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Corvette Brand Manager, Harlan Charles Talks Everything E-Ray

Corvette Marketing & Brand Manager, Harlan Charles returns to CORVETTE TODAY with your host, Steve Garrett, to talk about the new 2024 Corvette E-Ray. https://youtu.be/3u0WMcgtnWI ; https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/corve...GToHlBAjuBPZxz. Harlan gives us an extensive overview is this revolutionary new Corvette and give us insight never heard before about the upcoming E-Ray. www.CorvetteToday.com
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Corvette Today News & Headlines: Late January, 2023

With the announcement of the 2024 Corvette E-Ray, your CORVETTE TODAY host Steve Garrett, and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger have a lot to tell you about !!! https://youtu.be/734VgDupTBI; https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/corve...UAAEX2obMOXMml
Plus, we get a possible glimpse into the Corvette future with Manny Katakis from Muscle Cars & Truck with what the C9 Corvette could look like. Besides the E-Ray, here are some of the other stories Steve and Keith will discuss....
1. Corvette beats the Porsche 911 as Consumer Reports most satisfying car to own.
2. GM delivers over 9,000 Corvettes in the 4th quarter of 2022
3. Corvette Racing debuts the GT3.R on January 27th at the Rolex 24
4. The Mecum Auction at Kissimmee sells the very first Corvette Sting Ray
5. The National Corvette Museum hosts exhibits to celebrate 70 years of Corvette
All the Corvette E-Ray news you want and need plus much more on next week's CORVETTE TODAY News & Headlines show!
Listen to the podcast, watch the YouTube video, join the Facebook group, sign up for email notifications and shop in the Merchandise Store at: www.CorvetteToday.com
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2023 Corvette Info Including E-Ray, SR & Z06 Pricing, SR & Z06 Visualizers, 70th Anniversary Info, Press Releases for SR & Z06 & Their Build & Price, Order Guides & Visualizers

E-Ray Visualizer: https://visualizer.chevrolet.com/ui?...US&channel=b2c
Official E-Ray Press Release: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-press-release
Official GM E-Ray Pictures: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...and-visualizer
+ 25 KEY E-Ray Components/Factors: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...rs-information
E-Ray Leaked Info/Visualizer: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...tte-e-ray-leak
Z51 & Z06 GM Track Specs: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ecommendations
Z06 BUILD & PRICE: https://www.chevrolet.com/performanc...d-price/config
Z06 Order Guide: https://www.gmfleetorderguide.com/NA...D=22412&type=0
Z06 Pricing Spreadsheet: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...9Chvp%E2%80%9D
Z06 MSRP and Options Pricing: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...freight-charge
2023 SR Build & Price: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...up-and-running
*2023 SR & Z06 Official Owners Manual: https://www.corvetteblogger.com/docs...ersManual.pdf; and,
https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...owner-s-manual
* 2023 GM Bash Major Seminar with HQ video: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ore-bash-video
*2023 Stingray Visualizer: https://visualizer.chevrolet.com/ui?...US&channel=b2c
* COPMPLETE 2023 STINGRAY PRICING: https://www.corvetteactioncenter.com...ion-Center.pdf
*2023 Stingray (ONLY Order Guide: https://www.gmfleetorderguide.com/NA...D=22412&type=0
*70th Anniversary Combined Press Release For SR & Z06: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...iversary-model
*Z06 Press Release: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-press-release
*Z06 Reveal Pictures: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...eveal-pictures
*Z06 Visualizer: https://visualizer.chevrolet.com/ui?...US&channel=b2c
Order Guide (unofficial): https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-action-center
*Z06 vs Z07 Aero Components: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...s-similarities
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ME To Have HD Backup Camera System

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    Looking highly probable that the 2020 C8 will have a high definition backup camera system. Not yet 100%, but looking like betting folks....

    Originally posted by gmauthority
    GM Begins Rolling Out HD Backup Camera Systems

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    General Motors is upgrading the backup camera systems across its vehicle portfolio from standard to high definition (HD). According to research by GM Authority, a total of 11 GM models of the 2019 model year are equipped offer an HD rear vision camera, while another 11 should offer it for the 2020 model year.

    The move from SD to HD adds more pixels to the screen and is somewhat analogous to moving from 720p to 1080p, albeit not precisely in those numbers (since auto screens utilize a different kind of resolution rating system than a television).

    2019 GM vehicles with available HD backup camera:

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    2020 GM vehicles confirmed to offer HD backup camera:
    2020 GM vehicles expected (but not confirmed) to offer HD backup camera:
    The upgraded resolution is made possible by joining various factors, including the automaker upgrading the video processing systems for in-dash screens, and Chevy’s Monte Doran tells us that the end result is a crisper, clearer image.
    Bowl View, one of 15 camera views part of the 2020 Silverado HD Advanced Trailering System, provides a rear-facing 3D surround view, giving a sense of the height of objects surrounding the vehicle, useful for low-speed backing maneuvers.
    Rear Vision Camera in 2020 Silverado HD

    What’s more, the benefits of the upgraded resolution also carry over to the vehicle’s other camera-based systems, such as the 360-degree Surround Vision or the trailer-mounted systems on GM’s new pickup trucks, but not to the Rear Camera Mirror – which runs on an entirely different system that relies on a different camera and a different, in-mirror display.



    Read more: http://gmauthority.com/blog/2019/03/...#ixzz5iiyJ92Ge
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    Good, it should have a quality camera system and hopefully it will include the over view (surroundings view) with it! I really like that feature!

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    • #3
      The 2020 Corvette could well set the industry standard for visibility for a sports car. Borrowing/using Cadillac’s pioneering systems, and some of its own, with the camera we know will be on the rear of the halo bar for the HT vert, atr top of the rear window ‘frame” for the coupe, we probably will have much better visibility than we are used to.
      2023 Z06: Hypersonic Gray HTC, two tone blue interior, CCB’s, 3LZ, E60, and with every visible carbon fiber option order-able including wheels. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 24 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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      • #4
        I am kooking forward to having good camera system components to see around the buttresses.

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        • #5
          Although not listed in the first post, our 2019 Chevrolet Traverse has the back-up camera system as depicted in the first photo. The front view camera also provides the 360 degree view at speeds below 5 mph. The “birds eye” view is very helpful in parking lot applications. The inside rear view mirror “toggles” between a standard mirror and a rear view camera that really gives a unobstructed wide angle rear view. The camera mode, although having HD style clarity, lacks visual “depth perception” and I find uncomfortable to view full time. Hopefully the C8’s version will be a technically advanced version. JMHO.

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          • #6
            I would think that the C8 would certainly have what all the lesser models will be having, at least. Especially since it will be a necessity with poor rearward vision.

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            • #7
              I like this because I reverse the Corvette into the garage, and it would make that much easier.

              My Golf has an excellent backup camera, with accurate "guide" lines. The Golf also covers the camera lens when not use. So no cleaning needed. A great feature.
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              • #8
                That would be wonderful to have a camera lens covering when not in use. Constant pain to have severe diminished rear visibility because the lens gets dirty on our DD’s.
                Last edited by John; 03-20-2019, 03:14 PM.
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                • #9
                  It's gonna be like this, but the commercial will have fire breathing dragons

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                  • #10
                    Good visibility for the C8 would be a very good attribute.

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                    • #11
                      Not sure of the utility of going from SD (480p) to HD (720p or 1080p) cameras due to the small size of the screen. It's hard to tell the difference between 1080p and 4K on a screen less than 50" at normal viewing distances.
                      Save the wave. Down to No.3 on list. Dealer averages 5/mo

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by John View Post
                        The 2020 Corvette could well set the industry standard for visibility for a sports car. Borrowing/using Cadillac’s pioneering systems, and some of its own, with the camera we know will be on the rear of the halo bar for the HT vert, atr top of the rear window ‘frame” for the coupe, we probably will have much better visibility than we are used to.
                        That would be great and its SO important. My C7 has better visibility than my XTSvsport except the C7 doesn't have proximity indicators. I hope the the window views coupled with the cameras and proximity indicators in the C8 combine to "set the industry standard for visibility for a sports car".

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by 73shark View Post
                          Not sure of the utility of going from SD (480p) to HD (720p or 1080p) cameras due to the small size of the screen. It's hard to tell the difference between 1080p and 4K on a screen less than 50" at normal viewing distances.
                          What you're saying about the display is true. I think when they're referring to HD quality, it's more to the camera's ability of capturing images using newer and better sensors with advanced lighting control? Providing a superior image.

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                          • #14
                            NHTSA Federal law, as of May 2018, all cars sold in the USA are required to have a backup camera.
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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Racer86 View Post
                              NHTSA Federal law, as of May 2018, all cars sold in the USA are required to have a backup camera.
                              Probably lotsa scrapes and dents saved.

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