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As we have said here before, GM made the statement that the 2021 production date will NOT be pushed out. It is locked in (assuming the plant is open and producing at all). GM has now announced that before closing due to the Virus, Bowling Green produced 2,695 C8s. Usually, GM closes the plant for a couple of weeks at least after the final model year car and the start of the first new model year car is produced. That is NORMALLY some time in August with the new model year cars being built at the very end of August or the start of September. This has been know to vary for some reason (maybe the availability of new parts to be used?). One reason for the two week shut down is to pull maintenance on the equipment that is difficult to service while production is ongoing. However, that equipment was very likely serviced either during the C8 re-tooling or perhaps during the virus shut down assuming union rules allow that. The point is they might NOT require a two week shut down between the models if there are no significant changes to the Stingrays in 2021. Heaven knows the workers won't want a two-week furlough. Se we shall see what will happens when it happens.

When BG does start producing again [May, June, July?] it will produce only coupes for the remainder of the 2020 run. Regardless of the post-virus re-start up date, it appears there will be fewer than a total of 10,000 2020 units produced and there will be Zero 2020 C8 Convertibles in that 10,000. Generally in the automotive world, a production of under 10,000 is considered a limited edition. So again, depending upon what changes...if any...the 2021 models include, those who hold on to their 2020 C8s for ~30+ years will see their sister 2020s selling for a bit more at Barrett-Jackson...or the popular auctioneer around 30+ years from now.
 
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