Chevy to reveal next-generation Corvette in July
Chevrolet will unwrap the next-generation Corvette in July.
For the first time the car will featuring a midengine layout.
While the car has been photographed undergoing road tests for months, it's the first time Chevrolet has confirmed plans for the next-generation of the sports car. GM President Mark Reuss, who also heads the automaker's global product development programs, posted an image of the eighth-generation Corvette - the C8 - on his Facebook page late Thursday.
«GM is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11, which entered the moon's gravity on July 18, 1969» Reuss said.
Chevrolet calls the next-generation Corvette "the most anticipated Corvette ever." «It’s the sum of each generation before it, but will stand alone as the new standard of performance» Chevrolet said.
Chevrolet also released several photos of the next Corvette, camouflaged, driving through New York City on Thursday, with General Motors Ceo Mary Barra in the passenger seat.
GM said the last seventh-generation Corvette - a black 2019 Z06 model - will be auctioned off June 28 to benefit charity.