*Sorry this story is so far behind...it has been sitting in 'draft' for over two weeks - I just noticed it had never officially published it to the site - Scott K*
Rumors abound about a mythical 'project Blue Devil' within GM. Rumor has this as a ultra-Corvette that would humble even the renowned 505hp Z06 that has been called everything from the best supercar ever (505hp, under $80k does that to some people) to the best performance bargain of all time.
'Blue Devil' would pack a supercharged version of the 7.0l LS7 V-8 and good for at least 600hp. I'd guess recent reports of a 600+hp Viper will cause the Corvette team to try to eek out a few more ponies, if only for bragging rights.
Now there's a new piece to the mystery that should have all the Corvette fans salivating...the proposed real name for the über-Vette...
This is a storied name for a Corvette, but it certainly sounds like this variant of the C6 will certainly do it justice.
Expect an official announcement within a year (possibly at the NAIAS in Detroit in January) with a sticker price in the low 6-figures.
Read about it over at Autoweek.com:
Autoweek.com - Corvette Blue Devil project reportedly now called Sting Ray