Mid-Engine Corvette Could Exceed 800 Horsepower

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Despite General Motors staying decidedly mum on the subject, by all accounts a new mid-engine version of the Chevrolet Corvette is almost certainly coming soon. We’ve seen heavily camouflaged test versions on roads across the country for over a year now. Car and Driver has used those spy photos to mock up what they believe the new Corvette to look like. C&D also expects to see a variety of powertrain options in the mid-engine Vette, including an updated version of the current generation’s LT1 engine, a naturally aspirated 5.5-liter DOHC V-8 capable of 600+ horsepower, and that same 5.5-liter V-8 assisted by turbochargers and intercoolers to hit 800 horsepower or better. They also predict a 200 horsepower engine could be added to that V-8 bringing with it a horsepower rating of 1000 or more. We eagerly await official word that the mid-engine Corvette will be joining the Chevrolet lineup, and we’ll share it with you on this blog as soon as we hear it! Phillips Chevrolet in Frankfort, Lansing and Bradley has Illinois’ Largest Chevy Inventory, including a great selection of Corvettes!

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8 Corvettes currently in stock at Phillips Chevrolet

2017 Chevrolet Corvette- #L72525

Internet Price: $48,977 – 20% off MSRP

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