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Poll: Do You Think Mid-Engine Zora Is Just a Fantasy?

Old 05-13-2016, 12:57 PM
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Now more than ever, the Zora mid-engine Corvette rumors have merit. Or don't they? You be the judge.

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I think it will be under the Cadillac nameplate.
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Depends on the economy.
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So where is the poll?
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If ever the car becomes a reality I am sure it will be expensive. I will stick with the Corvette's current configuration.
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I forgot the source, but I heard 150k dollars somewhere, which makes sense as that is no where near a vettes price range.

But manta ray trademark, new multi million dollar "paint booth", old car and driver corvette that looks like a truck spy photos make me wonder

I really hope it's a twin turbo V8 though and not a V6, but I'm not too sure if CAFE requirements will pass with a V8

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I forgot the source, but I heard 150k dollars somewhere, which makes sense as that is no where near a vettes price range.

But manta ray trademark, new multi million dollar "paint booth", old car and driver corvette that looks like a truck spy photos make me wonder

I really hope it's a twin turbo V8 though and not a V6, but I'm not too sure if CAFE requirements will pass with a V8
If this is what it looks like forget it not even close to the c7 look.
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Originally Posted by PMorganRacing View Post

Now more than ever, the Zora mid-engine Corvette rumors have merit. Or don't they? You be the judge.
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So where is the poll?

On the Corvette Forum homepage; click on the link at the bottom of the first post to see the article with the poll.
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Certainly anything is possible, but Corvette has a long legacy as a front-engine rear-drive sports car. As it is, it kicks butt on nearly every front/mid/rear engine car.

The sales numbers are astounding compared to any other lux sports car.

Why crowd/confuse the market with a car that might be slightly better in performance which would only eat into current Corvette market share?

A better business plan would be a 4-door Eagle Ray, and a Manta Ray crossover utility.

Call it sacrilege but that course saved Porsche and expanded their market share into areas that no one thought they could.

Think of how many of us had to wait until kids were grown before a Vette made sense.

A Vette sport sedan or crossover would have put me in a Vette years earlier.

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For me it is.
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I think it's a pipe dream. Maybe at best a concept car. If it is real I think it's a generation away. Corvette is one of GM's golden geese. I don't think they're going to second rate it with a mid engine supercar unless it's in the same $$ venue. Then it will be a Corvette not a copy clone.

Then again I've been wrong before.

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Probably just another Fiero LOL.
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So where is the poll?
Add a poll or change the title of this thread.
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Rumors continue to run wide about a mid-engine Corvette. Personally, I doubt we'll see a mid-engine anytime soon (within the next four years).

Here's an article which claims they got confirmation from an "inside" source, again I doubt its true or factorial.

http://blog.caranddriver.com/c8-in-2018-the-latest-on-the-mid-engine-chevrolet-corvette/
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Now more than ever, the Zora mid-engine Corvette rumors have merit. Or don't they? You be the judge.

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Doesn't really impress me. Maybe for the pure performance members, but when I look at the design, it just reminds me of something slightly newer than a Ferrari 308. I feel the current configuration sits between the Mustang and the European designs. Which is fine with me. Also lets keep it affordable. That way one can resell and always move up.
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It's not a fantasy of mine...
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Old 05-14-2016, 10:10 AM
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Maybe this thread should have started with Steve Winwood and Traffic doing Dear Mr. Fantasy......
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Old 05-14-2016, 10:47 AM
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Fantasy. No way we see this in 2018 after only 4 years of the C7. Not buying it.
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