The brand new 2020 C8 Corvette gained’t be revealed for six extra days. However to carry us over, Chevrolet is displaying off the steering wheel of the eighth technology car.
The photograph, which Chevy teased Friday, is simply the steering wheel. However there are hints and insights that even this single photograph offers. For one, this new technology is not like any of its predecessors.
The leathered-wrapped steering wheel has the Corvette crossed flags emblem because the centerpiece with two spokes. Controls are built-in into the wheel. The steering wheel has a squared-off form with a quite massive opening, which means that designers needed to offer a correct view to a big digital cluster. (We’ll discover out July 18).
The steering wheel of the eighth technology of the Corvette C8.
Chevy additionally posted pictures of all of the earlier generations of the Corvette. Right here’s a photograph of the seventh technology, which had a flat-bottom design and was in mannequin years 2014 to 2019.
Corvette will makes its debut at 7:30 p.m. PT July 18 in Orange County, California. However it is going to even be reside streamed. The stream will embody Corvette video footage, a hosted pre-show and the reveal presentation, the corporate has mentioned.
This Corvette is hotly anticipated as a result of it’s properly a Corvette. Nevertheless it’s additionally as a result of this one may have a mid-mounted engine — which has been rumored and speculated about for many years.
Following the reveal, this new-generation Corvette will go on a U.S. roadshow, visiting some 125 dealerships. The tour will embody car specialists and quite a few interactive shows, and customizable components reminiscent of seats, wheels and equipment will likely be on show.