Heck, the mid-engined Corvette even looks like a steal when compared to what is one of the best performance bargains now on the market, namely the C5 Corvette Z06 - you'll have to pay around $25,000 for a good example of the 405 hp toy, which comes from the late 1990s.
Chevrolet sources have confirmed the powertrain has been created to allow for electrification, with insiders suggesting mild hybrid, plug-in hybrid and, while less likely, full electric versions were being considered.
Note: Image above is a flipped version of an original left-hand-drive Corvette C8 official photo.
Pressed on whether a fully electric Corvette was under consideration, Reuss said: "We'll see". They also changed its looks so it resembles European mid-engine race cars. Chevrolet has broken the tradition this time by placing the 6.2 litre V8 motor behind the driver. That means, finally, you can stop frantically typing "2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 mid-engine" in your search engine. Instead, the eight-speed dual-clutch transmission will have to satisfy owners. No manual transmission will be offered.
Detailed pricing information will be available closer to launch. But Reuss told CNN Business that it was important that the new Corvette remain accessible to the same customers who could afford the current one.
This idea of putting the engine behind the driver in a road vehicle was pioneered in the Lamborghini Miura in 1966.
A move to mid-engine has also required Chevrolet to completely rethink how the Corvette rides and handles.
In a new report from Motor Authority, the Corvette features a system that allows drivers to quickly and easily engage neutral. That engine will be linked to an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and will power the Z-51 track version of the vehicle from a standing start to 60 miles per hour in less than 3 seconds, according to Corvette executive chief engineer Tadge Juechter. The front trunk can fit an airline carry-on bag and a laptop bag, according to GM.
The Corvette plant in Bowling Green will begin producing the 2020 Corvette later this year.
Luxury goods mogul Bernard Arnault has displaced Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates as the second wealthiest person in the world . Arnault entered the gorgeous-goods market in 1984 by acquiring a textile community that owned Christian Dior.
It was directed and co-written by John Carpenter , who was brought on for the 2018 film as a producer and consultant. Carpenter, Curtis, Jeanette Volturno, Couper Samuelson, McBride, Green and Ryan Freimann are executive producers.
The US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that an American Navy ship had destroyed an Iranian done in a "defensive action". The alleged incident yesterday comes amid soaring tensions between the two foes after Iran shot down a USA drone last month.
Some forecasts estimate the tentpole will pull in as much as $180 million as it launches in a record 4,725 domestic locations. Elton John reworked his musical compositions from the original film with Beyoncé assisting.
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. An excessive heat watch is in effect for the weekend, and is expected to be upgraded to a warning.
On the Role Queue screen, players will be able to see separate wait times for each role based on how many people are choosing it. When that update drops September 1 , players will see the new Role Queue system before each Quick Play and Competitive match.
From freeze-dried food to CAT scans, these breakthroughs would not have been possible without the Apollo 11 mission. Two serious problems, which could have had disastrous consequences for the astronauts, were fortunately averted.
Also new to the pass is "a cooperative mission system where players can work together to complete mission goals and earn rewards". What's new with 0.13.5? Fixed issue of Crate Names described in EZ Mission License Perks 3 not matching the actual crate. 3.
These include harassment , bullying , drug sales , counter-terrorism, nudity , pornography , and hate speech . If you file an appeal and win, Instagram will restore the post and remove the violation from your account.
The president said they ought to " go back " to their home countries to "fix" things there before criticizing the U.S. Adam Kinzinger of IL tweeted that it was "ugly, wrong, & would send chills down the spines of our Founding Fathers".
Toys R Us plans to reopen stores before Christmas
Tru Kids also said former Toys R Us employees would be considered new hires, not rehires, for the new company. Tru Kids Brands is teaming up with an electronics store chain, b8ta, for the new venture.
Did Jim Harbaugh take a shot at Urban Meyer?
So if Harbaugh is going to style himself as a truth-teller, that should extend further than just pointing out the easy critiques. Controversy or not, it's hardly surprising that universities were willing to embrace the controversy that did surround Meyer.
Oilers ship Lucic to Flames in exchange for Neal
The 31-year-old forward has four seasons remaining on a seven-year contract he signed with the Oilers on July 1, 2016. His six goals were the fewest he has scored in 12 National Hockey League seasons and his 20 points tied his fewest.
Gibraltar meets Iran to defuse Royal Navy tanker row
Britain said it was urgently seeking further information after a British-flagged tanker took a sudden turn into Iranian waters. He called on the British government to do "whatever is necessary" to ensure the safe and swift return of the ship's crew.
Gossip Girl reboot confirmed for upcoming HBO Max
HBO max is also set to own the streaming rights to Pretty Little Liars , The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and friends . Penn Badgley (Dan Humphrey) did not rule out the possibility either when Variety asked him in September 2018.
A$AP Rocky Forced To Stay In Jail, Deemed A Flight Risk
Additionally, a Department of State official told PEOPLE that "we are aware of the arrest of a USA citizen in Stockholm". We take seriously our responsibility to assist USA citizens overseas and are actively monitoring the situation.