2020 Corvette Stingray Review ― Test Drive of the New Corvette C8

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  • We finally get our hands on the new mid-engine 2020 Corvette Stingray. In this video review of the Corvette C8, Kurt Niebuhr walks us through the interior, the results from our test track and what it's like to drive.
    With a mid-engine design and low price, the 2020 Corvette C8 promises a lot. Fortunately, it delivers. The C8 is enormous fun to drive on mountain roads, quick on our test track and comfortable on the daily commute. This Corvette is a true working-class sports car that makes us question the value of costlier competition.
    For 2020, the Corvette has undergone the most radical redesign in its 67-year history. Believing that they had squeezed every ounce of performance they could from the Corvette's classic front-engine and rear-drive layout, Chevrolet's engineers decided a new mid-engine layout was the way to go for its inherent advantages in weight distribution. Risky? Yes. But the result is hugely impressive.
    It's rare to see a car, let alone an institution like the Corvette, so radically transformed. But Chevrolet has taken its performance icon and improved it in nearly every way. It's bonkers fast, handles beautifully, and still manages traffic and daily errands. The styling may be controversial, but its price and performance certainly are not.
    In terms of performance, the Corvette C8 equals or outshines cars costing two to three times as much. The new 6.2-liter V8 and dual-clutch automatic transmission combo is formidable on the track but offers plenty of oomph and smooth operation in nearly any condition. The new Corvette also imparts more information about its handling balance and grip, thereby giving its driver more confidence in taking the car up to its handling limits.
    As with past Corvettes, the C8 is practical for both daily driving and long trips. Although the total cargo area isn't as usable as before, it's still large enough to fit a few pieces of luggage. There's still space for the coupe's removable targa roof panel top in the rear, and the lack of an engine up front means there's a small frunk in the nose. The new interior has a sharp, driver-focused design and fine materials throughout. A Corvette convertible is on its way, too.
    It's easy to be impressed by the new Corvette C8. Its performance rivals that of more expensive sports cars, yet the Corvette is still everyday comfortable and practical. But it's the performance that amazes the most with easily explorable yet considerable limits. The transformation has been nothing short of shocking.
    Read more about the 2020 Corvette C8: www.edmunds.com/chevrolet/corvette/2020/.
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  • Edmunds
    Edmunds  2 หลายเดือนก่อน +133

    Is there a sports car you'd rather have other than the new C8 Corvette?

    • ryanLikesRainyDays
      ryanLikesRainyDays 49 นาทีที่ผ่านมา

      Ford GT, but it's like 1157 times the price, so...

    • HoratioHoodoo
      HoratioHoodoo 4 วันที่ผ่านมา

      LOFL WHAAT?

    • Douglas Fehan
      Douglas Fehan 4 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @Blake Swan
      Stick to your Mercedes diesel sedans, Grandpa.

    • Douglas Fehan
      Douglas Fehan 4 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @Blake Swan You drove a Mercedes diesel sedan for most of your life. Stick to the grandpa stuff you know!!! 😉

  • robert gorham
    robert gorham 10 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Who would pick that interior color with that exterior color?

  • Brian Lee
    Brian Lee 20 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The only thing I don’t care for is the paddle shifters are loud and clunky.

  • BSfunk44
    BSfunk44 20 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Edmunds reviews are boring, lame, and just plain terrible..

  • Keelan Sears
    Keelan Sears 22 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    This thing is going to be a collector for sure. An American Ferrari for a fraction of the price-- what more could you want?

  • John Kistler
    John Kistler วันที่ผ่านมา

    So that's the Base model.

  • Roy .gmail
    Roy .gmail วันที่ผ่านมา

    I never thought that putting music over the screaming v8 would be a problem, like ever. I was wrong

  • Mr Bob
    Mr Bob วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Never buy the first gen of a new design...it’s going to have a ton of problems for the first couple years😯

  • soulerflare7
    soulerflare7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    With Ford coyote and voodoo engines blowing up like fireworks this looks even more desirable.

  • oceantracks
    oceantracks วันที่ผ่านมา

    Just doesn't look like a Vette anymore. Some kind of Euro spaceship lol

  • Erik Griewisch
    Erik Griewisch วันที่ผ่านมา

    I didn’t know Homer Simpson did car reviews. Sweet!

  • keith rich
    keith rich วันที่ผ่านมา

    That light blue doesn't do a thing for that car'/!!!

  • FOR8YESHUA
    FOR8YESHUA วันที่ผ่านมา

    How much would it cost to convert to all wheel drive and twin turbos?

  • John Tucker
    John Tucker 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I thought I read that Chevy governs the HP to 85% for the first 500 miles for break-in. Does this guy know he's only at 85%?

  • Victor Ramirez
    Victor Ramirez 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Waiting for the ppl that bought one to return them for the Z06.

  • seattle seahawks
    seattle seahawks 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    that v4 tho

  • ScopeKing1994
    ScopeKing1994 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    We got a new Corvette but SS sales sucked and we have no Blazer SS

  • Er H
    Er H 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    parmesian cheddar

  • NCOcham
    NCOcham 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Hmm....the girlfriend isn't going to like that barrier there on long road trips.

  • Fp Pro
    Fp Pro 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Who who's the dildo that picked the Ford blue???

  • rgd lessard
    rgd lessard 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Did Porsche pay off Edmunds not to shame the 911?

  • Roger Collins
    Roger Collins 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I just want one.

  • Trevor Lee
    Trevor Lee 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    “Proper burnout”

  • contactpq
    contactpq 4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    glad its fast because its definitely ugly

  • Hunter Wilson
    Hunter Wilson 4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Sometimes having the passenger control the radio is safer than the driver because that screen can be a major distraction and if the driver can’t put in the navigation the passenger can

  • Mike Normandy
    Mike Normandy 4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I can't wait to see a C8 Z06 or ZR1 go heads up with the Ford GT - I am assuming it'll be more in the likes of the ZR1 but if they put out a Z06 with 700HP, I think it can ride with the GT!

  • Daniel Gilroy
    Daniel Gilroy 4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Ferrari wannabe

  • Tirah5
    Tirah5 4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    should have gone or at least consulted some Italian design house for this. this junk looks more like a third grade chinese replica of some random toy car at some flea market

  • I Am Armando
    I Am Armando 4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    honestly I think it looks just ok its trying to be something that its not

    • I Am Armando
      I Am Armando 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @Jimmy Miotke see if only other people would see that an stop trying to class this car as other cars class and also still trying to be what it's not but that's my opinion. Just like you have your opinion you have a good day.

    • Jimmy Miotke
      Jimmy Miotke 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @I Am Armando you clearly dont know what you are talking about. The corvette has been destined to be a mid engined exotic fighter ever since the 60's. Zora Arkus-Duntov the performance chief designer of the Corvette wanted the 'vette to be mid engined starting with the c2. It was always meant to be this, but gm thought otherwise. So this car isn't pretending to be something it's not. It's fulfilling what it was always meant to be. Bye now.

    • I Am Armando
      I Am Armando 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @Jimmy Miotke an I get that it's fine what I'm saying is the should have just made another class for a car and name it something new dont be something your not

    • Jimmy Miotke
      Jimmy Miotke 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @I Am Armando and also just wait until the faster zo6 and zr1 come out. This thing will be eating McLarens, lambos, and Ferraris for lunch.

  • Jordan Payne
    Jordan Payne 4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    This is the review that we should have gotten months ago. Best review I’ve seen of this car yet

  • Richard Johnson
    Richard Johnson 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    That brown interior is hideous. Like changing a kids diaper and finding a smeared turd.

  • Cha Leowin
    Cha Leowin 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I'm a die hard Mustang fanboy and I would purchase this over the Mustang GT500. Ignoring everything awesome about this car, the price alone seals the deal.

  • Adam Huber
    Adam Huber 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    How old is this duece?! He is acting like he is in a spaceship🙄 I think he needs to buy a calendar before a new car so he knows it’s 2020 not 1985.... wow was he annoying...

  • Eternal Thread
    Eternal Thread 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I knew it wouldn’t do 0-60 in under 3 seconds maybe if it had a dct

  • shaunaanne100
    shaunaanne100 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Nifty? 😜

  • SENGU BENITEZ.240
    SENGU BENITEZ.240 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    *Supra passes by * still doesn’t impress me ...

    • Landy Chapman
      Landy Chapman 4 วันที่ผ่านมา

      where? On the 300 foot cliff dive with a 10 second head start??

  • Martin Mcgrogan
    Martin Mcgrogan 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    no more in-car bee jays. that`s the only step backwards in this awesome, affordable USA super car.

  • The Joe
    The Joe 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Ehh... that button bar is kind of fugly. Sticks up too high...

  • N greene
    N greene 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Wow that Corvette interior looks very luxury;)

  • Aaron Tompkins
    Aaron Tompkins 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    You're Tire Pressure's Off!.

  • Evan Nickerson
    Evan Nickerson 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    This corvette has a really good dual clutch transmission, that’s better then a manual. So your not loosing your performance car. Especially if you already know the cars an aggressive performer, not having manual doesn’t make the car bad. Calling the transmission an 8 speed automatic is a huge understatement. And why would you even mention the small seat if you got the car with small seats???

  • Arlie Riefer
    Arlie Riefer 6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The C8 Corvette has an option missing for it’s advanced super car design. They need stone guards for the dual radiators and condensers. If live near a rock the halls crushed rock for construct and inter-structure course gravel in the road is going to devour one or both of those heat exchangers and GM is not going to buy me a new one under warranty if the can help. Not a cheap part!

  • Arlie Riefer
    Arlie Riefer 6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The interior on the Stingray C8 is unique and looks like a Super Car, Starting at 60k. The FORD GT is a Race Car/ Super Car and the interior looks like Henry Ford designed it himself, sort of Model T like, but Jay Leno loves his vin 12. Even at 500k, and if won Le Mons

  • mackdrama79
    mackdrama79 6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Got a feeling chevy is about to make one of the fastest cars in the world for the best price.

  • Samantha McGuire
    Samantha McGuire 6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    This guy is the worst car reviewer of my time.

  • DAMON LEE
    DAMON LEE 6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Tons nicer materials in and out, esp. the interior...and a new special digital cockpit, and a strange but cool wall with havac gauges. I am impressed that Chevy finally took a chance and made an all-new mid engine supercar, that is fast and refined, making Motor Trends COTY, which surprised me...but makes sense. I do see the NSX as the most comparable in looks. But not a super hybrid V6 turbo, which I would buy an Acura before any Chevy, but I'm Asian car biased.

  • stateniland
    stateniland 6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    that tan/beige interior is hideous with that exterior color!

  • Travis Bruehl
    Travis Bruehl 7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Nice looking car! You forgot the best feature! Since it's a GM they now include a new feature! A change engine light, when the engine shits the bed.

  • Marshal Arnold
    Marshal Arnold 7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    "Unique" I see what you did there 🤭

  • S10rm Trooper
    S10rm Trooper 7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Well it may not be perfect but we are not either. Everything has a flaw or flaws. This was a boring ass review.

  • Jeff Ruiz
    Jeff Ruiz 7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Can't wait I Went with the black with red interior. Z51 package, 2 Lt trim, high spoiler, red calibers, 5-open-spoke Carbon Flash-painted aluminum wheels with machined edge . Can't wait for this bad boy

  • Cameron Phipps
    Cameron Phipps 7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    If the seat was comfortable it wouldn’t hold you in place as well if you push the car hard .

  • Jack Davis
    Jack Davis 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Enjoy driving in the 2020 Car of the Year,its also as quick as some high end cars, can even compete with some Ferrari's

  • QUENTIN30 CDUB
    QUENTIN30 CDUB 8 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    Edmunds/unique
    Doug/quirks

  • Charlie Hein
    Charlie Hein 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The good thing about his appearance is that afterwards he can go replace a toilet and really be right at home.

  • Apollo
    Apollo 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    This guys kinda lookin like Bob Lazar. Lol

  • Jason Byrne
    Jason Byrne 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    My '72 sky blue Pinto with a brown door is pretty sick.

  • Allen Moses
    Allen Moses 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Absolutely useless stupid wasteful use of technology and the human brain.

  • Geo M.
    Geo M. 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    @10:55 GM engineers beat you to it.ha.

    www.newsweek.com/general-motors-workers-2020-corvette-kentucky-1481806

  • Geo M.
    Geo M. 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    499 people are C7 owners.