Article: Did You Know Chevy Once Made a Mid-Engine, Rotary Corvette?

January 12, 2018

By James Gilboy in The/Drive

Rumors of the iconic American fiberglass-bodied V-8 coupe going mid-engined have circulated for decades now. Some trustworthy sources even point to a next-gen, mid-engined C8 Corvette appearing as soon as 2018, with production beginning in late January, and plans for it to coexist with the C7 Corvette ZR1 for a time. But we're not here to talk about the current batch of midship Corvette test mules. We're talking about the car that gave the rumors credibility in the first place: the 1973 Aerovette, a rotary-powered oddity with a history linked to John DeLorean (yes, that DeLorean,) Porsche, and the DeTomaso Pantera.

Read More:Click Here to read more about this rotary engine car and view a vintage 4.5 minute video from GM.

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