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Chevy Corvette Sees Impressive Q3 Sales, Ranks First Among Premium Sports Cars

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

The Chevy Corvette recently enjoyed impressive third quarter (Q3) sales in the United States. The luxury sports car managed to surpass its previous Q3 sales by about 60 percent. Chevrolet is certainly enjoying the increased popularity as its Corvette model ranked higher than competitors by huge margins. The automaker has been turning its focus on electric vehicles lately, a move many other automakers have seemed to attempt. Chevrolet has teased its all-new all-electric Chevy Silverado and they have also hinted at a potential new electric sedan that may or may not replace the Camaro. It’s always a positive when an automaker can capitalize on its current lineup while continuing to meet consumers’ demands and interests. Electric vehicles have become a hot topic as of late given the climate crisis, but as seen with the Corvette’s sales numbers, it seems some folks are still looking to drive high-performance sports cars.

Chevy Corvette Sees Increased Sales Overall

The Chevy Corvette saw delivery numbers totaling 10,166 units in Q3 of 2021. This was an increase of 59.97 percent compared to the 6,355 units sold in Q3 of 2020. As for the entire year, the premium sports car saw sales increase about 96 percent to 24,748, compared to 12,634 the previous year. This increase was seen mainly in the first nine months of the year. These numbers allowed the Corvette to become the best-selling model in its class. Following the Corvette was the Porsche 911, then the Porsche 718, and after that came the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT in fourth. Overall, the Corvette managed to outsell all its rivals.

Corvette sales for the year included all Corvette body styles, variants, trim levels, and packages. In each quarter of 2021, the Corvette managed to post strong numbers. During each of its quarters, the Corvette accounted for at least 51 percent of the segment share. It should be noted that many competitors in the segment cost significantly more than the Corvette (the C8 starts at a base price of $58,900 [plus destination fee]). This may explain why rival sales numbers were as low as they were. Still, the Corvette managed to solidify its status as a desirable sports car. 

Given the strong sales numbers, it’s clear the Corvette C8 line has more room for growth. Higher-performance variants are still on the way. Some of these include the C8 ZO6, C8 E-Ray, C8 ZR1, and the C9 Zora. The C8 Z06 will be the first variant to launch for the 2023 Corvette model year. As these variants continue to release, it’s expected that Chevy will see even greater sales numbers for its sports car. As long as production at the GM Bowling Green plant and the GM Tonawanda Engine plant continues without pause, Chevy should continue to see its Corvette reign at the top of the sports cars sales list. 

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General Motors Will Showcase Its “Legacy” At This Month’s Motor Bella Auto Show

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

Motor Bella Auto Show

This month, from September 21st through September 26th, the Motor Bella outdoor auto show will be held at the M1 Concourse circuit in Pontiac, Michigan. General Motors will be among other automakers showcasing its new 2022 GMC Hummer EV pickup.

The Detroit Dealers Association helped to put together this experimental event after downtown Detroit’s annual North American International Auto Show had to come to a halt because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to the Association, this show will have over 400 vehicles on display, ride-and-drive amenities, and the showcasing of next-generation car technologies.

Onlookers will have the opportunity to see conventional auto show exhibitions, together with ride-along events and even charity vehicle giveaways.

At the General Motors booth during the event, attendees will see a “showcase the company’s rich motorsports legacy,” as said by the show’s organizers, indicating that the car maker will feature its previous race cars that were deemed successful during their prime, and maybe even race cars of today, such as the favored Corvette C8.R and Cadillac DPi-V.R. Resting at the site of the motorsports display will be the electric products of the current day as well as the future. These products will also involve the 2022 GMC Hummer EV pickup. Additionally, the manufacturer will conduct a media luncheon and panel discussion, with the topic based on legacy, and the future of racing and motorsports within the company.

Moreover, the Lost Corvettes will have 6,000-square-foot of dedicated space at the Motor Bella show. It’s here where 12 reconditioned classic Corvette cars, which are model years ranging from 1953 to 1989, will be presented. Car blog, GM Authority was previously the Lost Corvettes, used to be part of an art project conjured up by pop artist Peter Max. Max planned on using the cars as blank canvases for pop art pieces, however, this was an idea that never came to fruition, and ultimately left the Vette car to collect dust in parking garages located in Manhattan. 

Finally, a non-profit organization, dubbed The Corvette Heroes came to save the day after discovering and purchasing these cars and are now giving them away to veterans and military families through the national sweepstakes campaign. 36 cars from the assortment will be given away and will also raise money for a non-profit organization called Stand for the Troops.

As previously stated, Motor Bella will come out swinging on September 21st, 2021 and will end on September 26th. Those who plan on attending should be on the lookout for the event’s phone app to launch before the event starts next Tuesday, which is said to be the “ultimate go-to resource with maps, exhibitor info, schedules and more,” according to the organizers.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

If you really want to kick off an auto show of your own, head on down to Miami Lakes Automall, where we contain a plethora of vehicles from the Chevrolet company, including Corvette models. Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The Chevrolet Company Confirms That The Corvette Z06 Is Coming Our Way In 2023

Friday, July 30th, 2021

The Chevrolet company has confirmed to automotive lovers everywhere that it will unveil its latest and greatest 2023 Corvette Z06 sometime this fall. Beyond these details is more or less speculation, such as the possibility of the sports car being fully electric, which shouldn’t be considered too much of a stretch given the current trend for conventional car brands.

The parent company to Chevrolet, General Motors has said that it will bring out 30 new electric vehicles by 2025. So far, it has only publicized a small number, which includes the GMC Hummer EV pickup, Hummer EV SUV, the Cadillac Lyriq SUV, and a fully-electric version of the Silverado pickup.

Last week Monday (July 19), the automaker released a short teaser video advertising the 2023 Z06. In it, you’ll hear the roar of the Corvette’s engine, as the viewer can only see the racetrack and city streets. The video eventually ends with the tagline, “The streets will never sound the same.”

Around this time, two years ago, the car company brought forth its very first mid-engine Corvette Stingray. Then on Monday, Chevrolet wrote in a statement “This fall, the story will continue with the reveal of the all-new 2023 Corvette Z06, the supercar that will put the world on notice.”

At some point in the video, you also see a tagline that says “The streets will never sound the same”, which some fans are speculating that this could be Chevrolet’s way of telling us that this model is indeed an electrified one.

In August of last year, in the middle of an 80-second campaign ad, run by President Joe Biden, he told viewers about his love for cars, specifically his Corvette, following this by saying “They tell me” that GM is working on an all-electric version of the famous sports car that will go 200 mph.

According to Detroit Free Press, a person who is well acquainted with the production of the brand confirmed intentions for a fully electrified version of the sporty vehicle, however, the specifics regarding the time and maximum speed were not known.

More than likely, the electric model will take at least two years or more to be released, as said by this acquainted person last year. They also stated that the car will be in accordance with the brand’s performance versions because of the market in 2021. This source declined to reveal themselves because they were not authorized to speak with media outlets.

Last month, Chevrolet selected Detroit’s Belle Isle Park to unveil a new Limited Edition supercar performance version of the respected Vette, along with announcing new colors, pricing, and additional features of the 2022 mid-engine Stingray, which begins production later this year.

The 2022 mid-engine Stingray, which eager customers could start ordering this month, will increase in price from the 2021 model, however, it will encompass some new games and prizes to advance performance. It will also be offered in three new colors.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time finally comes to purchase a new Chevrolet, electric or non-electric, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We sell a wide variety of vehicles from the brand, including the sporty Vette car. 

Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The Chevrolet Corvette Is Ranked As 2021’s Fifth Most American-Made Car

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021

Most American Made-Car

The Chevy Corvette has been well-known as the All-American sports car, zooming through the city streets and freeways with its big and bad V8 engine, even showing off its athletic pride with its crossed racing flag badge on its snout. According to a recent study, the Vette car has been ranked as the fifth most-American made car for 2021.

According to a recent study from Cars.com, the Chevrolet Corvette sits below the fourth-ranking Jeep Cherokee and beats out the sixth-ranking Honda Ridgeline. Interestingly enough, the top three models that were ranked as the top American cars in the list encompassed the Tesla Model Y (Third), the Ford Mustang (Second), and the Tesla Model 3 (First).

The list on Cars.com is developed upon five main criterias, such as assembly location, parts content, engine origins, transmission origins, and North American manufacturing workforce. The study looked over 344 vehicles in total, and out of them, only 90 vehicles made the list. While the website does not go over its exact methodology for how it weighs and calculates different components, each of the five benchmarks “play a significant role” in electing the rank of a model in the list. One of the most essential qualifiers is the last assembly location, while some of the cars that were ranked have split manufacturing in a variety of different locations. 

One should be aware that the 2021 Chevy Corvette is manufactured at the parent company’s, General Motors facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Bowling Green Assembly, which is established at 600 Corvette Drive, has acted as the exclusive producer of the Chevy Corvette since its opening in 1981. Presently, the facility employs around 1,000 workers.

Additionally, the study from Cars.com retrieves its data from the American Automobile Labeling Act (AALA), which necessitates car makers to report the overage percentage of North American and Canadian content exhibited by their vehicles. Even though the AALA combines North American and Canadian parts into the same pond, Cars.com offsets by taking into account origins from the engine and transmission into the scoring of the vehicles.

As the study backs up, governing which models are the most American-mode is especially important given consideration of production interruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Suez Canal blockage in March, and the developing global microchip shortage.

New Editions

The Chevrolet company recently tacked on new features for its 2022 Corvette C8 model, such as new color options: Caffeine Metallic, Hypersonic Gray Metallic, and Amplify Orange. The automaker is also offering a limited appearance package derived from the 021 IMSA GTLM champion C8.R race car.

The company has improved upon the car’s fuel, as well as its management systems. Under the hood is a new fuel pump and fuel injections to aid in having higher fuel pressures. It’s also geared with an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. 

Additionally, there are two more colors available, specifically the Accelerate Yellow with gray accents and Hypersonic Gray with yellow accents.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time comes to purchase the 2022 Chevrolet Corvette C8, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry a wide range of vehicles from the automaker in a variety of different body styles and prices. 

Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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2022 Chevy Corvette C8 Gets Some Sporty Improvements

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

 

General Motors subsidiary Chevrolet recently brought on a small selection of new color options for their 2022 C8 Corvette Stingray and is even offering a  limited appearance package based on the 2021 IMSA GTLM champion C8.R race car. The company also enhanced the sporty vehicle’s fuel and engine management interworks, however, this doesn’t mean that the C8 is going to muster up any more power than it already has. On top of this, its starting price has been heightened to $62,195, (plus destination fee), which is over $1000 more than the 2021 model year.

The upcoming Corvette’s engine is a naturally aspirated 6.2-liter LT2 V-8, which is geared with a new fuel pump and fuel injections that gives way for running higher fuel pressures. The output remains the same at 490 horsepower (really 495 if you have the performance exhaust) with 470 lb-ft of torque. It’s geared with an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. In Car and Drivers testing, the Stingray got up to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds and zoomed through the quarter-mile at 122 mph in 11.2 seconds. The more advanced Active Fuel Management system makes it possible for the cylinder deactivation to be able to perform at lower speeds, however, estimates regarding the fuel economy have not yet been released.

Limited to just 1000 cars is the new IMSA GTLM Championship Edition package. Its starting price is $6595 and is available on 3LT models fixed with the Z51 Performance package. It also has two available colors, which are Accelerate Yellow w/ gray accents or Hypersonic Gray w/ yellow accents. Finished in the Carbon Flash color are the spoilers and mirror, while the wheels are painted black w/ the brand’s Racing “Jake” skull emblem on the center caps and yellow brakes.

These special-edition models have an exclusive Strike Yellow and Sky Cool Gray interior with GT2 buckets seats paired with yellow seat belts. One can also select the special Competition seats, and there is even a C8.R Special Edition numbered plaque that you’ll find between the chairs. They are accompanied by a distinctive car cover that mirrors the style of the Corvette C8. race car.

What’s more, Corvette cars that aren’t geared with the track-equipped Z51 package are now available to order with a new low rear spoiler, along with a Z51 front splitter.

Excitingly enough, the C8.R race car was revealed for the first time at Detroit’s Belle Isle on Saturday, June 12. Eager Chevy enthusiasts of the upcoming C8 Stingray, as well as the IMSA GTLM Championship Edition package, can place their order on July 1st.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time comes to purchase your new 2022 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We sell a wide range of vehicles from the brand that range in a variety of different styles and prices. Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Reveals Three Cool Colors For The 2022 Corvette C8

Friday, April 30th, 2021

 

New Corvette Colors For 2022

Although the All-American Chevrolet brand has a great deal of vehicles under its belt, without question, their Corvette sports car is their main squeeze. Now more than ever, with its recent C8 Corvette entering its third model year, the car has gained widespread popularity. While changes in design have been relatively haven’t been too dramatic, they still add just enough excitement.

 

 

Recently, the automaker announced that there are three new color options available. The three new color options include Amplify Orange, Caffeine, and Hypersonic Gray. At least one of these colors is viewed as a premium color, with Amplify Orange being a bit more expensive.

It seems as though the colors Caffeine and Hypersonic Gray are standard. The Caffeine color appears to look brownish, and the shared image from the brand appears to have hints of metallic gold elements to it once it hits the sunshine. The color is very subtle for the Corvette. Hypersonic Gray also serves as a metallic color option, and slightly comparable to the silver that was previously available to the vehicle.

 

All of next year’s Corvette models will encompass standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as new display options for the digital gauge cluster, such as a tachometer in Track mode. These standard gadgets were presented in the 2021 model year. Buyers of the 2022 C8 models can also select the magnetorheological dampers as a standalone option that doesn’t necessitate buyers to choose the Z51 performance package.

For the time being, no new changes will be applied to the motor, as the Corvette will continue to make use of a 490 horsepower 6.2-liter V-8 engine. The company confirmed that orders for the 2022 model will start by early July.

The drivetrain shifts over from previous years with the 6.2-liter V-8 engine producing 490 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. Car and Driver states that the C8 can reach 60 mph in 2.8 seconds and run the quarter-mile in 11.2 seconds at 122 mph. The 2-door vehicle uses an 8-speed dual-clutch gearbox. The entry-level price for the 2021 Corvette was $60,995, (plus destination fee), with the 2022 C8 likely following suit.

Corvette’s Color Of The Year

The 2021 Corvette already has an exciting group of 12 exterior colors. At the present moment, the fan favorite of the bunch is Torch Red.

For loyal Corvette followers, the popularity in the Torch shouldn’t come as a shock, as GM Authority previously reported that this option was the most desired exterior color for the 2020 Corvette, specifically making up 25 percent of all of last year’s models that were produced. Arctic White came in as the second most popular 2020 Corvette color, making up 15 percent of the sales, while Black came in third place at 12 percent. Finally, with 7 percent each, Sebring Orange and Elkhart Lake Blue came in fourth and fifth, respectively.

All Corvette color options currently include:

  • Sebring Orange Tintcoat
  • Arctic White
  • Ceramic Matrix Gray Metallic
  • Black
  • Accelerate Yellow Metallic
  • Shadow Gray Metallic
  • Rapid Blue
  • Red Mist Metallic Tintcoat
  • Elkhart Lake Blue Metallic
  • Silver Flare Metallic
  • Zeus Bronze Metallic

Inhouse, the 2021 Corvette currently offers eight interior colors, such as:

  • Jet Black
  • Sky Cool Gray
  • Adrenaline Red
  • Natural
  • Natural Dipped
  • Tension with Twilight Blue Dipped
  • Morello Red Dipped
  • Sky Cool Gray with Strike Yellow

Miami Lakes Automall

When the time comes to purchase a spanking new Chevrolet Corvette C8, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We sell a wide range of Chevrolet models in a variety of different styles and prices. Simply view our online new car inventory, and once you find something that suits your particular style, chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The Corvette Stingray Is Fast On The Road And The Fastest In North American Sales

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

 

The Corvette Wins First Place In U.S. Sales

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, car sales, as well as a general slew of other businesses, saw a bit (or not so bitty) depression in traffic, and continued to see this slump for the remainder of the year (2020). Slowly but surely, the crisis began to somewhat stabilize, allowing for North American car sales to make a comeback. Some models, in particular, rode past the sales level a year ago. On top of this, car sales overall increased because of low-interest rates. This is thanks to the Federal Reserve, which allowed manufacturers to make offers on car loans more enticing.

Dependent on supply, these manufacturers ship these vehicles to their respective dealers and what the sellers estimate that they will be able to sell on certain models. On the end of the manufacturer, factory output can pose a challenge, while from the perspective of the dealer, it’s more of a guesstimate about what consumers in the market would go for.

Based on this dynamic, the amount of time that a car is lodged at a dealership parking lot can average about 48.9 days, with at least 60 being optimal. While there are plenty of cars that are able to catch the attention of shoppers faster than others, owing to either limitations from the factory or an overwhelming good customer demand at the dealership.

Last month, the most favored vehicle in North America was so in-demand that it became America’s fastest-selling car, and that ladies and gents is the Chevrolet Corvette. This flagship vehicle of the largest division of General Motors (GM), also being the sole two-seat sports car that hasn’t skipped a beat for over six decades (1953 to be exact). According to iSeeCars, the Chevrolet’s prized possession reaches up to 13.1 for days-on-sells.

The starting price for the Corvette is $59,000, (plus destination fee). This year’s model makes use of the “Stingray” moniker, which the company has gone back and forth with throughout the years. The convertible model of the car can reach as high as $90,000,  (plus destination fee). Moreover, the output is 495 horsepower from its 6.2-liter V8 engine, which can push from 0 to 60 mph in only 2.9 seconds.

Karl Brauer, iSeeCars Executive Analyst, weighed in on the fastest-selling cars as a whole, regarding those that don’t last long on the dealers lot: “While the fastest-selling new cars span many price points from $24,278 to $102,537, the average for these 20 vehicles is $43,829, which is well above the $36,836 average price of all new cars.”

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time comes to purchase the latest Chevrolet Corvette, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry a slew of vehicles from the company, including that 2021 Corvette Stingray. 

This vehicle isn’t just passionate with its engine, but also its features, involving those such as leather-covered/8-way power-adjustable seats, keyless entry/ignition, dual-zone climate control, configurable 12-inch digital instrument cluster, rear parking sensors, mechanical limited-slip differential, LED headlights, and a removable body-colored roof panel. The features only get better from there, the higher up you go on trims.

Those who are interested in the Corvette or any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The Hybrid Corvette C8 Is Rumored To Be Named The E-Ray

Monday, March 8th, 2021

 

Just when you thought the legendary Chevrolet C8 Corvette couldn’t wow us any more than it already has, the company surprises us with a hybrid variant.

The American automaker proves itself to be a powerhouse once again, as they plan on putting to use the name “E-Ray”, as claimed in a report from the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). The parent company, General Motors (GM) already trademarked this name about six years ago, so perhaps this new electric venture has been in the works for quite some time. Reports also say that not only will the name be used for the first hybrid Corvette model, but the sports car could make its grand entrance into the 2023 lineup.

According to the website, The Trade Group, the E-Ray will make its appearance in two model years, in the same place where the spot was initially saved for the Grand Sport trim package in previous generations of the Vette’. The new hybrid will be energized by the 6.2-liter LT2 V8, the same engine that was on the base Stingray model, also encompassing two electric motors, which will both be fixed on the front axle. The new engine will certainly be more impressive than the regular gasoline-powered motor, but it will provide that final wow factor due to its significant upsurge in power from 490 horses and 465 ft-lbs of torque to a facelifting 600 horses and 500 ft-lbs of torque. 

The report from SAE’s also brings attention to the fact the center tunnel on the mixed-material chassis seems to have an extensive amount of space for one of the automaker’s Ultium battery packs, while the front of the Corvette has space for two electric motors. The suggestion is that there will be two potential disadvantages to the hybrid powertrain with one being the adding of weight and the other the loss of cargo space in the front truck. Nevertheless, it is estimated that the variant will have a starting pricing for around $100,000, (plus destination fee).

Only loyal Chevrolet fans would know that this isn’t exactly the first time we’ve heard rumors of an eco-friendly Corvette, however, it’s important to note that the company hasn’t exactly confirmed…or denied that they are going through with the moniker. A representative from the automaker told Robb Report said, “We’re not going to engage in rumor and speculation.”

Despite GM playing coy, there has been more fuel added to the fire of the E-Ray rumors less than a month after the company announced their plans for electrifying their Corvette. Toward the end of January, the automaker revealed its plan to begin switching out internal combustion engines and its effort to eventually only sell battery-operated vehicles by the year 2035. Theoretically, the E-Ray still has an internal combustion engine, but it is a very important step on the journey to transition to an all-electric C8. 

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

Whether your Corvette is electric, hybrid, or gasoline-powered, Miami Lakes Automall will have your back in providing these high-ranking vehicles, as well as many other cars from the brand.

Those who are interested in the Corvette or any of our other models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Designers Show Off Their Unofficial Split-Window Design For The Corvette C8

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

 

Chevrolet Designers Seem Split On Their Unofficial Window Design

Chevrolet’s Corvette sports car had quite an incredible career in the automotive market spanning more than 60 years. Since its debut, it’s been considered one of the preferred cars by adrenaline enthusiasts, more particularly with the automaker’s Corvette Sting Ray, which was famous for its 1963 split-window. Designers of General Motors (GM) were close to bringing back this classic style element onto the mid-engine C8 Corvette but pulled back from the idea. However, it appears that the creators have had a change of heart, more particularly Rain Prisk, by attempting to tack on a split-window design to the mid-engine Corvette.

This restyling includes modifying the C8’s engine hatch, or rather completely getting rid of it. Alternatively, the roofline is now extended right to the rear end, highlighting the coupe-like style. It makes the Corvette look a bit more curvaceous, even comparable to a Bugatti from the rear-three-quarter angle. The longer roof also alters the car’s B-pillar layout, substituting the small piece of triangular trim with a couple of intake embellishments. The stretched roof is highlighted with a glossed spine curving from the roof to the letter “Corvette” at the rear, separating the rear window and reinstating an icon.

The C8’s rear is a bit more refined in the rendering as opposed to the production car Chevrolet on the market, however, it misses out on the high-mount brake light midway. On the other hand, that could be added somewhere else. When GM was constructing the new C8, it made attempts to include the split-window design. Still, according to Chevrolet Performance Exterior Design Director, Tom Peters, these efforts “came across as focused”. The company’s artists couldn’t figure out how to get the split-window design to flow well with the rest of the car’s sharp-edged set-up.

On the flip side, it might be for the best that the automaker left the split-window in its original placement. The 1963 Corvette is considered a classic because of its differentiating feature. The company did away with the split-window design the following year after receiving much flack about the visibility of the rear, unintentionally creating an icon of sorts. The Corvette’s mid-engine design helps in neutralizing some of those concerns since rearward visibility was never on par to start with. At the current moment, it still appears that the split-window wouldn’t mesh well with the C8, but who knows if things will change for the Corvette C9.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

Split-window or not, the Chevrolet Corvette is a dynamic vehicle that rocks an incredible design and provides a ride that only one can dream of…or simply make a purchase at our dealership, Miami Lakes Chevrolet. We have a wide selection of Chevrolet models like the Corvette, at a variety of different styles and prices.

This American sports car is just one click away. Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The C8 Corvette’s Rapid Blue Becomes More Inclusive With The Camaro Pace Car

Friday, February 19th, 2021

 

2022 Chevy Camaro Steals The Show With C8’s Rapid Blue

The C8 Corvette Stingray is almost known more for its incredible engine options than it is for its athletic and muscular style, which is only enhanced by its color selection. However, it appears that the C8’s dynamic paint selection will soon make a pact with another Chevrolet model, namely the Camaro with the color dubbed Rapid Blue.

Last Saturday, (Feb, 13th) the automaker’s 2022 Camaro SS 1 LE led the automobile troops to green for NASCAR’s Beef It’s What’s For Dinner 300 race from Daytona International Speedway. In the same way that the C8 Corvette paced the Daytona 500 the night after, the Camaro featured the Rapid Blue with a hint of red, white, and black. It was only until now that Stingrays have ever had this type of finish…and we couldn’t be more thrilled.

 

This bold blue gets even more accessible, as it was also sported on the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 RST, which also paced NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series’ NextEra Energy 250 race last Friday (Feb, 13th). Unfortunately, the Silverado won’t embrace the Rapid Blue as an official member of its color palette for the 2022 model year. This denotes that the revamped Silverado seen in the last week could have been the only one ever made from the factory, and it’s a mystery if we’ll ever see one like that again.

 

Unsurprisingly, Rapid Blue is of the most popular exterior colors for the 2020 model year of the Corvette and made up six percent of all the vehicles that were produced. The most favored, however, Torch Red, fulfilling 25 percent, following suit by Arctic White by 15 percent, Black by 11.7, Sebring Orange by 6.8 percent, and Elkhart Lake Blue by 6.7 percent.

Of course, what most race car enthusiast are probably excited about is what’s under the hood, and avid fans will be eager to know that that the featured Camaro is geared with a 6.2L LT1 V8 engine and Magnetic Ride Control suspension, undoubtedly giving the best performance that you can get from a pace car.

Highlighting Features On The Camaro

The wait for the 2022 Chevrolet Camaro may seem a bit unbearable for now, but loyal followers still have a great selection of colors to choose from such as Crush, Red Hot, Satin Steel Metallic, Summit White, Black, Shadow Gray Metallic, Shock, and Wild Cherry Tintcoat. The car even comes with some funky interior colors like Jet Black, Medium Ash Gray, Kalahari, Adrenaline Red, Ceramic White, and Jet Black with Red accents.

The perks only get better with a plethora of standard comforts such as power windows, cruise control, an 8-way-power driver’s seat and a 7-inch touch-screen audio system that involves wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Bluetooth, dual USB ports, AUX input, and GM’s 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot.

Miami Lakes Automall is currently selling the 2021 Chevrolet Camaro with its lowest price for just around $25,000, (plus destination fee). Those who are interested in this model or any of our other vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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