This Is Likely the Mid-Engine Flat-Plane V-8 Corvette Z06 Testing Out in the Ope

January 23, 2020By Brian Silvestro in Road & Track

The Corvette switching to a mid-engine layout is huge news, but it's not the only major change happening with the car. In October, Chevy revealed the race-ready C8.R, now packing a naturally aspirated 5.5-liter flat-plane crank V-8 engine—a big step away from the pushrod V-8s found in the new road car and last-generation race car. A Chevy engineer confirmed ...
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There's BIG C8 Corvette Z06 News

January 23, 2020By Jay Traugott in CARBUZZ

With production of the all-new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray about to get underway next month, attention is now turning towards future variants. More specifically, the E-Ray, the first of two hybrids planned (the second likely named Zora), as well as the Z06, and, eventually, the ZR1. While we don't have a precise timeframe as to when any of those will arrive, it g...
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Battle Of The V8s: Flat-Plane Vs. Cross-Plane

January 23, 2020By Roger Biermann in CARBUZZ

In the automotive world, some might argue that there isn't a better sounding engine than one with 8 cylinders in a V-shaped box. The humble V8 is one of the most common high performance engines, characterized by a deep rumble – the kind that sets your heart quivering in your chest and gets heads turning. But the iconic rumble of the V8 isn't the only signature not...
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