Chevrolet is thought to be working on a mid-engine layout for its next-generation Corvette, and according to a report we’ll see the car at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show. The thinking is that by making the Corvette mid-engined, Chevy will be able to boost performance, prices and desirability.

Chinese electric car startup NextEV is working on a supercar that could debut as early as this year. The company has competed quite successfully in the Formula E Championship and recently announced it was investing in a plant for high-performance electric motors.

Swedish design skunk works Zolland Design has unveiled a retro conversion for the fifth-generation Mercedes-Benz SL. The conversion turns the car into something resembling the popular “Pagoda” SL of the 1960s.

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

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