A Corvette fan was at the Corvettes at Carlisle event and claims to have run into a Corvette engineer at in the crowd. The person claims that the engineer allowed photographs of an engineer’s booklet on the specs of the car and snapped some shots of it. The booklet gave up alleged details for C8 performance.
The book lists the quarter-mile time for the Corvette at 11.3-seconds at 121 mph. The assumption is the numbers are for the base model. The booklet also showed that the later G max for the base C8 was 0.9 and with the Z51 package the C8 can hit1.0 G. the top speed is called out as 193 mph.
Weight was listed as 3,563 pounds with fluids for the base version. Add the Z51 package and weight goes up to 3,577 pounds. The convertible is 102 pounds heavier at 3,637. The 0-60 mph time is 3.0 seconds with the Z51 doing the deed in 2.9 seconds.
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