Didnt some of the early Ricardos become available to the kit car industry thru a similar chain of events, warranty replacement etc.Throw enough money at a project, and anything is possible. However not necessarily practical. Any current transaxles with failures, GM is requiring them to be replaced and sent back. The massive amount of electronics required to make this a "crate" drop in would be interesting to say the least. It is a big unit also. And, the cars I have seen wrecked and auctioned off have went for big dollars.
Just my thoughts, others may have much different opinions.
Well damn, that was quick. I was hoping there'd be a little more life in it than a one and done. Will the C8 now become the red-headed stepchild? I hope not.Perhaps not if the rumors of G.M. going back to the front engine configuration in the 'Vette actually materialize.
So was I.Well damn, that was quick. I was hoping there'd be a little more life in it than a one and done. Will the C8 now become the red-headed stepchild? I hope not.
Look at the date of that article, April fools!So was I.
I dunno just how 'in-the-know' "carbuzz" is ('never heard of 'em myself), but that's what they're saying. So are a couple others.
"Buzz" seems to be stating it will definitely happen...but, who really knows at this point.
'Can't see G.M. doing, as you stated, a "one and done". At the very least, one would think it'd be a lot cheaper to simply address whatever issues the C-8 might have than to create a whole new car...buuuuut, what th' heck do I know.
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