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    Chevrolet has yet to start building production versions of the C8 Corvette, but the car is already sold out for 2020. Production's not set to start until February, pushed back by the UAW strike while the two hammered out a new agreement earlier this year. But Motor Trend says that the cars are...
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    Want a mid-engine Corvette but don't quite have the funds for a downpayment? Well, you can at least drive one on track for less than that thanks to the National Corvette Museum. Those champions of all things 'Vette are selling track experiences at their 3.2-mile 23-turn road course. Tickets...
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    The Corvette is set to go full hypercar if the latest rumors from Motor Trend are to be believed. Unnamed sources tell the publication that a hybrid powertrain and 900 hp are on tap for the top-of-line Corvette. The publication claims to be getting its information from a senior official within...
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    Although it's not likely to be officially unveiled for some time, an official sketch from Chevrolet gives us our first look at what we can expect from the C8 Corvette Z06. The image was part of a slew of design sketches that Chevrolet gave to CNET and clearly shows a Z06 badge on the bottom of...
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    Modeling supercars after jets is an old trope by now, but sometimes there are good reasons for it to exist. The Corvette's Interior Design Manager Tristan Murphy argues that cribbing notes from ****pits helped make the C8's dash as low as possible. Speaking to Gear Patrol, Murphy said that...
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    You could argue that the engine in a Corvette has never been more important than it is in the C8. As a result, Chevrolet focused on every detail, making very deliberate decisions every step of the way. So why is there a Tonawanda badge on the valve cover? Because Mark Reuss said so. According...
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    When they launched the C8 Corvette Stingray, Chevrolet told us that it could hit 60 mph in under three seconds, when equipped with the Z51 package. We all assumed that to mean 2.9 seconds, because if it was 2.8 they would have said so. Now we know for sure. The new Corvette, the base model, can...
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    Chevrolet Corvette aficionados who plunked down deposits to secure a new C8 will have to wait a little longer than expected to take ownership of their latest ride. According to Motor Authority, General Motors has confirmed that the recently ended strike by UAW-affiliated General Motors workers...
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    When prehistoric humans sat down under the stars, they pondered the big questions: what's the meaning of life? Why does love hurt so bad? And will Chevrolet sell the C8 Corvette as a hybrid? Despite rumors of the hybrid drivetrain seemingly predating the internal combustion engine, there has...
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    495 hp. That's what Chevrolet says the C8 Corvette can make when it's equipped with the performance exhaust. But is that an accurate figure, or is the C8 hiding some ponies? After all, under three seconds to 60 is purdy dang quick for just 500 hp and two driven tires. Well, if you want a second...
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    "It's solid, it's planted, it's got amazingly sharp steering." It's safe to say that Matt Farah, of The Smoking Tire and Road & Track, was impressed by his first track experience of the C8 Corvette. In one of the first videos published on the car, the reviews are good. It feels, says Farah...
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    If you're waiting with bated breath for your 2020 Chevrolet Corvette, you might want to go to the Winchester, have a nice cold pint, and wait for all of this to blow over. By all of this we mean the current UAW strike and by blow over we mean that the C8 will be late to market as a result of the...
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    Want the very first C8? Well, there's a way for you to get it, but we're willing to bet that it's going to be expensive. That's because the very first C8 will be headed to auction for charity in January. That's VIN 001 of the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette, and the car will be sold at the...
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    Along with the Corvette Convertible, Chevy slipped in another unveiling. You're pretty unlikely to be able to buy this one. The C8.R will continue both Chevrolet and the Corvette's legacy of circuit racing excellence. And it couldn't have come a moment too soon. The C7.R, which in its time was...
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    As promised, Chevrolet has finally revealed the Corvette Convertible. The power-folding roof can split into two pieces, which makes it the first hardtop convertible in Corvette history. Drivers can move the roof up or down at speeds of up to 30 mph. When down, it nestles into a space over the...
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    Automotive journalists--and I don't excuse myself from this criticism--have a habit of thinking that if they don't talk, they won't get paid. But sometimes you don't really want to hear what someone is saying. Sometimes you just want to hear the car. Such is the case with the 2020 Corvette...
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    Although you might not call the C8 Corvette a feat of engineering, it is still a fascinating look into just how super a mass-produced car can be made. That's why taking a look inside is such a treat. Chevrolet has kindly made this cutaway car to show off the chassis and all of the neat little...
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    On Monday, General Motors confirmed the 2020 Chevrolet Convertible will debut early next month. The official date will be October 2nd, giving Chevy a few weeks to build excitement. We wish them a lot of luck. Beyond removing the materials typically located above your noggin at the press of a...
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    As we found out recently, the C8 Corvette has some very impressive performance figures. Along with a sub-three second 0-60 time, a top speed of 194 mph means the first mid-engine Corvette lives up to its supercar looks. But have you ever wondered if the figures that automakers quote are, you...
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    Are there new versions of the C8 Corvette out for testing already? The TFLcar YouTube team went exploring in the mountains of Colorado looking for prototypes and they seem to have found some C8s. But look more closely and these camo'd C8s have electrical plugs sticking out of the hoods. And the...
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