Electric ‘Vette: Chevrolet Corvette to abandon V8 engine


The Chevrolet Corvette will be fully-electric by 2035, dropping the petrol V8 engine which has powered the sports car since 1955.

The revelation comes as parent company General Motors announced overnight its entire passenger car fleet would be battery-powered by the mid-2030s.

While GM’s all-electric push will exclude ‘medium-‘ and ‘heavy-duty’ models within the Chevrolet and GMC pick-up range, it’s understood the announcement includes future generations of the Corvette sports car.  » Read More