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The Z06 uses a new naturally aspirated 5.5 L V8 producing 670 hp (500 kW; 679 PS) at 8,400 rpm, 460 lb⋅ft (624 N⋅m) of torque at 6,300 rpm and has a redline of 8,600 rpm. This engine, dubbed the LT6, features a double overhead camshaft (DOHC) and a flat-plane crank, and surpasses the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series’ M159 engine to become the most powerful naturally aspirated production V8. A modified version of this engine has powered the Chevrolet Corvette C8.R since 2019, and many features in the racing engine carry over to the road engine. Other features of this new engine include a cast aluminum block, dual coil valve springs supporting titanium intake & sodium filled exhaust valves, forged aluminum pistons, forged titanium connecting rods, active split intake manifold with twin 87mm throttle bodies, four-into-two-into-one stainless steel exhaust headers, and a factory six-stage 10-quart dry sump oiling system with individual crank bay scavenging. A feature the LT6 shares with other Chevrolet small blocks is the bore spacing of 4.4 inches. The C8 Corvette debuted with an 8-inch infotainment screen in a driver centric cockpit. It comes standard with Chevrolet’s Infotainment 3 Plus system. Standard features include Bluetooth connectivity, 4G hotspot, and both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Higher trims are equipped with a 14-speaker Bose audio system and navigation options. Additional technology features include a performance data recorder package for 2LT and 3LT trim levels as well as a camera based rear view mirror. The 2020 Corvette was the first year Chevrolet introduced over the air updates to the Corvette line-up. This allows Chevrolet to send updates to the vehicle remotely. Chevrolet used this capability to resolve a front trunk recall for the 2020 Corvettes. The 2021 Corvette started production on December 8, 2020, due to extended production of the 2020 model year. The 2021 model year saw production issues due to parts constraints. Chevrolet also increased the base price of the Corvette by $1,000 in the middle of the 2021 model year, to $60,995.The Z51 package adds a performance-tuned adjustable suspension with higher front and rear spring rates and firmer dampers. The front shocks, on vehicles without hydraulic front lift, and the rear shocks, have threaded spring seats that allow adjustment of the preload on the coil springs. Additionally, the spring seat can be adjusted approximately 20 mm (0.8 in) up or down from the nominal position.

The engine has two radiators, one on each side in the front. The Z51 package includes a third radiator, a water-to-water and water-to-oil radiator on the rear driver’s side, cooling both engine oil and transmission lubricant, taking air in through the rear quarter panel opening.GM and Chevrolet started production of the 2023 model year in the spring of 2022. 2023 saw multiple price increases early into the production year. In March, it was announced that the 2023 model year would see a $1000 base price increase. In May, the destination charge saw a minor $100 increase. During the start of production and launch of the 2023 configurator, GM raised the base price of the 2023 Corvette by $2300 making the new base price $65,595. Several packages and options saw increases and adjustment to pricing.Following several experimental CERV prototype vehicles, the C8 is GM’s first production rear mid-engine sports car since the Pontiac Fiero was discontinued. It features a vastly different design from previous Corvettes, with an all-new aluminum architecture and coil-over springs in place of leaf springs used on prior models. The exterior features more aggressive aerodynamics including larger air intakes and prominent side scoops. A trunk is located at the rear, with additional storage space at the front of the car. Combined, these provide 13 cubic feet (370 L) of cargo space, 2 cubic feet (57 L) less than that of the C7. As a result of the switch to a mid-engine layout, the passenger cell has been shifted forward by 16.5 inches (420 mm). The cockpit has been designed to be driver-centric, with numerous controls mounted on the center console as well as utilizing a new hexagonal steering wheel. A 12 in (30.5 cm) digital screen replaces the instrument cluster and reflects one of the six driving modes selected, and is accompanied by an 8 in (20.3 cm) touchscreen. A special Z button (a homage to Zora Arkus-Duntov “Father of the Corvette”) is also mounted on the steering wheel; this can quickly activate customized performance settings.The Z06 uses the same 8-speed dual-clutch transmission used by Stingray models, albeit with a shorter 5.56:1 final drive ratio for improved acceleration. Chevrolet claims this allows the Z06 to accelerate from 0–60 mph (0–97 km/h) in 2.6 seconds.Magnetic Selective Ride Control is an available option for all trims and levels. On Z51 equipped Corvettes, Magnetic Selective Ride Control includes Performance Traction Management and electronic limited-slip differential (eLSD).

The performance version of the Corvette, the Z06, was unveiled on October 26, 2021. The Z06 entered production as a 2023 model year as a homologation vehicle.
The Z06’s body has been widened to accommodate larger wheels and thicker tires. The wheels have diameters of 20 inches (51 cm) at the front and 21 inches (53 cm) at the rear, and are available with standard alloy or optional carbon fiber rims. The tires have dimensions of 275/30ZR20 at the front and 345/25ZR21 at the rear, and the Z07 Performance Package comes standard with Michelin Cup 2 R ZP performance tires. Chevrolet claims that the optional carbon fiber wheels, supplied by Australian manufacturer Carbon Revolution, shave off 41 lb (19 kg) of unsprung weight.

The Stingray is equipped with 19 in (48 cm) (front) and 20 in (51 cm) (rear) alloy wheels and Michelin Pilot Sport ALS tires, with Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires available as a part of the Z51 performance package. All-season tires are used on base models for better grip. The exact tire dimensions are 245/35ZR-19 at the front and 305/30ZR-20 at the rear. The standard brakes are four-piston Brembo ventilated discs with diameters of 12.6 in (320 mm) at the front and 13.6 in (345 mm) at the rear. The Z51 package provides upgraded and enlarged brakes measuring 13.3 in (338 mm) at the front and 13.8 in (351 mm) at the rear.
The LT2 saw fuel management system upgrades for the 2022 model year which featured a new fuel pump and injectors. The base price was also increased $1200 to compensate for increased supplier costs. A new IMSA GTLM Championship Edition package, limited to 1000 units, was introduced for 2022.

The 2021 C8 received a base price increase, mid way through the production cycle. Chevrolet raised the base price by $1000, putting it over the $60,000 threshold. The price increase was effective for all orders entered after March 1, 2021. The increase was attributed to a fluctuation in supplier parts costs as well as the global chip shortage which has delayed production in the automotive sector as a whole.The Z06 has three trim levels adding various interior comfort and technology upgrades: 1LZ, 2LZ, and 3LZ. Additionally, the Z07 Performance Package can be applied to any trim that adds improved brakes, carbon fiber aerodynamic elements, suspension tuning, and performance tires.The Z06 features the same basic suspension setup as the Stingray, however the electronic limited-slip differential and magnetic ride adaptive suspension system are now standard for all Z06 trims. The Z07 Performance Package includes the FE7 track-oriented suspension setup.

Why is Corvette steering wheel square?
Its shape, for one: Chevy claims that the squared-off shape, with both a flat bottom and a flat top, helps visibility and makes it more comfortable to hold. There is also a leather centering strip at the top. The storied Corvette logo is prominently displayed on the hub, of course.
The Stingray is only offered with an 8-speed dual-clutch automated transmission made by Tremec, with paddle shifters on the steering wheel. No manual transmission option is available. The only other model years not offered with a manual transmission were the 1953–1954 C1 and the 1982 C3.The first production model of the C8 Corvette was the Stingray with a new mid-mounted 6.2 L LT2 V8 engine. It was available as a 2-door targa top or a retractable hardtop convertible. The targa top was available in body color, transparent, or visible carbon fiber. The Stingray uses a new version of the LS-based GM small-block engine derived from the C7 Stingray’s LT1, now called the LT2. The new naturally aspirated 6.2 L V8 is rated at 490 hp (365 kW; 497 PS) at 6,450 rpm and 465 lb⋅ft (630 N⋅m) of torque at 5,150 rpm, an improvement of 40 hp (30 kW; 41 PS) and 10 lb⋅ft (14 N⋅m) over the outgoing C7 Corvette Stingray. The engine uses dry sump lubrication system. Like the C7, the C8 features Active Fuel Management, or cylinder deactivation, which is used when the car is subjected to low load scenarios such as highway cruising. The base model of the Stingray comes with unequal length double wishbone suspension at the front and rear axles made from forged aluminum. Monotube shock absorbers are standard at all four wheels. The car can be equipped with a front-axle lifting height adjustable suspension system that can add 2 in (40 mm) of ground clearance at speeds under 25 mph (40 km/h).

The interior saw the addition of Sky Cool Gray / Strike Yellow color available only on the 3LT. Magnetic Ride became available separate to the Z51 package for the 2021 model year. The Z51 package saw a price increase from $5,000 to $5,995 starting 2021. The front lift saw an increase from $1,495 to $1,995 as well.The base Z06 comes with a front splitter and a rear spoiler. Under the splitter are stall gurneys to reduce drag. Included with the rear spoiler is an installable fixed Gurney flap, which when installed produces 365 lb (166 kg) pounds more downforce at 300 km/h (186 mph). The Z07 carbon fiber performance package adds a larger front-splitter, front corner canards (dive planes), a pedestal mounted rear wing, and underbody aero strakes, and removes the stall gurneys under the splitter for additional downforce. Chevrolet claims that with all these equipped and in the track configuration, the Z06 is capable of 1.22g lateral acceleration on a skidpad.

Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto became standard options in 2021. Black Trident Spoke wheels, all weather floor liners, and carbon fiber mirror covers all saw minor price increases as well.
2021 saw a list of changes following the 2020 launch year of the C8 Corvette. Long Beach Red Metallic Tintcoat and Blade Silver Metallic were retired. Red Mist Metallic Tintcoat and Silver Flare Metallic were added as premium color options. Additionally, full length racing stripes saw 4 new color options.The optional NPP sport exhaust system brings the total power output to 495 hp (369 kW; 502 PS) and torque to 470 lb⋅ft (637 N⋅m). Chevrolet claims that the C8 can accelerate to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 2.9 seconds when equipped with the optional Z51 package; Car and Driver recorded a time of 2.8 seconds (by subtracting a 1-foot rollout).

Are Corvette wheels made in China?
The C8 Corvette’s wheels are made by CITIC Dicastal in China and are not manufactured at the Michigan facility that was raided by the FBI.
The Corvette C8 was named 2020 Motor Trend Car of the Year, and was also featured on 2020 Car and Driver 10Best. The C8 was also named 2020 North American Car of the Year, 2020 Detroit Free Press Car of the Year, and 2020 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Best of the Year.

The Chevrolet Corvette (C8) is the eighth generation of the Corvette sports car manufactured by American automobile manufacturer Chevrolet. It is the first rear mid-engine Corvette since the model’s introduction in 1953, differing from the traditional front mid-engine design started in 1963. The C8 was announced in April 2019, and the coupe made its official debut on July 18, 2019, in Tustin, California. The convertible made its debut in October 2019 during a media event at the Kennedy Space Center to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. The racing version, the Chevrolet Corvette C8.R, also made its debut that same month. Production officially began on February 3, 2020, delayed by the 2019 General Motors strike.
Three trim levels are currently available, 1LT, 2LT and 3LT, augmented by three suspension setups, FE1, FE3 and FE4 which correspond with the two Z51 Performance packages. In addition, three seat options are also available: GT1, GT2 and Competition Sport. The interior is upholstered in leather, microsuede or performance textile with carbon fiber or aluminum trims. A Performance Data Recorder has been upgraded with a higher resolution camera as well as a new interface. GM’s virtual camera mirror is optional, which projects video from the backup camera onto the rear view mirror.The E-Ray has three trim levels adding various interior comfort and technology upgrades: 1LZ, 2LZ, and 3LZ. Additionally, there will be a ZER Performance Package that can be applied to any trim and It will include summer only tires as well as chassis tuning. The E-Ray will come standard with Carbon Ceramic brakes and an eAWD drivetrain. Chevrolet claims a 10.6-second quarter-mile time for the Z06 model when equipped with the Z07 package. The C8 Z06 is able to reach top speeds in excess of 200 miles per hour (320 km/h). For the first time since the 1953 introduction of the Corvette (C1), the current generation Corvette is offered in right-hand-drive configuration for the Australian, New Zealand, Japanese, and UK markets. The Corvette (C8) is General Motors’ only RHD vehicle to be assembled in the factory rather than converted from left-hand-drive. After the pre-sale announcement, 300 RHD Corvettes were sold within sixty hours: a record for the Corvette sales in Japan and three times the annual sales number for its left-hand-drive predecessor. The introduction of RHD Corvette for Australian market was delayed to the middle of 2021 due to the reorganization of Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) into GMSV (General Motors Special Vehicles) which also brings GM vehicles into New Zealand. Only 200 RHD Corvettes will be sold in Australia per year, and the price is set at $149,990 AUD with higher performance versions above $200,000 AUD. The first sales of the RHD C8 in New Zealand were 28 cars in 2022.2023 also received a special edition variation of the Corvette to commemorate its 70th anniversary since the launch of the Corvette model. The 2023 Corvette Stingray 70th Anniversary Edition is a $5995 package atop the 3LT trim level. The special edition was offered in two exclusive colors of White Pearl Metallic Tri-Coat and Carbon Flash Metallic. Additionally, the package came with special wheels, badging, and VIN sequence to commemorate the vehicle’s 70th year in the US market.

The performance hybrid version of the Corvette, the E-Ray, was unveiled on January 17, 2023. The E-Ray will enter production as a 2024 model year and will be the quickest Corvette ever made as well as the first with all wheel drive and the first hybrid.
These fantastic carbon fiber molded steering wheels are the best you can buy. You get a beautiful Glossy carbon fiber finish. We make our leather handles out of super soft Napa Leather imported from Milan Italy.DISCLAIMER: All other companies, products, or names referenced on this Web site are used for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. It is neither inferred nor implied that any item sold by RPM, is a product authorized by any other company for use.

HANDLES: We normally make the leather handles in smooth black leather. However if you perforated leather or black alcantara just let us know after you order if you want anything other then smooth black leather. We make these to order and changes are easy for us.Carbon Fiber Paddle Shifters: We provide as an option to include and install upgraded Carbon Fiber shifting panels for $200. We take chrome plated plastic paddles off the wheel and we mold carbon overlay to each panel. As shown in the photos in glossy carbon fiber.RACING STRIPE: We provide free racking stripe located on the top of the carbon fiber section as show in the photos, just let us know your color of preference.

What does the Z mean on the Corvette steering wheel?
Performance oriented driver setting. You can think of it as going somewhere between sport. And track it can also be customized to a more personal preference the complexity of driving.
LEATHER STITCHING: Standard stitching is black to match the black leather, but we can make the stitching any color you want. Many chose a stitching color stripe to match interior color or a racing stripe. Just let us know.Some pictures show unique configurations such as re-trimmed airbag covers, custom carbon fiber inserts, etc. Please send us an email to if you’d like your own custom steering wheel.

Price includes a new Steering Wheel Core (You get to keep your OEM steering wheel!), with trim, and paddles. However, please Note that this steering wheel does NOT include an airbag, as it is a direct swap from the stock steering wheel.

Does the C8 Corvette have understeer?
And Chevy is well aware of the C8’s understeer and recommends that you adjust the camber and lower tire pressure at all four corners before taking the car to the track.
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Who makes the C8 wheels?
A revolution. The first mid-engined Corvette. Cray Wheels continues to develop wheels specifically for the Corvette by introducing new wheel styles engineered and designed with the C8 Corvette specfically in mind.
We want to keep our customers in the loop and offer nothing but the best in quality and high-performing parts. If you are the owner of a Corvette, you can take advantage of upgrading your C8 Corvette steering wheel, your 2020 Corvette steering wheel, or your custom Jaguar Steering Wheel.

Help Me Build It- You might need help from start to finish, and that is okay. We are here to make sure you have the best experience ever in designing your C8 Corvette steering wheel, or perhaps your 2020 Corvette steering wheel. Regardless of an initial design or an upgrade, we can help you start and complete your steering wheel design.
With more than 11 years of experience, Exclusive Steering was founded by a group of like-minded car enthusiasts, determined to deliver only the finest custom steering wheels to car enthusiasts worldwide. Your interior is only limited by your imagination.

Will there be a C9 Corvette?
According to GM Authority, the C9 Chevrolet Corvette is set to make its debut in 2028 for the 2029 model year. The existing GM Y2 platform that the current C8 Corvette rides on will be revised for the next generation, although it’s too early for further info on the C9’s potential underpinnings.
Designing the perfect C8 Corvette steering wheel is simple when you have all the right tools. At Exclusive Steering, we put everything you need at your fingertips. You have access to our finest digital online tools and resources any time you need them. You can create your C8 steering wheel with just a few clicks from your mouse.I Just Want Something Simple- Don’t we all want things to be simple sometimes? If this is where you are, you can relax. You do not need to pick themes, schemes, and fancy patterns if that is not what you want. Instead, you can choose a simple single-color pattern and a grip material of your choice. This process is ideal for you if you are looking for a simple 2020 Corvette steering wheel upgrade.

Style is important. This is why we offer you six steering wheel designs to meet your needs. You can choose the best shape based on your design of pattern, shape, color, and material. When you combine all of your selections, you will have created the perfect C8 Corvette steering wheel.
Build it Myself- You might need a little help in getting started or you might just need to familiarize yourself with our website. Exploring a new website takes time to get to know exactly how it works. Take your time and reach out to us with any questions or concerns.The process can be a little challenging if you are not computer savvy, or if you get overwhelmed when it comes to making choices. At Exclusive Steering, we make the design process simple to follow. If you are not comfortable navigating our website, we can walk you through the design process. We have three design options, and you might fit into one of them.

When you become part of the Exclusive Steering family, you will have access to all the specials and resources we offer to our other customers. Even if you are looking for something different, and want to explore Exclusive Steering to see what we have to offer, please take your time and look around our website.
When you are finished designing and customizing your 2020 Corvette steering wheel, you can use the upload feature to submit your masterpiece. Once you design it, we will build it and get it processed and shipped to you right away.Chevrolet’s Plastic Fantastic has found itself lumped into many categories over the years: sports car, roadster, performance car, and the most controversial of all, supercar. Still, is the venerable Chevy Corvette a real supercar? It might boil down to the Chevy model’s generations, like the lazy C3 and razor-sharp, midengine C8 Corvette Z06.

However, specificity changes which vehicles fit the bill, like in the case of the Chevy Corvette. For instance, one Jalopnik evaluation asserts that a supercar has to be three of the four following qualities:
Applying Jalopnik’s criteria, a C8 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is on the bleeding edge of being a supercar; it is midengine, has two seats, and at 495 horsepower, it’s near-as-makes-no-difference a 500-horsepower supercar.

Beyond the base Stingray, the Z06 and the new hybrid E-Ray are unequivocally supercars. Moreover, the C8 Chevy Corvette Z06’s 670-horsepower flat plane 5.5L V8 belts like something from Ferrari’s operatic section. Additionally, with a 2.6-second sprint to 60 mph and a 10.5-second quarter mile, the Z06 is supercar fast.Of course, Chevrolet’s Bowling Green facility produces more than 5,000 Chevy Corvette Stingrays annually. In 2020, the factory rolled out around 20,368 units. However, under the same conditions, the Ferrari 458 Italia’s 15,000 units disqualify it from hitting all four criteria, and that’s just silly.

What size are C8 wheels?
The stock C8 Corvette wheel sizes are 19×8. 5 and 20×11.
The term supercar is as vague as a millennial’s use of multi-hyphenates to describe themselves on social media. Still, a few criteria are present in nearly every definition of the term: speed, power, and flashiness.

No, not all Chevy Corvettes are supercars. The Bow Tie launched the first-generation Corvette as America’s first true roadster sports car to take on the likes of the Austin Healeys of the day. Moreover, with inline-six power at the beginning, the first-generation models weren’t up to the task.Still, only the C8-generation Stingray arguably qualifies; the C7 Stingray’s front engine layout is a razor-sharp sports car but misses the supercar title. However, the much more exclusive and swivel-eyed C7 ZR1 shatters the 500-horsepower rule with 755 ponies, packs two seats, and Chevy produced just 2,441 coupes in 2019, per CorvSport. Still, in other definitions, a supercar is simply “a high-performance sports car,” per New York Magazine. Depending on the definition, the Chevy Corvette checks the boxes and earns the title– with a catch. Still, Bowling Green’s performance car got sharper and faster over the ages, save for the unfortunate impact of the Malaise era on some C3 models. Today, however, the midengine C8 Chevy Corvette doesn’t just compete with established supercars; it qualifies for the title.

According to GM Authority, the C9 Chevrolet Corvette is set to make its debut in 2028 for the 2029 model year. The existing GM Y2 platform that the current C8 Corvette rides on will be revised for the next generation, although it’s too early for further info on the C9’s potential underpinnings.
We do know something about the 2029 ‘Vette’s powertrain though. Enthusiasts will be pleased to know that there will be an internal combustion engine in the C9. We expect updated variants of the LT2 and LT6 V8s to be offered, which power the current Stingray and Z06, respectively.

Is the C8 Corvette hand built?
The Corvette (C8) is General Motors’ only RHD vehicle to be assembled in the factory rather than converted from left-hand-drive.
It’s worth noting that the next-generation Corvette will exist separately from the upcoming group of EVs that will bear the Corvette name as a sub-brand. There is an electric sedan and crossover in the works, which we’ll reportedly be seeing in 2025.We also expect Chevy to continue to offer hybrid-power variants, like the E-Ray, although it wouldn’t be surprising for them to take up a larger portion of the Corvette lineup. We’ll see the ultra-high-performance Zora hybrid model before the C9 starts production as well.

The C8 Corvette is arguably the most innovative Corvette we’ve ever seen, and we now know when we’ll get to see GM build upon it. The 2029 Chevrolet Corvette will mark the start of the iconic sportscar’s ninth generation. Details are still preliminary, but here’s what we know so far.Each Cray wheel is meticulously designed to maximize the fitment in the wheel well. What does this mean for you; the wheel offset that is created is the measurement of the hub pad in relation to the centerline of the wheel; each wheel width is matched with the proper offset to maximize the space of the wheel to create an aggressive stance and look on your C8 Corvette.

With the discerning Corvette owner in mind, the corvette emblem is a staple, and at Cray we took the time to design wheels that will fit a factory C8 Corvette center cap.

The engineers of the Corvette C8 created a masterful sports car, and each part compliments that ideal even down to the OE wheel lugs. At Cray we designed our wheels for the C8 with the premise of enhancing the look of the vehicle, while having the ease of carrying over the C8 OE wheel lugs that came on your stock wheel style.
A revolution. The first mid-engined Corvette. Cray Wheels continues to develop wheels specifically for the Corvette by introducing new wheel styles engineered and designed with the C8 Corvette specfically in mind.All Cray Corvette C8 wheels are designed with the OE center bore size in mind. This creates a hub-centric fitment that does not require hub-rings. The major benefit is a smooth vibration free ride for your Corvette.

With the implementation of modern safety standards, TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensors) are the new standard. All Cray C8 Corvette Wheels have been created with this in mind; each wheel will accept the factory OE TPMS air sensors.
C8 Corvette’s come stocked with a larger brake and a higher offset wheel. At Cray we sought to maximize the fitment and brake combination to make the deepest lip possible. Lip sizes range in the single piece models up to a 2.5”, and the two piece range from 3.0” up to an amazing 4.0” lip in the 20×12.5” Z06 fitment

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Custom Carbon Fiber Steering Wheel for any 2020+ Corvette. Made to order with Real Carbon Fiber and Alcantara/Leather Material. Your choice of colors on the Top Strip & Stitching. Custom Carbon Fiber hand grips and Paddle Shifters are available as well.

How much WHP does the C8 have?
Not surprisingly, the 2021 Chevy Corvette C8 is well-equipped to continue the Corvette legacy, bringing legendary muscle to Valrico streets with its all-new 6.2L LT2 V8 engine, generating a 2021 Chevrolet Corvette C8 horsepower of 495.
Custom Carbon Fiber Steering Wheel for any 2020+ Corvette. Made to order with Real Carbon Fiber and Alcantara\/Leather Material. Your choice of colors on the Top Strip & Stitching. Custom Carbon Fiber hand grips and Paddle Shifters are available as well.Recent reports from the NHTSA revealed that the Chevrolet Corvette C8 has a big issue with the front trunk lid, which can open unexpectedly and with no warning. Owners also reported uneven panel gaps, so the new C8 is struggling with a few quality issues. Some have also complained that the Corvette C8 comes with features and tech that aren’t exactly suitable for a modern sports car, such as brake by wire, a pushrod engine, and all-season tires as standard. But the folks over at Engineering Explain claim that these “flaws” are actually impressive features to have. Here’s how they explain it.