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Exclusive Mid-Engine 2020 Corvette C8 Reveal Event at Karl Chevrolet

Karl Chevrolet is hosting the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Pre-Launch Tour for ONE DAY ONLY – Tuesday, November 26th, from 11am-7pm. This is the all-new mid-engine Corvette C8’s first appearance in Connecticut and is well ahead of the car’s official start of production in Q1 2020.

There is NO COST to attend, but advance registration ( is suggested as we do expect a big turnout. Food, refreshments and door prizes will be available. We are looking to partner with as many New Canaan Businesses as possible for this event, so if you have an idea, please reach out to Leo Karl III at or Danielle LaValle at

On Thursday, November 26, 2019, the highly anticipated 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will make an exclusive appearance at Karl Chevrolet before it goes on sale. This event will give enthusiasts an up-close look at the first-ever production mid-engine Corvette – offering a new standard of design, performance, technology and craftsmanship.

The event will include a hands-on look at the new Corvette as well as numerous interactive displays. Vehicle specialists will host customers interested in learning more about the new mid-engine supercar, display customizable parts (seats, wheels, accessories, etc) and teach people how to personalize their own Corvette.

“This exclusive tour gives Corvette enthusiasts the opportunity to engage with the all-new 2020 Corvette Stingray in their own town before it officially hits showroom floors,” said Brian Sweeney, Chevrolet U.S. Vice President. “We designed the tour with fans in mind and are thrilled for them to be some of the first to see the mid-engine Corvette at their local dealership.”

This one-of-a-kind fan experience is fitting for the first-ever production mid-engine Corvette, a vehicle that invented the American sports car segment when Chevy debuted the first generation in 1953. This Next Generation, the eighth, builds upon and redefines Corvette’s legacy.

“Our team is excited to host the Corvette C8’s first appearance in Connecticut,” said Leo Karl III, President of Karl Chevrolet. “We have a fun day planned, including food and refreshments as well as some great door prizes we will be awarding. In addition, as a core value of our dealership’s culture, we will be asking attendees to consider supporting one of three local charities: Our local Food Bank, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves Toys for Tots Program, or Filling in the Blanks. Our company has supported each of these over the years and we have chosen this occasion to draw more attention to the good work they each accomplish in our community.”

There is no cost to attend. Advanced registration is suggested to ease congestion and pre-register for door prizes. Karl Chevrolet has made arrangements to move the majority of current inventory off-site for the day to allow for convenient on-site parking for guests attending this event.
The tour, happening concurrently on the East and West Coasts, will stop at approximately 125 select dealerships across the U.S. following the reveal in July 2019 and running through the start of retail production in early 2020.

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is one of the world’s largest car brands, doing business in more than 100 countries and selling more than 4.0 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature engaging performance, design that makes the heart beat, passive and active safety features and easy-to-use technology, all at a value. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at

One of Connecticut’s oldest auto dealerships, Karl Chevrolet is a 3rd generation family owned business founded in 1927. Located on Elm Street in New Canaan, CT, the dealership has built a long-standing reputation for exceptional customer service and corporate community leadership. Karl’s dedicated team enjoys assisting consumers with professional, personalized service from sales to service, parts, accessories and financing or leasing options. More information on Karl Chevrolet can be found at