In three years the drivers can buy Corvette C8 Emperor Coupe at the auto markets

August 27, 2016 at 7:47 pm

The Detroit News newspaper says about Corvette C8 model delivery in the first half of 2019 year. According to this source of information the new car will be a mid-engine Coupe. As for its debut, the novelty will be presented at first at the Detroit Auto Show in 2018 January. The prototype of the future Corvette has been already seen on tests several times, and the Car and Driver journalists tried to imagine the production version appearance.

Corvette C8 Emperor will be a mid-engine Coupe photo

Corvette C8 Emperor will be a mid-engine Coupe photo

The Corvette C8 new project gets the Emperor index. The name’s prefix can be different. For example, last year GM Company made an application for Corvette E-Ray and Manta Ray trademarks. The first one suggests that the coupe can be a hybrid one.

The design of the novelty of 2019 model year image

The design of the novelty of 2019 model year image

Bob Lutz the ex-vice president also says about hybrid version. He thinks that carmakers will install a small lithium battery, which gives 25 km of an electric driving distance and electric motors on the front axle. The rear one will get the power from V8 engine located behind seat backs. Bob Lutz also informed that Corvette’s mid-engine model has been confirmed by GM Concern in 2007 but its bankruptcy stopped the coupe’s production.

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