Fans of the C7 Covette may be interested to read this breakdown of the extra 90 lbs that the C7 Corvette has put on. For someone such as myself who is used to the OEMs brushing off weight gain or other uncomfortable facts with eye-roll inducing PR pap, the ‘Vette team deserves credit for this itemized breakdown of every component that added to the weight of the C7.
It’s hard to argue with an oil cooler, a revised drivetrain, beefier brakes and a nicer interior. I still think the car is an aesthetic step backwards from the C6, but there’s an overwhelming contingent of you who feel differently. Since we’re as popular at GM as Joe Biden is with the NRA, the first person to submit a real review of the C7 to TTAC (dealer car, press car, private car, it doesn’t matter) will get some kind of press trip swag courtesy of yours truly.