Chevrolet Corvette engineer Tadge Juechter has announced they aren't developing a mid-engined version.
It was the 80s when rumors about a mid-engined Corvette surfaced, but these never materialized and it seems the situation won't change in the near future. In an interview with Autoline After Hours, Chevrolet Corvette engineer Tadge Juechter was asked about a mid-engined Corvette which supposedly appeared for a brief moment in a TV program, but his response was: "I'll have to check that out, because I know no such car exists."
Juechter did admit they analyzed the prospects of a mid-engined Corvette C7, but refused to go down this road because they say it would have greatly affected everyday driving comfort. We remind you that back in January, Car & Driver published some spy shots allegedly depicting a mid-engined Corvette prototype which is expected to come out in 2017 as the Zora ZR1 and will be sold alongside the current C7.
Since Tadge Juechter denied the existence of such a model, one can speculate that maybe Chevrolet is planning a mid-engined supercar positioned above the Corvette and they are trying to keep it a secret just like Ford did with the new GT.