Mid-Engine Corvette Surprises Fans at NCM Bash by Sebastien Bell April 29, 2019 Share Comments The National Corvette Museum got a special guest appearance from Chevrolet this weekend at the 2019 Michelin NCM Bash. The Corvette, still camouflaged, rounded the roundabout in front of the Museum giving assembled fans a look at its proportions and a rumble of its engine. Unfortunately, there wasn’t much to hear as the C8’s driver kept far from the loud pedal. The drive did at least show that Chevy still has the Corvette faithful at heart, despite moving the engine aft for the 8th generation. Chevrolet is in full teaser mode now that it has announced the car and its reveal date (July 18). Late last week, the brand unveiled the updated Corvette logo and announced a second shift at the Bowling Green production plant.