Corvette C8: Pickup Structure Accepts Mercedes Project One Challenge?

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The C8 is the next big thing to come from Chevrolet Corvette and many can’t wait to check out the performance which the supercar will have to offer. This cannot be helped as the C8 will be the first Corvette to have a mid-engine setup.

Today, new spy shots on the C8 surfaced online and it got many joking that the C8 is a pickup truck. This cannot be helped as the shape of the camouflaged car from a certain angle does look like there is a bed behind a two-seater cabin.

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All jokes aside, the spy photographers that managed to check out the C8 prototype testing it out speculated that the car will rely on a small block V8 engine. We are not sure how small it is going to be but it does suggest that the C8 is preparing for the Mercedes-AMG Project One.

The latter has promised a road-legal F1 experience with the application of a 1.6L turbocharged V6 that can develop 1,000hp and this could be the competition which the next C8 is looking at. But of course, until Chevrolet comes out and offer more details on the car, it is best to take this with a grain of salt.