The 2021 Chevrolet Corvette no more time starts off under $60,000

When the Chevrolet Corvette C8 debuted for the 2020 product 12 months, a base selling price of just below $60,000 was one particular of the main highlights. Even so, that will no lengthier be the circumstance for the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette, thanks to a slight selling price bump.

The Corvette Motion Center web site reported past 7 days that a $1,000 value increase for all 2021 Corvette trim degrees would acquire effect March 1. A Chevy spokesperson subsequently confirmed that to Motor1, noting that “we watch and change pricing on all our products and solutions routinely.” As of this writing, the $59,995 cost is nevertheless in outcome, but that must alter soon.

Even though the Corvette is no more time a sub-$60,000 automobile, the cost increase isn’t going to make a lot simple change. The former foundation selling price was $59,995, such as a $1,095 spot demand, putting it just $5 under the $60,000 mark. That only utilized to the foundation 1LT coupe with no alternatives. The 1LT is pretty well outfitted, but it is unlikely that quite a few vehicles still left the factory devoid of some included equipment, and bigger trim amounts also accounted for a bigger share of 2020 model year revenue.

2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

It was also by no means doable to get a sub-$60,000 C8 Corvette convertible. Even prior to the cost maximize, the fall-leading begun at $67,495.

Aside from the price tag boost, the C8 Corvette only gets a handful of minor modifications for its sophomore year, which includes new exterior hues and choices for entire-size racing stripes. Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Car are now normal, along with a Buckle to Push that helps prevent the driver from shifting out of park for up to 20 seconds if their seat belt is not buckled. Magnetic Selective Experience Control adaptive suspension is also a standalone selection (it was formerly bundled with the Z51 offer).

As with other current Corvette generations, count on Chevy to increase additional variants to the lineup past the common Stingray model, such as new versions of the Z06 and ZR1 performance versions. A January Bloomberg report stated Chevy is also contemplating a Corvette-branded electric powered SUV as a rival to the Ford Mustang Mach-E, but almost nothing has been confirmed however.