What Are the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Specs?

Chevrolet Corvette C8

The first-generation Chevrolet Corvette debuted back in 1953. Since then, it has maintained its status as the quintessential American muscle car. There have been seven generations of Corvette, each delivering the sleek exterior design and roaring power the lineup has become known for. Now, there’s a new eighth-generation on the way: the 2021 Chevy Corvette C8. This much anticipated new Corvette is set to bring the sport performance style that is instantly recognizable on Lakeland streets, but it’s shaking things up with a revolutionary mid-engine design. Preview the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette C8 specs with the team at Stingray Chevrolet, below!

Preview the 2021 Chevy Corvette C8 Performance Specs

Not surprisingly, the 2021 Chevy Corvette C8 is well-equipped to continue the Corvette legacy, bringing legendary muscle to Valrico streets with its all-new 6.2L LT2 V8 engine, generating a 2021 Chevrolet Corvette C8 horsepower of 495. Designed to sit lower for better handling on tracks and highways, the engine employs a standard dry-sump system to enhance performance when g-forces are high. Meanwhile, Continuously Variable Valve Timing further heightens performance. Detailed 2021 Chevrolet Corvette C8 specs are as follows:

  • 6.2L LT2 V8 Engine
      • 495 hp
      • 470 lb-ft of torque
      • Top speed: 194 mph
  • *0 – 60 mph in 2.9 seconds
    • Quarter mile in 11.2 seconds

corvette c8 engine

Mid-Engine Design Benefits

It’s not just the impressive 2021 Chevrolet Corvette C8 horsepower that has Brandon-area drivers excited – the all-new mid-engine design is also hotly anticipated. Still, some may be wondering, what’s the mid-engine all about? This innovative design offers numerous benefits, including:

  • Improved visibility, responsiveness, and handling
  • Better rear weight distribution, allowing more power to be directed to the rear wheels when necessary
  • A more aerodynamic design to improve performance and efficiency
  • Improved engine cooling

What Is the 2021 Chevy Corvette C8 Price?

What we know so far that has been confirmed by Chevrolet is that there will be three C8 Stingray trim levels: 1LT, 2LT, and 3LT. We’ll provide the 2021 Chevy Corvette C8 price and feature highlights for each trim, below:


  • Coupe Price: $59,995 starting
  • Convertible Price: $67,495 starting
    • Bose premium 10-speaker system
    • 8-way power GT1 seats
    • Driver Mode Selector
    • All-season performance tires


  • Coupe Price: $67,295 starting
  • Convertible Price: $74,295 starting
    • Front curb view cameras
    • Bose Performance Series 14-speaker audio system
    • Heated/vented seats and heated steering wheel
    • Available GT2 seats in Napa leather


  • Coupe Price: $71,945 starting
  • Convertible Price: $78,945 starting
    • 13 interior color options
    • Custom leather-wrapped instrument panel and door
    • Sueded-microfiber upper interior trim
    • Standard GT2 seats in Napa leather

Get Your 2021 Chevrolet Corvette C8 for Sale at Stingray Chevrolet!

Be among the first to get behind the wheel of the 2021 Chevy Corvette C8 when it releases in Plant City! Contact the team at Stingray Chevrolet to ask about reserving your 2021 Chevrolet Corvette C8 for sale today. Want to get pre-approved for Corvette financing so you’re all set to go when the time comes? You can apply today via our secure online finance application!

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