The official announcement from GM related to 2020 Corvette release date shakes the entire world. The long-awaited mid-engine Chevrolet will make its debut in the upcoming July 18, 2019. Before placing your order, here are some key features and updates you can expect from this car.
The speculations arise related to the engine of this mid-engine Chevrolet. Some believe that this sports car will have the standard LT1 6.2L, similar to the previous generation. But, there are some upgrades that you can expect from the upcoming C8 and some believe that this car will have the upgraded version of 6.2-liter V8, which has around 500 horsepower.
This car will also be packed with a seven-speed automatic gearbox with high-performance. With this great seven-speeds, it can handle up to 9000rpm speed and 664 lb-ft of torque. With this great performance, the upcoming C8 will surpass the old C7. There are also possibilities for this car to have a hybrid version. Some sources also mention that this car will have an electric motor and small battery for fuel economization.
2020 Corvette Specs
Exterior, Interior, and Infotainment
The official photos of the C8 generation clearly show more dramatic exterior compared to its predecessors. Somehow, we can see the resemblance of this car with the previous C7 but with a lower and wider stance. The upcoming C8 will still maintain its sporty shape and more proportional body with new wheels, sharper headlights, and extended rear. So far, you can expect this supercar to be the best version of Corvette.
Aside from the upcoming 2020 Corvette release date, it is rumored to have Targa roof. In the official photos, you can see two cut lines on the roof and they might be the sign of a removable roof panel, like its predecessors.
The photos also reveal the interior of this supercar. Different from the previous version, this C8 will have the engine behind the cabin and it will be a sign for a major interior redesign. The new sporty steering-wheels will be equipped with new technology. It is rumored that this sports car will have horizontal 8-inch display touchscreen for the infotainment. The wide-angled display here will allow better visibility for the driver.
2020 Corvette Release Date
Safety and Driving Features
With the upgraded specifications, we can expect better performance than the previous generations. The sneak peek of this also reveals the testing of this C8. The engine sounds better and we can expect a better driving experience. However, we cannot confirm it just yet due to lack of sources.
Release Date and Price
The is no official statement related to the release date of this supercar, but you can expect it no later than at the end of the year. Since it will be limited-edition, the price is predicted to range between $60,000 to $70,000, but it can be higher.
With the price of around $62,000, and the upgraded technology and features, this car is definitely worth to wait. If you are interested in buying it, you still need to be patient and wait for more. Although the upcoming 2020 Corvette release date has been announced, the selling date isn’t.