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Mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette reportedly not getting chrome wheel option

The mid-engine layout and lack of manual transmission aren’t the only major shifts for the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. Chrome wheels, a Corvette mainstay, reportedly will not be offered on the eighth-generation Corvette, better known as the C8. Corvette Chief Engineer and Vehicle Line Director Tadge Juechter told Car and Driver in a report last Thursday that there will be “no chrome available” on the mid-engine Corvette. The shiniest wheel option on the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will reportedly feature a polished design, but that’s not chrome. 2020 Chevrolet Corvette…

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Old Crow Ford Mustang, mid-engine Chevy Corvette, Lotus Evija: This Week’s Top Photos

A one-off 2019 Ford Mustang GT honoring World War II flying ace Bud Anderson will be auctioned off for charity. Unveiled this week, the car has been developed with Roush and Ford Performance and packs over 700 horsepower. 2019 Nissan Skyline (Japan spec) Nissan updated its Skyline sedan sold in Japan. The car is a rebadged version of the Infiniti Q50 sold here, but it now features unique styling and technology to help set it apart, including a GT-R-inspired nose and the Skyline nameplate’s signature quad-ring taillight design. 2020 Chevrolet…

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Mid-engine Corvette may sport intelligent power doors

Mid-engine C8 Corvette power door patent The mid-engine C8 Corvette could feature some nifty power doors if a new patent sheds any light on the feature. First published to the MidEngineCorvette Forum and reported by The Drive last Friday, the patent describes trick power doors for the driver and passenger to take advantage of. While power doors aren’t new in concept, the patent for the mid-engine Corvette takes them a step further.  They won’t mimic doors found on other supercars like Ferrari or Lamborghini, but they will house a motor…

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Mid-engine C8 Corvette reported to debut in summer, priced just above C7

2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots – Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien The mid-engine C8 Corvette will not snap necks at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, but a new report claims the sports car will debut in all its glory next summer. The summer 2019 reveal comes from a GM Authority report on Thursday. Sources told the publication the mid-engine Corvette will skip the auto show circuit and instead debut at a standalone event. It’s not out of the ordinary because Chevrolet held a massive launch event…

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