2020 C8 Mid-Engine Corvette Stingray Preliminary Specifications

The 2020 C8 Mid-Engine Corvette Stingray was just released July 18, 2019, at Tustin, California as General Motors President Mark Reuss drove the 2020 Corvette C8 onto the stage of a World War II-era blimp hangar outside Los Angeles.

If you missed the live reveal, Chevrolet has released a 21-minute video of the event. You can watch it here

Chevrolet also released a press release with details on the new 2020 C8 Mid-Engine Corvette Stingray. In this blog post, there are the details of the First-Ever Mid-Engine Corvette that was Revealed on July 18, 2019. Details about the new C8 Corvette Stingray design, engine, colors, options, and more.

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And now this blog post: You will find Engine Specifications, Transmission and Axle Specifications, Chassis and Suspension Specifications, Interior and Exterior Dimensions and Weights and Capacities.

2020 C8 Mid-Engine Corvette Stingray Preliminary Specifications


Type: LT2 6.2L V8 VVT with direct injection and Active Fuel Management (cylinder deactivation)
Bore & stroke (in / mm): 4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92
Block Material: A319-T7 cast aluminum with cast-in iron cylinder liners and nodular main bearing caps
Oiling System: Dry sump-type (7.5-qt. capacity); includes oil-spray piston cooling
Oil Type: Dexos 2 0W40 synthetic
Cylinder Head Material: 319-T7 cast aluminum
Combustion Chamber volume: 59cc
Compression Ratio: 11.5:1
Valvetrain: Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder; dual-equal variable valve timing.
Valve Size (in / mm): 2.13 / 54 hollow (intake) & 1.59 / 40.4 sodium filled (exhaust)
Fuel Delivery: Direct injection with Active Fuel Management: Max pressure: 2,175 psi (15 Mpa / 150 bar)
Firing Order: 1-8-7-2-6-5-4-3 (all cylinders); 1-7-6-4 (with deactivation)
Throttle body: 87mm single bore (electronic)
ECU: GM E99 (32-bit processing)
(hp / kW @ rpm):
SAE-certified to 495 / 369 @ 6450 rpm (with performance exhaust)
(lb.-ft./ Nm @ rpm):
SAE-certified to 470 / 637 @ 5150 rpm (with performance exhaust)


Type: M1L 8-speed dual clutch (DCT)


Front Suspension: Short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, forged aluminum upper and cast aluminum L-shape lower control arms; monotube shock absorbers (46mm /); Magnetic Selective Ride Control 4.0 available on Z51. Adjustable front lift with memory is available
Rear Suspension: Short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, forged aluminum upper and cast aluminum L-shape lower control arms; direct-acting stabilizer bar; monotube shock absorbers (46mm); Magnetic Selective Ride Control 4.0 available with Z51
Steering Type: Bosch/ZF variable-ratio rack-and-pinion with electric power assist; includes Active Steer Stops with available Magnetic Ride Control 4.0
Steering ratio: 15.7:1
Turning Circle
(ft. / m):
11.6 m (std.) 11.1 m (with FE4 Magnetic Ride Control)
Brake Type: Front and rear E-boost-assisted discs with Brembo four-piston/two-piece front calipers and four-piston/monobloc rear calipers With Z51 – Front and rear E-boost-assisted discs with Brembo four-piston monobloc caliper at front and rear
Brake Rotor Size (in / mm): Front: 12.6 x 1.18 (321 x 30) Front: 13.3 x 1.18 (345 x 30) – with Z51
Rear: 13.6 x 1.02 (339 x 26) Rear: 13.8 x 1.06 (350 x 27) – with Z51
Wheel Size: Front: 19-inch x 8.5-inch (w/5 x 120mm bolt pattern) Rear: 20-inch x 11-inch (w/5 x 120mm bolt pattern)
Tire Type and Size: Stingray: Michelin Pilot Sport ALS Stingray with Z51: Michelin Pilot Sport 4S
Front: 245/35ZR19
Rear: 305/30ZR20

^Do not use summer-only tires in winter conditions, as it would adversely affect vehicle safety, performance and durability. Use only GM-approved tire and wheel combinations. Unapproved combinations my change the vehicle’s performance characteristics. For important tire and wheel information, go to: my.chevrolet.com/learn/tires/ or see your dealer.


(in. / mm):
107.2 / 2722
Overall Length
(in. / mm):
182.3/ 4630
Overall Width
(in. / mm):
76.1 / 1934
Overall Height
(in. / mm):
48.6 / 1234
Track (in. mm): (front) 64.9 / 1648 (rear) 62.4 / 1586


Headroom (in. / mm): 37.9 / 962
Legroom (in. / mm): 42.8 / 1086
Shoulder Room (in. / mm): 54.4 / 1381
Hip Room (in. / mm): 52.0 / 1321


Dry Weight (lb. / kg): 3366 / 1530
Cargo Volume (cu. ft. / L)^: 12.6 / 356.8

^Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

Executive Design Director Global Chevrolet Phil Zak introduces the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Thursday, July 18, 2019 in Tustin, California. The 2020 Stingray, the brand’s first-ever production mid-engine Corvette, features a new 6.2L Small Block V-8 LT2 engine producing 495 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque when equipped with performance exhaust. The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray goes into production in late 2019 and will start under $60,000. (Photo by Dan MacMedan for Chevrolet)
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