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Clarence Garner of Torque News in front of the 2020 Chevy Corvette in C8 unveling in Tustin California

GM Engineers Talk About Transformations from C7 Corvette to C8 Mid-Engine Corvette and Driver Modes

At the C8 Corvette debut on July 18, 2019, I had a once-in-a-lifetime chance to speak with the engineers and designers of the all new 2020 Corvette. The C8 is a huge transformation from the front-engine, seventh-generation Corvette. Read about how the engineers describe this awesome transformation.
2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Red Color

2020 Corvette's No Manual Transmission Is Partly Generational Partly Dealership

Many of Torque News readers already know that the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette will not have a manual transmission. I think, it's partly generational and partly a dealership issue. Here is why. By the way according to a GM source, the 2020 C8 Corvette has already hit the first year of production numbers with pre-orders, but is not sold-out as reported by number of automotive news outlets.
Cadillac Cien concept car could be a nice EV supercar

The 2020 Midengine Corvette Stingray could Provide a Perfect Platform for an Electric Cadillac Supercar

In 2002, Cadillac celebrated 100 years of building cars by building a special mid-engine, supercar concept car: the Cien. Now 17 years after the Cien concept's unveiling, Cadillac could actually realize the dream of the Cien concept using the mid-engine 2020 Corvette Stingray as it's core platform.
Hybrid Corvette Zora

4 European Hybrid Supercars Set The Stage for 2022 C8 Zora Corvette

We just had the reveal of the impressive 2020 C8 Corvette, with it’s 495HP V8, and equally impressive sub-$60K starting price. Rumors are that Chevy will follow up with a Z06 version with a twin turbo V8 making around 700HP about 1 year after the new Corvette hits the showrooms. Also, there are more rumblings of an even more powerful ZR-1/Zora model with 1000HP using the Z06’s TT V8 combined with a pair of electric motors up front.

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