Up until Corvettes at Carlisle, all 2020 Corvette Stingrays that were both at the reveal or seen on the C8 Dealers Tour had one thing in common. All were loaded models that included the Engine Appearance Package.
So what do the 2020 Corvette Stingray’s look like without the appearance package? We now have those photos!
RPO ZZ3 is the Engine Appearance Package and it includes the Carbon Fiber rail covers on each side of the engine, as well as an automatic light that turns on when the engine compartment is opened. Openings allow access to oil filler. The package is priced at $995.
One of the C8 Corvettes on display inside the Corvette Engineering tent featured a 1LT trim package and limited options. It was a good look at what a potential $59,995 Corvette Stingray would look like, or in this case, what was left off.
Here are several photos of the C8 Corvette’s engine compartment. The first is a Corvette Stingray with the Engine Appearance Package while the second one doesn’t have it.
As you can see, the beautiful carbon fiber overlay panels that Chevrolet created mounts on the support bars and provides that “exotic” look to the C8’s engine compartment. The base Stingray without the appearance package features just the black support bars and shows some of the plumbing and other components under them.
For those that forego the $995 engine appearance package, you can bet this will be one of the first aftermarket mods available (we are looking at you, ACS Composite!) so if you’re reaching to get the Corvette, forget the package for now. But if you want to put an exclamation point on your Corvette order, we suggest checking the box on ZZ3.
Here are couple more photos just so you get a good look!
Will you be adding or dropping the ZZ3 Engine Appearance Package from your 2020 Corvette Stingray order? Let us know in the comments below!
Photos by Keith Cornett
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