See the New 2020 Chevy Corvette from Every Angle

And such are the heat-dissipation and performance requirements and the packaging challenges of a mid-engined sports car that the stylists would just have to find ways to make the functional solutions beautiful. The result is, well, something of a wild adolescent fantasy nonetheless.

Tucking a V-8 between the occupants and the rear-wheel centerlines meant that the driver’s compartment moved forward 16.5 inches compared with the C7’s, hard up against the front wheel wells. Chevy claims (and we can confirm) that it’s much easier to enter and exit the C8 than most other mid-engined sports cars.