More Rumor Comes in for The Next-Gen Chevrolet Corvette (C8)

One month ago we reported some information leaked out regarding the next generation of the Chevrolet Corvette (the C8 Corvette).

The most exciting, and the most puzzled conjecture is the mid-engine layout of the future Corvette. In our previous analysis, we are almost sure to rule out the possibility that the “normal version” of the C8 Corvette to be mid-engined, due to the targeting price range and the cost concern.

Today Car and Driver magazine provided some more rumor about this topic, it claims Chevrolet is working at a mid-engine layout, but it is not for all C8 Corvette, instead it is just for the C8 Corvette ZR1, dubbed as the “Zora ZR1”.

The rumor claims the Zora ZR1 will have an aluminum space frame, plus carbon-composite (i.e: carbon fiber) body shell.

While we cannot verify the credibility of the rumor, or what stage is the project progress at, within GM senior management’s consideration; one thing is almost sure: if the mid-engined Zora ZR1 will finally become real, the price will be well north of the $100,000 line.


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