I'm a big fan of "I built it", but for many people a kit car is a way to get car that they couldn't otherwise afford, especially in a mid engined car - until now. I don't believe many C8s will go out the door for $60K, but if they do - if someone cares about actual performance instead of image, the days of the $150,000 911 are numbered. But then, Porsche can put a real engine in the Boxster/Cayman anytime they want. They don't want to cannibalize their "rear engine" sales. If the C8 forces them to get serious about this, it could get interesting. A boxster with 400 HP would be a very good thing, but still likely twice the price of the C8.I think to some extend that logic holds, however FF sells a couple thousand Cobra kits a year and the Miata and similar cars have been on the market for many years. Also, if you want a mid engine sport car you could get a used Ferrari or McLaren for a small premium over building a component car.
As we all can relate to, the kit car hobby appeals to a special segment of individuals who have a desire to build it vs. buy it. Front engine, mid engine, replica etc.
Swell. If that actually turns out to be the case, I'll be 79...but, given the fact G.M. kept pushing back the launch date on the C8 itself for YEARS, I may be over 80 before that happens...if I'm still here....the rumored 1000hp variant...is expected in 2022, or 2023 model year.
Really????? I hope he has a healthy allotment!!!Stanford’s are selling at MSRP, with NO GOUGING!!