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Corvette Today Podcast Latest Corvette News

Wow....there is so much Corvette news coming out right now.   Keith Cornett from joins your host, Steve Garrett to cover it all.  Check out some of the headlines below....
1.  GM Cancels June Allocation – 3000 status orders to be completed
2.  Chevrolet releases details and pricing on 2022 Corvette
3.  Chevrolet will offer a Corvette C8.R Special Edition for 2022
4.  2022 C8 Corvette Visualizer is now live
5.  Right-hand drive C8’s arrive in Japan and revealed at Fuji Speedway
6.  Ordering Opens in Australia and New Zealand
7.  GM still working out details for 2023 Racing Program
8.  Juan Pablo Montoya loves the Indy 500 pace car C8 Corvette!
9.  With C8 details out for 2022, the Z06 will most likely be a 2023 model
10.  Pre-owned Corvette pricing up 34% in the last year
...and there's lots more!  Don't miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
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Detroit News: Why now? How the C8 came to be

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  • Detroit News: Why now? How the C8 came to be

    From Harlan Charles' FB page:

    "They spelled Kirk Bennion’s name wrong and we all got promoted! Good article though" - Harlan

  • #2
    When Zora tried to do it, GM would say: ‘But the (front-engine) car is doing great as it is,’” said Corvette marketing guru Harlan Charles. “The horsepower levels weren’t where they are today, and they had all these packaging challenges that they didn’t know how to solve, but we know how to solve now.

    “That’s why now is the time.”


    • #3
      Mid-engine supercars are cool. But cool isn’t a business case. Management liked the team’s business pitch.

      “We had no ‘cool’ description in any of our presentations. It was tactical, business, functional, physics-driven,” remembers Juechter. “Here’s why it makes sense for us.”

      The C8 was on.


      • #4
        Thanks ABorC for focusing us on a critical past decision making process.
        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.


        • #5
          Thanks ABorC. I personally feel that if GM did not make a ME at this point the Corvette would continue to dwindle with all other manufacture's Sports car Sales. The timing is right. A strong economy is supporting this and will help sales to record highs for GM in the sale of Corvettes, IMO