There's more than a little bit of hype surrounding the mid-engined Corvette in the USA. Here's some of the car's home-country coverage.
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When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world.

Here’s a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while.

Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?


How Chevy Created the 2020 Mid-Engine Corvette - Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics

Juechter had a good poker face, because back in Michigan, he and a team of engineers had been working on such a car since 2013. Disguised to look like a mutant Australian pickup truck, it was code-named Blackjack. Under its Holden bodywork, Blackjack was teaching GM how to build a whole new kind of Corvette.

Involving a Holden ute!


The 2020 Corvette Is at the Large and Heavy End of the Mid-Engined Crowd - Dave Vanderwerp, Car and Driver

The C8 is larger and heavier than nearly all of today's mid-engined cars, but its generous dimensions yield impressive passenger and cargo space.

It's chunky, but also spacious...


We Ride in a 2020 Chevrolet Corvette prototype! - Frank Markus, Motor Trend

"We're none too pleased to have you here." Soul-crushing words from Corvette chief engineer Tadge Juechter. Chevy's PR department, relenting to MotorTrend's barrage of begging for early C8 Corvette access, has twisted Juechter's arm into letting me ride shotgun for three rotations of a development drive in the latest C8 prototypes

The new Corvette, before it was actually revealed