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2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots and video

A prototype for what's almost certain to be a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette has been spotted, and the latest tester is wearing the least camouflage gear we've seen yet. The mid-engine model is thought to be a next-generation C8 Corvette due in time for the 2020 model year. The car was originally thought to be coming for 2019 but production of the 2019...

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots

A prototype for what's almost certain to be a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette has been spotted, and the latest tester is wearing the least camouflage gear we've seen yet. The mid-engine model is thought to be a next-generation C8 Corvette due in time for the 2020 model year. The car was originally thought to be coming for 2019 but production of the 2019...

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2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 destroys Ford GT’s VIR lap record

There's a new king of Virginia International Raceway, and it's the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. It was only a few days ago we learned that Ford's halo, the $450,000, all-carbon fiber GT, set a lap record for production cars at VIR with a time of 2:38.62, beating the previous record of 2:40.02 set by the Dodge Viper ACR in 2015. The GT's time was set during...

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Pair of Corvettes, including first 2019 ZR1, fetch $2.3M at auction

General Motors has raised $2.325 million for charity, although the automaker didn't do it all on its own. It had a little help from none other than George W. Bush, plus auction house Barrett-Jackson. The former president attended a Barrett-Jackson auction on Saturday in Scottsdale, Arizona and personally dropped the hammer on the first retail 2018 Chevrolet...

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Genovation’s 800-horsepower electric Corvette hits the road

Genovation debuted its electric GXE sports car at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier in the month, but now we finally have the first video of the silent beast on the road, cruising about Nevada's Valley of Fire no less. The b-roll footage—or should we say beauty-roll—simply shows the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport-based GXE...

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots

It looks like all the rumors are about to prove true: a prototype for what's almost certain to be a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette has been spotted. The mid-engine model is thought to be a next-generation C8 Corvette due in time for the 2020 model year. The car was originally thought to be coming for 2019 but production of the 2019 Corvette range is already...

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This could be the mid-engine Corvette’s LT7 twin-turbo V-8

A major clue regarding the mid-engine C8 Chevrolet Corvette may have been revealed. New CAD images of what's believed to be a twin-turbocharged V-8 destined for the car have been posted to Twitter by user Michael Accardi. You can clearly see one of the turbochargers nestled near the bottom and to the right of the engine. According to Accardi, the...

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2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 can shoot flames from its exhaust

When Chevrolet pulled the wraps off of the 2019 Corvette ZR1, a little nugget of information caught our attention. The brand claimed the 755-horsepower sports car would shoot flames from its exhaust, but it did not provide any evidence. Was it a quick puff of fire? A constant stream of fire spewing from the rear? Well, we have our answer. In a video...

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CAD images of mid-engine 2019 Chevrolet Corvette reportedly leaked

The myth and legend of the mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette is looking more and more like it'll become a reality soon. It's been spied undergoing cold-weather testing, playing at the track, and even making McDonald's runs. Now it appears someone, who quite possibly could lose their job for this, might have just leaked some partial CAD images of the mysterious...

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