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  1. Automotive Industry & GM News
    When the C8 came out, we heard all about the advantages of a mid-engine layout. Actually, a rear-mid-engine layout. Now, we're getting some evidence of the advantage of having the weight over the rear wheels. The latest video evidence comes from Canada's Throttle House. The channel pitted the...
  2. Global Chevrolet News
    A leaked email from Chevrolet informs dealers that it has closed order books for the 2020 Corvette. In the email, GM cites high customer demand as the reason for the closing order books. Picked up by Corvette Forum, the email also says that some orders may not be fulfilled. Asked by Motor Trend...
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    The Chevrolet Corvette has always offered impressive fuel economy to go along with the impressive performance, though not if you decide to want them both at the same time. Will moving the engine to the rear and dropping the manual gearbox change that longstanding equation? That looks like a no...
  4. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Want a mid-engine Corvette but don't quite have the funds for a downpayment? Well, you can at least drive one on track for less than that thanks to the National Corvette Museum. Those champions of all things 'Vette are selling track experiences at their 3.2-mile 23-turn road course. Tickets...
  5. Automotive Industry & GM News
    You could argue that the engine in a Corvette has never been more important than it is in the C8. As a result, Chevrolet focused on every detail, making very deliberate decisions every step of the way. So why is there a Tonawanda badge on the valve cover? Because Mark Reuss said so. According...
  6. Automotive Industry & GM News
    When prehistoric humans sat down under the stars, they pondered the big questions: what's the meaning of life? Why does love hurt so bad? And will Chevrolet sell the C8 Corvette as a hybrid? Despite rumors of the hybrid drivetrain seemingly predating the internal combustion engine, there has...
  7. Automotive Industry & GM News
    495 hp. That's what Chevrolet says the C8 Corvette can make when it's equipped with the performance exhaust. But is that an accurate figure, or is the C8 hiding some ponies? After all, under three seconds to 60 is purdy dang quick for just 500 hp and two driven tires. Well, if you want a second...
  8. Automotive Industry & GM News
    As we found out recently, the C8 Corvette has some very impressive performance figures. Along with a sub-three second 0-60 time, a top speed of 194 mph means the first mid-engine Corvette lives up to its supercar looks. But have you ever wondered if the figures that automakers quote are, you...
  9. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Here's a surprise for you about the new C8 Chevrolet Corvette. It's not just going to be the quickest car for your buck. It's also going to be the fastest. And the fastest one won't be the quickest one. But it will be the cheapest one. Confusing? Yup. But bear with us. It doesn't help that we...
  10. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevrolet has announced pricing for three versions of the mid-engine Corvette Stingray. The three trim levels are the 1LT, the 2LT, and, sensibly, the 3LT. Chevrolet bills the 1LT as the car for purists, calling it the "lightest Stingray possible." It comes with Bose 10-speaker audio, 8-way...
  11. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Back in November, the automotive world was atwitter with news of a C8-style key fob with Cadillac branding. GM Authority now reports that it was, in fact, just a Corvette key that hadn't had the Caddy branding removed. The reason the key had Cadillac branding in the first place is down to that...
  12. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Designer Tom Peters and the team that designed the C8 Corvette considered splitting the new Corvette's rear window but ultimately decided against it, according to a recent report. Speaking to musclecars&trucks.com, Peters says the team asked itself "is there a way to represent that split window...
  13. Automotive Industry & GM News
    When Chevrolet unveiled the C8 Corvette last night, there were a lot of surprises, but the two biggest ones were the 0-60 time and the price. Considered together, Chevrolet's promise that the C8 will start at less than $60,000 and hit 60 mph in less than 3 seconds is wildly impressive. How...
  14. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevrolet has finally taken the veil off its first production mid-engine Corvette. At an event held in southern California, Chevrolet revealed that the C8's naturally aspirated 6.2-liter V8 would make 495 HP and 470 lb-ft of torque (when fitted with the performance exhaust) and that it would hit...
  15. Automotive Industry & GM News
    GM is launching the C8 Corvette in Southern California tomorrow and at this point, everyone who's going probably already knows they're going. But even if you weren't invited to the reveal, you won't have to depend on my dumb opinion and pictures. Not for very long, anyway. That's because, on...
  16. Automotive Industry & GM News
    When the new mid-engine, C8 Chevrolet Corvette finally debuts, it'll be one of the most teased auto launches in history. While it seems like we've been talking about it forever, we still haven't had a chance to take a look at the car without any camouflage. But since the internet exists, we...
  17. Automotive Industry & GM News
    I'm sure we're all excited to finally see what Chevrolet has been working on when they finally unveil the C8 Corvette on July 18th, but there are some people who are extremely excited. Excited enough to spend $15,000 on a pair of tickets to the event. Now, this isn't a case of StubHub...
  18. Automotive Industry & GM News
    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...
  19. Automotive Industry & GM News
    So you know how the C8 Corvette is being delayed because of wiring issues? Well, that might not be the real reason. Or it might only be part of the reason. Hagerty reports that the upcoming mid-engine Vette is so powerful that it's tearing itself in two! Ok, maybe that's a bit of an...
  20. 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...
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