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5 The Reasons Why The 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Is A Sports Car Enthusiast’s Dream

The 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is arguably the most exhilarating sports car since its first inception. Lovers of this muscle car and car enthusiasts in the same vein will have several reasons to brag about the latest Vette model. Here are 5 The Reasons Why The 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Is A Sports Car Enthusiast’s Dream.

Sensational and Powerful Styling

With every iteration, the Vette car has evolved its style, with the Chevy C8 proving to be no exception. Typically, supercar fans only care about the design and performance of the vehicle, and there’s certainly no dismissing the aesthetically pleasing and awestruck the Z06 truly is.

The performance of the 2023 Chevy Corvette Z06 is just as memorizing. The most aerodynamic model to come off of the Chevrolet production line. Its exceptionally arresting alloy wheels, rear lights, and particularly the rear spoiler are by far spotlight features of the outer body. Simultaneously, the vehicle’s angular curves make it an event in and of itself.

The Sharpest Handling

The newly standard Corvette is an extraordinary mechanical being, but the Z06 cranks it up several notches with awe-inspiring styling and handling that will exceed your expectations. This incredible machine has a track-centered suspension configuration and a chassis that finally measures up to its monstrous sibling.

With the help of its Z07 package, the mid-engine C8 Z06 flaunts nearly 30 percent higher ride frequencies. Likely one of the best features in this highly supported Corvette model is the participation of a helper spring in the latest C8 Z06, which enables the coil spring to go for a full rebound while doing away with any wheel travel leading up to it.

The Energetic Naturally-Aspirated V8 Engine

Seeing how gas-powered staples are slowly making their way towards retirement and any new performance-centered vehicle arriving at dealerships involves some sort of electrification or turbocharged engines, General Motors made the decision to make its Z06 car the flag carrier of unrestricted V8 power by decking it out with the most ferocious naturally-aspirated V8 ever produced.

The C8 Z06 Unparalleled Acceleration

The almighty Chevy Corvette Z06 brings out the most powerful output of 670 horsepower with 460 lb-ft of torque. The naturally-aspirated 5.5-liter V8 powertrain harmonizes with sophisticated tech to produce exceptional power, all of which pushes the Corvette from 0 to 60 mph in only 2.6 seconds.

This fantastic acceleration time puts this iconic vehicle into the circle of today’s best supercars, such as the Ferrari F8 Tributo, the Huracan Evo, and the Audi R8. In fact, the Z06 actually topples these vehicles in the 0-60 department, as their figures amount to  2.9s, 2.9s, and 3.1s respectively.

More Affordable And Reliable Than Most Supercars

The Chevy Corvette has also been seen as an inexpensive American super god, and that’s one of the best USPs (unique selling proposition) the vehicle has always had over its rein.

For a sports car, at $106,395, (plus destination fee), the Corvette is considered to be one of the most affordable vehicles in its segment, and this is also considering how well it outranks European rivals in its performance.

Miami Lakes Chevy

When the time comes for you to purchase the 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 or any other vehicle from the brand, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry an extensive selection of vehicles from the brand that range in various different shapes and sizes.

Simply view our online new car inventory. If you find something that suits your particular needs, feel free to chat with one of our representatives for more assistance.

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2022 Chevy Corvette Earns Kelley Blue Book Best Resale Value Award

The 2022 Chevy Corvette recently earned Kelley Blue Books Best Resale Value Award. This award is given to those vehicles that KBB finds to have the best projected resale value. Through their statistical model, KBB found the 2022 Corvette to be the top-rated sports car with the highest percentage of overall resale value. Over the years, Chevrolet has provided the Corvette with the best of the best in terms of style and performance. The luxury sports car features a stylish interior and comes equipped with the latest in technology and driver-assist features like Magnetic Selective Ride Control. As a luxury sports car, the 2022 Corvette also proves quite affordable. With some of the highest performance standards and top-notch driver-assist features, it’s no surprise to see the 2022 Chevy Corvette racking up awards.

2022 Chevy Corvette Has Best Resale Value, Says KBB

The 2022 Chevy Corvette was recently the recipient of Kelley Blue Book’s Best Resale Value Award. This award is determined by KBB’s statistical models which estimate how much of the original value a vehicle will retain over five years. According to KBB, much of a vehicle’s resale value is based on supply and demand. Some vehicles like the 2022 Corvette, however, retain a high percentage of their original value as they are often not discounted from their original MSRP. 

Vehicles included in KBB’s Best Resale Value list are projected to retain about 56 percent of their original value in comparison to the average 43 percent for 2022 model year vehicles. The 2022 Chevrolet Corvette currently starts at an MSRP of $62,195 (plus destination fee) so, based on KBB’s model, the luxury sports car is well worth its price, especially given its capability and features.

For the 2022 model year, the Chevy Corvette comes equipped with a naturally aspirated 6.2L V8 engine that’s capable of 495 horsepower and 470lb-ft of torque. Owners making use of the dual-clutch automatic transmission combined with the Corvette’s new Magnetic Selective Ride Control feature will find that they can maintain control even at the highest of speeds. With some of the highest performance standards, it’s no wonder the 2022 Chevy Corvette earned KBB’s Best Resale Value Award.

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GM Says 2023 Chevy Corvette Will Arrive Soon

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General Motors (GM) will be opening up the dealer order guide for the 2023 Chevy Corvette in March of 2022. GM will also be cutting production of the 2022 Corvette soon after this. It seems that the automaker wants to phase out older models and reign in new ones. This has always been the course for automakers and these days with the transition toward EVs on the forefront, automakers must keep their consumers happy, even as they plan new models like the Silverado EV. Fans of the luxury sports car can rejoice however as the new Corvette will feature a brand new V8 engine. It will also feature some minor cosmetic and option changes. We’ll move along and see what else we can expect from the new Corvette.

2023 Corvette Receives Production Date

General Motors will be starting production of the 2023 Corvette on May 9th, 2022. The luxury sports car will see its dealer order guide become available shortly before that, March 21st, 2022. This information comes from the Corvette Action Center site. According to the site, key dates and information about the 2023 Corvette were sent to various Chevy dealers from GM. With the information making the rounds, consumers and fans alike are excited for a new iteration of the iconic corvette.

Consumers can expect to see the 2023 Chevy Corvette become available around March of 2022. The dealer order guide will become available on March 21st and dealers will be able to place orders three days later on March 24th. The online configurator will also be made available. Later on March 31st, dealers will be able to pair their orders with Corvette allocations. Sometime after this in May, the 2022 Corvette will cease production. Though the 2022 Corvette will have spent just 8 months in production, it’s clear GM is making room to bring the better and badder 2023 Corvette out to consumers. As mentioned, it is expected to come equipped with a more powerful V8 engine as well as some cosmetic changes.

Consumers can expect to see the 2023 Chevy Corvette available for purchase in the Spring of 2022. Although the 2022 Corvette will see the end of its production, those looking forward to the 2023 version will be more than happy to know they’re getting a more powerful and improved Corvette. It’s not certain whether GM will increase the price of the 2023 Corvette, but we can expect to see a starting MSRP of around $60,000 (plus destination fee). We’ll be staying tuned for more information.

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The Chevrolet C8 Corvette Z06 Has Some Pretty Cool Color Options

Chevrolet is finally revealing the wide variety of color options for the Chevy C8 Corvette Z06. The C8 Corvette will arrive with a 670-horsepower naturally aspirated 5.5L V8 with a flat-plane crankshaft. It will be the most powerful naturally aspirated engine ever installed in a road car. This beast of a luxury car will come available with a Z07 Performance package that will add aggressive aero, carbon-ceramic brakes, carbon-fiber wheels, and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires. Corvette fans will be very excited to take this bad boy for a spin. Chevy has launched an online visualizer tool that lets consumers build their own Z06 with different colors, roof options, wheels, and interior colors. 

Chevy’s Online Visualizer Tool

Chevrolet has launched an online visualizer tool for the Chevy C8 Corvette Z06. This tool allows consumers to experiment with a variety of color options, roof options, wheel options, and interior colors. The luxury high-performance car will come equipped with a 670-horsepower 5.5L V8 with a flat-plane crankshaft. It will rev all the way up to 8600 rpm. Additional package options will include a Z07 Performance package and a Stealth Interior package. The Chevy C8 Corvette Z06 will have the most powerful aspirated engine ever installed on a road car so consumers will really only have to worry about their color preference. The visualizer tool grants this customization so fans of the Corvette will definitely want to take a look at it.

Customization options for the Chevrolet C8 Corvette Z06 will include eleven exterior color choices. These include Hypersonic Gray, Caffeine Metallic, Elkhart Lake Blue Metallic, Black, Ceramic Matrix Gray Metallic, Rapid Blue, Amplify Orange Tint, Red Mist Metallic Tintcoat, Silver Flare Metallic, Arctic White, and Accelerate Yellow. Consumers will also be able to customize the Z06’s roof. The roof options will include a body-color roof, a visible carbon-fiber roof, and a transparent roof. The droptop can also have a body-color or carbon-fiber roof. 

Aside from customization, consumers will also be able to opt for either a Z07 Performance package or a Stealth interior package. The Z07 Package will include carbon-ceramic brakes and a set of five-spoke carbon-fiber wheels. The Stealth package will include a custom interior appearance upgrade. Consumers will have a multitude of options to choose from once the 2023 Chevy C8 Corvette Z06 goes on sale later in 2022. Pricing looks to start around $90,000 MSRP (plus destination fee).

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The 2023 Corvette Z06 Unveils Its Superstar Supercar

The Chevrolet company just unveiled its brand new Corvette Z06, sending shock waves to our system, as well as the rest of the world of performance cars. The reason is that the new vehicle is a higher-performing version of the Corvette supercar which will encompass a V8 engine, which has a level of potency that is almost unreal. This machine, a racing-derived V8, mirrors designs from other hot rods like Ferrari.

The result of this is a fierce and power-hungry motor will crank out an intensely high 8,600 revolutions per minute, and has an incredible output of 670 horses, ranking it as the most potent V8 for its kind that has ever been made. Zooming from 0 to 60 mph should push it to take just over 2.5 seconds, like a Ferrari. On top of this, the engine will provide an experience that is simply out of this world both visually and audibly. Even more so because the engine is fixed in the middle of the car, which aids in the bettering of acceleration and handling.

The 5.5L V8, which produces 670 horses, growled like a lion in the General Motors Design Dome last week, reminding us of the design and engineering performance for the past eight decades.

The largely revamped Z06 encompasses a slew of other changes, many such as the V8 transpired in the development in the Corvette C8 race, which earned it a championship during its first year of competition and put it in the lead during the second year.

“Racing is the reason the Z06 was developed in 1963,” Corvette executive engineer Tadge Juechter said. “We’ve tested the Z06 on the best tracks in the world, from Circuit of the Americas here in the United States, to the Nürburgring in Germany.”

In order to have the ability to handle this power, the Z06 has various performance add-ons. These involve large wheels and tires (with an optional carbon fiber wheel, giant iron brakes, (with optional carbon-ceramic brakes), surplus gaping air intakes to feed and cool down the engine, and large front and rear spoilers.

The tech-stacked cabin of the Z06 also gets some augmentation, with high-quality materials like leathers, suedes, and a plethora of carbon fiber trim elements.

There is an expectation that the Corvette coupe will have a starting price going close to $90,000, (plus destination fee). While the pricing hasn’t been revealed, this is the expected estimate. A convertible version with a power-retracting hardtop is an option, but it will cost you $7,500 more. The $90,000 estimate does reach twice the current average of a new vehicle, however, it is only one-third what it would cost to purchase a car like the Ferrari F8 Tributo and McLaren 720S that the Z06 has outpaced as its competition.

One thing that is certain, is that the drive will be as thrilling as it looks and sounds, and what’s also certain is that you can rely on Miami Lakes Chevrolet to provide you with vehicles with top-notch performance. We sell a wide range of vehicles from the Chevrolet brand, including its dynamic Corvettes. 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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An Electrified Spotting! Spy Shots Capture The 2023 Corvette Corvette E-Ray

For quite some time, Chevrolet’s beloved C8 Corvette has been rumored to have a hybrid version in the works, and now it seems that these details weren’t just rumors at all. Based on recent spy shots from car site Motor Authority, along with a video, we see new prototypes for what might be the new electric variant dubbed the Corvette E-ray; Trademarks were also found dating back to 2015.

Then, it’s seen in earlier shots that these prototypes involved coupe and convertible body styles of the Corvette, along with layouts for its left- and right-hand-drive. Engineers for the car company also displayed the regular Corvette Stingray and the Acura NSX to benchmark the prior shots.

The NSX, a hybrid supercar powered by dual motors, a V-6, and a single motor configuration located at the rear, is the only model by a competitor being used for benchmarking to a hybrid Corvette being tested. Don’t forget that the automaker also used the Audi R8, Ferrari 458 Italia, and Porsche 911 Carrera S when the Stingray was in development.

Though the visuals on the inside of the prototypes weren’t that conspicuous, these shots do show the instrument panels covered up, which likely means that the automaker wants to hide the exact details of this electric sports car.

It’s also been deduced that the mock-ups have a new wide-body style that the Corvette Z06 will also share, as seen in certain shots, and is due for its debut by next week, on October 26. Then, the hybrid Corvette should make its inauguration sometime by next year as a 2023 model. It will probably act as a replacement for the former C7 Corvette’s Grand Sport grade.

While we still don’t know details regarding what’s under the hood of the electric Corvette, there is much talk about a single motor used to power the front axle and the Stingray’s 6.2-liter V-8 energizing the rear axle. The maximum output should fall between 600 and 650 hp. Who knows if a plug-in version is also in the works? While that idea certainly isn’t far-fetched, it would mean the possibility of a small electric range. 

A more powerful hybrid system with the pairing of an electric motor, which is also at the rear axle, is expected to be saved for safekeeping until a future Corvette Zora flagship.

You read that right! Chevrolet lovers can expect to see more electric variants coming to the Corvette lineup. In fact, there are plans to release an electric C8 Corvette, a model mentioned by President Joe Biden on several occasions, regarding its existence. Seeing that parent company General Motors intends to have all of its light vehicles powered by electricity by 2035, it’s highly likely that the eventual C9 Corvette will be fully electric and without a gasoline counterpart.

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

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

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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.

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

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.

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

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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.

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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. 

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