For the second time this week, we have a new batch of spy photos of the upcoming mid-engine Chevy Corvette. Even better, there's video to go along with the pictures. In the short clip, you can hear the deep burble of the Vette's V8, though we don't yet know which small-block variant the car will get.
Mid Engine Corvette
After years of watching the mid-engine Chevy Corvette C8 behind proving ground fencing, we finally get a look at the super 'Vette on public roads. These spy shots show the car out testing along with a Porsche 911 Carrera S and two C7 Corvettes. The one behind the 911 appears to be a Z06, and a ZR1 can be spotted in the background of another photo.
Cadillac president Johan de Nysschen bluntly shot down rumors his brand's powerful twin-turbo V8 is also headed for the Chevy Corvette. Speaking Wednesday at the New York Auto Show, he said: "Just quit the speculation it's headed for Corvette. It's not."
You like supercars? We offer you the mid-engine Corvette. Pickup trucks? How about the 2019 Ram 1500. A vintage bus-turned-RV? Yep, we've even got that.
The Corvette Forum leaks a CAD drawing of the twin-turbo V8 headed for the mid-engined Corvette.
It looks like it still uses a naturally-aspirated engine.
GM's been hiding its plan in plain sight, and we think we've cracked the code.
Seeing the two side by side shows a lot of similarities in the cabin and some major differences.
Reese Counts and Mike Austin host this week.
The latest: Car and Driver says a dual-clutch automatic from Tremec will be the sole gearbox in the rumored mid-engine Chevy Corvette.
We read it on the internet, so it must be true.
We look at the latest spy shots of the highly speculated 2019 mid-engine Chevy Corvette.
And today in mid-engine Corvette news ...
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.
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?
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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