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seriously.....I can't wait :cool:

Before the start of the 2013 24 Hour of Le Mans, Corvette Racing Program Manager Doug Fehan stated in an interview that his team will begin testing the racing-bound Corvette C7.R in July. The team currently races two wide-body C6 Vettes in the American Le Mans Series powered by a modified 5.5 liter LS7 V8 small block with CNC ported aluminum heads making 491 horsepower (@ 5800 rpm) and 604 lb.-ft. of torque (@ 4800 rpm). The vehicles finished fourth and seventh in the GTE Pro Class at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Speaking on the basis of anonymity, a source familiar with the vehicle development operations at Corvette Racing told us that the C7.Rs look “phenomenal” and “extremely aggressive”, making the current C6.R look “dated”. Considering that the current-gen C6.Rs already look great in our opinion, we can’t wait to see the C7 in racing guise.

And while we can more or less imagine how the body of the C7.R will look like (imagine the general 2014 Corvette C7 Stingray but lowered and race-readied), we’ve no idea whether it will continue to be powered by the modified 5.5 liter LS7 V8.

The new C7.R will make its official racing debut at the beginning of the 2014 ALMS season, although it’s likely that we’ll get a first glimpse of the beast on and off the track before that. We’re sure we’re not the only ones who can’t wait.
from http://gmauthority.com/blog/2013/06/corvette-racing-to-begin-testing-corvette-c7-r-in-july/
 

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Looking forward to it.

I can't wait for the ZO6 and ZR1.
I'm hoping for the following:
twin turbos
dual clutch transmission
all wheel drive
I suspect Chevy is going to stick with the traditional manual transmission just to keep the Corvette "different" and more of the "drivers car" than it's competitors.

I also suspect that they'll stick with supercharging on their higher models. They were testing development on the ZR1 with turbos and switched back to supercharging on it.


I also suspect they'll not have it AWD. Probably for weight/balance/driving dynamics reasons.
 

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Oh yeah?
I wonder why EVERY other supercar with forced induction is running twin turbos instead of superchargers?
I wonder why the 911 turbo, GTR,, Gallardo, Veyron, etc have no problem implementing AWD.
I wonder why the Twin Turbo/AWD GTRs and Galllardos are DOMINATING all of the Mile events all over the world.

GM needs to get their head out of their ass and catch up to the rest of the world:
AWD
DCT
Twin Turbos

Why go TT when supercharging seems to be working just fine?
Why add AWD just to get something on paper, when RWD works just fine?
Why go DCT when the stick works just fine?


Why must GM conform to YOUR idea of a "supercar" when they seem to do just fine making what they're making currently. And people don't seem to have a hard time accepting the car for what it is?
 
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Looking forward to it.

I can't wait for the ZO6 and ZR1.
I'm hoping for the following:
twin turbos
dual clutch transmission
all wheel drive
TT, AWD, and DCT on the next gen ZR1.... Expect to Pay Gallardo prices as well, but wait, that would be a no no in your book... You would want all of that at under $60,000 keep dreaming! Bahahaha
 
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