Driving The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 In The Snow


The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 hasn’t even been on sale for a month, and already at least one example has seen snow. Last weekend, an early-spring storm brought some snow and sleet to London, Ontario, and one new C8 owner took the opportunity to test his mid-engined sports car in the slush (capturing it all on video for our YouTube enjoyment).

Temperatures hovered just above freezing, conditions that are decidedly less than ideal for the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S summer tires that come with the Corvette Z51 handling package. In the interest of safety, owner Morgan Crosbie gingerly took his new toy to a closed access road to test its mettle. Braking from 50 km/h (32 mph) activated the ABS rather predictably, but Crosbie reported that it stopped straight and true.

It even handled the hilly suburban roads in his neighborhood just fine, a feat he…

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