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News Here’s Everything You’re Getting In Your 2020 Chevy Corvette C8 For $69,998

Here’s Everything You’re Getting In Your 2020 Chevy Corvette C8 For $69,998

General Motors finally unveiled all the base equipment in the 2020 mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 1LT. For the price, you’re getting quite a lot.

Launched almost a month ago, the C8 Corvette caused quite a stir when its pricing was released. Indeed, with the full redesign, as well as being the first mid-engine Corvette ever, we thought the price will be much higher than the barely $5,000 more expensive price it comes at. In Canada, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 will start at $69,998.

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“Most people thought when we moved the Corvette to mid-engine it would no longer be attainable, but we knew we couldn’t mess with a winning formula and the 2020 Stingray proves it,” said Brian Sweeney, Chevrolet U.S. vice president.

The base 1LT 2020 Corvette will obviously come with the normally aspirated 6.2-litre V8 LT2 capable of 490-horsepower mated to an 8-speed dual-clutch automated manual transmission with paddle shifters. With that, even the 1LT is capable of 312 km/h (194 mph) top track speed.

“We’ve packed a lot of performance into the Corvette Stingray at this price when you consider an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission, Small Block V-8 and engine-mounted dry sump oil system are all standard,” said Tadge Juechter, Corvette executive chief engineer.

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Here’s the rest of the standard equipment on the base 1LT 2020 mid-engine Corvette:

  • 8-way power GT1 seats with Mulan leather.
  • Removable body-colour roof panel.
  • Front and rear E-boost assisted disc brakes with Brembo four-piston/two-piece front calipers and four-piston/monoblock rear calipers.
  • Michelin Pilot Sport ALS run-flat performance all-season tires with tire pressure and temperature monitoring.
  • Traction control with active handling and launch control.
  • Keyless access with push-button start.
  • Driver mode selector (Tour, Sport, Track, Weather, MyMode and Z-Mode).
  • Dual-zone electronic climate control.
  • Capless fueling.
  • Cruise control.
  • Dual power remote heated sport mirrors.
  • Central locking interior storage – glove box / console.
  • HD Rear Vision Camera and Rear Park Assist.
  • Power pull-down hatch
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with power tilt and telescoping functionality.
  • Bose 10-speaker premium sound system with 3-month Sirius XM free trial.
  • 8-in diagonal colour touch screen with Chevrolet’s latest infotainment system.
  • 12-in configurable colour cluster display.
  • One-touch Bluetooth pairing through Near Field Communication.
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities.
  • Steering wheel controls.
  • OnStar one month trial.
  • Power window express up/down.
  • LED lighting with automatic headlamps.
  • Cabin air filtration.

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

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