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the eighth generation of the iconic American sports car has a radical new look the first time in a sixty six year history the corvettes engine moves behind the cause two seats a design choice more in line with its high performance European rivals the cause chief engineer touching joke to sit previous models had reached to the limits of what could be done with a front mounted engine he called the because new layouts I quipped quantum leap forward in driving dynamics the aim is to much Europeans on performance and beat them on price GM executives said the so cool to see eight goes from zero to sixty miles per hour in under three seconds on the U. S. starting price would be less than sixty thousand dollars it's a more than half the a hundred and thirteen thousand dollar cost of one be cool that rival the Porsche nine one one the launch comes amid tough times for carmakers they face slowing sales disruption from the trade war and the costs of going electric GM hopes its new star will be a shot in the arm