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Old 04-18-2015, 06:07 PM
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A friend of mine said the 2016 Corvette will have a mid-engine. He said there were pictures of the test vehicle in one of the auto magazines, although the car was covered, while it was being tested on the city streets.

Does anyone know for sure if the 2016 model will be a mid-engine?

I think I would prefer the 2015 C7 because of the usable trunk space.

You comments and thoughts.
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Old 04-18-2015, 06:11 PM
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I think there would be a better chance of obama resigning than a mid engine Corvette for 2016. Best chance for a mid engine Vette IMO would be when the C8 comes out...long time away!
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No mid engine for 2016.
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I think there would be a better chance of obama resigning than a mid engine Corvette for 2016. Best chance for a mid engine Vette IMO would be when the C8 comes out...long time away!
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A friend of mine said the 2016 Corvette will have a mid-engine.
Your friend is
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Old 04-18-2015, 06:31 PM
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Possibly the C8 will be in another 6 or so years.

The rumors you are hearing are of a possible replacement ZR1/HALO car that would be mid engine. Rumored to might even be a Cadillac instead of under the Chevy brand.
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Old 04-18-2015, 06:36 PM
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Welcome to thread #3,233,168,921 about this stupid and unsubstantiated rumor......
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Ken, I've told you a million times not to exaggerate...
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Old 04-18-2015, 07:30 PM
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Ken, I've told you a million times not to exaggerate...
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I think they will call it the CERVIII.........
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When will these threads stop?
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When will these threads stop?
Not until they finally show the premium mid-engine model in a year or two. But it won't actually be on sale in showrooms until a few years from now.
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OMG, not again! The Corvette Forum has become a broken record!
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Originally Posted by Holy C7 View Post
I think there would be a better chance of obama resigning than a mid engine Corvette for 2016. Best chance for a mid engine Vette IMO would be when the C8 comes out...long time away!
uhhh....you should thank Obama every time you press the start button in your awesome vette... if it weren't for our Great President GM would be based in Bei frickin jing...Thank God John "Shut down GM" McCain or Mitt "my daddy was CEO of Am. Motors" Romney got their respective Tushies handed to them courtesy of our Union backing American Business loving President Obama. Obama is the main reason why we can collectively pontificate about the next vette's engine placement instead of being resolved to satisfy our world class sports cars craving by buying German or Japanese....vrrmmmm, vrmmmm.
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Worn out topic....thread closed.
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