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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. ; Harlan gives us an extensive overview is this revolutionary new Corvette and give us insight never heard before about the upcoming E-Ray.
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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 !!!;
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:
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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:
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:
E-Ray Leaked Info/Visualizer: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...tte-e-ray-leak
Z51 & Z06 GM Track Specs: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ecommendations
Z06 Order Guide:
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:; and,
* 2023 GM Bash Major Seminar with HQ video: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ore-bash-video
*2023 Stingray Visualizer:
*2023 Stingray (ONLY Order Guide:
*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:
Order Guide (unofficial): https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-action-center
*Z06 vs Z07 Aero Components: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...s-similarities
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C8 Amateur Estimated Theoretical Top Speed Could Be 190+ mph

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  • C8 Amateur Estimated Theoretical Top Speed Could Be 190+ mph

    So, after watching just about every C8 video and reading as much as I can before going cross-eyed, I noticed a few videos showed the car driving at speed with enough clarity to see the RPM and the speed. Using this I figured I could calculate the "theoretical" top speed of the car assuming 6th gear has a 1:1 ratio since Tadge said during the unveiling that the 7th and 8th gears were overdrive gears. Doing a little calculation estimating an RPM of 5100 and speed of 153 base on the below screen-grab from the reveal, the final drive ratio came close enough to 2.73:1 that I used this for my calculation (this is also the same final drive ratio used on the 8 speed automatic). With peak horsepower arriving at 6450 rpm the car would hopefully be able to rev to that limit in 6th gear without being overcome by drag, which would give an estimated top speed of 191 mph! If the LT2 has the same 6600 rpm rev limit as the LT1, that would bring the car up to 195 mph if it can overcome the drag resistance. Obviously there are a good number of assumptions and estimates, so this could all be completely wrong, but it's fun to think about

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    I have been reading all day as well. I thought I heard or read this LT2 car would hit 200 mph. After living in a world of renderings and opinions and and and who knows .


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      Originally posted by ZORA 69 View Post
      I have been reading all day as well. I thought I heard or read this LT2 car would hit 200 mph. After living in a world of renderings and opinions and and and who knows .
      That would be awesome if it did! If you find that quote again definitely please share!