What would the automotive press be without rampant speculation, conjecture and rumor-mongering? Granted, much of that is fed by the car companies themselves, but some rumors persist even if they never turn out to be true.

That's our question of the day: What car rumor never comes true, but just won't die?

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I'll submit the most obvious answer, and the king of all car rumors: the Mid-Engine Corvette. Car and Driver says Chevrolet really (really!) is working on a world-beating midship Corvette to launch in 2017, possibly called the Zora ZR1.

Considering they've been teasing us with this shit for decades, I'll believe it when I see it in dealer showrooms and not a moment sooner.

Your turn, what's the best rumor that never goes away?