Unless you were hiding in a swamp, fishing off the coast of Northern Iceland, trapped in a cave or worse, arrested and recently freed from prison, you’ve heard about the mid-engine C8 Corvette. Of course you have, in auto circles this ride has been buzzing, and while the car is ridiculous in terms of performance, its price has also surprised more than a few.
The big takeaway here – how can Chevy build a car that can compete with a Ferrari for less than $70,000? Yes, this Vette retails for less than $70,000, and while there are plenty of other decent cars you can pick up under $70,000, few if any will yield you 495 horsepower, a curb weight of 1,530 kg, and 470 pounds-feet of torque. If there is only one slight it is 0 to 60 mph in 3 seconds. Just kidding, that’s ridiculous as well.
Ok, so here’s the fun part. We [...]