What If Ford Slapped The Thunderbird Name On A Mid-Engined Competitor to the Chevy C8 Corvette? - gallery

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  • What If Ford Slapped The Thunderbird Name On A Mid-Engined Competitor to the Chevy C8 Corvette? - gallery
  • What If Ford Slapped The Thunderbird Name On A Mid-Engined Competitor to the Chevy C8 Corvette? - gallery
    There's a good reason to believe Ford is working on a C8 Corvette slayer. and it seems the Thunderbird name will return with it
  • What If Ford Slapped The Thunderbird Name On A Mid-Engined Competitor to the Chevy C8 Corvette? - gallery
    Ford was spotted benchmarking a Torch Red C8 Corvette on its own turf, in Dearborn
  • What If Ford Slapped The Thunderbird Name On A Mid-Engined Competitor to the Chevy C8 Corvette? - gallery
    At the same time, Ford filed a trademark for the Thunderbird name, in January
  • What If Ford Slapped The Thunderbird Name On A Mid-Engined Competitor to the Chevy C8 Corvette? - gallery
    A bit of history
    Back in 1954, the original Thunderbird outsold the C1 Corvette 23:1
  • What If Ford Slapped The Thunderbird Name On A Mid-Engined Competitor to the Chevy C8 Corvette? - gallery
    Back then, the Thunderbird simply offered more than the "Vette"
  • What If Ford Slapped The Thunderbird Name On A Mid-Engined Competitor to the Chevy C8 Corvette? - gallery
    Ford also has more experience with the mid-engine layout, so history might repeat itself
  • What If Ford Slapped The Thunderbird Name On A Mid-Engined Competitor to the Chevy C8 Corvette? - gallery
    A mid-engine C8 rival could have a lot in common with the Ford GT, which is in a different league to the C8
  • What If Ford Slapped The Thunderbird Name On A Mid-Engined Competitor to the Chevy C8 Corvette? - gallery
    On the other hand, demand for the C8 is high and GM are unable to keep up
  • What If Ford Slapped The Thunderbird Name On A Mid-Engined Competitor to the Chevy C8 Corvette? - gallery
    It will be interesting to see Ford's dedicated mid-engine rival to the C8 Corvette
  • What If Ford Slapped The Thunderbird Name On A Mid-Engined Competitor to the Chevy C8 Corvette? - gallery
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