Even if the Shelby GT500 Mustang is amazing, the Chevy Corvette has historically been the country's sports car.

Furthermore, the mid-engine C8 Corvette, the most recent model, poses an even greater danger to foreign

 It can out-speed a couple AMG sedans but can't quite out-accelerate a GT-R.

However, US and UK roads are significantly unlike from one another.

transpires then when Mat Watson, a British host for the Carwow YouTube channel, gets his hands on the C8 Chevy Corvette?

The C8 Chevy Corvette Watson drives is a left-hand-drive vehicle

 but Top Gear says that it will be marketed in the UK as a right-hand-drive (RHD) type. T

The 2LT trim, which is the mid-level trim in the US, is also the base model in the UK, according to Car & Driver.

The European C8 Chevy Corvette, however, is the same as the US version mechanically.

Accordingly, the basic version of the 6.2-liter V8's 490 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque.

An 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmits it to the back wheels.

But according to CarBuzz, prices rose as a result of the high demand. 

The C8 is faster, though, according to Road & Track, and this is because of the mid-engine layout

It completed the 0-60 sprint in 2.8 seconds in Car and Driver testing. That is identical to the 0-60 time the 789-hp