We are still exploring some of the many videos that Chevrolet has made available as part of the C8 Corvette’s reveal and we will continue to bring these as mini-features to you.
Many Corvette enthusiasts continue to ask why Chevrolet felt the need for the mid-engine Corvette when the C7 Corvette stood as the pinnacle of the car’s performance. It’s been explained that Chevy engineers thought they had reached the limits of what they can do with the front-engine car.
Already we are seeing that the 0-60 mph time of “just under 3-seconds” as a validation for the change as the 2020 Corvette Stingray becomes the fastest base Corvette in the model’s 66-year history. And once the car gets out into the hands of the automotive magazines who can independently test and confirm the performance limits, I think we’ll see more of those on the fence will be won over.
Every new project has a starting line and this new video from Chevrolet emphasizes some of the hurdles and obstacles that team had to overcome to make the 2020 Corvette Stingray:
New mid-engine architecture provides improved visibility, more direct steering & more fun behind the wheel.
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