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Florida Man TEST DRIVES The New Mid-Engined CORVETTE C8!!!

Florida Man TEST DRIVES The New Mid-Engined CORVETTE C8!!!
howdy folks my name is pleated smoke Farland and today you're going to see me drive the 2020 c8

Corvette

it's important to note I'm not just some journalist hopping in Chevrolet's newest hot rod I'm a die-hard

Corvette

enthusiasts I've broken world records in these cars I know every square inch of them I know how they ride react and race today my mission is to give you a real

Corvette

guys review of the c8 one you can take to the bank let's see if these things can do
florida man test drives the new mid engined corvette c8
a Burnout most importantly yeah brother you're on the please confer on YouTube training alright ladies and gentlemen as you already know by the title in the intro or about the drive of see a

Corvette

Cooper how do you feel today I'm pretty pumped up you fire it up yeah we've been core vetting it up for a long time with the engine in front of us this is like the pinnacle of your base model

Corvette

career this is alright I don't hate all my cars are big smiles but still VIN I mean
we're doing it live I'm just glad Chevy divided us we didn't get invited to the reveal and we were sad they said hey brothers we want to invite you to this one so we're pulling up to our hotel right now apparently there's gonna be a CA right when hot down I haven't even seen one up close so this is gonna be fantastic look at how fancy wait they even pick us up in our freaking chevre wet dang we got a good with the burb hmm have you seen my up close yet or do we just see
the one on the transport we just saw that one on the transport guy all right Clayton kube's first up comes a personal on the c8 folks forget my bag well my mind oh man golly this thing is sick oh yeah I think those are the wheels like oh I mine the try that was sick man alright big question today guys it's gonna be whether a six foot six giraffe like myself is inside we're gonna find out Sam we are off to a start for who there's no legs there Wow you could fit at least a hundred
Mountain Dews back there might have to

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that Wow that actually might be trying to get filled or go I intend to the plugs on yeah that looks now let's say something you're gonna have to get from underneath this is a true supercar down date is that uh in Reagan supercar is sick ladies Vince did all right let me get it I get in this one but all right you have to find it first to get in yeah big moment here folks being as tall as I am you know I fit good see sixes decent pretty good to
see fives the grea

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in c7 so the CA you know it was I've been nervous about this boat it looks a lot like a c7 like that cab ass I like the steering feel a lot more okay let's yeah it's better for your legs to fit under the steering wheel forward all you tall guys out there cross your fingers and we look the wheel is square so you got your legs under it easy Wow the results are in I have leg great legroom way better than c7 but in fact look they look my hair is touchable so so hey
well if you're right here I'm good now too much leg room right there dude it I'm in pretty good shape this would not require a seat change out like the c7 I mean my c7 I've literally had to put a custom seat in to sit on the car I probably would still do it but this is workable this is this is probably more cabin room whoo oh look at that fancy screen you know leave brother is there can you think do you all okay you know what let's go check in yeah we're gonna drive one
so don't forget this isn't even a zo6 yet I was happening with come on yeah I did so mine is blue with a blue interior but I'm digging the red on flat this is what uh painkiller it's badly steamy there we go it does it all on its own all right cool inside Wow I think is the this is art this is the color we have this might not be our car what do you get to choose our color folks you know what red did we get we didn't get towards red we got the other Road something like a
burgundy can't like this color that little red interior action with us okay how can you tell the color their number now the guy said it was gonna be all mine all right well definitely not the spec I would order but hey brother over here to the car is the same there any like 50-year old men out there watching her and be fired up I mean this is yeah let's be honest okay quitting or anything water let me show them this blue interior those look it doesn't have a weekly oh man see this
florida man test drives the new mid engined corvette c8
blue interior so I did get this blue oh yeah interior I'm stoked about that I was good what color is this reference this this is called natural interior and then the color of the car is called Long Beach red wowzers coupe fire this thing up real quick let me get the fealty to fire up sound so 6.2 liter small-block v8 just like the L to you on a little bit revised LT - makes 495 horse let's hear the bald eagles you know okay give her a little spice I get along with that network
that'll work Wow Oh or is it that oh it just opens say to us okay not bad I mean you could I'd estimate somewhere in the fifty Mountain News range stingray logo okay boys here we go thanks don't know how I hate things you're out oh gosh what a unit dude you just pull it and then that would put you in manual you just push neutral pull reverse push pork wow the ferment is so short oh yeah mirrors have pretty decent a look at offender yeah you see a spender feels weird man I mean
compared to a normal poor vet this is tremendously different which it doesn't surprise me but I feel like a journalist saying such exquisite thank you so the dual clutch feels going punchy feels dual clutch II you know about the top of the stream wheel being is squared Wow weird stuff going on folks I don't I don't know you a sport mode I'm in freakin race mode no I'm I'm AB 1,100 miles on this I'm just trying to gather myself I don't know what hold on he's
been an L for us already attached it's alright ah dude you're supposed to be navigating where am I supposed to go I don't know though you're just driving they told us kind of just wing it didn't think Oh specifically thick ball around yeah look at that this ready this is uh like sport mode and then we're gonna go to track goodness sweet honey barbecue gracious this is your color just wanna say tell your names all fired up yeah I mean this is bidding for your mannerisms
cute let's see AC seats go ahead and turn them babies on at that for your side or my side I think that's your side mine's up here how do you know that well we'll turn them both on now that was mine those are mine well that's not like a way to tell they turned a bulb on well I turned that I just felt my we are experts in the field of researching we know these cars inside now you heard the intro to rev this thing up dude sick it sounds good it does absolutely sound it sounds
better than the Ola lt1 that is a Wow that is wrong pretty incredible camera this is how you change the modes from like sport and all that good stuff and then trash you control button up here wow the dual clutch is incredibly smooth that unit it works I turned the Josh control off so I might as well just rip it over in your turn I'm impressed by the smoothness of the dual-clutch you know if you guys are very like a Porsche for the pdj it is it's that level for sure it's very good I
didn't know what to think was Chevy come out with their own dual clutch you know I will after this turn out it's good oh my doesn't do a Burnout that is hold on what if I turn it out like it hold it okay that's competitive mode nothing launch control right but now that works now what if I hold it and turn everything off that's that's Stabilitrak Mary break I'm excited about everything so I'm gonna let this go we might be able to get into account a revelation here
apparently you know I probably should have researched this not gonna lie if you hold the paddle shifters it's like holding in the clutch so there is a there you go on nice there you go now I did a thing and also hit the brake we might be onto something pretty good dude that was pretty fast looked up good yeah bang my head yeah I think I'll live I mean what a stock previous model car I've hooked it first like that I don't think so there's a lot of weight transfer like the
florida man test drives the new mid engined corvette c8
front yeah yeah I mean it really weight transfers nice this is weird man I don't know what just happened a lot to do with my hands yeah there's no leaf spring back there yeah coilovers what a solid good buzz I'm getting this bad glare from the Sun here like if I put the game right in a little bit you see that glare oh yeah you guys just been destroy me so coop grabs this thing does no blaring straight camera oh you can zoom in look huh what is really using their head about a tee ball
now right now it is dead quiet and very smooth that she has this button that you can set up so if you hit the button and hit fully changes to your early settings so essentially driving down the road dad pulls up wants to get the gap you have your buddy that has all your presets for you know Frank responds all response a little difference got a lot of different settings and you can see my button and let's write down the statement C button and it just activates it exactly I told you give us a
review what do you think one out of ten I guess we're on some beautiful backcountry roads a Chevrolet set us up on this is an awesome crime for Sherman those little lands yeah pretty unreal it's taking it a lot of self-control tonight let er rip tater chip you know we would never do that I'm impressed it sounds really good I am impressed and it's cool like there's a lot of just it's so different you know it's like it almost needed to happen you know you have the
engine noise behind you now it's wholly different normally its engine noise of fry exhaust back it says everything so tonight it's refreshing good car Ted Johnson good unit we're doing some cruising here just enjoy the drop you know how to use one of these things on a wild sound that was like competitive mode let me just try it like off the footbrake uh yeah it's probably your best bet I'll try it traction control off track mode not competitive mode just off the food
great alright guys so we just found this pretty cool spot to stop and take a thumbnail photo and then things beautiful 87 millimeter throttle body I did it fill unit hey switch it from it should be in like normal mode switch it to race mode real quick so I can hear the exhaust tongue just go one to the right with the dial it should do it oh yeah do that certainly looks like you'd be a job to get them anything it looks like it has plenty of room for a blower done so you they had plenty
of room look at when this is shut there is plenty of room for a supercharger but wait think about it like this too now it meme had the belt would have to be up here Oh well Huff's really good slang 650d like here yeah it would be a big notch this that you get not just rain beater bug you know this if this was gone and you put a turbo kit back here I mean is this taken out would give you plenty room for a turbo like a Lambo if you like here B Lambo style that China leads me to believe the the
zo6 could be a turbo car it might be just judging by that major I mean that's a big issue that's mean there's no room for who knows the Chevy has done some pretty impressive I could probably make it fit J folks all-in-all as I come to the end of my portion of the driving and takes over I'm gonna give my review as I'm really excited there's not much about the car that I don't like you know aside from a not doing a standing burnout which is a very small you know in the
grand scheme of things really no one else is really gonna worry about that besides like me and baby six other guys are good bodies but the card is awesome it's like it rides great it handles awesomely the handling is way sharper than it was before that might be seating position you know I'm not a hundred percent sure but uh dude it just feels really really good it's quick nothing too insane but it is fast the room is way better like I feel a lot more comfortable as a driver could be
same as a pastor not as good a little tighter a little bit tighter he's also got some weight since yesterday but seriously it's a great car dude I'm excited I was concerned that I was gonna come here and be like I need to cancel my CA tour no way I'm more excited now the thing rips it feels good it's definitely different like there's a lot of things that are just so different they're gonna take some getting used to like the square steering wheel you know the screens
all these buttons working on the engine it's gonna be a lot tougher I think but it's a machine it's just so good it is a good car it is a really freakin good car that's my reveal all right guys so coupe is about to take over the old CA take it for a rip himself I have to give a shout out to the building at 94 chassis dyno guys for the CA they were telling me that apparently those guys watch our videos from shout out to them but Cooper are you ready to take the wheel of this thing
build out good news is you have miles in every

Corvette

we've ever had so you have your fair share of it and you have the wagon version of the

Corvette

basically you're gonna like it man so guys we just sat and talked to the engineers for good bit of 30 45 minutes oh my god I was pressing them about the zo6 but they were quiet we were Chinese we're trying to find out the GSA's gonna be supercharger turbo it wouldn't tell us maybe it's not interested but these engineer
guys were so cool it's like like you really it's it's Sharlee great on the track I'm excited all right we're cruising back right now so I want to point out that Chevrolet's lineups with snacks and last stop one of which made Lay's potato chips and Red Bull another rate other which make Nature Valley these are two of the crummiest snacks I can actually think of I think they want me to

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the vehicles limits as far as eating crummy snacks inside this is not true yeah
I think that was our goal sometimes you open these things and it's basically a grenade a granola Crenn aid going off so wish me luck to us all right so he said he can do a rolling clutch job so yeah my granola that was weird it was like a so these have been a lack though when you let off there Roy launched yeah but like slip the clutches yeah that was nice it was crazy okay c8i I know is gonna be pretty impressed by it it's good but it's definitely a little better than my it was
it's good it's good behaved hurt here for the tournaire first folks what do you think the whole Ron Burgundy what's your overall take coupe a great car I'm glad you liked it more than you thought you he gets our power it's good those dude first 60 grand now this one's a little more to tell more packages but base model street car wise the things amazing tomorrow we got to race it on a race track not this car Raschi gonna be a z51 hopefully a blue one alright guys that
is it for c8 review overall Cooper and I really liked it that's a two guys who spend who have spent a lot of their life around

Corvette

s so so uh there's one last look at little Ron Burgundy before our departure with it but uh see you guys at the track tomorrow thanks watching to Vale freakin see you later