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Mid-Engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Brilliant Engineering

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8. It’s a supercar killer and it’s headed to driveways for a fraction of the price. You know it’s mid-engined, you know it’s crazy fast But is it without flaw?

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Several “flaws” seem to be the main talking points: that it’s brake-by-wire, that the C7 had more stopping grip, that it understeers, that it uses a two-valve-per-cylinder pushrod engine, and that it comes with all-season tires.

But if look closely at the engineering behind any of these elements, you’ll find there’s actually a brilliant story to be told. Door handles and the hatch and hood releases have been hidden for a perfectly clean appearance and improved aerodynamics.The all-new LT2 V8 engine is visible through a rear hatch window.

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The 2020 Corvette delivers 495 horsepower¹ and 470 lb.‑ft. of torque¹, making it the most powerful production Stingray ever.Every part had to earn its way onto this car, and the standard dual-clutch transmission is no different. It features lightning-quick shifts, combining the smoothness of an automatic with the action of a manual.