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What You Need To Know About The New Corvette Stingray
Happy Friday, everyone. Today we have a little crash course for your enjoyment. The subject matter? The new C8-generation 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. Up until this point, Chevrolet has kept the Stingray under wraps. But last night, the automaker (finally) revealed the car in Orange County, California.
Thanks to the good people over at CarBuzz, we have exactly 11 things that you need to know about the stingray. Enjoy, and don’t worry, there’s no quiz at the end.
- It’s mid-engined
- Moving the engine to the middle will help with balance and handling thanks to better weight distribution
- It has a new engine
- A 6.2-liter V8 called the LT2 that makes 495 and 470 pound-feet of torque
- There’s no manual transmission available (yet)
- Base model does 0-60 mph in under 3 seconds
- It has a special chassis
- Pricing will start under $60,000
- Initially, there will be 3 trim levels
- The base C8 is still called the Stingray
- The interior is creating controversy
- The hexagonal steering wheel and a long string of buttons between the driver and passenger are proving to be quite awkward
- You can go topless
- The C8 Corvette has a removable hard-top
- It will be available in right-hand drive.
- Which means that the car will be available in countries that drive on the opposite side of the road