At Stingray Chevrolet Bartow, we’re buzzing with the latest news. GM President Mark Reuss officially announced that they will produce an electric Chevrolet Corvette. In fact, his announcement hints at the possibility of both a hybrid and all-electric Corvette model.
Though he did not specify a release date for a fully electric Corvette, Reuss stated, “We will offer an electrified Corvette as early as next year”. We don’t yet know if the hybrid version will be a traditional gasoline-electric or plug-in hybrid. We’re just hoping for a convertible option so we can enjoy the Florida sunshine while cruising out to the coast.
GM’s teaser video demonstrates a first-ever feature for any Corvette on the upcoming hybrid model: All-wheel drive. Speculation abounds as to what else the electric Corvette will entail, including rumors that the hybrid model will achieve over 1,000 horsepower.
One thing is certain: the electric Corvette will be built on GM’s Ultium Platform. Using Ultium means we can expect the new, electric Corvette to have responsive handling and an incredibly fast acceleration. The Ultium Platform also allows for multiple quick charging options and an impressive driving range.