Starting at the dealership in Pennsylvania, The Stradman sprints to tackle the C8's 500-mile break-in period.

As the C8 generation continues to mark itself as the first mid-engine Corvette in history, the real excitement came with the announcement of the highly-desirable Z06 package. With demand outweighing the supply from GM’s Bowling Green plant, collectors and enthusiasts are running to dealerships to try and secure one of the first chassis in the world. In his newest YouTube video, automotive influencer James Stradman documents his journey to Pennsylvania to take delivery of his brand-new C8 Z06 Corvette (Chassis #031).

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The Stradman’s dream spec takes shape as a full-optioned configuration that presents a head-turning Accelerate Yellow finish with tons of exterior carbon fiber pieces. Utilizing the track-inspired extras from Chevrolet, the build comes equipped with a set of 20/21-inch carbon fiber wheels that add $12,000 to the original MSRP. The C8 Z06 mimics its exterior styling inside of its driver-oriented cabin, which incorporates an immense amount of carbon fiber and Accelerate Yellow accents. In total, The Stradman sat down inside the dealership to pay for the $173,011 Corvette configuration. Stay tuned as The Stradman makes his trek back to Utah intending to unlock full performance after reaching the 500-mile break-in period. Watch The Stradman take delivery of his $173k C8 Z06 Corvette by clicking the video above. View all Corvette models for sale on duPont REGISTRY by clicking on the link below.

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