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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!
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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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Interesting that the ford gt500 w/ dct and 760 ho isnt as quick

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  • Interesting that the ford gt500 w/ dct and 760 ho isnt as quick

    fords done an amazing job with the development of the ford GT500 with 760 hp and a dct transmission.

    interesting how with a highly developed chassis , a dct and 760 hp they cant hit sixty mph in under 3 seconds...

    im sure at higher speeds its even stronger....but off the line even with dct this begins to explore the limits of a front engine rear wheel drive layout..

    ive never really been a ford guy yet I do respect their fine efforts over the years....

    i guess rear mid engine has its benefits

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    Right, has to do with engine placement and also I do believe in the design of the DCT with 8 speeds That with all the effort from Tremec and the GM design team this extra gear may have attributed to this.


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      The ME gets dramatically more traction with the rearward weight bias. In the Mustang, you can't put all the power to the pavement from a standing start. The C8 can put more HP to use off the line than the Mustang can. By the end of a quarter mile, I'm sure the Mustang will be rolling a lot faster.
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        Rumors are many ford guys are considering the c8 over the relatively expensive gt500..

        we all know that zero to 60 mph is all about the launch...but many live and die by those times..

        74 to almost a hundred grand...760 hp and the standard under sixty grand c8 beats the gt500 to sixty has got to at least have some of the ford and yes even the dodge boys saying to themselves...

        maybe its time to add a bowtie...

        the camaro guys are wigging out too..

        all in a good way and fwiw i dig all the above mentioned cars too...

        those cars being what they are , as good as they are does push the corvette team even further..

        the porsche guys are going to show us with how high GM records conquest sales...

        no sale should be approved without finding out what the consumer is presently driving...

        the data point would be fascinating