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  1. Automotive Industry & GM News
    As with every generation of Corvette, the C8 will have its own, newly designed logo and Chevy has just revealed it. The new logo continues with the Corvette's longstanding theme of crossed checkered and Chevrolet flags, while squeezing them closer together than ever. Its own modern trend, ever...
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    Bowling Green is about to get more than 400 hourly jobs, as Chevrolet announced a second shift at the Corvette plant today. The shift will support the manufacture of the 8th generation Corvette and raises the total number of employees at the Kentucky plant to more than 1,300. "The Corvette's...
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    Rumors have long claimed that the GT500 and the C8 Corvette would share a manual transmission and an employee newsletter recently uncovered by Road & Track seems to suggest that this will, indeed be the case. The Tremec newsletter shows the TR-7007 and the TR-9007 dual-clutch transmissions...
  4. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The mid-engine Corvette is just around the corner and the news keeps coming. This weekend we received the best photos yet of the upcoming 'Vette. Photos show a C8 completely wrapped in camouflage, but with non of the body-hiding cladding of previous shots. As a result, we now have a reasonably...
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    The mid-engine Corvette has been caught driving on public roads and now you can listen to what it'll sound like when the wraps come off. The video shows the test car taking off from stops and accelerating slowly. Unfortunately, you don't get to hear the engine howling, but you do get to hear...
  6. Global Chevrolet News
    The latest and greatest leak regarding the mid-engine Corvette surfaced on Christmas Day. Don't you just love the internet?   Corroborating with pictures that surfaced on the internet last week, the next-generation Corvette will be receiving a new DOHC twin-turbo V8 that's likely to birth GM's...
  7. Global Chevrolet News
    Editors Note: The images in question were pictures of pictures on a screen someone snapped anonymously before releasing them to the internet. However, GM has claimed copyright infringement and is threatening legal action if we don't remove the images. After our parent site, AutoGuide.com...
  8. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors has recently filed a patent which could point to the future of the company's high-performance offerings, including the C8 Corvette.  After eighteen months in review by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, documents published on October 24, 2017, reveal GM has been...
  9. Global Chevrolet News
    Alleged photos of the mid-engine Corvette's front and rear fascias have emerged online. One of the members over at Corvette Forum posted the photos two days ago, which allegedly came from an alleged contractor who was allegedly working in the allegedly completed new paint shop at the Corvette...
  10. Global Chevrolet News
    It has been talked about in dark Detroit bars for years, many wrote the rumors off as mere myth--or at least the product of bad medicine-- a dream haunting some of the industry's best minds. Until yesterday. The mythical mid-engine Corvette finally made an appearance as Chevrolet engineers...
  11. Global Chevrolet News
    The Corvette factory in Bowling Green, Kentucky, will close this summer for scheduled assembly line upgrades. It's believed the plant closure will coincide with the completion of model year 2017 sometime in June; it's expected the $290 million upgrades and modifications to assembly operations...
  12. Global Chevrolet News
    Spy photographers have managed to get better photos of Chevrolet's worst-kept secret. The American automaker is keeping quiet about a mid-engine Corvette, but spy photographers have managed to capture better photos of a prototype that has been testing. Sporting a profile unlike the current...
  13. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Yesterday the Detroit News broke the internet with news that God's Corvette, the C8, would be here for 2019. While the news is tantalizing, if we take it at face value, could foreshadow a far larger development--Corvette taking the first steps toward brand autonomy. Sources close to the...
  14. Global Chevrolet News
    There have been bushels of sound and fury surrounding the mid-engine Corvette, I mean where to start: It will be too expensive, it ruins what the Corvette is, it will be too expensive, what about the old guys, it will be too expensive, and on and on. But the mid-engine program provides several...
  15. Global Chevrolet News
    I'm sure you're getting fed up with all the mid-engine 'Vette news, but hey where there's smoke there's fire, right? Detroit News has it on good authority from "multiple sources familiar with the company's planning" that GM will drop the mid-engine bomb in early 2019. The uber 'Vette is...
  16. Global Chevrolet News
    You guys remember Katech, the long time catalyst behind Corvette Racing before GM brought all competition engine development in house? Well, their website has already made provisions for the "2018+ Corvette ZR1/Zora LT5," do they know something we don't? Back in 2013 GM reapplied to...
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