Start 2020 Out Right with the New Corvette Stingray

If you’re looking for the driving experience of a lifetime, you know that not just any old vehicle will do. Fortunately, if you’re craving a sleek ride that offers superior handling, unmatched speed, and has a killer style to match, Corvette has something for you this year.

The Chevrolet Corvette is now entering its eighth (C8) generation with a car to steal the show wherever it goes: the 2020 Stingray.

12. Quick Specs

  • Starting MSRP: $58,900
  • Horsepower: 495 HP
  • Engine: 6.2L V8 DI engine
  • Transmission: 8-speed dual clutch
  • Curb Weight: 3,535-3,637 lbs
  • MPG: 15 MPG city / 27 MPG highway
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: ~18.5 gallons
  • Body Styles Available: Coupe & Convertible
  • 0 to 60: 2.9 seconds
  • Max Speed: 194 MPH

Keep reading to learn more about this stylish car…

11. Overhauled Exterior

Corvettes are well-known for their stylish exteriors, and the 2020 Stingray is no exception. Unlike other companies that simply reuse the same basic look year in and year out, Chevrolet outdid themselves this year by giving the exterior of the C8 Stingray a stylish new design.

10. Color Options to Spare

With distinct edges, a sleek top, attractive grille, and powerful wheels, this vehicle is one that’s sure to draw attention wherever it goes. Best of all, you’ll be able to customize the exterior with one of twelve different color options:

  • Zeus Bronze
  • Arctic White
  • Accelerate Yellow
  • Rapid Blue
  • Elkhart Lake Blue
  • Black
  • Ceramic Matrix Gray
  • Shadow Gray
  • Blade Silver
  • Long Beach Red
  • Torch Red
  • Sebring Orange

9. Bold Standard Features

Standard exterior features that you can expect include:

  • Auto-dimming mirrors on the driver side
  • Driver-side power-folding exterior mirrors
  • Integrated turn signals
  • LED headlamps
  • Solar-Ray™ light-tinted glass

8. Killer Optional Features

Of course, you can always upgrade to the following:

  • Body-color accents
  • Full-length dual racing stripes
  • Chrome lug nuts
  • Power-retractable hardtop (convertible body style only)

7. An Impressive Interior

The impressive exterior is matched by an equally impressive interior that’s full of cutting-edge standard and available features to make your ride as personalized as you want.

6. Standout Standard Features

Chevrolet’s standard features put even their competitors’ optional features to shame. Truly, the standard features in this C8 model are anything but. With the 2020 Stingray, you’ll get standard features that include:

  • 12″ color driver information center
  • 8″ color infotainment system
  • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • 8-way powered driver and passenger seats
  • Bose 14-speaker audio system
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Leather-wrapped heated steering wheel
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Rear park assist
  • Side blind-zone alert

5. Exceptional Optional Features

As if those features weren’t enough, upgrades include:

  • Orange, yellow, or blue seat belts
  • GT2 bucket seats
  • Premium carpeted floor mats
  • Customizable Teen Driver settings

4. How Does it Drive?

Sure, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette looks nice, but how does it drive?

Pretty darn well.

Whatever capabilities you could want from a sports vehicle, you’ll get this beast. Weighted steering? Nearly silent engine? Smooth transmission? Expertly tuned chassis? You’ve got all that and more for a truly superior ride.

3. What’s Under the Hood?

What’s powering this refined vehicle, anyway?

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette comes standard with a 6.2L V8 engine paired with an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission. This vehicle is capable of producing up to 495 HP and 470 lb-ft of torque when you add either the Z51 Performance Package or Performance exhaust.

This upgrade also means you’ll be able to go from zero to sixty in under 3 seconds. For reference, that’s even faster than the 2020 Porsche 911. So, if you’ve got a need for speed, the Stingray has you covered.

2. Safety Features to Complete the Package

Chevrolet takes safety first seriously. That’s why the 2020 Stingray is full to the brim with standard safety features like rear cross-traffic alert, rear park assist, side blind-zone alert, Teen Driver features, all-speed traction control, active handling stability, OnStar capability, and more. That’s right: you don’t have to pay extra for any of these safety features.

If you do choose to add safety features, you can opt for performance traction management, a highway safety kit, a tire pressure monitor, and a first aid kit.

1. Why Choose the 2020 Stingray?

Why wouldn’t you choose the winner of the 2020 North American Car of the Year Award™? This C8 model has it all: class, style, and power to spare. When it comes to luxury sports vehicles, you simply can’t go wrong with this year’s Corvette.


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