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Good News Recap: Latest C8 Accolades; Below MSRP Blast!

The top stories circulating around our world are filled with good news for owners and enthusiasts alike

Winning awards! Image Courtesy of MotorWeek

We have an action-packed news recap today, so I’m going to get right to the concise summaries. In less than five minutes you will know all the exciting news from our community.

1) The Accolades For The C8 Keep Racking Up

In an era where negative voices tend to take over social media, it’s always refreshing when the professional automotive journalists step in to add some sanity to the discussion. And as of late, they have been doing that in spades. Let’s get right after the newest accolades for our beloved C8.

  • Motor Authority designates the C8 Z06 as the “Best Car to Buy 2024”, with accolades like, “The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 wins first and foremost with a truly special engine that acts like it came from an exotic Italian automaker” and these dual-clutch transmission praises: “It’s incredibly responsive and keeps power at the ready in any scenario.For a deeper dive, click here for the full Motor Authority article.
  • “The Chevy Corvette Makes “Car and Driver’s 10 Best” List”. Our own Scott Kolecki just did an excellent full feature here.
  • Two of Motor Trend’s 10 Best Handling Vehicles in 2023 are Corvettes. Out of the 200+ vehicles they tested, the Z06 and E-Ray placed near the top, with a podium finish for the Z! Full feature here.

2) The C8 Market is Finally Normalizing!

What used to be an anomaly during my daily devouring of social media has now become, dare I say, commonplace. It wasn’t too long ago when I could go weeks, sometimes months, without hearing any reports on the popular Facebook pages about a deal below MSRP. Oh how the tables have turned, which of course is GREAT news if you are shopping for a new, or used, C8.

Here is just a snapshot of what I’ve seen around the community:

I hope you have found this short but concise recap informative. We have the fastest-growing Corvette community on our Facebook page, with over 167,000 followers (48,000 since January 2023!). Come join other hardcore enthusiasts and say hello, Douglas B.