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Many already know that the current-generation Corvette C8 is the first production model to have a rear mid-engine configuration and also GM’s first rear mid-engine production car since the 1984 Pontiac Fiero. It draws power from a 6.2 liter naturally aspirated LT2 V8 generating 495 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque when equipped with the Z51 performance package, but what if the next model went back to the front-engine configuration? Meet the Neovette. Read more for additional pictures and information.
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At first glance, the Valarra by Mattao Concepts may look like a supercar, but it’s actually just a Corvette C6 (2005 – 2013) in disguise. This body kit starts at $18,000 without installation and doesn’t include any performance upgrades, although the company does offer an entire catalog of modifications that boosts horsepower. How expensive it gets depends on the materials chosen, including carbon fiber, aluminum alloy wheels, and lots more. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
Priced from $33,995 USD, the 2022 Chevy Bolt EUV is the company’s first vehicle to offer Super Cruise, which is basically a hands-free highway driving assist system. Power comes from a 65 kWh 350 V lithium-ion battery generating 200 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque driving the front wheels. It comes with a new dual-level charge cord with interchangeable plugs for 120V and 240V charging. The onboard AC charger recharges at up to 7.2kW, while an external level-2 AC charger can power the battery at 11kW. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
When is a Chevrolet Silverado 1500 not just a truck used for transporting things? When Hennessey Performance gets their hands on it. They first unveiled the Goliath 6×6 last year, but have now upgraded its factory 6.2L V8 engine with a 2.9L supercharger system producing 7 psi of boost, along with a new stainless steel exhaust, to produce a whopping 800hp. Read more for the video and additional information.
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The Chevrolet Corvette C8 is a special vehicle straight from the factory, as it’s the very first mid-engine Corvette since the model’s introduction in 1953, differing from the standard front-engine design. Some might argue that the vehicle lacks in supercar flair, but Eikon Motorsports has you covered with their all-new lambo door conversion kit. Read more for a video of it in-action.
In Greek mythology, a Chimera refers to a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor that is composed of the parts of more than one animal. Tuning shop Fab Fours’ Kymera can be considered a chimera of sorts, as it has the body of a 2015 Chevy Colorado, but powered by a twin-turbocharged 12-valve Cummins turbo diesel. Read more for a video and additional information.
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The eighth-generation Chevrolet Corvette (C8) is the first mid-engine model since its introduction in 1953, differing from the traditional front-engine design. What if you took this chassis and used it for a future Ford Mustang supercar? Meet the Ford Mustang Vision 001. Created by automotive designer Ankit Ukil, it takes inspiration from modern fighter jets as well as classic Group-C Le Mans cars. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
When is a 1978 Chevrolet Corvette not considered just a classic muscle car? When it’s equipped with a large Pratt & Whitney ST-6B turbofan with an afterburner, originally designed for helicopter use. This isn’t just all show, as it still boasts 880 horsepower, but it’s a shaft-driven jet as opposed to thrust-driven, paired with an automatic transmission sending power to the rear wheels. Read more for a video and additional information.
Motor Trend really wanted to see if the 2020 Chevy Corvette C8 Stingray could hold up to the supercars of today, and let’s just say that the vehicle did not disappoint. Its naturally aspirated 6.2L V8, mated to an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, churns out 495 hp and 470 lb⋅ft of torque when equipped with the optional Z51 performance package, which adds a sport exhaust system, enabling it to accelerate to 60 mph in just 2.8-seconds. Read more for the video and additional information.