Midengine Chevrolet Corvette to be shown in July

2020 Chevrolet Corvette confirmed for July 18 debut

General Motors CEO Mary Barra made the announcement on Thursday night in NY, after arriving at a charity gala in a camouflaged prototype of the vehicle that was driven by its chief engineer, Tadge Juechter, and emblazoned with the date it will officially debut: 07/18/2019. Chevrolet has confirmed it will reveal the eight-generation Corvette on July 18th. Chevrolet calls this next-generation model "the most anticipated Corvette ever". According to vehicle and Driver, the first Corvette model to debut will be the "base" C8 Stingray, powered by a revised version of the current model's 6.2-litre V8.

We finally have a date, folks! And we're finally - finally! - going to see it this summer. The engine will use a version of the existing pushrod 6.2-liter V8 making around 500 horsepower. Expect the new Corvette to cost around $62,000 to start, an increase of around $5000 compared to the C7 Stingray's starting price of $56,995. A supercar positioned mid-engine V8, a naturally aspirated version on the entry-level model and a twin turbocharged version on what is now being called the C8 Z06.

The Pistons Made It Into the NBA Finals
Coach Dwane Casey says his Pistons, who clinched a playoff berth on the last day of the regular season, can continue to grow . Nowitzki finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds in the finale of his storied 21-season career - all with the Mavericks.

Finally, we have our fingers crossed for the hybrid version, which will add electric motors to the front wheels, making the auto AWD and boosting power above the four-figure benchmark. A dual-clutch seven-speed automatic gearbox supplied from Tremec is slated to be the only transmission choice-unfortunate news for #savethemanuals diehards like us.

There's been a long-sustained rumor that the C7 Chevrolet Corvette would continue to sell alongside the mid-engined C8 Corvette for a spell.

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