decades. The automaker is adamant it made the right decision and that the mid-engined C8 is a better car than a front-engined C8 could ever have been.

And, it still looks distinctly Corvette-esque, even though its proportions might seem off due to the new layout. This essentially means that the C8 will probably still appeal to most existing Corvette fans, but at the same time, attract new buyers that may have been looking to buy something similar but far more exclusive and expensive. Is this the Corvette that will put a dent in Ferrari, Lamborghini, or McLaren’s sales? Probably not, but it will definitely affect the AMG GT, Porsche Cayman, 911, BMW Motorsport, and Audi RS and R8 sales, though, as well as the second-hand supercar market too.

Only time will tell just how big its impact will be, but while we wait, we can still imagine what a front-engined C8 Corvette Stingray may have looked like.

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Watch the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray Use Its Nose-Lift System to Go "Off-Road"

Watch the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray Use Its Nose-Lift System to Go "Off-Road"

A proper demonstration of Chevy’s smart nose-lift system

The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette has a cool nose-lift system that enables you to drive over speed bumps, small curbs, or ramps without having to worry that you’ll hit the front bumper. We’ve already seen how it works, but we now have a new video in which the nose-lift system is put to good use.

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Everyone is Saying that the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is "Sold Out" But, That Really Isn't the Case

Everyone is Saying that the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is "Sold Out" But, That Really Isn’t the Case

You’ll have a longer wait to buy one, but you should still be able to get your hands on a Corvette C8 if you’re patient enough to wait for it

The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette is barely a month into its world debut, but we’re already hearing about how the model is “sold out.” No less than General Motors design chief, Michael Simcoe, made those comments to Autoblog at the Concours d’Elegance of America. In the unfortunate event that Simcoe’s words get twisted, we’re here to point out that the Corvette C8 isn’t really sold out, and it won’t be sold out for at least six to seven years, or however long the C8 generation lasts before it gives way to the C9 generation. What Simcoe was referring to was the Corvette C8’s first year of production allocation, not the entire run of C8 models. So if you’re planning to buy a Chevrolet Corvette C8 and you were devastated to find out that it’s “sold out,” don’t feel too bad. You’re going to have to wait longer to get your hands on one, but if you’re determined to buy a C8 Corvette, you should have plenty of opportunities to do so. It just won’t happen in the sports car’s first year of production.

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Mark Your Calendars; Chevrolet Corvette C8 Convertible Set For Fall Unveiling

Mark Your Calendars; Chevrolet Corvette C8 Convertible Set For Fall Unveiling

It will be joined by the C8.R race car

The all-new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Convertible is arriving in the fall of 2020, putting to bed any and all questions about its timetable. The announcement came in the form of a video touting the arrival of the roofless version of the next-generation Corvette. The model, which also happens to be the first mid-engine convertible model in the long and illustrious history of the iconic nameplate, will be joined on-stage — or wherever the debut’s going to take place — by the 2020 Corvette C8.R race car, the successor to the award-winning C7.R grand tourer race car that has won 16 endurance races, including the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans. There’s no official date as to when both models will debut, but Chevrolet’s announcement of a Fall 2019 reveal means that we won’t have to wait long for the Corvette C8 Convertible and the Corvette C8.R race car to join the Corvette C8 Coupe in what is fast becoming a growing family of C8 Corvettes.

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2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Top Speed - How Fast Can it Really Go?

2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Top Speed - How Fast Can it Really Go?

Will it be faster than the C7 Corvette? How about the competition?

Chevrolet just took the veils off the 2020 C8 Corvette, but we still don’t know much about its performance. The 0 to 60 mph sprint is just an "under-three-seconds" estimate right now, while top speed remains a mystery. How fast will the C8 Corvette be? Let’s find out below.

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Can the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette's LT2 V-8 Be Supercharged?

Can the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette’s LT2 V-8 Be Supercharged?

Is there enough room and will there be an aftermarket solution anytime soon?

The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette may feature a brand-new engine, but it’s not significantly more powerful than the C7 Corvette. At 495 horsepower and 470 pound-feet, the C8 Corvette boasts an extra 35 horses and 10 pound-feet over the C7 and leaves room for a more powerful version. A couple of higher performance variants will definitely follow, but the big question is, can the new LT2 V-8 engine be supercharged or turbocharged?

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Five Cars The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray Could Render Obsolete

Five Cars The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray Could Render Obsolete

Would you, in a sound mind, buy a four-cylinder F-Type, or the Toyota-powered Evora instead of the new mid-engine, V-8 powered, C8 Corvette?

Only days after the introduction of the revolutionary mid-engine Corvette, officials from the Australian GM hand – Holden – reported that they plan big with the new Corvette on the Australian market. It will be called the Holden Corvette, but GM will produce it at the Kentucky, Bowling Green factory in the right-hand drive configuration right next to standard ’Vette. It is the first Corvette in history to be offered in a RHD configuration. However, unlike the American Corvette that starts at amazing sub $60,000, the Australian Corvette will be the most expensive Holden ever. Early reports from Australia tell us that Holden will sell the Corvette C8 Stingray in a $160,000-$200,000 price bracket. Converted in U.S. dollars, that roughly comes to $112,000-$140,000.

So, yes, the U.S. seems to be the only country where you will be able to get the new C8 Corvette for cheap (somewhat). While Holden boss, Dave Buttner, wants to take on European and Japanese performance vehicles like the Ferrari and Acura with it, Chevrolet, on the other hand, have an easier job. Undercutting $60k with a mid-engine sports monster puts Chevy in a position to take the buyers from basically any sports car showroom in the U.S.

If GM does the reliability thing right, then I ask you would you rather go for the Supra, Cayman, basically any two-door Beemer, or the new ’Vette? Heck, I’ve deduced something else, even more disturbing. With the new mid-engine C8 Corvette Stingray, the sales of used mid-engine Italian exotics could fall dramatically. The new ’Vette is a disturbance in the force if ever there was one.

The astonishingly courageous move by Chevrolet and GM put the Corvette in a position to attract buyers of basically any performance vehicle. In the U.S., this very car will fight for buyers with completely different sports cars than in the rest of the world. I am not talking Ferrari, Acura, Lamborghini, or even Audi here. I think that this is the list of cars that the new mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette looks to steal buyers from.

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Lock it Down: The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette Has "Instant Collectible" Written All Over it

Lock it Down: The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette Has "Instant Collectible" Written All Over it

Imagine how much the first-production model will fetch over if it’s auctioned

The all-new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 has arrived. Mind you, the Corvette C8 isn’t just the latest-generation Corvette to arrive. Everyone who has waited to see a mid-engine Corvette can finally breathe a sigh of relief. It’s here, folks! After 60 years of waiting — it’s been a long wait that included many prototypes that almost made it to production — the vision of Zora Arkus-Duntov has finally come alive. There are a lot of firsts that come with the arrival of the Corvette C8, not just for the model itself, but for Chevrolet as a company. It stands to reason then that this could be one of the most important models of the Chevrolet Corvette in its long and illustrious history. And as one of the most collectible cars in the auto industry, you can be sure that the C8 has “instant collectible” written all over it. Don’t be surprised if the first-production model ends up in an auction house sometime in the latter part of the year. All bets are off if that happens, ladies and gentlemen. If you thought the $2.7 million price tag the final-production Corvette C7 fetched last month at the Barrett-Jackson auction is too much, wait until you see the frenzied bidding that will come in the auction of the first-production Corvette C8.

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2020 Chevy C8 Corvette - Quirks and Facts

2020 Chevy C8 Corvette - Quirks and Facts

The New Corvette C8 Rewrites Unwritten Rules of Sports Cars In A Spectacular Fashion

With a recent official reveal of the new mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8, a famous American car brand gained worldwide acclaim. Following a completely novel interpretation of the production Corvette ethos, GM moved from the front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout to the rear-mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout. Not because it is refreshing to do so, but because the latest Corvette ZR1 – the most powerful one to ever appear – "reached the limit" of what is possible to do with the FR layout. Unveiled at the dedicated event in California, the new Corvette rewrote the rules for all mid-engine sports cars, and supercars, entering the market with quite an incredible sub $60k base price. No other production car in the world offers such a powerful performance for the money. To put this price into perspective, let me tell you that the Mercedes-AMG sells its hot-hatch A45 S in the U.K. for something like $60k. I don’t know about you, but I’d take mid-engine Corvette over that small thing in any universe. In fact, I will have a complete article that will paint you a picture of incredible affordability of the mid-engine Corvette C8. Before that, however, I share with you all the important facts and features you simply have to know about to properly appreciate this creation of our genius.

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The First Rendering of the 2021 Chevy C8 Corvette ZR1 Has Us Anxious for the Future

The First Rendering of the 2021 Chevy C8 Corvette ZR1 Has Us Anxious for the Future

2021 Chevy Corvette C8 ZR1 will look a lot like this, but what will power it?

Chevrolet says it has seriously enhanced every part of the new Corvette C8 Stingray’s performance repertoire - the car is considerably faster to sprint, but also sharper and more agile through the corners than the model it replaces. On paper, the regular C8 is probably about as quick as more potent versions of the old Corvette C7, so we’re really wondering what kind of bonkers numbers the ZR1 version of the C8 will provide.

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The Weirdest and Most Useless Options for the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette

The Weirdest and Most Useless Options for the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette

Colors, graphics, and body accents

Like many premium vehicles, the 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette comes with plenty of options. But while some of them are cool and customize the car in a tasteful way, others are unusual or downright useless. Here’s a few options that you shouldn’t even consider and a few choices that Chevy should have grouped in a more useful way.

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The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Has Specific Roof Mounts in the Trunk for Safe Storage

The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Has Specific Roof Mounts in the Trunk for Safe Storage

The smallest details are usually the ones that play important roles in a car

It’s been a week since the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 made its debut and I can’t think of any other car in recent history that’s been prodded over more times than this one. The all-out dissection of the Corvette C8 is real, folks, and in this particular space, our attention turns to the Vette’s removable roof panel, the rear cargo area, and, specifically, the two mounts inside the storage space that help keep the roof comfortably in place when it’s stowed in the compartment. The removable roof panel is one of the Corvette C8’s most talked-about features, in part because it can turn the sports car into a full-fledged convertible with a simple twist of three latches in the interior. But since the Corvette C8 is not the actual Corvette C8 Convertible — that model will arrive in a few months, if scheduling holds form — it needs a safe place to stay out of sight if you want to roll around town without it. The rear cargo trunk is that space haven, and those mounts help keep the roof in place for the duration of its stay there.

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The Definitive List of Options You Must Choose When Configuring Your 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray

The Definitive List of Options You Must Choose When Configuring Your 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray

Add more coolness to an already cool sports car

The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette is not yet available for purchase and doesn’t have a starting price, but Chevy already published an online configurator to have fun with. While pricing for all the options isn’t yet available, we can browse through them and even configure the 2020 C8 Corvette for when it will go on sale. The mid-engined sports car comes with more options than ever and we already spotted some must-have features.

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What Exterior Color Options Did We Not See on the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette at Launch?

What Exterior Color Options Did We Not See on the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette at Launch?

New Corvette C8 Stingray shows its true colors... well, most of them

When we attended the launch of the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette we only saw the new mid-engined Stingray in four of the available colors. They’re all fine choices and each gives the car a unique vibe and look, yet this limited selection only constituted about 25 percent of all available color options. So which ones were not present?

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What Does Jay Leno Think of the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray?

What Does Jay Leno Think of the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray?

There are a lot of interesting things to learn about the all-new Vette in this eight-minute episode

Jay Leno has cached a lot of us can only dream of having. When Chevrolet debuted the Corvette C8 last week in Los Angeles, California, it did so in Leno’s backyard. And just as sure as the sky is blue, the comedian was one of the very first people to see the all-new Corvette C8 up close and personal. Proving that Leno’s cache in the auto world is second-to-none, the former host of the Tonight Show was even allowed to film an exclusive walk-around of the Corvette for his hugely popular Internet show, Jay Leno’s Garage. These are the kinds of things that only people like Jay Leno can pull off. It certainly helps, too, that Leno knows what he’s talking about when it comes to cars, and this episode of Jay Leno’s Garage is no different as the star of the episode — that’d be the Corvette C8 — is given the proper run-through by one of the most knowledgable gear heads in this side of the world.

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How Different is the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette's Interior Compared to the 2019 Chevy C7 Corvette?

How Different is the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette’s Interior Compared to the 2019 Chevy C7 Corvette?

Young People Finally Want To Donate A Nut To Get The Corvette C8, but Is Its Interior Worth It

Standard internet Corvette C8 discussion:

"I never liked Corvettes but now I am willing to donate my left nut to get the C8!"

"Where do you get the other $59,999.99 from?"

"Your momma!"

Chevrolet wants to do one thing with the new Corvette! It wants to attract younger buyers to the brand. The mid-engine layout, crazy bang-for-buck, and frankly, fine styling is the way to go. Right now, if you go to any Corvette forum, you can read similar comments, and "discussions" like the one I’ve politely copied from another friendly automotive site. Young people are writing this. A lot of them want to donate a nut to get the C8!

That’s cool, but I have one more hole to pick to be completely mesmerized by the new mid-engine Corvette! What about its interior? How does it compare with the Corvette C7’s interior, and does it finally give some premium-like aura? It needs to if it wants to jumpstart the possible future of Corvette-brand!

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Still Don't Like the Look of the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette? Let Us Show You How Similar it is to the C7 Corvette!

Still Don’t Like the Look of the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette? Let Us Show You How Similar it is to the C7 Corvette!

The biggest visual difference between C7 and C8 Corvettes might just be the engine placement and all it entails

The launch of the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray is on everybody’s lips these days. It has to be one of the most significant car launches of the year, especially since it’s going to be sold in right-hand drive, and it is ,therefore, most likely also been designed to comply with European legislation (among other places). So, it’s going to be a global sports car with exotic supercar looks at only a fraction of the price - in fact, it’s probably not even going to be that much more expensive than the C7 Stingray it replaces.

You may think that in moving the engine behind the passenger compartment, Chevrolet has essentially rewritten the formula for the Corvette, and you’d be right. However, that’s about the most drastic and revolutionary thing the automaker did, because from a visual standpoint, everything else looks evolutionary. You can certainly immediately tell the C8 looks more modern and more like an imported, mid-engined exotic, yet you can also see the fact that it’s a development of the C7’s styling.

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The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is Here, So Is Now the Right Time to Buy a C7 Corvette?

The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is Here, So Is Now the Right Time to Buy a C7 Corvette?

You better believe it, folks. Supplies of the Chevrolet Corvette C7 won’t last forever.

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8’s long-awaited arrival has answered as many questions as it has opened new ones. One of the prevailing questions surrounding the C8’s arrival is one that doesn’t pertain to the model at all. This question is all about its predecessor, the Chevrolet Corvette C7, specifically as it relates to the ideal time to buy one before production of the model completely stops. So, is now the right time to buy a Chevrolet Corvette C7, knowing full well the kind of resale value it could attract when supplies are officially off the table? It’s an interesting question when you consider what kind of stature the C7-generation Corvette will one day have in the annals of the sports car’s long and rich history. But as far as short answers go, yes, now is the right time to buy a brand-new Chevrolet Corvette C7. You can risk it and wait to see how the market will look like once production ends, but doing so doesn’t guarantee you a better shot at a Corvette C7 at a cheaper price than what you’ll have to spend for a brand new model today. Take all that risk out of the equation and go buy one now.

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A Chevy C8 Corvette Shooting Brake Definitely Needs to Happen

A Chevy C8 Corvette Shooting Brake Definitely Needs to Happen

What? A mid-engined shooting brake concept? We know it doesn’t make sense and that’s why we like it

Everybody seems to be writing these days just about the Chevrolet Corvette C8, the first production Corvette with the engine positioned behind the cabin and in front of the rear axle. Everyone is raving about the performance figures of the base Stingray model and about the crazy tech that GM poured in its halo car, a car that’s already got its hallowed place in the history books. That’s why we’re already seeing digital artists play around with the C8 and modify it, this being a prime example of computerized freedom: a shooting brake C8. Yes, the engine is still supposed to be in the back there somewhere.

The Chevy Corvette C8 spearheads a new generation of Corvette-badged supercars that try to bridge the gap between a usual supercar and what the Corvette used to be up until the seventh generation, namely a grand tourer. The front-engined layout allowed Corvette owners to carry quite a lot of stuff in the hatch of the car that’s now, essentially, gone since there’s an engine in the same area. While Chevrolet did equip the C8 with a pair of trunks like you usually find on EVs, it’s still not as practical as the C7, and this is where a shooting brake version may be able to amend the situation. It’ll never happen but, if it did, would you want one?

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The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette's Doors Are Designed To Work Like Bass Boxes

The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette’s Doors Are Designed To Work Like Bass Boxes

Bose came up with a neat trick here

Sure, we’re in awe every time we hear a V-8 rumbling through a quad exhaust setup. So are you. Heck, it doesn’t even have to be a V-8, knowing that a proper straight-six engine can deliver a delightful note. And don’t get us started on V-10s. But do you know what is also a magnificent goosebump-raiser for us? A properly-designed sound system. No, not one that sends fake engine sounds into the cabin. One that complements the engine note and delivers an acoustic performance that matches what’s under the hood. Or under the mid-section, as it’s the case with the C8 Corvette. Which, by the way, packs a Bose sound system that you won’t find in any other car.

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The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is the first 'Vette without a manual gearbox and you shouldn't be upset

The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is the first ’Vette without a manual gearbox and you shouldn’t be upset

The C8 Corvette is notably quicker than the C7 and it’s due to the DCT gearbox as well

The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette broke cover with a dual-clutch, eight-speed automatic transmission and no option for a manual. This is a premier for the nameplate, which was offered with both manual and automatic transmissions from 1953 until 2018. Granted, the dual-clutch automatic makes the C8 Corvette the quickest of its kind, but will this be enough to keep manual transmission enthusiasts happy? After almost 70 years with a manual on offer, an automatic-only is a hard pill to swallow. Here’s why.

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Chevy Has Yet to Confirm a 2020 C8.R Race Car - Here's Why You Should Still Expect One!

Chevy Has Yet to Confirm a 2020 C8.R Race Car - Here’s Why You Should Still Expect One!

The C7.R needs a replacement, and it’s coming in 2020

With the new 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette coming to dealerships, it’s safe to assume that GM will release a race-spec model soon. Chevy has yet to confirm that a C8.R model is underway, but we have quite a few reasons to believe that the race car is almost ready to debut.

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The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is Cool and All, but What About the 2002 Cadillac Cien (Could it See Modern Production?)

The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is Cool and All, but What About the 2002 Cadillac Cien (Could it See Modern Production?)

If you think about it, this is the best time for Cadillac to move ahead with this as all the stars seem aligned and nothing could go wrong for it

Chevy has rocked the world with the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray. There were a lot of expectations from this mid-engine layout that was first teased almost 60 years back and brought back to life several times over the years. Nevertheless, Chevy managed to hit a bull’s eye with this product that made its debut on the July 18. The C8 Stingray also brings in a lot of ‘firsts’ for Corvette that could make way for bigger things moving forward. But, let’s focus on another GM mid-engined concept from the past called the Cadillac Cien that garnered a lot of attention, but never made it to production. Given Cadillac’s reputation and stature, this clearly felt like an ‘out of the comfort zone’ kind of a product from the stable, but it sure was a competent concept. The automaker never intended to take it to production, but seeing the Corvette C8’s success, could Cadillac be tempted to give it a shot?

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When Can You Buy the C8 Corvette Convertible, Z06, Grand Sport, ZR1: A Timeline

When Can You Buy the C8 Corvette Convertible, Z06, Grand Sport, ZR1: A Timeline

Time to save up if you want to get your hands on any of these Corvette variants

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 is a lot of things to a lot of people. For some, it’s an engineering home run. For others, it’s a history-making performance car. Whatever your thoughts are of the Corvette C8, there is one thing that everyone can agree on. The Corvette C8’s market launch, whenever that will be, is going to be one of the most anticipated dates in the calendar. As it is, Chevrolet hasn’t announced when the C8 will arrive. We only know that production of the mid-engine performance car will kick off late this year. With that current timetable, it’s reasonable to expect the model becoming available to the masses sometime in early 2020. That’s less than a year from now, so it’s not that far into the future. Once the C8 arrives, questions will now be asked about the model’s other trim levels and when those are coming out. The Corvette C8 Convertible will assuredly arrive soon after the C8 launches, but what about the Z06, Grand Sport, and dare we dream, the ZR1? It’ll probably take Chevrolet a few years to round out the entire C8 lineup, just as it did with the C7-generation Corvette. That’s not going to stop us from speculating, though, right? Cross your fingers that our estimates are correct because if everything that’s been rumored about the Corvette C8 ZR1 is true, then that bad boy can’t come soon enough.

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Hey, Chevrolet, Where's Our Corvette C8-Inspired Watch?

Hey, Chevrolet, Where’s Our Corvette C8-Inspired Watch?

Now that the Chevrolet Corvette has made the jump to a mid-engine layout and closer to supercar status, we demand a watch that matches the car’s newfound ethos

Ask any car guy you know about the industry’s hottest topic of the year, and we’re willing to bet our lunch money that 99-percent will answer “the 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette, duh!” And for good reason. The new Corvette C8 is not only a massive shift in paradigm for Chevrolet as it adopts a mid-mounted V-8 for the first time in history but also a worthy adversary for its competitors. Again, we’re not talking just about performance here, which is on par with what’s expected from a car of this ilk. No, sir. We’re talking about the immense value-for-money the C8 Corvette will offer once it hits the market. Priced at just under $60,000, the new Vette looks on the brink of (hopefully) poaching customers from Lamborghini, Porsche, McLaren, Ferrari, and even Bentley, if we are to believe Chevy’s statement that the C8 has grand touring abilities. On that note, here’s our question: when are we going to see a Corvette C8-inspired watch?

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With the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Starting at Less Than $60,000, is the 2020 Toyota Supra Even Relevant Anymore?

With the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Starting at Less Than $60,000, is the 2020 Toyota Supra Even Relevant Anymore?

It might be an unfair comparison, but Toyota might suffer a big blow

The Chevrolet Corvette just stepped into a new era with the C8 generation. Following seven generations of front-engined cars (spread over more than 60 years), Chevy redesigned the Corvette into a mid-engined supercar. That’s arguably the biggest news surrounding the new 2020 C8 Corvette, but it’s just as important that it will cost less than $60,000 in base form. That’s a mild increase compared to the outgoing 2019 C7 Corvette, which comes in at $55,900. At the same time, it’s less than $10,000 more expensive than the 2020 Toyota GR Supra. Could this be bad news for Toyota?

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10 Cars That Prove that the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is a Better Value For Your Money

10 Cars That Prove that the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is a Better Value For Your Money

You’re not going to find another performance car with the same kind of credentials as the Corvette C8 at the price it’s offered

The all-new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 is arguably one of the most important models in the nameplate’s entire history. We all know that it’s the first-ever mid-engine Corvette, and while that distinction is special enough on its own, there’re more to it than that, too. The base version of the Corvette C8 packs an equally new 6.2-liter naturally aspirated V-8 engine that produces 495 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. The numbers don’t really scream “supercar!” in the way other models on this list do, but this is one of those times when brochure numbers are a bit misleading.

The ‘Vette C8’s new LT2 engine is a proper race-bred engine built specifically for this iteration of the Corvette. It’s the fastest revving V-8 engine that General Motors has and, despite the impressive output, the LT2 V-8 also scores top marks in fuel efficiency. The Corvette C8’s Tremec-sourced eight-speed dual-clutch transmission was also made specifically for the Corvette C8, checking all the boxes for efficiency along the way. Line those up together and the Corvette C8’s ability to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in less than three seconds and hit a top speed that should reach 190-plus mph is beyond impressive, especially when you consider that this model costs less than $60,000. Simply put, there’s no other car in the market today that can give you that kind of bang for the buck that’s required to buy one. Yes, that includes the supercars on this list.

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