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The longest rumor in automotive history is at long last a reality: Chevrolet has finally created the mid-engine Corvette and it looks to be nothing short of spectacular.
Officially called the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, the new General Motors halo car hits a remarkable combination of deltas, as its base price will be slightly under $60,000 — full pricing details to follow later this year — yet when equipped with the optional Z51 Performance Package, it will be the quickest production Corvette, ever. Consider the current 650-horsepower Z06 model and that’s no small feat.