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Corvette Today Podcast: Corvette News/Headlines

With the reveal of the new mid-engine C8 Z06 next week, this CORVETTE TODAY News & Headlines episode is a “must listen-to” podcast! https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/corve...OSfY9cINY1UxSw Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, teams up again with Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com to bring you the hottest headlines in the world of Corvette…including the latest on the C8 Z06 reveal on October 26th! Here are a few of the topics covered in this podcast:

1. The C8 Z06 will make public debut at the Petersen Automotive Museum on October 26
2. GM makes a change to 2022 Corvette ordered with Z51 and the high wing
3. C8 Corvette ranked 2nd on the list of the fastest selling cars in September 2021
4. C8 E-Rays are testing in Colorado and outside the Nurburgring in Germany
5. A 95 year old WWII veteran is moved to the head of the line to get his 2022 Corvette
6. Mazzanti to build a Corvette-powered Italian supercar with 761 horsepower
7. A truckload of C8’s goes up in flames
8. Watch a video of BGA building right-hand drive C8 Corvettes


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C8 Interior Color: Twilight & Tension Blue

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  • C8 Interior Color: Twilight & Tension Blue

    From the configurator:

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    To best see what the Twilight Blue will look like, it started in the 2013 Anniversary C6’s. Had a crush on it then! Still do.

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    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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    • #3
      Does anyone know if any of the reveal cars had the blue int? And any photos of this interior NOT from the configurator?
      2020 Stingray Triple Blue Coupe “Cindyblue”
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      2020 C8 Stingray; 3LT ; GS7 Elkhart Lake Blue ; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51;FE4 Mag Ride; C2Q dual roof ; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; RCC; J6E yellow Calipers; VQK Splash Guards; EYK Chrome Exterior Badge package; R8C
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      • #4
        I don't think we have any actual pictures yet.
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        • #5
          The Tension Blue looks great in photos, but when I've seen it in person on the C7 I don't like it at all. Too bright for me. But if you like the Rapid Blue paint, you might like this. I'd strongly suggest trying to see it in a C7 first, though. before ordering it.
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          • #6
            I’ve seen it in C7 GS special edition in person. The exterior was the dark gray metallic color.
            I like the 2 tone blue and the configurator looks similar. That said the GM folks said it was paired with the rapid blue and looks very good with the ELB which is my pick
            I've seen the configurator pics of natural dipped and I’ve seen that in person it’s a different look imo. I’m pretty much set on a Blue Blue C8 just hoping to see a real interior.
            Last edited by V1 VR; 08-07-2019, 04:30 PM.
            2020 Stingray Triple Blue Coupe “Cindyblue”
            6000: status : R8C on August 5,2020 @10:00 🥳🍾
            2020 C8 Stingray; 3LT ; GS7 Elkhart Lake Blue ; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51;FE4 Mag Ride; C2Q dual roof ; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; RCC; J6E yellow Calipers; VQK Splash Guards; EYK Chrome Exterior Badge package; R8C
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            • #7
              This is the interior I’m getting with yellow stitching and accelerate yellow as long as it doesn’t turn out to have the green tint we’re seeing in renders. If it does have the green tint them I’m doing the same interior and stitching on Elkhart Lake Blue. Like everyone else stated it looks the same as what was offered on the C7 GS and after seeing it in person I immediately loved it.

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              • #8
                At our club’s all Corvette car show in June, with 170 cars, the “Best Interior Award” went to a 2017 Collector with the black/Tension Blue Interior.

                Bold yes, but the folks who voted, liked its boldness.
                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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                • #9
                  Originally posted by John View Post
                  At our club’s all Corvette car show in June, with 170 cars, the “Best Interior Award” went to a 2017 Collector with the black/Tension Blue Interior.

                  Bold yes, but the folks who voted, liked its boldness.
                  Pictures and renders just don’t do justice for that interior. When you see it for yourself it takes on a whole new personality and look. Most people wouldn’t consider a blue interior but I bet the majority would change their mind once they actually see it.

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                  • #10
                    Found it I believe in real life! Someone on FB just ran into like 8 C8s at a gas station.Click image for larger version  Name:	FB_IMG_1565218983673.jpg Views:	0 Size:	65.6 KB ID:	57129Click image for larger version  Name:	FB_IMG_1565218990115.jpg Views:	0 Size:	75.3 KB ID:	57130

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                    • #11
                      Great find! Is that the Shadow Gray Metallic?

                      Also, what's up with the window sill leather? Is it really badly worn or is that just some trick of the light?

                      Are other cool pics from that convoy of eight C8's?

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                      • #12
                        Thanks for that I liked it in the collector edition and now that I’ve seen a “real” pic it confirms ,at least to my eye, it’s colors twilight and Tension IS same as the C7 edition. The configurator pic looks a little different then the real pic imo. GS7 and HTO .....
                        Can’t wait .......but I guess we are all waiting to some extent.
                        Last edited by V1 VR; 08-07-2019, 06:56 PM.
                        2020 Stingray Triple Blue Coupe “Cindyblue”
                        6000: status : R8C on August 5,2020 @10:00 🥳🍾
                        2020 C8 Stingray; 3LT ; GS7 Elkhart Lake Blue ; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51;FE4 Mag Ride; C2Q dual roof ; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; RCC; J6E yellow Calipers; VQK Splash Guards; EYK Chrome Exterior Badge package; R8C
                        2014 Stingray Laguna Blue : SOLD

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Klinn View Post
                          Great find! Is that the Shadow Gray Metallic?

                          Also, what's up with the window sill leather? Is it really badly worn or is that just some trick of the light?

                          Are other cool pics from that convoy of eight C8's?
                          I believe that's SGM but it's a little sad to me that it's so hard to differentiate from black/dark grey in some lights. SGM can very easily look like plain grey.

                          Here is an example

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                          2020 C8 Corvette.D.O.B 2/03/2020
                          Shadow Grey Metallic on Black
                          2LT, Z51 + MRC. GT1 seats.
                          Spectra Grey Tridents.
                          Carbon flash mirrors and spoiler.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Jljordann922 View Post
                            Found it I believe in real life! Someone on FB just ran into like 8 C8s at a gas station.
                            THAT is much more what it looks like in real life than what shows up in the visualizer. Thanks for posting.
                            Delivered 5/29!: Scarlet Fever 2021 2LT HTC, Red Mist Metallic Tintcoat, two-tone Natural w/ suede inserts, Mag Ride, Performance Exhaust

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Klinn View Post
                              Great find! Is that the Shadow Gray Metallic?

                              Also, what's up with the window sill leather? Is it really badly worn or is that just some trick of the light?

                              Are other cool pics from that convoy of eight C8's?
                              that window sill leather looks like it's a victom of some really strong tape, that was probably helping to cover it up for months.

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