The brand new C8 Chevrolet Corvette is lastly right here, revealed Thursday evening in entry-level Corvette Stingray type.
Nevertheless, Chevy additionally offered a sneak peek on the convertible model of the mid-engine marvel, with a handful of glimpses offered on the finish of the coupe’s livestream reveal.
2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible teaser
The designers have gone down the correct supercar route by including a pair of flying buttresses to hide the rollover bars. A minimize line working throughout the engine bay means that the engine cowl will flip as much as permit the roof to tuck in under. The precise roof is not proven however count on it to be a completely computerized retractable hard-top, identical to on exotics just like the Ferrari 488 Spider and McLaren 720S Spider.
Chevy is already accepting orders for the coupe and can start deliveries later this yr. It hasn’t stated when the convertible will debut however an arrival later this yr is probably going. As for pricing, Chevy confirmed at Thursday’s reveal that the coupe will begin at lower than $60,000. If the C7 Corvette is any indication, we may see the Corvette Stingray Convertible begin at lower than $65,000, since Chevy prices a $4,500 premium for the convertible on the outgoing ‘Vette.
2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Observe, in Corvette custom, the house owners of the coupe may get pleasure from open-top driving because the roof panel is detachable, although there’s one thing irresistibly horny in regards to the flying buttresses on the convertible. Conversely, the place convertible patrons miss out is the clear engine cowl of the coupe.
The brand new Corvette in Stingray guise is confirmed with a newly developed LT2 6.2-liter V-Eight that can ship 495 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque when outfitted with an accessible sport exhaust system. The engine is mated to an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission as commonplace and, with an accessible Z51 efficiency pack, will hustle the coupe to 60 mph in underneath 3.zero seconds. Anticipate comparable efficiency for the convertible.