How We Would Configure Our C8 Corvette

    It's fun to dream!

    Greetings Short-Shifters! We’re finally able to answer the question that’s been burning in your minds since it was announced: How would we configure a car we will probably definitely never buy?

    Of course we’re talking about the all-new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette (or C8 if you’re cool)! The ‘Vette configurator is now live on Chevy’s website and we had some fun with it today. So without further ado, here are our following dream specs:

    *Side note: Of course Chevy advertises this as a mid-engine supercar under $60K ($59,995), but you’ll never get that. You would literally have to accept the absolute base model and convince the dealership to forgo the destination charge of $1,095. Good luck!

    Chris’s C8 Corvette: (2LT Coupe)

    Starting Price (2LT): $67,295

    • Paint: Ceramic Matrix Gray Metallic ($0.00)
    • Stripes: Carbon Flash Metallic ($995.00)
    • Brakes: Bright Red-Painted Calipers ($595.00)
    • Wheels: 19″/20″ 5-Open Spoke Carbon Flash-Painted Aluminum Wheels ($995.00)
    • Rocker Panel Extensions – Black ($550.00)
    • Interior: Natural, Mulan Leather ($0.00)

    Total w/ $1,095 Destination Charge: $70,430

    Steve’s C8 Corvette (2LT Coupe w/ Z51 Performance Pack)

    Starting Price (2LT): $67,295

    • Paint: Elkhart Lake Metallic Blue ($0.00)
    • Z51 Performance Package: Brembo Brakes, Performance Exhaust, Performance Rear Axle, Electronic LSD, Z51 Spoiler, Michelin Pilot Sport 4S Tires, Upgraded Cooling ($5000.00)
    • Z51 Performance Magnetic Suspension ($1,895.00)
    • High Wing Spoiler – Carbon Flash Metallic ($1,150.00)
    • Visible Carbon Fiber Roof Panel ($2,495.00)
    • Brakes: Bright Red-Painted Calipers ($595.00)
    • Wheels: 19″/20″ 5-Open Spoke Bright Silver Aluminum Wheels ($0.00)
    • Rocker Panel Extensions – Black ($550.00)
    • Interior: Adrenaline Red, Napa Leather ($0.00)
    • Seats: GT2 Bucket Seats ($1,495.00)
    • Interior Trim: Carbon Fiber ($1,500.00)

    Total w/ $1,095 Destination Charge: $86.865.00

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    Chris Berke
    Chris Berke
    I am the founder and editor of Short Shift. My obsession with wanting to drive every car ever made me build a website so I could share my experiences with the world. I love cars, traveling, and my cats, Henry and Winston.


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