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C7 Body Done…

All of us that love Corvette and pride ourselves on keeping you informed like myself, c7-closer.jpgmy buddies at CorvetteBlogger and more and happy to share a bit more news regarding the next generation Corvette,…..C7 as the lingo goes. Let’s not, as I always say forget about the value and great car we have in front of us now…really!
For those thinking about the C7, here are some “not so” confidential comments from Motor Trend;

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Motor Trend “MT CONFIDENTIAL” editor Mike Connor says:

“The C7 Corvette body is done, after a two-design in-house competition at GM design. Like the C6 that launched as a 2005 model, the 2013 or 2014 Corvette will be an evolutionary update of the current car, say a C6.5.

One sticking point on the engineering side is whether Chevrolet can apply cylinder deactivation to the V8, though it’s coupled to the rear-mounted transmission.

Engineers are reluctant to try new solutions to the situation, because the solutions could result in problems with drivetrain quality or power.

Why all the interest in cylinder deactivation in a V8-powered sports car? Because post-2016 fuel economy standards are expected to dictate it…”
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