Chevrolet built the Corvette with the last front engine

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Chevrolet built the Corvette with the last front engine

The factory General Motors in Bowling green, Kentucky, came down the last copy of the Chevrolet Corvette seventh generation. This car also became the last front-engine layout – with the change of generation model switched to a mid-engine layout.

Released now only sports car found a buyer at the end of June and then during the auction to an unnamed buyer paid for this Corvette C7 2.7 million dollars. The money raised from the sales was transferred to the charity.

The seventh generation Corvette was equipped with a 6.2-liter V8 engine that developed 650 horsepower and combined with a manual seven-speed gearbox. The new Corvette is equipped with a motor of the same volume with the recoil 502 horsepower and eight-speed “robot” with two clutches.

In early October, Chevrolet introduced a modification of the C8 Corvette hardtop – this Roadster will cost 7.5 thousand dollars more expensive than Yellowstone national Park. Production of roadsters Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will begin in the first quarter of next year.

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