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PostHeaderIcon How Will the 2020 C8 Corvette Production Compare With Other Mid-Engine Sports Cars?

An additional workforce of 400 workers could have some severe ramifications on the production output of the Corvette C8 at its Bowling Green plan. Now with 1,300 workers in total, the plant is ready to achieve record production numbers and enable the Corvette C8 to make record-breaking sales. I will remind you that back in 2014, GM flipped more than 34,000 units of the Corvette C7. With the mid-engine layout, and, I hold my hopes, an affordable price, the C8 could topple that easily. To show you the sheer importance of the new Corvette C8, I will tell you how its production stack up compared to the most significant mid-engine cars in the world.

PostHeaderIcon How Will Additional Workforce Affect the 2020 Corvette C8 Production?

Just before starting the production of the Corvette C7 in 2013, GM added 150 new jobs at its Bowling Green Corvette plant. That number rose to 250 very next year. Right now, as the C7 spends its last days on the Bowling Green production lines, GM announced that it would add a new workforce of 400 workers just before the mid-engine 2020 Corvette C8 production starts later in 2019. The move of adding more jobs is a commonality with the introduction of the new cars. Especially ones that make a significant departure in terms of design and underlying architecture compared to its predecessors. The C7 was a significant departure compared to the C6. Actually, it shared only two parts with it – the cabin filter and the rear latch for the removable roof panel. On the other hand, I feel that the C8 will share more with the C7 despite such a profound change in its form. The added complexity of the new design could be a part of the reason for the significant workforce increase.

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Nissan unveiled the new Sylphy at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show. The new Sylphy will most likely come to our shores as the new 2020 Nissan Sentra. Nissan has been selling the Sentra in the U.S. since 2013 and it has been quite a success for the Japanese automaker. Even though the Sentra has managed to create a market for itself as a value-for-money proposition, it does not appeal to the enthusiasts or anyone looking for a little ’life’ in their car. However, the company plans to change this with the 2020 model, and we must say, it has our attention! Disclaimer: I’ll be calling this car the Nissan Sentra throughout the article and not Nissan Sylphy because we’ll be getting it with the Sentra badge in the U.S. – and partly because Sylphy sounds quite funny.

PostHeaderIcon Will GM’s Strengthened Bowling Green Plant Work On Anything Beyond the 2020 C8 Corvette?

Chevrolet recently confirmed that the much-speculated and awaited mid-engine avatar of the Corvette is not a myth. The Chevrolet C8 will officially debut on July 18th. Since then, people have kept a keen eye on the proceedings of the C8. Now, Chevrolet has announced that it will add a second shift of workers, more than 400 hourly jobs, to its factory in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Although GM has added the additional workforce by speculating an unprecedented demand for the C8, will this strength be restricted to the C8 only?

PostHeaderIcon Would the Striking New 2020 Hyundai Sonata Look Better as a Two-Door Coupe?

For me, one of the big revelations of the 2019 New York Auto Show was the 2020 Hyundai Sonata coupe-like sedan, which we finally got to see in detail. I love everything about the design, including the crazy daytime running lights that go halfway up the hood, the car’s sleek side profile, and the tapered back too, but there’s one thought that keeps nagging me when I look at this new three-box Hyundai – this would make such a good coupe, with only small alterations to the formula (and the removal of the two rear doors, obviously).

PostHeaderIcon The Next-Gen R36 Nissan GT-R Won’t Be Here for a While, But That’s a Good Thing

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Nissan is currently celebrating five decades of the GT-R with the debut of the 2020 GT-R 50th Edition at the 2019 New York Auto Show. While we’re happy to see Nissan paying tribute to one of the greatest Japanese sports cars of all time, you’d be forgiven for saying the automaker is dragging its feet when it comes to introducing a new generation for Godzilla. However, recent comments made by a few folks high in the Nissan corporate food chain seem to suggest that the company is indeed working to pin down exactly what the R36 will bring to the table, including electric power options, handling upgrades, and possibly even self-driving capability.

PostHeaderIcon Ford’s Latest Patent Filing Hints at the Name of the New Baby Bronco

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The Ford Bronco is the next hot thing in the world of SUVs. Relying on the cache built up by the original Bronco that was discontinued in 1996, the new model is tipped to sell in big numbers if Ford gets the recipe right and revives an off-roader revered for its no-nonsense attitude. We’re now hearing that the name ’Scout,’ along with the ’Bronco Scout’ moniker are in the process of being trademarked by Ford through the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The ’Scout’ name can either refer to the upcoming ’Baby Bronco’ or just a trim level of the Bronco itself.

Information has been thin regarding the 2021 Ford Bronco, which is set to go into production this year. We’ve heard a lot of rumors, but few can be checked and considered as facts. For instance, we’ve heard that the Bronco will come with either two or four doors and a removable soft top option will be available as Ford plans to take on the Jeep Wrangler – a rumor backed by these patent fillings. We also reported that the 2019 Ford Ranger and the 2021 Ford Bronco will sport the same underpinnings and that the Bronco might be fitted with a seven-speed manual after all. Let’s let the rumor mill spin a bit more and talk about the Scout.

PostHeaderIcon Tesla’s Refresh for the Tesla Model S and Model X Will Infuse Model 3 DNA at their Core

Tesla is known for breaking from tradition, and that includes the way in which it updates its various model lines. Rather than creating an entirely new “generation” every five years like the rest of the industry, the California-based brand prefers a steady stream of incremental updates to keep things fresh. However, that could change with the forthcoming Model S and Model X, as rumor has it Tesla has a substantial powertrain update in the works, with tech bits pulled from the Model 3 compact sedan.

PostHeaderIcon People Can’t Quit Rendering the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette and We Love It

The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette is almost here! After more than five decades of teasers and concepts, the Bow Tie is finally offering its iconic American sports car with a mid-engine layout, so it’s understandable that the hype train is now running at full steam. Chevy recently dropped a gallon of high-test into the mix by announcing the C8 would make its big debut on July 18th, and diehard fans are piecing together every scrap of info out there to figure out what’s in store. Plenty of folks also wanna know what the final production C8 will look like, so we’ve gathered up a few of our favorite renderings right here for your approval, all courtesy of MidEngineCorvetteForum.com.

PostHeaderIcon Is Lamborghini Planning To Resuscitate The Iconic 1986 LM002?

The Italian automaker, known for creating raging bulls that have been every child’s dream at some point in life, is actually known for much more than just the super fast hypercars it is known for lately. Speak to the Generation X folks, and they will reminisce Lamborghini as a company that once used to build a hardcore truck that made them go weak in the knees. Fast forward to 2019, and the company is actually considering the prospect of building an SUV that falls in line with the iconic LM002. Time to pop that bottle of 1986 Disaronno again!

PostHeaderIcon What Kind of Performance Can We Expect From the 2020 Tesla Model Y?

The 2020 Tesla Model Y is close to making its big debut, but before it does, let’s take a moment to speculate on what it’ll offer in terms of range, output, handling, and acceleration!

PostHeaderIcon Will the 2020 Tesla Model Y Offer New Advanced Autonomous Drive Features?

The debut of the 2020 Tesla Model Y is just around the corner, and while we’re still waiting on all the official specs, there’s no doubt it’ll come with the very latest technology the California-based automaker can muster. Chief among these should be an array of advanced autonomous drive features.

PostHeaderIcon Will the 2020 Tesla Model Y Offer New Advanced Autonomous Drive Features?

The debut of the 2020 Tesla Model Y is just around the corner, and while we’re still waiting on all the official specs, there’s no doubt it’ll come with the very latest technology the California-based automaker can muster. Chief among these should be an array of advanced autonomous drive features.

PostHeaderIcon 10 Reasons Why the Tesla Model Y Will Succeed

Tesla is about to welcome its newest member to the family when the Model Y makes its long-awaited debut this week at the company’s L.A. design studio. The Model Y’s arrival adds another model to Tesla’s growing lineup of electric cars. The crossover is expected to slot between the entry-level Model 3 and the larger, more expensive Model S and Model X. Detailed specs will be revealed during the debut, but this early, there’s already growing buzz that the Model Y could turn into Tesla’s most popular model so far. That’s what happens when you’re a crossover that’s tipped to fetch a rather inexpensive price tag.
For a number of reasons, the Tesla Model Y has the makings of a successful new offering for Tesla. Let’s take a look at some of those reasons.

PostHeaderIcon The Next-Gen Honda Civic Type-R Will Most Likely Be a Hybrid-Powered Performance Beast

Honda has not been doing well in the European market and has made some big plans to boost its sales. By 2025, the Japanese giant will electrify all of its models in Europe. And, this is where the Civic Type-R comes into the picture. Based on the comments made by a senior Honda executive at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, the next-gen Honda Civic Type-R will be electrified alongside a drastic change in design direction from the sharp and angular image of recent generations. Will the Civic Type-R’s performance remain the same even then?

PostHeaderIcon Ford is Aiming for Non-Electric, Mustang-Based, Performance Crossovers

Ford’s obsession with building crossovers and SUVs is nothing new. Ford’s seeming obsession with using old performance nameplates for its crossovers is also, apparently, nothing new, as shown by a previous report indicating the company’s plans to develop an all-electric Mustang SUV, which followed an earlier report that the company was toying with the idea of using the “Mach 1” nameplate on a future performance SUV. Now, Ford is going all-in on this plan after a new rumor indicates that the Blue Oval is planning to create a fleet of performance crossovers that will be given the Mustang name. None of this is final at the moment, but even the simplest of hints that there’s something brewing over at Dearborn, Michigan suggests that Ford’s obsession with rolling out as many crossover and SUV variants as it can get isn’t going away anytime soon.

PostHeaderIcon The 2019 Piëch Mark Zero Is a Niche EV Sportscar Done Right

The 2019 Geneva Motor Show is coming to a close, and as the dust settles, it’s time to take a moment and reflect on all the big debuts that swept across the Palexpo convention center. Unsurprisingly, sports cars and all-electric powertrains occupied a good deal of available real estate this year, and Piëch Automotive’s Mark Zero stood out as a fantastic example of how to combine the two into a single niche vehicle.

PostHeaderIcon The 2020 Koenigsegg Jesko Took the Geneva Motor Show by Storm, But It’s the “Sister Car” That Could be the Record-Breaking Version of the Two

Koenigsegg dropped a bombshell at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show when the Swedish automaker unveiled the Jesko hypercar, the follow-up model to the record-breaking Agera. All eyes naturally gravitated towards the beautiful exotic, but just as company CEO Christian von Koenigsegg started talking shop about the Jesko and it’s all-conquering capabilities, he made mention of a “sister car” that prioritizes performance over downforce. There’s no official name to that model yet, but for now, von Koenigsegg calls it the “Jesko 300.” If you need to ask what the “300” in the name signifies, then you need to start paying more attention to the real-world stakes in the auto industry’s hypercar segment.

PostHeaderIcon Leaked Images Show Off the 2021 Ford Ranger Long Before Its Scheduled Debut

Wait, what? It’s barely been a year since the fourth-generation Ranger, that marks the nameplate’s return to the North American market, was shown at the Detroit Auto Show and now we get to see the next one? Apparently, this is actually true, and you are looking at a car that you shouldn’t have seen for at least two more years, the fifth-generation Ranger that will share its platform with the upcoming Amarok, both models destined for the European and African markets.

When manufacturers are preparing to launch a new vehicle, they go about their business in a tried and tested way. They either try to take the test mules out on the road either in more secluded areas where there’s less of a likelihood that someone with a camera, hiding in a bush, might be tracking down their movements or, when city testing or highway testing are on order, they wrap the vehicle in question in as odd a camouflage pattern as possible. The point of the camo is to deter those that try to pick out the new model’s key aesthetic features that differentiate it from the older one or, in case of brand-new standalone models, to make it hard for folks to figure out whether or not that model is bringing with it a new design language or not. Basically, most often, it’s a game of hiding your hand in plain sight.

This time, though, it seems like an Australian automotive outlet got its hands on some leaked images. We know that the T6 generation of the Ranger built for international markets (although it did debut in the U.S. as well in 2018) was conceived by Ford Australia and, most probably, the engineers Down Under are now working on the upcoming international model because the T6 has been around since 2011 although it received a facelift in 2015. Obviously, with the T6 Ranger arriving in the U.S. last year and selling well, don’t expect what you see in these pictures to spot rolling down American roads pretty soon.

PostHeaderIcon The Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe Now Offered With Aero Kit

The Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe gets even more exciting with this new aerodynamic package. Just when we thought that the high-performance sedan could not blow our minds anymore, the automaker decided to slap it with an aerodynamic package and leave us drooling. And, what’s even better – this is available on every Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe trim.

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