Is there a more hotly anticipated 2013 Detroit Auto Show debut than the next Corvette? We don't think so, and while we're woefully short on details – powertrain, price, performance – we can at least bask in the glow of a nicely filmed teaser video. The first of many, we imagine.

Let's take a minute to dissect what's going on here. We see artists scraping away at a clay model, followed by a few detail shots of a heavily camouflaged prototype, test drivers strapping into five-point seatbelts and some high-speed racetrack footage. Oh yeah, don't forget the pounding soundtrack. So far so expected...

Digging a little deeper, though, we spot some interesting vents that look like shark gills, some eggcrate mesh (front fascia bits, perhaps?), a brief glance at the new C7 badge and a bunch of quick and blurry shots of what may be flush headlights, quad exhaust tips and a quarter panel.

Interested? Check out the teaser video below, along with the latest spy photos, and wait patiently for next January to roll around.


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      Rotation
      • 2 Years Ago
      The new Corvette is going to be made of clay. You heard it here first.
      Eta Carinae
      • 2 Years Ago
      Looks like the American autoshows are going to be very anticipated, unlike recent years (1990-2008).......this is a sign of the great American resurgence in the automotive world
        F1
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Eta Carinae
        damn right i been getting sick of the recent BS econo/prius wannabe crap in the recent years.
        AlBongo
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Eta Carinae
        Not really.
      RWD
      • 2 Years Ago
      Nice video, great feel to it. Nothing said, nothing needs to be said!
      Ducman69
      • 2 Years Ago
      I know that clay is lighter than steel, but I'm not so sure about chassis rigidity or crash safety yet.
      davebo357
      • 2 Years Ago
      The exhaust tips sure look like Corsa's, which would be great if you didn't have to go aftermarket for good looking exhaust. I'm sure anything stock will be quieter. I love the sound when driving around in the day, but I always feel bad starting my car late at night when neighbors are sleeping.
      Avinash Machado
      • 2 Years Ago
      The GTR better watch out.
      Brian
      • 2 Years Ago
      You had me at Corvette. Hubba hubba.
      • 2 Years Ago
      [blocked]
      jonnybimmer
      • 2 Years Ago
      Considering how much they've improved from the C5 to the C6, I'm really looking forward to this car's debute, especially in Z06 trim. The only part that I'm (still) concerned about with 'Vettes is the interior as I'm pretty confident GM will produce a solid car performance-wise in both weight management and handling (power has never been a concern with the Vette). The C6 wasn't as embarrassing as the C5's interior was, but at the same time, it wasn't something to really be proud of. With how well Cadillacs interiors have improved over the years, not to mention the interiors of their lower tier cars like the Sonic, GM has shown that they're getting a good grasp on what a quality interior is like.
      KK
      • 2 Years Ago
      Looks like they are going to copy Dodge's SRT teasers....
      torrenceofarabia
      • 2 Years Ago
      Please listen to all of you fans. Make The interior good, like it should be. This is a fantastic car, make it great all the way through.
      Christopher Carey
      • 2 Years Ago
      At :46 you see the rear quarter and quarter window which is a large departure from the current vette.
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