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Old 04-04-2018, 12:26 AM
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I just left the General Session presentation by GM/Chevy at the "Find New Roads" Dealer's Conference at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. We got a glimpse of the C8 Corvette. It is coming. GM called it a super car. The 2 pictures we saw showed very little, but I'm thrilled to share I caught a glimpse of the production car. It definitely looked mid-engined. The front hood reminded me of a lotus. Front bumper cover reminded me of the 2019 ZR1. Time to go party at the reception. If I bump into Brian Sweeny, US VP of Chevy, or other GM Execs, I will ask some questions and report back!

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U sure u were not at a Cadillac meeting?? 🤣🤣🤣
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Can’t wait & I told you the next gen will be a ME

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Keep us posted, Nate!
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Thatís a tease!
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Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
I just left the General Session presentation by GM/Chevy at the "Find New Roads" Dealer's Conference at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. We got a glimpse of the C8 Corvette. It is coming. GM called it a super car. The 2 pictures we saw showed very little, but I'm thrilled to share I caught a glimpse of the production car. It definitely looked mid-engined. The front hood reminded me of a lotus. Front bumper cover reminded me of the 2019 ZR1. Time to go party at the reception. If I bump into Brian Sweeny, US VP of Chevy, or other GM Execs, I will ask some questions and report back!

So did they actually call it a "C8?"
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So did they actually call it a "C8?"
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Originally Posted by Dominic Sorresso View Post
U sure u were not at a Cadillac meeting?? ������
I was at a Chevy event.

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so are the renders here close? are back to the drawing board?
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so are the renders here close? are back to the drawing board?
I will search through them and post the closest one.
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100% Corvette and not Cadillac.
Thank you Nate. Time to put an end to the Cadillac rumors that just keep coming up.
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Seeing that Bowling Green Assembly tours are shut down until June 2019, I think it's safe to say that the C8 is entering production at that time and the car will be revealed at the NAIAS.

Hey Nate, any chance that a new Camaro was shown off at the conference?
Asking for a friend

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I just left the General Session presentation by GM/Chevy at the "Find New Roads" Dealer's Conference at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. We got a glimpse of the C8 Corvette. It is coming. GM called it a super car. The 2 pictures we saw showed very little, but I'm thrilled to share I caught a glimpse of the production car. It definitely looked mid-engined. The front hood reminded me of a lotus. Front bumper cover reminded me of the 2019 ZR1. Time to go party at the reception. If I bump into Brian Sweeny, US VP of Chevy, or other GM Execs, I will ask some questions and report back!

If it looks anything like a lotus, I will be pleased!
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You didn't take a photo with your phone!?! I would definitely have snuck a pic Really appreciate the update!

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Nate, anything you can share on power plant, trans?
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Thank you very much Nate for sharing that, and amen, that the Cadillac ME rumors at put to sleep for 2020!

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AWESOME News Nate!! Thanks for making my day!!

Did they happen to mention anything (or can you find out) about any upcoming marketing campaign elements (video teasers, track/test dates, release date, etc)?

Thanks again!! What an exciting time for Corvette!!!

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I'm glad the next generation Corvette is not going to be a Cadillac! So you're confirming 100% that GM said that the next Generation Corvette is a mid engine platform and that the mid engine car is the next Corvette?
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YES! If only our Moderators had the ability to exorcise every post in this C8 section that uses ME Cadillac — for at least one more year.

Kind of like a master “ignore” button.

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Awesome sir! Thank you! I wonder if the two photos you saw were the same two photos C7Pimp saw? Hmmm
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