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Yesterday at breakfast my GM retiree friend still believes the mid-engine Corvette will be a reality in 2020.

And for my skersfan friend, here is a photo of the REAL THING!
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...the world has no use for an electrified ... Corvette. The whole point here is the roar of the engine, the connection between driver and road.
I'm not so sure after I saw this...... I'm with you on the self driving, though.

https://www.autoblog.com/2017/11/17/.../#slide-endcap

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http://www.superchevy.com/features/1...ght-to-behold/

Nearly identical to mine, except mine was the 435 horse power version. The last coupe of the 63-67 era. The car actually had room in the coupe portion.

I saw a yellow one, that belonged to a little old lady in Hemet. She said it was all original and had less than 20K on the odometer, was giving it to her great grand son for graduation. How sad! I tried to buy it, but the answer was not even thought about. I hope the kid has a clue what he is getting.

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I'm not so sure after I saw this...... I'm with you on the self driving, though.

https://www.autoblog.com/2017/11/17/.../#slide-endcap
I'm FOR electrified cars and if there was an 'lectro-vette' for the same money, and similar performance and "feel", I'd have one. Of course, I'd have that Tesla Roadster first if money wasn't an object...

That quote wasn't mine, it was from the article I linked. My buddy that is 'vette guy told me about that article just yesterday, and that quote is what struck him the most.

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Looks like C8 ME may be getting closer to the 1st showing.
"More and more we are hearing about the 2020 Corvette launching at the New York Auto Show in mid-April. Corvette enthusiasts know that the first Corvette debuted in 1953 in NYC, and it’s also the location where future chief engineer Zora Arkus-Duntov would see the car for the first time. There’s a lot of history right there and we can see the launch team linking the Corvette of the future to a seminal event in Corvette’s storied past. We also like NYC because then the C8s will most likely be onsite at the NCM Bash at the end of April."
According to GM engineers and Bob Lutz, former Vice Chairman, the ME will be a little more than the C7 version for version, with a base price under $70K
I'm too old school for the ME, but did just recently upgrade from my Sky to a very low mile 2014 Z51 3LT Convertible. I've enjoyed the Sky, but all the positive features made it easy to upgrade. Will be posting my 46k mi. 2007 Sky on our forum real soon.
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Wasn't the SONGBIRD...SKY KING's Plane...LOL
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Mike, you ARE a FOF (funny old fart)!!

And you are correct about SKY KING's plane was the Songbird, IIRC. And that was Penny and Clipper hanging out of the baggage door!!

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Not a big fan, maybe it would look better on the Sky, maybe. The second car I owned was a white 1965 GTO, miss that car.
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Wasn't the SONGBIRD...SKY KING's Plane...LOL
LOL So right you are Mike. I was really tickled when I registered that name here on our site and it was available. I knew none of the "youngsters" would get it, but was sure a senior or two would. Always liked the show as a kid.
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