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Corvette Today Podcast: Latest Corvette News And Headlines

Things are starting to heat up about the new C8 Z06! And CORVETTE TODAY covers it all in this News & Headlines episode. Here are some of the topics you'll hear about ... https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/corve...kihhFe5DMAPYnY
1. Final stats for the 2021 model year C8 Corvette
2. Nearly half of the C8.R IMSA Edition C8’s are already sold
3. 2022 C8 Configurator is now live
4. The C8 was the 2nd fastest selling new car in August 2021
5. Consumer Reports declines to recommend the 2021 C8 Corvette
6. 2021 C8 tops its class in the JD Power APEAL Study
7. A Nurburgring video captures 2023 C8 Z06 with unofficial track time
8. We have video evidence that the C8 Z06 will also come in an HTC
9. Did we see the reveal colors on the last teaser video for the C8 Z06?
10. Another Easter Egg discovery on the C8 Z06 “Save the Date” video
11. Spy photos of the C8 E-ray confirm it’s a performance hybrid
12. New Zealand about to get their right-hand drive C8 Corvettes
13. The C8 Z06 might break 3 production V8 records
14. Chevrolet has officially quit making the LT5 engine with 755 hp

This is a long list of topics, and it's not everything that's covered in this episode of the CORVETTE TODAY podcast.

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  • Cool you tube video created today by a local sports car enthusiast..

    thought you guys might enjoy this video of the c8 corvette ...

    glenns car collection has had many interesting sports cars including two c4 s and a c5 z06..

    glenns collection has included nsx s, lseveral lotus, many porsches and bmws too...

    not sure if glenn has owned any italian exotics but hey thought youd enjoy this for fun...

    even euro faithful are opening their minds to potiential corvette ownership again as an addition to their euro exotics which is a bug acheivment...conquest sales will play a big part in the commercial success of the c8....imo



    Last edited by John; 04-16-2019, 09:30 AM.

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    Btw Glenns always polite and nice to my 23 year old son Maxwell at the local cars and coffee events so please as a favor to me be a gentleman in your review of his video.

    glenns one of the good guys. A true sports car enthusiast of many brands.

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    • #3
      good commentary, seems like a down to earth kind of guy too.

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        Once you own a mid engine you won’t go back. That statement is nonsense in my book. Practicality in a mid engine car takes a lot to get used to. I’ve owned a few mid engine cars and find the trunk space in the C7 will be missed . Most people might find a mid engine car as a daily driver a slight pain in the butt. So it depends on your life style and how you might use a mid engine car. If anything the C8 might still be a older man’s car and treated as a week end toy.

        lets see a 914/6 cyl ..308 GTB...308 GTi...05 Ford GT no storage space compared to the C7. Parking those cars at a HD forget it. Parking garage entrance ground clearance forget it. Blind spots while driving big time . Maintenance requirements and labor cost very high. Those are just a few everyday practical problems with the older mid engine cars I experienced.
        Last edited by MikeC8; 04-17-2019, 12:46 PM.
        2020 Blade Silver 2LT Z51 front lift ,mag ride ,black trident wheels and carbon fiber dash

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        • #5
          Thanks JB. Good video; subscribed to his channel.
          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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          • #6
            Originally posted by MikeC8 View Post
            Once you own a mid engine you won’t go back. That statement is nonsense in my book. Practicality in a mid engine car takes a lot to get used to. I’ve owned a few mid engine cars and find the trunk space in the C7 will be missed . Most people might find a mid engine car as a daily driver a slight pain in the butt. So it depends on your life style and how you might use a mid engine car. I’m retired and the mid engine car will fill a nitch that won’t requre a trunk to carry some junk. But when needed I’ll use my wife’s suv. If anything the C8 might still be a older man’s car and treated as a week end toy.
            Let’s not condemn the 2020 C8’s trunk space until we know how big it is. You and all are going to be very pleasantly surprised.

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            As that very valid statement goes, “do not judge a book by its cover.”

            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
              I like the video JB ... thx. Wrt the trunk space and DD status, I think that GM will give us some usable storage in the C8. My NSX, 308 and even the old Fiero have usable trunks. Of course they are transverse mounted engines, but still think there is going to be some room above the exhaust and behind the engine in the C8. The exhaust is low mounted based on the pix we've seen. When you look at the F cars and Lambos they have their mufflers higher up, that could be a key difference with the C8. Hope so anyway

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              • #8
                I wasn’t necessarily referring to the C8 but instead mid engined cars in general. I realize the C8 won’t be plagued like some of the exotic cars with limited trunk space. I’m sure the General will keep us in mind and also the realibity issues as well. Would not expect the C8 to be a money pit like some older mid engine cars were . Except for maybe the NSX. Yep I think I’ll feel pretty comfortable owning and maintaining a C8. But it won’t be a everyday driver either.
                Last edited by MikeC8; 04-16-2019, 01:40 PM.
                2020 Blade Silver 2LT Z51 front lift ,mag ride ,black trident wheels and carbon fiber dash

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                • #9
                  I enjoyed watching
                  frankb

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                  • #10
                    Thanks for sharing JB.

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