US automaker Chevrolet shared a photo from the cockpit of the right-hand drive Corvette C8. The sports car, which will be launched in countries where traffic flows from the left, such as England, Japan and Australia, will be available in the spring of 2021.
Chevrolet Corvette , the legendary sports car with a history of 67 years , was introduced in July 2019 with its eighth generation with a mid-engine. The American automotive giant, which broke its years of persistence and announced that it would produce a right - hand drive version of the iconic vehicle , surprised everyone.
Customers in countries where traffic was flowing from the left had to replace the mechanical accent completely when they bought a Corvette. This meant an additional cost burden of thousands of dollars. With the eighth generation of the iconic model, this burden becomes history. There are 54 countries in the world where traffic flows from the left , but Chevrolet will not sell the car in each. Although not official, the Corvette C8 is expected to be exported to major markets such as Australia, the UK and Japan first.
Right-hand drive Chevrolet Corvette C8 cockpit
Sharing the cockpit image of the C8, the first Corvette model with a right-hand drive, Chevrolet increased the excitement of the drivers who were looking forward to the vehicle by one click. The sports car, which has an enormous workmanship and an extremely stylish and comfortable interior, promises an impressive experience with its cockpit that surrounds the driver.
The 6.2-liter V8 engine of the Corvette C8 produces 490 horsepower and 630 nm torque . The vehicle, which comes with an 8-speed dual-clutch gear, accelerates 0-100 kilometers under 3 seconds . The pre-order car is expected to hit the road in the spring of 2021.