Well, that sucks!
A 2020 Corvette was spotted by spy photographers with the frunk open at a Detroit area gas station today. We don’t have any ideas of what the problem is, but we do know the optics of watching another C8 Corvette getting a tow from the gas station will not be good.
You can see all the spy photos from the incident at Jalopnik.
The spy photographer who witnessed the incident says the car pulled into the station with no issues and it was only after engineers tried to start the car did it become apparent that something was amiss. After a half hour, the car was covered and the engineers waited until a tow truck from GM showed up to tow the prototype back to the Milford Proving Grounds.
It appeared that the C8’s were back on track with development testing following recent sightings in California, Florida, and Arizona. Even reports of the C8 ZORA model twisting its frame were greeted positively, but no one likes to see a prototype getting a tow. Now with this incident, we’ll be watching to see if its a one-off thing or if the testing fleet will be held back once again.
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