2020 Chevrolet Corvette Mid-Engine

Apr 15, 2019

Category: Rides

Though the rumors have been flying for some time now, the folks at the American car manufacturer, Chevrolet, have finally confirmed that they’ll be putting an end to the production of front-engine Corvettes. Never fear — they’re not killing it off. Rather, they’re revamping it into a mid-engine supercar set for a 2020 release.

So the story goes, Chevrolet is taking aim at a higher class of competitor — like Ferrari and Porsche — with the upcoming release. And while a confirmed mid-engine design is certainly a step in that direction, other information is fairly sparse. If the rumors are to be believed, however, the base model should be packed with a 5.5L V8 engine with a baseline horsepower figure of 600. Of course, it’s also being said that higher-level trims, including a hybrid AWD option, could figure somewhere in the 1,000-horsepower range. It’s an interesting and bold move that, if executed properly, could result in this being the best Corvette we’ve ever seen. It’s set to make its official debut on July 18th.

Learn More: Chevy

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Rides

Immerse Yourself in Island Vibes with this Cozy Rumpl x Olukai Blanket Collection

A Hawaii-inspired collab that's ideal for all of your beach day adventures.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner

Wear The Same Watch As The Navy SEALS & Be Ready For Anything

Luminox’s 3001 EVO series watches are a recreation of the brand’s original Navy SEAL watch.

Posted By Johnny Brayson

Partner
Featured Image

MV Agusta Overhauls its F3 RR Superbike with 153HP & Improved Downforce

A full-on performance upgrade that makes the model more race-ready than ever.

Posted By

Sep 24, 2021

Featured Image

Ram Unveils a Trio of Trucks Including an Eye-Melting Orange TRX Ignition Edition

Premium appearance packages fit for all kinds of pickup buyers.

Posted By

Sep 24, 2021

Featured Image

Auction Block: 1995 Toyota Land Cruiser FZJ80 by TLC 4×4

A top-notch Ward transformation that comes with a Corvette engine swap.

Posted By

Sep 24, 2021

Featured Image

Caterham Unveils Their Lightest Production Car Ever in the Seven 170

The car houses a 660cc turbocharged engine and weighs in at just over 970 pounds.

Posted By

Sep 24, 2021