Quickly, we’ll see the Chevrolet Corvette convertible in its full topless glory. On its social-media and YouTube accounts, Chevrolet indicated the convertible will debut this fall alongside the C8.R race automotive.
Our story continues this fall. #Corvette pic.twitter.com/KROCdvQMsn
— Chevrolet (@chevrolet) July 26, 2019
We’ve seen this footage of the convertible and race automotive earlier than, however now Chevy is captioning it with “to be revealed fall 2019” on YouTube. We don’t have any specs but on the Corvette convertible; we simply know from the photographs it will likely be a handsome automotive. The droptop will use the identical potent 6.2-liter V-Eight engine, however it’ll doubtless supply much less cargo area than the coupe’s 12.6 cubic toes. It’s fairly attainable the convertible can even be 1000’s of costlier than the C8’s sub-$60,000, pre-destination-fees beginning worth.
As for the C8.R race automotive, we don’t have a lot concrete info on this mannequin, both. However provided that endurance racing requires the sort of reliability solely years of improvement can carry, the race automotive is prone to pack a variant of the LT5.5 V-Eight derived from the ZR-1’s engine, which powered the C7.R. There have been rumors the C8.R will ultimately be powered by the four.2-liter twin-turbo Blackwing V-Eight from Cadillac. No matter engine it makes use of, the C8.R has a powerful legacy to maintain up with.
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