FLASH: For the 1st time in its history, Chevrolet has unveiled mid-engine Corvette.
The US automaker revealed the 2020 Corvette Stingray Thursday night in Tustin, California, about 35 miles southeast of Los Angeles.
GM officials said. The engine shift is designed to give the legendary sports car greater agility.
The 8th-generation Corvette aka C8, also puts the driver about a foot closer to the nose, and Chevrolet said its 6.2-liter V-8 can go from 0 to 60 mph in less than 3 secs. It produces 40 more horsepower than the 7th-generation version.
Chevrolet said buyers can design and customize the car online, from the ground up.
“We want to be able to show customers what their ideal Corvette will look like before they order it,” said Chevrolet’s passenger and crossover marketing director
Chevy’s new Corvette will tour 125 dealerships nationwide, beginning later this month.
The 1st Corvette rolled off the St. Louis, Missouri assembly line in Y 1953 and has become one of the most recognizable cars in the world.
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