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Corvette Today Podcast: Corvette News/Headlines

With the reveal of the new mid-engine C8 Z06 next week, this CORVETTE TODAY News & Headlines episode is a “must listen-to” podcast! https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/corve...OSfY9cINY1UxSw Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, teams up again with Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com to bring you the hottest headlines in the world of Corvette…including the latest on the C8 Z06 reveal on October 26th! Here are a few of the topics covered in this podcast:

1. The C8 Z06 will make public debut at the Petersen Automotive Museum on October 26
2. GM makes a change to 2022 Corvette ordered with Z51 and the high wing
3. C8 Corvette ranked 2nd on the list of the fastest selling cars in September 2021
4. C8 E-Rays are testing in Colorado and outside the Nurburgring in Germany
5. A 95 year old WWII veteran is moved to the head of the line to get his 2022 Corvette
6. Mazzanti to build a Corvette-powered Italian supercar with 761 horsepower
7. A truckload of C8’s goes up in flames
8. Watch a video of BGA building right-hand drive C8 Corvettes


You’ll know everything we know when you listen to this CORVETTE TODAY podcast!


Listen here: https://adori.page.link/corvette-today
Watch CORVETTE TODAY on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXC...lOPPQ/featured
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C7/C8 Similarities: Rear Quarter Hatch, Deck and Small Side Window

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  • C7/C8 Similarities: Rear Quarter Hatch, Deck and Small Side Window

    Do you see some similarities here between the C7 and the C8 in terms of their flat/horizontal rear quarter panel surface, then that departing into the vertical side rise up the side of the hatch, and also including a flat center deck surface on both? Even the rear part of the small window behind the B pillar has the same shape.

    Or am I seeing things when I am seeing a Corvette family resemblance in this part of them?

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    I think I see what you're talking about if I squint my eyes just right. JK.
    Save the wave.

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    • #3
      They are family-related IMO, and as Hwasup Lee who penned the initial C7 sketch above has been working with the Corvette team as late as the ZR1’s design, we believe (but am not positive), that he also was part the ME’s design team. We will learn for sure at the reveal or right afterwards.
      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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      • #4
        I hope there are enough Corvette related design cues to make the C8 recognizable as a Corvette.
        Save the wave.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by 73shark View Post
          I hope there are enough Corvette related design cues to make the C8 recognizable as a Corvette.
          Based on the camo'd test cars, I don't think that's going to be a concern.
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          • #6
            Looks like a Corvette hood to me.

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            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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            • #7
              Originally posted by 73shark View Post
              I hope there are enough Corvette related design cues to make the C8 recognizable as a Corvette.
              I agree and do think the resemblence is there purposely. Wishful thinking maybe, but hope so!!

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              • #8
                If GM just revealed the car LOL, we would know for sure.
                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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