The original mid-engine Corvette was a boat


Excited for the mid-engine Corvette that’s finally on its way? Of course you are. But what if we told you that the first vehicle with a Corvette badge and a mid-mounted V-8 engine was first produced more than two decades ago?

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/07/23/original-mid-engine-corvette-was-a-boat


Actually GM made a mid engine V8 Corvette for Jim Hall in the late 60s. It’s on display in Midland, TX along with many other Chaparral race cars. I have a picture and got a little of the history behind it from their senior mechanic.