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2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 - beyond the wildest expectations

27 January 2020

The newest member of Chevrolet family is the upcoming 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8. It is definitely not just a next-gen vehicle, but it is also upgraded to the next level in all terms.

Offering at the same time precise control and powerful performance, Corvette Stingray Coupe and Convertible gets completely new design, providing the vehicle more dramatic and athletic look. When it comes to the power numbers of the car, it could be described as a premium-feeling automobile. It is also defined by car-media as the most beautiful Corvette ever.

2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 - Convertible, side view, orange
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The design of the latest iconic model of Chevy, offers a stylish sporty look, combined with elegant powerful stance. It is not a standard every-day car, despite the fact that everyone who have seen it wants to shows off every day with this masterpiece. Innovative clear design and hidden small elements like door handles and hatch and hood releases, improves the aerodynamics of the new Corvette. Attractive detail is the visible LT2 V8 engine through the rear hatch window. Convertible version of the new Stingray comes with a first-ever production retractable hardtop. No matter if the car is with the top or not, its performance remains high enough to pretend to be the most track-capable Corvette Convertible in history. The double-pieces hardtop can be activated at speeds not exceeding 48kmph. In terms of weight, the convertible version adds just 35 kg to the vehicle's mass.

The cargo area is also improved. Now the sporty car offers additional front trunk, capable for storing an airline-sized overhead bag. The rear boot can house up to two golf bags, or the retractable hard-top panel. The body structure of the Corvette C8 2020 is renewed. Now it is a bit more stiffer in order to provide more confident ride handling.

2020 Chevrolet Corvette - Coupe, red, cargo area
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Inside the car, the driver can obtain all necessary information at a single glance due to the smarty designed and positioned instrument panel and display. Three different trims are available for 2020 Corvette Stingray. Each of them features various options for wheel sizes, rims' design or sporty seats' upholstery.

Unique driving experience and responsiveness are provided by the mid-engined configuration. The new engine displacement, directs more power to the rear wheels, enhancing the sporty driving of the new Chevy model. Corvette 2020 comes with a new 6.2-liter LT2 V8 engine. This the heart, that powers the stylish vehicle. Offering a maximum power output of 495 hp and maximum torque of 637 Nm, the top speed can achieve the impressive 312 kmph. The standard dual-clutch transmission features lightning-quick shifts. In this way it successfully combines the smoothness of an automatic with the action of a manual one. The absence of deceleration between the shifts, results in lower lap times also.

2020 Chevrolet Corvette - Convertible, orange, top view
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Driver Mode Selector allows to be personalized up to 12 different performance models, depending on owner's preferences. This ensures the excellent experience in any road and occasion.
The 2020 Corvette is also equipped with 8-inch touch-screen operating as a real command center of the sporty car. The impressive technology Performance Data Recorder gives the ability to improve your driving skills as an addition to the excellent feeling inside the modern machine.

Being a successor of numerous sport vehicles in the past years, the new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 is built to upgrade the impeccable performance heritage of the model.

Author: Danny Stoyanova