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Yeah, It's Time For A New Mid-Engine Car From GM

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1988 Pontiac [what's THAT?] Fiero GT. THAT was the last one from GM.

So, getting [Finally!] a mid-motor Corvette - The C8 - is, I'd say, a bit overdue.

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And no, 2000-5 Opel Speedster / Vauxhall VX220 don't count as the last ones. THEY were Loti.

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No credit for Cadillac Cien, either. Was concept only. At the 2002 Detroit Auto Show.

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Which is likely the place where the Corvette C8 will debut - The 2016 Detroit Show.

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Because the Performance Geeks at GM are NOT going to let more than 1 year pass before gauntleting this thing -

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But, now comes the Corvette C8 spec questions - V8 or V6TT? - Do I even have to guess what you all are going to answer? How many will Corvette build? - More than 100? How much $? Will this mean the end of Corvette Classic? - You know... Front-engine / 'Murican grunt / Chrome wheels optional? Will C8 get Corvette round tail lights, again? - Ford GT got'em.

Are they really going to call it 'Zora'?

What else do you want to see with the new mid-engine C8 Corvette?

Because finally, after all these decades of teases like this 1977 XP882 AeroVette, we can all finally start lusting after and conjecturing over a car that's ACTUALLY going to happen.

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