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Corvette Today Podcast News & Headlines

Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com get together once again for the the latest update in the world of Corvette. https://anchor.fm/steve-garrett/epis...ry-2021-eqmrgl. News & Headlines for late February 2021 on these topics and more.
1. Winter storm delays reopening of BGA
2. ISeeCars.com reports that the C8 Corvette was the fastest selling car in January.
3. Don’t expect Black Trident wheels back until April 2021
4. The C8 is the Daytona 500 Pace Car
5. Here are the Corvette colors being retired in 2022
6. Sylvester Stallone buys a Rapid Blue C8 Corvette
7. Play Corvette Drive on Alexa
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ME To Feature Active Aero?

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    ME to Debut Active Aero?

    Thanks to Keith [email protected], we earlier learned some compelling information on the Corvette’s active aerodynamics plans, including a formal patent application. Keith’s article, despite its showing pictures of the C7, conjectured this active aero would be held until the mid engine. He was right, for while some thought we would see some of its components on the C7 ZR1, they did not appear. His March 23, 2017 article was entitled, “Patent Applications Details For Adaptive Aerodynamics Plans.” Here is that article.

    http://www.corvetteblogger.com/2017/...r-c7-corvette/

    In it, are many pictures shown in the actual patent application; Keith also linked the entire ten-page patent, which contained not just the pictures but all the accompanying verbiage. The entire patent is below.

    We have, so far, not seen any active aero components on the entry 2020 ME IVERS — at least none we can confirm. However, its front and rear remains massively camouflaged, so perhaps one or two are on it, or maybe all are being held for the latter ZORA ME — with its rumored 1,000 HP and AWD. Or, could some/many of the aero components surface on an interim, non-AWD version which would only have around 600-800 HP???

    We sure do not yet have a clue. It is exciting to think of all the upcoming aero possibilities, both those included in this patent and/or those that are incorporated into the actual body panel shapes.

    As Keith noted in his article, the source of this information is the USTPO via AutoGuide.


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    Thank you again CorvetteBlogger and USPTO!
    Last edited by John; 06-05-2019, 09:49 AM.
    GBA Black; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51 & Mag Ride; E60 lift; 5VM visible carbon fiber package; 5ZZ high wing; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; 3LT; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; J6N Edge Red Calipers; SNG Edge Red Hashmarks; VQK Splash Guards; RCC Edge Red engine cover; VJR illuminated sill plates. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 23 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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