Chevrolet has formally introduced that the next-gen Corvette goes to be revealed in a stand-alone occasion on July 18, 2019. Chevrolet launched the primary official teaser picture together with the announcement of the reveal occasion. The picture showcases a closely camouflaged next-gen Corvette with the reveal date on the facet. No further particulars have been launched by Chevrolet but.
What we do know is that the next-gen Corvette (identified internally because the C8) can have a rear mid-engine structure. This would be the first time within the Corvette’s 66-year historical past that it’ll depart the front-engine structure in favour of a rear mid-engine one.
C8 Corvette prototypes have already been noticed testing a couple of instances on the Nürburgring, and from the spied fashions we will inform that the brand new automotive has a cab-forward design with a stretched rear finish to accommodate the brand new rear mid-engine structure. It additionally appears like Chevrolet has geared up the C8 with a V8 engine and never downsized it to a V6.
Sources from inside Basic Motors have said that the upcoming C8 Corvette can be bought alongside a model of the present C7 Corvette. The C7 is prone to change into the entry-level mannequin of the vary and be priced beneath the C8 Corvette. It’s price noting that the next-gen C8 Corvette will undercut most of the different mid-engine supercars.
Previous to this announcement, the next-gen Corvette was anticipated to be launched on the upcoming 2019 New York Auto present which is scheduled for April 19-28. We should always have extra particulars in regards to the C8 Corvette nearer to its launch.