Chevrolet has taken an unusual approach with the steering wheel of the C8 and opted for a two-spoke design.
Alex Misoyannis • Chevrolet unveiled the 2020 C8 Corvette steering wheel before the car's debut on Friday.
Only one picture was published by the American carmaker However, there are a number of details that can be taken up.
The wheel is a two-spoke unit – a rare sight in today's cars – with an angular design. Chevrolet claims, "improves visibility and comfort". The upper part of the wheel has a black 12 o'clock mark complemented by stitches, which are probably available in different shades.
The middle part of the wheel has a narrower, more modern Corvette emblem than earlier iterations. flanked by black key sets for volume, cruise control and other infotainment and driving functions.
The presence of metal shift paddles seems to confirm that the C8 Corvette of the eighth generation with a standard automatic transmission launches y rumors that the Tremec-built seven-speed unit in April
from a revised version of the 6.2 Liter V8 of the current Vette are driven, which is designed to approximately 500 copies PS (373 kW).
Chevrolet also released a short, 15-second exhaust sound clip of the upcoming sports car, highlighting its harsh, aggressive soundtrack similar to the sound of the aforementioned LT-coded V8.