It positive looks like the oft-rumored 2021 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray R Particular Version graphics bundle goes to make its debut very quickly. These photographs present a few Corvette C8.R racers and a white street-spec C8 with a particular, motorsport-inspired graphics bundle, sitting underneath a bridge on the iconic Wisconsin street course close to Elkhart Lake forward of this previous weekend’s race. Whereas a Chevrolet spokesperson we spoke to stated there have been no bulletins at the moment and that they could not affirm whether or not this could present up on road-going C8s anytime quickly, lining up the proof earlier than us (and leaked elsewhere) means we predict the Stingray R is extra of matter of when than if.
So what was this particular white automotive with the phrases “Stingray R” on the entrance splitter doing at Highway America? It was the occasion’s tempo automotive, that a lot is for certain. It was an auspicious signal, because the ‘Vettes took first and second on the occasion. However for everybody not on the race however within the new road-going C8 bundle, what are we precisely? It looks like that is primarily an look bundle that could be a nod to the C8.R liveries, in keeping with leaked 2021 Corvette Order Information data uncovered by GM Authority. It is described as graphics and wheel cap (that’s to say, the little hub caps that clip into alloy wheels) bundle in these supplies.
The latter are onerous to see in these photographs, however the former are readily obvious. There’s the script on the entrance splitter, the stripe operating over the hood and roof with the “Jake” cranium emblem subtly built-in, and a bowtie built-in the identical manner on the roof stripe. It is just like, however not precisely the identical, because the C8.R’s stripe bundle. The crimson mirror caps and wing finish plates, that are a nod to the C8.Rs, are a very nice contact. The windshield banner may make it to the manufacturing graphics bundle, however we’re guessing it is associated to its tempo automotive position—similar to the Highway America graphics on the doorways and the “OFFICIAL PACE CAR” textual content on the facet skirts.
The underside line right here is that we’re pretty positive this graphics bundle is coming to a C8 close to you, with out a few of the tempo automotive reproduction trappings, sooner or later sooner or later. When is an open query, however Chevy tells us we’ll be among the many first to know.