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GM Bringing “Completely Different” Corvette to Market in 2013

Maker investing $131 million to prepare plant for launch.

by on May.05, 2011

The Grand Sport is the latest variant of the C6 Corvette .

General Motors has confirmed the next generation Corvette will roll out in about two years – and the maker’s top North American executive hints it will be “completely different” from the look of the current 2-seat sports car, which has undergone mostly evolutionary changes during its nearly six-decade history.

GM will invest $131 million in the Bowling Green Assembly plant to support production of the next generation Chevy sports car, adding about 250 jobs in the process.

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“This is a significant day for anyone who believes that America should build world-class, high-performance products,” said Mark Reuss, GM North America president. “Corvette has no domestic peer for performance and pedigree and stands alongside the world’s best supercars with almost 60 years of continuous heritage,” he added.

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