Everything We Know About The 2024 Corvette E-Ray6
GM will officially debut the 2024 Corvette E-Ray tomorrow, pulling the sheets on the very-first hybrid-electric, all-wheel drive sports car to wear the iconic Corvette nameplate. Now, in anticipation of the big reveal, we’re rounding up everything we know about the 2024 Corvette E-Ray so far.
Obviously, the most important bits of the new 2024 C8 Corvette E-Ray are the powertrain and drivetrain. Just behind the cabin, the Corvette E-Ray will mount the naturally aspirated 6.2L V8 LT2 gasoline engine, the same powerplant that powers the C8 Corvette Stingray. However, in the Corvette E-Ray, the LT2 will be paired with a battery-electric hybrid system that complements the ICE with an electric drive motor. The electric motor will be mounted up front to drive the two front wheels, while the LT2 will drive the rear wheels, thus providing the Corvette E-Ray with all-wheel drive grip. Peak output from this setup is expected to be roughly 600 horsepower, placing the Corvette E-Ray between the C8 Corvette Stingray and C8 Corvette Z06 with regard to the performance cadence. Additionally, the Corvette E-Ray will likely offer an all-electric driving mode dubbed “Stealth,” per last week’s teaser. Also expect bigger brakes than the C8 Corvette Stingray.
Beyond the powertrain and drivetrain, we also know what the Corvette E-Ray will look like inside and out thanks to a combination of both spy photos and leaks. In terms of exterior design, the Corvette E-ray will boast a widebody treatment similar to that of the C8 Corvette Z06, while also offering a combination of both aluminum wheel designs and carbon fiber wheel designs, with tire sizing is set at 275-wide in front and 345-wide in the rear.
A quartet of outboard exhaust pipes (two per side) will be found in the tail. Both a coupe and convertible body style will be offered, as will 13 exterior colors and 10 interior colorways. Critically, the Corvette E-Ray will be available in right-hand drive as well as left-hand drive, indicating the hybrid Vette will be sold in international markets.
As with the rest of the C8 Corvette lineup, the 2024 Corvette E-Ray will ride on the GM Y2 platform, with production taking place exclusively at the GM Bowling Green plant in Kentucky.
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literally cant wait for the debut
I wish to read the MPG rating. I am guessing that it will be over 30.
How much is it gonna weigh? C8 Stingray is about 3800lb, adding to that 2electric motors and a battery bank thats probably another 400lb min! I wonder if the electric assist will afect performance at all, but mpg could improve in certain conditions.
I would like to know is the motor a 5.5 l motor or is it a 6.2 l motor
6.2 liter, same as the Base Stringray.
Why should we get excited about the e-ray. GM can’t even produce enough c8 to fill the orders since its introduction started in 2020. I have an order in for a z06 since Feb of 2021 and I haven’t even got to spec it out yet. According to my dealer they haven’t got an allocation for 2023 yet. If they can’t produce enough c8 s now adding the z06 and the e-ray to the same production plant doesn’t make sense. GM should concentrate of getting c8s into all the customers hands that have been on order for a year plus. Next they are going to announce the zr1 to add to the production mayhem