Chevrolet unveils new Corvette hardtop convertible and surprise C8.R racer
Chevrolet chose an aircraft hangar in Florida as the location for the unveiling of the newest addition to the Corvette Stingray family, the 2020 Corvette convertible.
The convertible Stingray follows on from the reveal of the the mid-engined C8 Corvette in July … and it came with a surprise in tow.
Said surprise was the Corvette C8.R, the GTLM race car version of the Corvette’s new eigth-generation car.
“The C8.R is much more than just a race-tuned version of the 2020 Corvette Stingray,” said Jim Campbell, Chevrolet U.S. vice president of Performance and Motorsports. “It’s a culmination of many years of testing and development between GM Design, Propulsion, Engineering and the Corvette Racing team.”