The 2018 Corvette C8 is a much-awaited vehicle, and it is going to be seen for the very time in the upcoming Detroit Auto Show. The code name given to it is ZERV, perhaps given as an homage to Zora Arkus Duntov’s 1960 mid-engine CERV concept. The name Corvette is taken from the maneuverable warship, and the credit goes to none other Mr. Myron Scott. C8 belongs to the eighth generation, while its predecessor C1 was introduced in 1953.
What are the different trim levels offered for 2018 Corvette C8?
There is no such declaration about the trim levels of future Corvette, but the existing one has many. So, 2018 Corvette C8 is likely to be available with some of the below-mentioned models,
- First one would be the coupe V8 engine, which is again divided into 1LT, 2LT, and 3LT.
- Next is again a coupe V8, 6.2-liter engine which is again further divided into three trim levels.
On which platform type will the car be based?
There are no exact words regarding what kind of platform will C8 be built upon. But, it is a 100% confirmed news that a new platform is awaiting this sports sedan. There is another important thing to mention here. GM is going to add something new to it which has not been shared by any of its other cars. Bringing back XLR Concept was on the cards, but it seems that GM authorities have dropped this idea. So wait and watch.
The brand new 2018 Corvette C8 is going to give tough competition to cars like:
- Porsche 911
- Jaguar F-type
- Porsche 718 Cayman
- Audi R8
- Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4
- Ferrari 488GTB
2018 Corvette C8 – Powertrain
The engine of the latest C8 is going to be supercharged with mid V8, 4-cylinder 32 valve mechanisms. Electronic propulsion on the front wheel is expected to be added with this stylish sedan. A mark of Zora identification such as Zora ZR1 is going to be also present to pay respect to none other than Zora Arkus-Duntov.
2018 Corvette C8 – Exterior and Interior Design
If you are a die-heart fan of Chevrolet sports car, then the looks of 2018 Corvette C8 is going to woo your eyes. Tapered front and elongated back are going to give an exquisite look to this stylish sedan. Sportiness comes out perfectly with the wonderfully fitted tail lights, fog lamps, wide rear fenders and super stylish bumpers. Right curves at right places make this sports car even more desirable.
When it comes to interior features, you can blindly trust on Chevrolet. Although different spy photos do not give any insight into its inner structure, you will be delighted by its extra space, comfortable seating and advanced technological features of this vehicle.
2018 Corvette C8 – Price and Expected Release Date
No official news and availability and price of Corvette C8 2018 is accessible right now. But as er speculations, this model is going to hit the roads by the beginning of 2018, as its 2019 model has already started making headlines in the car market. The base price of this latest C8 is going to be somewhere around $100,000.