2023 Chevy Corvette Z06, Countach recreation, Foxconn-Lordstown deal: Today’s Car News

A new generation of the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 debuts on October 26, and its convertible body style has been spotted for the first time. Both cars are expected to come with over 625 hp courtesy of a newly developed V-8 related to the 5.5-liter flat-plane crank V-8 that powers the Corvette C8.R endurance race car.

The first Lamborghini Countach was a prototype shown back in 1971 at the Geneva auto show. Sadly, the prototype was used for crash testing in 1974 and its remains disappeared shortly after that. Now, Lamborghini has recreated the original Countach prototype from scratch, using documents from the company’s archives.

Foxconn, famous for manufacturing Apple’s iPhone, could soon be building electric pickups in the U.S. The Taiwanese company has announced plans to purchase the plant owned by cash-strapped EV startup Lordstown Motors, and if all goes to plan Foxconn will soon start building Lordstown’s Endurance pickup in a contract manufacturing deal.

You’ll find these stories and more in today’s car news, right here at Motor Authority.

2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible spy shots: Homegrown exotic coming soon

The first Lamborghini Countach, lost for decades, has been recreated

Foxconn agrees to buy Lordstown Motors’ plant for $230M

2022 Genesis GV70 and G70 earn Top Safety Pick+ honors

Fisker establishes special projects division run by former Aston Martin exec

Buying a Polestar is as easy as a Tesla, but with real customer service

2026 power unit rules could pave way for Audi, Porsche to enter F1

2021 Top Safety Pick awards: More automakers commit to safer cars

Jeep boss: Grand Cherokee V-8 “part of its DNA,” but its time is limited

Where should future EV fast-chargers be? Mapping tool digs deep in data for answers

Source: Motor Authority

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