It’s been a great week for news about the upcoming mid-engine Corvette: first we got the scoop on the design of the rear end and then we brought you the exact tire sizes of the upcoming sports car. But it gets even better, as we now have a high-quality video and audio of the mid-engine super car undergoing testing, allowing us to hear the mid-engine Corvette’s exhaust note as it sits waiting for a stop light and during acceleration.
The mechanical sounds coming from the prototype sound like a naturally-aspirated V-8, indicating that a competent GM small-block V-8 is sitting under the engine cover behind the cockpit. That said, the model seen here is the “base” variant, and higher-performance versions of the vehicle are expected to sport different engines, likely with forced induction. Those models will likely sound very different.
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