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Mitsuoka turns Mazda Miata into a pint-sized Corvette Sting Ray

Mitsuoka is known for some rather, let's say interesting cars. Typically they are body kits for existing Japanese cars. To celebrate the company's 50th anniversary, it has created its best-looking car yet: the Rock Star. Autoblog unearthed the Rock Star on Wednesday. The formula is fairly simple. Mitsuoka completely customizes a current ND-generation Mazda...

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GM filed 2 aero-related patents for a mid-engine hybrid supercar

General Motors has filed yet again for more patents regarding active aerodynamics, and this time they're clearly for a mid-engined car. The automaker has filed two new patents surrounding control systems for active aerodynamic systems, and one lends itself to a hybrid system. The two new patents, first discovered by Jalopnik, follow patents from the past...

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Mid-engine C8 Corvette could get clutch-by-wire manual transmission

Chevrolet's worst-kept secret is the C8-generation mid-engine Corvette. We've heard a lot of rumors about the upcoming sports car with its engine mounted in the middle, but one has persisted: there won't be a manual transmission. That could change with a new patent General Motors has filed. The patent was published on Sept. 6 with the U.S. Patent and...

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots and video

Prototypes for what's almost certain to be a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette have been spotted, and the latest testers are wearing the least camouflage gear we've seen yet. In fact, most of the new car's final details can be seen. The prototypes are thought to be a next-generation C8 Corvette due out early next year as a 2020 model, specifically a base...

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots and video

Prototypes for what's almost certain to be a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette have been spotted, and the latest testers are wearing the least camouflage gear we've seen yet. In fact, most of the new car's final details can be seen. The prototypes are thought to be a next-generation C8 Corvette due out early next year as a 2020 model, specifically a base...

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots and video

Prototypes for what's almost certain to be a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette have been spotted, and the latest testers are wearing the least camouflage gear we've seen yet. In fact, most of the new car's final details can be seen. The prototypes are thought to be a next-generation C8 Corvette due out early next year as a 2020 model, specifically a base...

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots and video

Prototypes for what's almost certain to be a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette have been spotted, and the latest testers are wearing the least camouflage gear we've seen yet. In fact, most of the new car's final details can be seen. The prototypes are thought to be a next-generation C8 Corvette due out early next year as a 2020 model, specifically a base...

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GM trademarks Zora name around the world

If the name Zora means anything to you, you're probably a fan of the Chevrolet Corvette. Zora Arkus-Duntov (shown below) was the guy who helped put a V-8 in the original 'Vette, turning it from a boulevard cruiser into something approximating a proper sports car—and making him the honorary father of the Corvette in the process. Arkus-Duntov was also...

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Hertz celebrates 100th anniversary with special Corvette Z06

It was only 10 years after Henry Ford introduced the Model T that the company we know today as Hertz was renting them out. That was back in 1918 when Chicago resident Walter Jacobs started a rental car company with a dozen Ford Model Ts. John Hertz, who founded Yellow Cab Company a few years earlier, eventually bought Jacobs' rental car business in 1923 and...

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