Part of that was due to the launch of the configurator, which no one expected to be on the Internet at the time of launch. GMs are prepared in case things are breathing.
"Most of the people got it all [configurator] experience, which is a completely 3D experience, "Majoros told CNET Roadshow," We have a way of putting the system into what we call a 2D experience [to speed load time]. Once we reached the thresholds, we worked with Amazon Web Services very quickly to double the capacity of our server. "
By the end of July, about 1.3 million people had tried the C8 Corvette to build 940.00 cars over 152,000 hours before the start of August. And, as CNET Roadshow points out, those are enormous numbers as the C7 Corvette sold just 18,791 units in 2018.