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Behind The Scenes At GM's C8 Corvette Bowling Green Facility

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The Chevrolet Corvette C8 assembly process is truly fascinating.

The Dream Of Building Corvettes

Don Sherman, a general assembly superintendent at the plant, shares his lifelong dream of working with Corvettes and the story of his dad collecting him from the hospital as a newborn in the iconic sports car.

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Investing In The C8

GM invested in a new paint shop, body shop, engine assembly lines, and more to bring the Corvette C8 to life. Swipe up to have a look at what goes into putting a C8 Corvette together.

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Process From Start To Finish

The Corvette C8 receives its windscreen and carpeting before the painted body panels have been fitted, and continues on to the chassis section where its body, drivetrain, and suspension merge to become one.

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GM Takes Its Time

It takes approximately two days for a vehicle to clear the entire production system; 200 vehicles roll off the production line each day.

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Z06 Uniquely Assembled

The range-topping Z06 is set apart from the rest of the vehicles with its flat-plane crank V8 made across the hall from where it's built. GM allows Z06 customers to build their own engines, for a fee.

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Z06 Uniquely Assembled

The range-topping Z06 is set apart from the rest of the vehicles with its flat-plane crank V8 made across the hall from where it's built. GM allows Z06 customers to build their own engines, for a fee.

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Z06 Uniquely Assembled

The range-topping Z06 is set apart from the rest of the vehicles with its flat-plane crank V8 made across the hall from where it's built. GM allows Z06 customers to build their own engines, for a fee.

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Vast Array Of Options

Sherman notes that the vast array of options and packages can make it tricky to build the Corvette. Despite this, the Bowling Green Assembly plant easily pulls it off.

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Appreciate The Process

Even if you're not a big fan of Corvettes, the video is well worth watching as it delves into the various challenges the facility has faced, what goes into building the LT6 engine, and more.

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