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  1. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Even though Chevy still denies that the C8 is a thing; even though we know almost nothing about it; even though power, lap times, and appearance are all still a mystery, someone is already taking money for the C8 Corvette. Kerbeck Corvette in Atlantic City, which claims to be the world's...
  2. Automotive Industry & GM News
    New footage of the mid-engine Corvette has been posted online. The video comes from Driven Car Reviews which had the good fortune of filming where five C8s happened to be pulling over for a break. Not only were there C8s, though, there were also a handful of C7 Corvettes on hand as well as a...
  3. Automotive Industry & GM News
    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
    GM has patented a new logo, one that seems to correspond with yet another forum rumor about an upcoming mid-engine Corvette. The design patent application is a simple one. For a logo. Two stylized letters. G and T. Now GM probably isn't going to start hawking gin and tonics, even if their...
  5. Automotive Industry & GM News
    GM's latest patent is another breadcrumb down the mid-engine Corvette trail. It might look like just a rear windshield, but it's more than that. It's a "venting module for vehicle compartment cover assembly." When you put your rear engine under glass, things get warm. The patent application...
  6. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A few weeks ago, pictures of a suspicious Cadillac key were found by Jalopnik. Now, photos of a similar key, bearing the Corvette logo, have been found by Road & Track in an FCC application. The key fob, as was previously reported, bears pictorial representations of a low slung car with both a...
  7. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The internet is agog, barely containing its speculative glee at photos of a new Cadillac key that were given to Jalopnik and The Drive. The pictures show an unusual key fob with many buttons, some of which lend themselves well to speculation. The key fob clearly has a Cadillac logo on one...
  8. 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...
  9. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The latest rumors in the mid-engine rumor mill is that the C8 will start production in September 2019. The report comes Auto Forecast Solutions, which also predicts that production of the C7 will end in August 2019. That, meanwhile, goes against previous suspicions that the two generations...
  10. Automotive Industry & GM News
    You know, we're beginning to think that Chevy's working on a mid-engine Corvette. Crazy claim, I know, but bear with me. Exhibit A: this here video of a car under camouflage. Now, I know that Chevy would never deny making something this special, but there have been a lot of videos like this...
  11. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A pair of mid-engine Corvettes have been caught testing in Colorado. The two cars were filmed driving ahead of a ZR1 by a YouTuber taking their Land Cruiser for a drive in the small town of Leadville. Leadville sits at nearly 10,000 feet above sea-level, so the Corvettes may have been running...
  12. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevy might still be denying the very existence of a mid-engine Corvette, but that won't stop (in fact it encourages) the rumor mill from turning fast. The latest rumors surround the engine and just how much hp it'll pump out. Car and Driver published a report that was oddly light on sources...
  13. Automotive Industry & GM News
    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...
  14. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Although Chevrolet didn't officially confirm it, it appears the American automaker has teased a mid-engine Corvette to its dealers. The upcoming sports car might be the industry's worst kept secret, with numerous spy photos in recent years showing prototypes in various stages of testing. There...
  15. Global Chevrolet News
    It's General Motors policy to not talk about future product, which is fair, but this is borderline absurd. At the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, we had the opportunity to sit down with Tadge Juechter, GM's executive chief engineer of Performance Vehicles, and the...
  16. 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...
  17. Global Chevrolet News
    GM's legal department keeps asking us to take the pictures of pictures down due to copyright infringement, thus confirming their legitimacy as CAD drawings of the upcoming C8 Corvette.  GM's Superfortress of intellectual property security has been breached once again by a rogue employee, with...
  18. Global Chevrolet News
    The myth is real. Moving the Corvette's motor to the middle has been an idea General Motors has hung onto ever since Zora Arkus-Duntov almost made it happen in 1960. His mad brilliance has left behind behind a long legacy of dreamy concepts both from his time at GM and after, but the idea was...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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