On tests seen a hybrid version of the Chevy Corvette C8?March 21, 2020
Some publications captured a slightly strange prototype of an American coupe, which was completely camouflaged. It is possible that Chevy engineers are testing a plug-in hybrid engine for the Corvette C8.
The 2020 Chevy Corvette C8 model year has finally begun to flow to its owners, and this is probably the first of several new mid-engined Corvette models that the Chevy will release. Another performance model may be a plug-in hybrid version, which has been rumored since Chevy introduced the C8 last summer.
Previous similar shots of the alleged Corvette C8 hybrid prototypes showed a cable that sticks out from under the hood next to the bright red button – probably a motor switch.
In the past, Chevy said the cable was needed for easier access to the car battery. However, much more equipment is attached to the test vehicle in the new spy photos than before.
New photos show a massive device attached to the back of the Corvette test. According to photographers, under the system passes a pipeline from the car’s exhaust to another pipe, passing the exhaust through the analyzer. They also said that the extra red button – probably another switch – on the back quarter of the panel cuts off the power to the electric motors, as does the front button on the hood.
A seen prototype sports car raises more questions than answers. Chevy has again and again stated that the future of the company is exclusively electric, and if Chevy wants to keep the Corvette model, it means that at some point the iconic sports car will completely switch to using an electric motor. In this strategy, using a hybrid engine would be a good first step.
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