The mid-engineis right here, and it seems to be an absolute monster. Seems it’s going to be an unimaginable efficiency discount, too.
Following the C8 Corvette’s debut on Thursday, Basic Motors president Mark Reuss stated the sports activities automobile “will begin at lower than $60,000” when it goes on sale later this yr. That is a modest enhance over the present, C7-generation Corvette’s $55,900 base value.
Contemplating Chevy estimates the Corvette will have the ability to speed up to 60 mph in lower than three seconds. Holy smokes., that $60,000-ish beginning value looks like one hell of deal. The mid-engine Corvette makes use of a 6.2-liter, naturally aspirated V8 engine, with 490 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque, or 495 hp and 470 lb-ft for those who go for the Z51 efficiency bundle. Energy is routed to the rear wheels through an eight-speed, dual-clutch computerized transmission, and
“The place else are you able to get a supercar that goes zero to 60 in lower than three seconds for this type of cash?” Reuss stated.
The 2020 Corvette can be produced at Chevy’s plant in Bowling Inexperienced, Kentucky, and can go on sale close to the tip of 2019.
Initially revealed July 18.