The new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette mid engine C8 revealed. The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette gets a 6.2-liter LT2 naturally aspirated V8 engine that makes 495 hp and 470 nm torque with the optional exhaust system. The rev limiter remains at 6600 rpm. Chevrolet claims that the Z51 performance package will go from 0-100 km/h in less than 3.0 seconds.
Chevrolet C8’s structure is all made from an aluminum except only two carbon fiber pieces a rear bumper beam and an underbody close out panel made from carbon fiber. C8 Corvettes have a coilover suspension Z51 performance package adjustable suspension choose the stiffness and the ride height. All Corvette C8’s have a dry sump lubrication system, and most of its internals remain the same as the LT1’s. Chevrolet C8’s dry weight is about 1662 kg.
The FE1 trim level is the base car, which will be the one that starts under $60,000. The FE3 is the next level of performance, which includes the Z51 package. The Corvette C8 Z51 Performance Package includes; Michelin PS4 performance tires, performance suspension, adjustable threaded spring seats, larger brake rotors With Z51 logo on calipers, enhanced cooling, ELSD with specific axle ratio, rear spoiler and front splitter, front brake cooling inlets, performance exhaust system, magnetic ride control with PTM (optional).
|Type:||LT2 6.2L V8 VVT with direct injection and Active Fuel Management (cylinder deactivation)|
|Bore & stroke (in / mm):||4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92|
|Block Material:||A319-T7 cast aluminum with cast-in iron cylinder liners and nodular main bearing caps|
|Oiling System:||Dry sump-type (7.5-qt. capacity); includes oil-spray piston cooling|
|Oil Type:||Dexos 2 0W40 synthetic|
|Cylinder Head Material:||319-T7 cast aluminum|
|Combustion Chamber volume:||59cc|
|Valvetrain:||Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder; dual-equal variable valve timing.|
|Valve Size (in / mm):||2.13 / 54 hollow (intake) & 1.59 / 40.4 sodium filled (exhaust)|
|Fuel Delivery:||Direct injection with Active Fuel Management: Max pressure: 2,175 psi (15 Mpa / 150 bar)|
|Firing Order:||1-8-7-2-6-5-4-3 (all cylinders); 1-7-6-4 (with deactivation)|
|Throttle body:||87mm single bore (electronic)|
|ECU:||GM E99 (32-bit processing)|
|Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):||SAE-certified to 495 / 369 @ 6450 rpm (with performance exhaust)|
|Torque (lb.-ft./ Nm @ rpm):||SAE-certified to 470 / 637 @ 5150 rpm (with performance exhaust)|