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Old 01-03-2013, 12:09 AM   #1
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Default 3LT Coupe vs 1LT Grand Sport

Title says it all, what would be your preference?

This is a daily driver.... I'm leaning towards loaded 3LT coupe.
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Old 01-03-2013, 12:11 AM   #2
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1LT is just too stripped down for me.
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Coupe I think for me...even though I have a 1lt...
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1LT is just too stripped down for me.
I want all the creature comforts, even if I don't use them all, but if I do want to, I have them
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nothing wrong with either one, but I have a 3LT. I enjoy and have driven 1LTs but not in a GS. if I had it to do again and had your choice and were going to use it for a DD, I'd still go w. 3LT. jmo.
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1LT is just too stripped down for me.
Yeah, the grand sport has killer looks but I think for a car I drive just about every day... I'd be better off with the bose, nav, heated seats, etc.
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3lt all day
just got one
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With all other things being equal, definitely the 3LT coupe. Though I prefer the looks of the Grand Sport (though by a narrow margin), I like the looks of the base coupe just fine. On the other hand, I wouldn't consider a 1LT anything.
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My C6 is a 3LT. I would not have settled for anything less. My Sky had a manual top and I hated it. When I traded it for my C6 it was going to have a power top. Also I like heated seats. I added them to my C5. 3LT all the way.
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Old 01-03-2013, 12:30 AM   #10
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I agree with the others above...the creature comforts are nice to have.
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The 3LT Coupe would be the best choice for a DD. Infact, I think the Coupe is the best Corvette for DD needs, regardless of trim. I say this mainly for tire wear and expense vs. the wide body cars.
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You can always add a wide body later or heated seats and a nice stereo but if I had to choose I would go for the GS. The wide body just makes it look so much more aggressive.
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Side by side the wide body looks way more aggressive, bigger tires and brakes too, I don't need nav, hud or heated seats, need I say more.
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I'd opt for the 1LT Grand Sport over the 3LT base coupe any day.
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DD 3LT and weekend warrior 1LT
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My GS is a 1LT,it gets you in the game for less money, and I prefer the solid leather seats over the perforated.
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Np question I would get the 1LT grand sport coupe. If it's a manual it's got the launch control, dry sump oiling system wider wheels and tires better brakes......if I could justify it, rationalize it I'd trade my LS3 z51 coupe in for one but with the c7 right here I'm holding back....

If I didn't already have a c6? No question a 1LT grand sportnwould be my choice. The luxury stuff in my opinion on the 3LT is BS. After 6 months you probably won't use it. The 1Lt allows iPod interface which is more important to me. I added HUD for 600 as well as a d shaped alcantara steering wheel at the same time. That's what I recommend but only because you asked for opinions. Both nice but the grand sport 1lt would be my choice.....

I bought new and paid in full. I could have chosen any configuration at kerbeck but the z51 1LT was what I wanted..."...it's not a stripper ..believe me.

My last z06 had all the options and I used them a few times and then never again.


Remember the iPod interface on the 1lT....I'm older but that I use...go figure?

Have fun deciding ..both great choices.....
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My GS is a 1LT,it gets you in the game for less money, and I prefer the solid leather seats over the perforated.
Same here.....
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Geez...it's not like a 1LT has no AC, crank windows and manual steering! There are no options that would cause me to choose a standard coupe over a GS. Go look at both of them side-by-side and I don't think you will care that the 3LT has a few extra interior toys. You will still want to be driving around in the GS because it looks so frigging cool!
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I think I want a VY 1LT coupe w/ NPP and chrome wheels. or a TR or VY 1LT Grand Sport w/ the same options. I gotta find a deal.
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