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URL: http://riceornot.ricecop.com/?auto=29370
Submitted by: Obsidian
Comments: 9  (Read/Post)     Favorites: 0  (View)
Submitted on: 01-07-2004
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Description:
Methinks the top heads at GM back in the 70's on to the 80's we're really pushing for a mid-engined Corvette.

- and not just a mid-engined Corvette - but a 4 Rotor 420hp "Super Wankel" mid-engined Corvette (made from 2 experimental rotory engines bolted together).

The now forgotten 1973 XP-882 concept.


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1-07-2004 @ 11:42:57 PM
Posted By : camino83 Reply | Edit | Del
very pointy...i like it tho...looks like the winner of our balsa wood car things in 7th grade. damn those aerodynamics.

#2
1-08-2004 @ 12:12:07 AM
Posted By : MxCx Reply | Edit | Del
Thank you, GM for not going rotary. I cant stand the soudn of a RX-7/8 with exhaust...

#3
1-08-2004 @ 12:19:35 AM
Posted By : ambientFLIER Reply | Edit | Del
lol, super wankel

#4
1-08-2004 @ 08:46:57 AM
Posted By : mr_mcmunkee Reply | Edit | Del
Looks like a Corvette mated with a Pantera.

#5
2-14-2005 @ 04:21:29 PM
Posted By : Gforce18750 Reply | Edit | Del
mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Super Wankle

#6
5-21-2005 @ 10:17:05 PM
Posted By : 89Rettagt Reply | Edit | Del
4-rotary sounds hot. very hot.

#7
12-07-2005 @ 06:27:43 PM
Posted By : Adambomb Reply | Edit | Del
Yep GM was planning to introduce a rotary engine in the mid-70s. The Pacer was originally going to use it, but then GM cancelled the project leaving them to shoehorn a straight 6 in there and make it RWD (it was supposed to be FWD)

#8
12-07-2005 @ 06:31:14 PM
Posted By : Skid Reply | Edit | Del
#7, GM Pacer?

#9
12-07-2005 @ 06:46:11 PM
Posted By : DiRF  Reply | Edit | Del
#7, Which is why they had to widen the car to accept the driveshaft and differential. But of course you knew that already :P

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