On Friday as we were jetting home from California, Jay Leno did a Facebook video live where he walked around the next generation 2020 Corvette Stingray.
Joining Jay from Chevrolet was Corvette engineer Ed Piatek. There is a slight delay when starting the video so hang on a few seconds and it will get going.
Jay does what he does best by offering a running stream of commentary as he talks about the new 2020 Corvette Stingray. In the beginning, Ed gives a couple quick stats about the car:
From a power standpoint, we have a naturally aspirated V8 engine, it’s a Chevy small-block. It makes 495 horsepower, 470 lbs-ft torque with the performance exhaust, and we announced 0-60 times of less than 3 seconds when you get the Z51 package.
Ed also confirms the 2020 Corvette Stingray is the fastest base-engine Corvette ever by quite a substantial margin. He also explains some of the differences for the driver in the mid-engine Corvette vs a front-engine Corvette.
Jay takes some time to open the rear hatch to view the Stingray’s engine compartment and rear storage area and then moves to the interior where he asks about the squared-off design of the Stingray’s steering wheel. Ed tells him that the squared-off top portion of the steering wheel allows you to see the 12-inch digital dash clearly.
Here’s the video from Jay Leno’s Garage:
Jay Leno got the first look at the highly anticipated mid-engine, next-generation Corvette Stingray. Watch this exclusive look and get ready for all-new episodes of Jay Leno’s Garage August 28th 10P ET.
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