GM unveils more details on the test of the new CorvetteJune 4, 2019
The official presentation of the long-awaited American news will be held July 18. It is noteworthy that some tuners will be allowed to configure the electronic engine control unit, and for some it will be forbidden.
The mill of rumors is working around the clock, giving us more and more unconfirmed details about the long-awaited new generation of the Chevrolet Corvette sports coupe (internal C8 index). There were many reports of engines, gearboxes, etc., concerning the very first version of the model in the history of the Corvette, which will receive the average location of the engine. In recent days, we have heard rumors of an “unmanaged” engine control unit (ECU) installed by Chevy engineers.
It’s true? What we really know is that the president of the American concern GM Mark Reis recently announced during a conversation with reporters from specialized publications that the ECU of the new Chevrolet Corvette will be difficult to “hack”. I note that Chevrolet is part of the concern GM.
“We will do everything we can to protect our customers in terms of cyber security,” Reuss said. He also noted that the next generation Corvette will use the new electrical architecture Global B, first announced in 2015. The “digital car platform” referenced by GM will offer support for wireless updates and will be used in future projects.
He also added that “the ECU for the Corvette C8 2020 is very, very well made in terms of connectivity,” opening up the possibility for “Super Cruise autopilot and electrification.” This does not mean that C8 will soon be completely electric, although some form of electrification is expected in the future.
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