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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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C8 Exterior Color: Ceramic Matrix Gray Metallic

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    This should be the first spotted C8 in Ceramic Matrix Gray.

    Source: centennial.c6 @IG

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      One of the two C8's presented at the Concours d'Elegance of America was finished in Ceramic Matrix Gray Metallic. (Could they have made the name any longer? Sheesh. )

      There are several threads showing the car, including a video in addition to pics, e.g. here and here. Looks pretty sweet!

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      • #4
        For those that were at this event, in person, does this look like a pearl white or does it really look gray? All the pictures make it look white to me.

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        • #5
          Ceramic Matrix Gray isn't a new color and has been available on the C7 since 2018.

          Photos courtesy of Corvetteblogger and Kerbeck.

          Arctic White, Ceramic Matrix Gray, Blade Silver.

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          1966 coupe - Sunfire Yellow / Black
          2004 Z06 - Millennium Yellow / Black

          NCM Lifetime Member since 2003

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          • #6
            Thanks for posting that comparison, makes the differences much clearer. :thumbsup:

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Klinn View Post
              Thanks for posting that comparison, makes the differences much clearer. :thumbsup:
              +10000 Couldn't agree more!

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              • #8
                This color is just cryin' out for the two tone blue interior with matching blue calipers. Guess we'll need to go aftermarket for the calipers.

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                • #9
                  This color still amazes me. It looks soooo good and shiny in some pictures, but in others is looks so flat almost like it's in old school grey primer.. The one... yes 1.... that ever saw in person at a dealership looked flat. It sold in less than a month before I had a chance to really look up close on a sunny day. The config always makes it look really shiny and an almost blueish tint to a more white color. Wonder if the new paint shop is doing something different or if the ones that really shine have protective film and a ceramic coating?

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                  • #10
                    I saw someone driving a Ceramic Matrix Gray Metallic in Naples, FL recently and it was stunning! Loved it...

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                    • #11
                      I think Sandyslu just found color of their C8.
                      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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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by John View Post
                        I think Sandyslu just found color of their C8.
                        Lol John...I would order that color in a heartbeat, but husband and I agreed on Arctic White.

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                        • #13
                          I think it would be a great match with the sky cool gray interior (two tone of course) which is my favorite 2LT interior.

                          I think it is going into my Rapid blue, accelerate yellow, and black debate, after seeing it in person at concours.

                          I would really like to see rapid blue, yellow and black in person before I order/have to make My decision.

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                          • #14
                            I went to the dark side during my seven different colors in seven days (now down to less than that), and was thinking black. Went to a Cars-n-Coffee last Saturday and there was a 19 mile C7 there. It was beyond glorious, and just stared at it. Then came in two more black C7’s. One was a C6; one was a couple years old. Both looked fantastic from 20’. But when I got up close, and one had literally been re-detailed, CQuartz’d by my professional detailer just the week before, every single rock scuff was still visible. Then an hour later the wind came up, dust all over, and even the 19 mile black C7, looked less than beautiful. With our doing lots of road trips, I quickly left black as a possible C8 color for us. We prefer driving to cleaning, e.g., bye bye black for us.
                            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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                            • #15
                              A friend called black “a second job”.

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