There have been rumors flying about a mid-engine Corvette for years, and now there’s finally confirmation! The next-generation 2020 Chevrolet Corvette will officially make the switch to a mid-engined layout, according to new photos released directly from General Motors. Lots of spy shots in the past have hinted at this new design, and while the official pics still include the camouflage, it’s clear that the upcoming C8 will finally fulfill those dreams of a classic mid-engine sports car.
While the exact specifications of the upcoming 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 are still being kept secret, GM’s pictures show off the beautiful low-slung profile to confirm its layout. Rumors and spy shots still abound about the Corvette’s powertrains and possible specs. The intrepid spy photographers at Car and Driver have, in the past, snapped pictures that give some hints. According to the magazine, you might see the first Corvette C8 model as the base Corvette Stingray with an upgraded version of the current 6.2-liter V8.
There are also still great rumors flying about the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8’s possible power levels, with many speculating that a powertrain producing around 500 horsepower could be in the works. With the multiple high-performance Corvette variants that will follow the initial release, there could even be a model that approaches 1000 horsepower! Until GM releases more official specs and photos, there’s no way to be sure, but it does make for enthusiastic rumors from everyone hoping to see the mid-engined Corvette’s potential unleashed.
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