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      12-07-2018, 02:27 PM   #1
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Video: NEW Corvette C8.R Night Test at Sebring

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Fantastic! Curious as to whether that will end up as a road car or will Chevy renege on that and leave it for the track as a GT or Petit LeMans series car only.

On a side note, I've put in a ton of laps at that track, and while it is probably my favorite, it also scares me to death. That last turn (Turn 17) is insane - you come down that straight full out for nearly a mile and then take that turn in 3rd gear at a very high rate of speed, praying that you don't hit that bump wrong, which always seemed to occur, essentially making my car jump off the ground and shift what seemed like several feet (likely several mm's). Scary shit.
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That's a VERY different sound compared to what the Corvette's have been known for in the past. Not even a slight difference, completely different.

Interested to hear what the powerplant is.
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That's a VERY different sound compared to what the Corvette's have been known for in the past. Not even a slight difference, completely different.

Interested to hear what the powerplant is.
Agreed. I really like the sound, though. Sounds like either a flat plane V8 a la Ferrari or a 6cyl TT. Unsure. Nice though.
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Twin pipes so it's a V-something.
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That's a VERY different sound compared to what the Corvette's have been known for in the past. Not even a slight difference, completely different.

Interested to hear what the powerplant is.
I think itís mostly the automatic transmission itís to quick
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Wow! Sounds really goid!
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Sounds and looks like Chevy is upping their game!
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