From a business perspective, a mid-engine Corvette just makes sense. Bob Lutz certainly seems to think so, and he offers up a pretty good argument on why Chevy needs to build the car.
I expected the mid-engine Corvette test mule news to cause an emotional backfire from Corvette Forum members. I thought there would be a large contingent that would get all “the sky is falling” up in the threads. I was wrong.
As the Car and Driver spy shot above demonstrates, it looks more likely than ever that there will, in fact, be a mid-engine C8 Corvette.
With more power and performance than even the last-gen ZR1, where can Corvette go from the C7 Z06? What kind of voodoo will GM have to perform to make a car better than their best Corvette ever?
Here’s a fun Corvette that we wouldn’t mind having parked under our Christmas tree. This 1954 model is currently for sale on EBay. The white on red roadster is a tribute to the famous 1955 Duntov EX87 test mule that ran 163mph in 1955. The original EX87 Duntov test mule was fitted with a V8