The mid-engine Corvette has gone from a maybe to a very strong probably. In fact, there were rumors that they were going to announce the vehicle at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. However, that seems to be scrapped in order to get rid of the long lead time between announcement and release. The newest rumors say that the mid-engine Corvette will cost somewhere near 6 figures. Another rumor says it will become the flagship sports car for the Holden, Australia team.
1. The new mid-engine Corvette is rumored to cost around six figures.
2. It also rumored to be the flagship sports car for Corvettes in Holden, Australia .
3. Some reports had surfaced that GM was considering to announce the mid-engine Corvette around the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. Those plans appear to be scrapped due to the length of time between announcement and release.
Quote: "To start, the C8 Corvette is tipped to become a truly global car. That means the Bowling Green, Kentucky plant will be churning out right- and left-hand drive variants. More importantly, the C8 Corvette will make an appearance down under as Holden’s long-rumored flagship sports car." SZYMKOWSKI, 2017)