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BMW Z4 Becomes Envious of Corvette Z06 Hype, Morphs Into Mid-Engine R8 Offense

Now and then, genius strikes the automotive realm. The latest and possibly coolest example might be GM’s decision to allow Chevrolet’s mid-engine retcon of “America’s sports car.” And its success hasn’t gone unnoticed.
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In the real world, the Detroit automaker has doubled its efforts to give us that record-breaking 2023 Chevy Corvette Z06. We could easily talk for hours about the upcoming track-focused version. But the only headline we need has to do with its mighty FPC (flat-plane crank) engine being the most powerful naturally aspirated V8 in series production ever.

And once GM manages to unleash the Z06 on the street and around the racetrack, everything will be put into the proper high-performance perspective via the balanced mid-engine arrangement. Naturally, the hype around C8’s new version is through the sky. And that probably causes some very strong emotions. Especially across the virtual realm.

After all, we have seen a “Hungry” mid-engine Chevy Camaro looking as if the virtual artist allowed it to swallow a Z06 whole. That’s not all, because another pixel master gave us the luxury take on C8’s mid-engine success. And he eerily succeeded in making us cry with desire next to his revived mid-engine Cadillac XLR. It looked entirely legit... Only that it was just wishful thinking, unfortunately.

Now, the hidden CGI expert only known as superrenderscars on social media is back with another mid-engine attempt of his/her own. Though, this time around, we are not dealing with an enticing 2022 Subaru BRZ that feels like a midship boxer wonder. As far as I am concerned, and also according to the vast majority of the channel’s fans, it’s the polar opposite.

So, this digital abomination was once a G29 BMW Z4. You know that Bavarian open-top, right? It’s the German sibling to Japan’s Toyota GR Supra in the real world. Across this artist’s virtual realm, though, it probably became envious of C8’s success. And tried to replicate its mid-engine prowess, but without the proper knowledge. So, it resorted to stealing the Audi R8 blueprint... And became a sort of highly unsuccessful clone!




Editor's note: Gallery includes official images of G29 BMW Z4 Roadster.

 
 
 
 
 

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