Mid-Engine Corvette, Dual-Clutch Transmission Not in GM’s Plans; Hybrid a Possibility

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Mid-Engine Corvette, Dual-Clutch Transmission Not in GM’s Plans; Hybrid a Possibility
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General Motors is not planning to change the Chevy Corvette to a mid-engine layout in future generations, despite numerous reports indicating it would. GM’s VP of global engineering, Karl-Friedrich Stracke, recently commented that the much-rumored switch had no basis in truth. In addition, GM spokesman Dan Flores reiterated Stracke’s comments stating that, “The rumors and… Continue Reading...

GM’s Mid-Engined Corvette Plans Confirmed by Saab Engineer

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GM’s Mid-Engined Corvette Plans Confirmed by Saab Engineer
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It appears as though rumors that the Corvette will go mid-engined may in fact be true. In a recent interview with a trade magazine one of Saab’s top engineers broke the news, revealing that his team had developed a dual-clutch transmission for a, “mid-engined version of the Corvette.” There’s no word on how many gears… Continue Reading...

Report: Chevy Considering Mid-Engine C8 Corvette

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Report: Chevy Considering Mid-Engine C8 Corvette
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With the seventh-generation Corvette due out soon, Chevy is reportedly already looking ahead to the C8 model with major changes planned. General Motors had planned a major revamp of the Corvette for the C7 model but when the economy took a turn for the worse, it was decided that less ambitious changes had to be… Continue Reading...