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  • deoeers
    deoeers 6 hours ago

    No no no no. This is bad. Corvette = front engine. There are plenty of mid-engine sports cars. I loved the fact that Corvette had always held fast to the front engine layout. I think the last generation front-engine Corvettes are going to increase in value from this point forward.

  • Joseph Schwartz
    Joseph Schwartz 8 hours ago

    This is the most significant sports car of my lifetime and I'm old.

  • zindi1138
    zindi1138 8 hours ago

    drive it to my place

  • nafnaf0
    nafnaf0 9 hours ago

    1:55 Jay, there is the Porsche Cayman and Boxster that are both mid-engine and cost less than $100,000. The Cayman GT4 has 414 hp, and 0-60 around 4 seconds

  • Randy Lamb
    Randy Lamb 16 hours ago

    Jay, I'm guessing ur getting the 3LT. What color?

  • oplix
    oplix 16 hours ago

    Jay is using marketing magic by placing himself wearing much nicer than normal attire next to the Corvette to project a rise of value in the car.

  • alexmcginness
    alexmcginness 19 hours ago

    I like Chevys approach that they priced this so that its affordable and attainable. Nice job.

  • Paul Hutchings
    Paul Hutchings 21 hour ago

    Any news if this will be left hand drive only ? Love to this in the UK.

  • R V
    R V 21 hour ago

    Jay, please stay with the Chambray shirt. It's your iconic look.

  • Asinine Comment
    Asinine Comment Day ago

    "Brembo brakes, all the way around"...? For a while GM's design boffins were considering only putting the Brembo items on the left side, with a Girlock unit on the right-rear, and no brake at all on the right-front corner. Tedious, uncreative bean-counters demanded this arrangement be reconsidered - not solely to reassure Leno - before the final designed was locked in.

  • park laminus
    park laminus Day ago

    c8 is super car?

  • Hired Goonage
    Hired Goonage Day ago

    yea still looks a little toyish at the back, but otherwise the shape is very nice

  • Ramone Salvatore

    $60,000 Jay...WRONG!!! Mister Engineer....says the starting point is under $60K? Did you boys and girls hear that? That is the key.....you can get a basic bare bones LT1 at the Starting point...which does not include dealer costs, or taxes and has nothing but old school technology with the cool new mid engine. Do you want that? Who does? I don't! This car you are looking at has the Z51 package because the spoiler gives it away as does the ground works. Add $5000 to that number and you are starting at just under $65K. The car is highly optional and based on all the USclip vides if you go for the 2Lt package with the Z51 package you will be pushing $80K by the time you figure in dealer cost and taxes.....It is sad that top guys with all the money like Jay cannot get their facts or scripts right as he did with the tonight show and are misinforming us here. Oh well....he don't care...he made his money and can buy what ever he wants....the rest of us will work like slaves and try to get there...but thanks Jay....i know as the rest of us you did not do this intentionally.

  • likuid300
    likuid300 Day ago

    I love ya Jay, but you were kinda awkward in this one.

  • Jean luc Passi
    Jean luc Passi Day ago

    Awesome car, I am from the Netherlands in Europe and I am going to order my C8 corvette in March next year it will be a convertible with 1lt package torch red with black interior will be perfect for me

  • Philo2020 Pommier

    It doesnt count jay its not in your garage,ha ha ha.

  • hinterseerherold

    Aluminium "hood" 😂
    Jay is loosing it!

  • justpassnthru
    justpassnthru Day ago

    I predict there will be a lot of these cars wrecked by people not experienced in the handling characteristics of a mid engine car.

  • Free Charles
    Free Charles Day ago +1

    Mclaren CEO Wakes Up In Cold Sweat After Third C8 Corvette Nightmare This Week

  • Richard Mills
    Richard Mills Day ago

    Passing through for Jay:
    Viscous Coupling
    There are of course differences in the power struggles of the sexes, the transfer of power though, the differential approach called viscous coupling, has a wider automotive ring to it too. I think all of human life though as we know it through the ages, has begun by this simple phrase. It's been coming into my mind lately and here it is explained :
    auto.howstuffworks.com/differential5.htm
    Led Zeppelin perhaps a little rougher around the edges in their approach in 1976 on the Album Physical Graffiti, hinted at the same general automotive analog to human sexuality in "Trampled Under Foot"
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    Lyrics here:
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    With Topspin 🎾,
    Richard 😊 ✌ 🎥 🎬 🎶

  • Jean Silva
    Jean Silva Day ago

    I don't really like a Corvette that looks like Ferrari, I like a Corvette that looks like Corvette!!

  • Kenny Thompson
    Kenny Thompson 2 days ago

    Totally Bitchen.

  • David Barkou
    David Barkou 2 days ago

    Its a great looking car, but is it a Corvette, im not sure

  • shizzle21
    shizzle21 2 days ago

    Jay getting old

  • TheWorlds Greatest
    TheWorlds Greatest 2 days ago

    I know I will see these on every corner in Detroit next year not interested

  • John Dough
    John Dough 2 days ago

    Looks a lot like the Acura NSX? No imagination chevy!

    • Shocktified
      Shocktified 2 days ago +1

      It looks nothing like the NSX but ok

  • Backwoods Boys
    Backwoods Boys 2 days ago

    He looks so impressed and happy with his work with his arms crossed

  • Kevin Crews
    Kevin Crews 2 days ago

    Johnny come lately, 1964 gt 40

  • abz124816
    abz124816 2 days ago

    Jay Leno, I love you dearly and enjoy your wry and biting sense of humor done with utmost gentility. Yes there are very, very many stupid as well as uneducated among us. Anyway that is not why I am responding.

    I think that the chief should have spoken more about "his" baby rather than you giving him leading questions. GM has taken a calculated risk in order to create, (if their metrics are correct), excitement for people to check out a Chevy dealer. I hope they are right. If they the new Corvette can match or exceed a Honda NSX ... at a considerably lower price point... that is all the better.

    I love cars, I am a mechanical engineer, you LOVE cars. But at the end of the day, they were designed to replace the horse. Sort of like microwave/ toaster ovens were deigned to make our life less burdensome.

  • Mike Nolan
    Mike Nolan 2 days ago

    Someone loan me 60.000 please

  • duke
    duke 3 days ago

    WE LOVE YOU LENO!!
    WE'LL BE WATCHING!

  • Yggdrasill4
    Yggdrasill4 3 days ago

    Omg I love this car

  • jim bob
    jim bob 3 days ago

    Is jay drunk?

  • Clarice Davey
    Clarice Davey 3 days ago +1

    So called dealer in nj to preorder order the new C8 lol 169k the ray is 60k so that's 120k + right.

    • Joseph Harris
      Joseph Harris 2 days ago

      It's BS. In this video they talk about it having the fastest 0-60 of any any production vette, but that's the zr1. and then they say it starts at 60K. Two different models lol

  • BiclorMoban
    BiclorMoban 3 days ago

    No one looks down the hood to "clip an apex".

  • M MMM
    M MMM 3 days ago +2

    This is $60k?!? And so it the new Jeep truck?!?!

  • M MMM
    M MMM 3 days ago +3

    Why is Rick Flair doing a cameo as Jay?

  • Jeff Sawyer
    Jeff Sawyer 3 days ago

    Like myself, Jay looks mid-engine too!

  • William james
    William james 3 days ago

    they're being really shady with this car they wouldn't even let him drive it on the road

  • leviathan nostaw
    leviathan nostaw 3 days ago

    I dont like the look of them with the top off

  • Blackdog4818
    Blackdog4818 3 days ago

    So my cousin has a C8 2016, and he says there will be quite a bit of heat on the back seat. True or false?

  • Carson S
    Carson S 4 days ago

    junk

  • insert good name
    insert good name 4 days ago

    Dam thing looked better with the zebra stripes. God that thing is hideous.

  • tazaxx21
    tazaxx21 4 days ago +4

    Hey Ed Piatek- hope you're listening! The C8 is sweet but.... Give me a 6 speed manual and I might buy it.

  • tazaxx21
    tazaxx21 4 days ago +7

    Jay seems amazed about the Targa top... a feature of nearly every Corvette hardtop since 1984...

  • Marty Macdonald
    Marty Macdonald 4 days ago

    I want.

  • James Laumand
    James Laumand 4 days ago

    Wow it Audi r 8,hmmmmmm

  • JM Sullivan
    JM Sullivan 4 days ago +2

    A super car for 60k. Look out Italy.

    • fab Bibi
      fab Bibi 2 days ago

      @Clarice Davey don't think so

    • Clarice Davey
      Clarice Davey 3 days ago +1

      Dont worry there laughing at us

  • Acid001
    Acid001 4 days ago

    That's badass. I know it's not traditional front-engine, but Chevy wants to compete with more exotic cars, this is how to do it. I know these are going to sell for over 100K+ just from shear demand. 60K MSRP is amazing though for the car that it is... if you could only buy it for that much.

    • Peppino Esposito
      Peppino Esposito 3 days ago +1

      my order is going in for 77 tomorrow afternoon for a pretty loaded car.

  • Andy Dufresne
    Andy Dufresne 4 days ago +4

    Side profile. Ford gt
    Front profile Ferrari
    Rear profile camaro

  • Dexter Ford
    Dexter Ford 4 days ago

    Hi, Jay. Dexter here. Just a thought: Mid-engined cars all over $100,000? Let's see, Porsche Cayman, Porsche Boxster....

    • dexterford
      dexterford 2 days ago

      @Peppino Esposito My bad. Thanks.

    • Peppino Esposito
      Peppino Esposito 3 days ago

      he was very clear about being in the same class. he mentioned the MR2. the base cayman is a 275 hp car. over 200 less.

  • pervertt
    pervertt 4 days ago +7

    Borat Sagdiyev: What kind of car can I buy that attract woman with hairless vagine?
    Car Dealership owner: That would be a Corvette.

    • Marco D'Magnifico
      Marco D'Magnifico 3 days ago

      Hairless yes, but such an impressive mustache. BTW: I always thought the right car for such a woman was the Trabant Turbo GT.

  • William Carroll
    William Carroll 4 days ago +1

    So no one's going to acknowledged the Ferrari parts or look

  • Christopher Bove
    Christopher Bove 5 days ago

    Chevy Gt

  • fantscher
    fantscher 5 days ago

    Would have never been interested in an American car… Fit & finish, interieur quality, materials, innovation, looks, all too very important for me. Rather pay 60k for a used BMW than a new what-is-it-called-uglo. Don't care how fast sth is on the straight, how much it can pull, how cheap it is. But man, did GM a good job on this thing, very exciting. Hope to see more from them, maybe a little more directing finish and quality in the future.

  • Allenwrench
    Allenwrench 5 days ago

    It'll be quick, but with the same pushrod V8, the fact that 6,600 rpm will have to do, and no manual, then it's an old man's sports car.

  • PatriotJon
    PatriotJon 5 days ago

    Please.... STOP CALLING IT A CORVETTE...!! Its a Euro/Asian Knock off "Cuck-Car". Wouldn't be caught dead in one. Its not just Ugly.... Its FUGLY...!! The Design Team at Chevy is Slowly Destroying the Brand. I Put this POS right up there with the "New" "Cuck-Blazer" design. Just Stopped Buying Chevy. At least anything new. YUK.

    • PatriotJon
      PatriotJon 2 days ago

      I cant argue that fact to much, But.... I have had vettes in the past, They were ok looking. right now, I have a 2008 Vette. And the Lines on that car are just Really Beautiful. I think it was the best looking vette since the Split Window. But this thing they are producing now.... Hey Chevy..... Toyota called, THEY WANT THIER FRONT END DESIGN BACK.

    • fab Bibi
      fab Bibi 2 days ago +1

      Can't remember a Corvette being produced in past 45 yrs which isn't ugly

  • Ryan Hill
    Ryan Hill 5 days ago +1

    Good bye american styling

  • blondwiththewind
    blondwiththewind 5 days ago +3

    Seems that I'm the only one here that senses the death of the 'REAL Corvette'.
    Not that it's a bad car......but you should have named it something else.

    • blondwiththewind
      blondwiththewind 4 days ago

      @Marco D'Magnifico ... Nice history...but it doesn't seem to have much relationship to my comment.

    • Marco D'Magnifico
      Marco D'Magnifico 4 days ago

      @blondwiththewind : Aero-vette?
      In the 1970's GM toyed with the idea of a mid-engined three rotor wankel powered Aero-Vette idea. I was in high school and remember doing mechnical design drawings of one I saw in Motor Trend. GM stuck with the "Stingray" look and pushrod engines, I graduated from high school and moved on. My first car was FIAT X1/9, mid-engined OHC design, I stopped looking at GM as anything but old people cars (they were still pushing Landua tops and fake spoked white walls).
      Sadly it was the enormously successful sales of the Mako Shark design from the mid-60's that came to embody the Corvette which morphed in the long front end and short rear swoopy fenders look that became the 1960's Gen3, Gen 4 (late 60's, 70's and early 80's), design that lasted so long, practically every including GM never looked beyond so they continued to build the Corvette Gen 5 (1984) as a fossil at birth desinged more the senior citizen crowd than as cutting edge. Seriously, push rods in the 21st century? (not even in my lawn mower).

    • blondwiththewind
      blondwiththewind 4 days ago +1

      @Marco D'Magnifico .... Maybe so....but I'm fond of the legendary Corvette.... and I'm grieving. To my mind: this car is not a Corvette.....it should have been named something new. I don't like how it looks, either. Looks like a matchbox car to me.

    • Marco D'Magnifico
      Marco D'Magnifico 4 days ago

      If by "real Corvette" you mean the "Stingray"; it was long over due.
      Ford GT40 was years ahead of the curve (decades ahead the 'vette)
      along with Lambo, Ferrari, and well almost everyone else with mid-engined race and performance road car.

  • Cheryll Hamilton
    Cheryll Hamilton 5 days ago +2

    OMG I want a bright red one please.

  • 1000
    1000 5 days ago

    Jay looks like he's wife dressed him.

  • Gary Permanent
    Gary Permanent 5 days ago

    Someone please tell Jay that getting in is called INGRESS, exiting the vehicle is EGRESS

  • Ravendarke 777
    Ravendarke 777 6 days ago

    It's ugly, it doesn't even look like a Corvette.

  • David Nguyen
    David Nguyen 6 days ago

    Chevy required that you know how to play golf or put turbos in your car before they sell you one.

  • IrontoughItalian
    IrontoughItalian 6 days ago +1

    The body looks like corvette tried to copy Ferrari as much as they could. It's actually a decent attempt. Acura tried the same thing with 1990's NSX

    • Robert GTR
      Robert GTR 8 hours ago

      IrontoughItalian Acura NSX was way better looking then the 348.

  • Paul Mark
    Paul Mark 6 days ago

    This is 60k? HA! Add any options, plus 'Adjusted Dealer Mark-up', and your looking at 100k easily. And they will sell them!!

  • chad haire
    chad haire 6 days ago

    List price is fake--you will NEVER EVER see this car under $80K...

    • chad haire
      chad haire 3 days ago

      @Peppino Esposito The front engine Vette has been out forever--just try and find one for the base $56,000 anywhere. GM will not sell you one at that price, because they will lose money.

    • Peppino Esposito
      Peppino Esposito 3 days ago

      Correct for now. You really can't order the base yet. 70k is about the lowest you can go if you want one in january.

  • Dynasty 22
    Dynasty 22 6 days ago

    It has a fronk to hide hookers

  • Bryan Dover
    Bryan Dover 6 days ago

    Come on, Jay... $60K is a pipe dream. Chevrolet dealers will be gouging buyers for a couple of years on this car. For instance, $999 for paint "protection". $699 for screw head polishing. $1099 for leather protection application, $599 for lug bolt tightening...... You get the picture. And yes, people will pay.

  • Bryan Dover
    Bryan Dover 6 days ago

    That must be Jay's brother because he's not wearing blue jeans and and blue shirt....

  • Thunder Lightning
    Thunder Lightning 6 days ago

    Love at 1st sight

  • Jojo Dancer
    Jojo Dancer 6 days ago

    Anybody else getting Acura NSX vibes from this?

  • Tony Wellington
    Tony Wellington 6 days ago +1

    boxter is less than 180K - you loud mouth know it all

    • Tony Wellington
      Tony Wellington 3 days ago +1

      @Peppino Esposito "there's no mid-engine car i can think of less than $180,000" is what he said

    • Peppino Esposito
      Peppino Esposito 3 days ago

      did you hear what he said? it has 200 less horsepower. He mentioned a car in the Boxster's class. The MR2.

  • Slim Rhyno
    Slim Rhyno 6 days ago +1

    So few things in life live up to expectations, and even fewer surpass them. Thank you, Corvette, for doing both.

  • GEO ARNAOUDOV
    GEO ARNAOUDOV 6 days ago

    THAAAANNNKKK YOU CHEVY ! Finally someone thinking about the little guy !

    • GEO ARNAOUDOV
      GEO ARNAOUDOV 6 days ago

      Bryan Dover you’re right ! I thought compared to Italian super cars it’s not a bad buy

    • Bryan Dover
      Bryan Dover 6 days ago +1

      You'll change your mind after the stealership is done with you. The guy with the keys to the showroom front door is the real king in this scenario. He's the one who will be tacking on $15K for "Market Value Adjustment Fee".