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?

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Back in 2013 GM reapplied to trademark the LT5 moniker--the C4 ZR1 used a quad-cam small-block LT5 V8 developed by Lotus Engineering and built by Mercury Marine--leading to speculation we may see a new overhead cammed V8 in the next Corvette.

Just a year after regaining the rights to LT5, GM filed to patent the name "Zora," which kicked off fresh speculation that GM would use that name on a special mid-engine Corvette--just like Zora Arkus-Duntov wanted.

GM's has been heavily investing in Bowling Green, it's new "paint shop" has doubled the size of the facility by 50 percent--call me crazy but who else thinks we're dealing with more than just a paint shop down in Kentucky?

None of this is conclusive naturally, but the plot is indeed accelerating.