Folks, it’s finally here! The 2020 Corvette Stingray, the first of the C8 generation, and the long, long-anticipated beginning of the ‘Vette’s mid-engine era. Chevy just debuted the car at a press event in Southern California. July 18, 2019 will forever be remembered as the day the mid-engine ‘vette went from dream, to reality.
Is 2020 Chevrolet corvette c8 Mid-Engine?
Chevrolet presented the revolutionary 2020 Corvette Mid-engine two seat super-car. Its specs are a dream come true. Stick with me to find out more about its horsepower, torque, acceleration and colors.
Will it be a STINGRAY?
The C8 will continue the Stingray name as the seventh-generation Corvette, Chevrolet revived the “Stingray” nameplate, which first appeared on the iconic second-gen Corvette in 1963.
C8 Stingray is the base model of the new generation. It’s powered by a 6.2-liter naturally aspirated V-8, dubbed the familiar LT2, now producing 495 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque when equipped with the optional performance exhaust. Yep, that makes the C8 Stingray the most powerful base-model Corvette ever.
What’s the acceleration of new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray?
It is one of the quickest: Chevrolet didn’t provide exact performance numbers, but the automaker did say that the C8 Stingray will do 0-60 mph in less than three seconds when equipped with the Z51 Performance Package. A detailed analysis of its acceleration was given by Engineering Explained on YouTube.
Which Exterior Colors are Available for 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray?
Create your own design statement with the 2020 Chevrolet. It offers 12 exterior color options, six interior color themes, six available seat belt colors and three seat options.
What’s the Trunk Size?
Thoughtfully engineered for your hobbies. The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray features a front storage unit, plus a rear trunk that provides enough space to hold two sets of golf clubs, a carry-on bag or can store the removable roof panel.
What Does 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Sounds Like?
Someone in Detroit captured a camouflaged C8 on the highway briefly letting it rip in gear. Unsurprisingly, it’s a V-8 exhaust note coming from the Corvette’s quad tailpipes here. It’s a great sound—more growly than that of the C7 Stingray, which might simply be a function of exhaust tuning.
Another note of its roaring engine was captured during testing by National Corvette Museum. Amuse Yourselves!
The amazing entry of the new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette stunned all the audience as it passes by.
What About the Corvette’s Engine and Transmission?
The Stingray is fitted with a 6.2-liter V8 derived from the LT1 used in the current car. It’s called the LT2 and actually, it’s quite a different animal. With the Z51 Performance Package the engine develops 495 naturally-aspirated horsepower, and it sends that power to the rear wheels exclusively through an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
Numerous Users on Corvette Forums are saying that the official price of this car will be out on 15th of August or somewhere in the middle of upcoming month. However, what we can agree upon is that its price will be starting from less than $60,000.
Many Corvette Forum members are already putting down refundable deposits to reserve a 2020 Corvette without even knowing the vehicle’s price. Those fine lads on these forms want to be the very first consumers of this product and be the first one to sit behind those wheels. Complete pricing will eventually be announced, and though a production date hasn’t been revealed, it’s expected to begin late this year with availability early in 2020.