Article: Andy Pilgrim Explains the Benefits of a Mid-engine Corvette

March 18, 2019

By Andy Bolig in CorvetteOnLine

The concept of a mid-engine Corvette has been passed around the halls of Chevrolet for decades. Zora Arkus-Duntov was a key proponent in the push to move the engine rearward in America’s beloved two-seater. Ever since the first generation Corvette, Zora was exploring the benefits, using his clout within Chevrolet to build and test vehicles with a mid-mounted engine. Up until the C5 Corvette came on the scene with its near “perfect” 50/50 weight distribution, Chevrolet always seemed to have a test-bed, mid-engine Corvette prototype dangling in front of the public view.

Read More: Click Here to read Andy's explanation of how the mid-engine placement in the Corvette will improve stability and handling.



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