Does Corvette Fall Under the Sport Car or Muscle Car Category?

A Corvette is not a muscle car because of definitional differences

A Corvette is not a muscle car because of definitional differences

Like it has an aerodynamic body and a fibreglass construction making it exrtemely light 

Like it has an aerodynamic body and a fibreglass construction making it exrtemely light 

To qualify as a "muscle car," an automobile must have a V8 engine 

To qualify as a "muscle car," an automobile must have a V8 engine 

In 2020, Chevrolet debuted the Corvette C8, joining other high-end sports car manufacturers

In 2020, Chevrolet debuted the Corvette C8, joining other high-end sports car manufacturers

Sports cars diverge significantly from their muscle car ancestors in several key respects

Sports cars diverge significantly from their muscle car ancestors in several key respects

Such as increases in top speed, standard suspension, brake power, and sleek exterior design.

Such as increases in top speed, standard suspension, brake power, and sleek exterior design.