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According to Bob Lutz, a mid-engine Corvette was on track for production when he was with the company, but a lack of money caused it to fall through the cracks. Now, he thinks there is a good shot of one actually coming to market. The former GM exec lays it all out in a must-read op ed in Road & Track.

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Car and Driver has revealed a set of spy photographs that present strong evidence of an upcoming mid-engined C8 Chevy Corvette. Could one of the longest-standing automotive fairy tales finally be coming true?

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Monterey Car Week, Jeffrey Rothfeder Interview, Woodward Dream Cruise, Dodge Charger Hellcat, Mid-Engine Corvette

Episode #393 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Steven Ewing, and Michael Harley talk about Monterey Car Week, the Woodward Dream Cruise and Dodge Charger Hellcat, and the latest round of mid-engine Corvette rumors. Dan also had the chance to speak with Jeffrey Rothfeder, author of Driving Honda, a new book that takes a look inside the automaker. We start with what's in the garage and finish up with some of your questions, and for those of you who hung with us live on our

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Monterey Car Week, Jeffrey Rothfeder Interview, Woodward Dream Cruise, Dodge Charger Hellcat, Mid-Engine Corvette

We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #393 this evening. Check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via the Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio only) channel at 10:00 PM Eastern tonight.

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Will the Chevy Corvette go mid-engine? It's a strong possibility, according to a report from Motor Trend.

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Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept – Click above for a new high-res image gallery

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Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept – Click above for a new high-res image gallery

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click above image for high-res gallery of the 2009 Corvette ZR1

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All the way back in January, veteran automotive journalist Peter De Lorenzo alerted us to the possibility that the next-generation C7 Corvette may arrive with a low-volume, expensive mid-engine counterpart. We haven't heard much about the rumor since then, but this week De Lorenzo reveals in his editorial that not only is it alive, but that GM is seriously considering dropping the front-engine/RWD drive layout of the car and switching it entirely to a mid-engine set up.

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