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2023 Corvette Info Including SR Pricing, SR 2023 Visualizer, 70th Anniversary SR/Z06 Press Release; The C8 Z06 Press Release, Order Guide & Its Visualizer Link

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Improved C8 HUD Coming?

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  • Improved C8 HUD Coming?

    Thanks to Zaro Tundov, we have this video find. Well done Zaro! BTW, this is a nine year old video, so lots more developments have happened since.

    The HUD has improved every Corvette generation since it came out, and yet we and GM knows it must further improve for the C8. I am betting this is another C8 upside surprise.

    Last edited by John; 04-26-2019, 06:57 AM.
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    Notice that the off the road car at 0:49 is a Corvette?
    2022 HTC 2LT Z51
    Front lift, mag ride
    black exterior, adrenaline red interior, bright red calipers

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Milliwatt Rob View Post
      Notice that the off the road car at 0:49 is a Corvette?
      Yea. How'd that happen.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Boomer View Post

        Yea. How'd that happen.
        Those Corvette drivers... they're such a road hazard.

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        My C8:
        '20 Elkhart Lake Blue 2LT Coupe, Natural Interior, GT2 Two-Tone Seats, Performance Exhaust, Front Lift, Carbon Flash Wheels, Engine Appearance Package 2000 Status December 27, 2019; 3000 Status January 2, 2020; 3400 Status March 10, 2020;TPW March 16, 2020; Built June 4th, 2020 (COVID-19); Delivery July 1, 2020

        Current Vettes:
        '68 Lemans Blue 327/350 Convertible
        '91 Turquoise Convertible with Hardtop
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        • #5
          Personally, I love the C7 HUD and I'm excited to see how the engineers have enhanced it in the C8.

          I drive mostly in Track Mode (such crisp throttle response), and I really like the Track Mode HUD light bar. When the dots converge and begin to turn violent violet, it's time to grab another gear or risk the embarrassment of kissing the rev-limiter.

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          I'd also love to see some augmented reality integrated into the C8 HUD.
          My C8:
          '20 Elkhart Lake Blue 2LT Coupe, Natural Interior, GT2 Two-Tone Seats, Performance Exhaust, Front Lift, Carbon Flash Wheels, Engine Appearance Package 2000 Status December 27, 2019; 3000 Status January 2, 2020; 3400 Status March 10, 2020;TPW March 16, 2020; Built June 4th, 2020 (COVID-19); Delivery July 1, 2020

          Current Vettes:
          '68 Lemans Blue 327/350 Convertible
          '91 Turquoise Convertible with Hardtop
          '14 Lime Rock Green 2LT Convertible, Black Top, Kalahari, 7-Speed, Performance Exhaust

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          • #6
            Improved C8 interior. I was talking with a member of the Corvette development team yesterday and while he would not say world one, would provide no specifics, he affirmatively confirmed, and smiled in response to my comment about “looking forward to the C8’s improved interior.”

            As to what that means, the famous “you will have to wait until 7.18.19” was an immediate response comment from another Corvette team member who was also part of the conversation.

            Guess we collectively are going to do a powerful lot of waiting during the next 81 days.
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            • #7
              I really like the C7 HUD and if the C8 HUD is anything like the video it’s one more amazing improvement to look forward to as the days (47)count down. Then probably add almost a year on to that before we can get one. Talk about Chinese drip torture!!!

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              • #8
                I wonder if a system that can highlight potential dangers in front of you a la iron man, would be too confusing or distracting?

                Mark

                - Just when you think you can't dig your hole any deeper, they throw the shovel in at you -

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                • #9
                  Most of the time, I keep my HUD set so it's only displaying the speed. The fewer distractions the better. If I'm driving in such a way that the tach matters, then I'll switch to a display that includes that. Otherwise, I don't want or need a lot of extraneous information in my field of view.
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