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Old 07-27-2013, 04:07 AM   #1
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Both look cool..

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Old 07-27-2013, 08:21 AM   #2
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I think the new Corvette looks great but the Viper is one of the most beautiful cars ever built. It has a design that will always look good.
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Both cool...daily driver capable....corvette...weekend plaything viper..

Vette great sports car with amazing performance

Viper great sports car exotic for twice the price...

Thanks for posting up the video......
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Love the viper's looks just like I love the c7's looks, but white doesn't seem to be the best color for this generation of viper, especially from the rear.
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I think the new Corvette looks great but the Viper is one of the most beautiful cars ever built. It has a design that will always look good.
And that is why there are different cars available. To me, the Viper is one of the ugliest sports cars ever built. I just don't like the looks of them. I know a lot of people like the looks, but not me. To each their own.
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Wow both great but I think the C7 sounds WAY better (and looks better too). The Viper is too deep and boomy and the C7 sounds deep but screams too.
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The Viper is much better looking. That's about all it has over the C7 (well of course more power until the hi po versions are out). The C7 is a much better overall sports car.
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This is not going to end well.
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This is not going to end well.
It should be OK Looks and taste for sound are both subjective and my subjective taste is the correct one
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I never liked the Viper since its inception.

The 2014 Viper is the only one that I do like a little, they've cleaned up the design and the interior.

Would I buy one? No!

If I was offered a choice between a free C7 or Viper, I'd pick the C7.

Its really weird in a way its the only sports car that, I really never was enthusiastic about. I don't know if its because of its design or what.

I do love the V10 and have flirted many time with the thought of buying a crate V10 and drop it in a land yacht Cadillac Convertible
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What's next Bushido?
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Viper is still the America's best supercar with good looking tail lights.
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Old 07-27-2013, 06:00 PM   #13
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To each their own...
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Those new Vipers are gorgeous, Loved them since the first time I saw pics

The C7's are slowly growing on me though
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How big is the new Viper's interior? The last gen was quite literally the most uncomfortable car I've ever driven (not the car's fault, but my 6'6 280 pound child-bearin' hips' fault) but the Viper is so awesome that I had to drive it. My neck was crooked, my knees kept hitting the dash and the pedals were hard to reach with my knees hitting the dash. Plus, I felt the interior cooking with the sidepipes. It was the most kickass torturebox I've ever driven.

Still, if this new car is bigger inside, I might consider it after I get my Callaway C7 instead of another Challenger. I love Mopar, almost as much as I love Corvettes.
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A C7Z06 of course..
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Both cool...daily driver capable....corvette...weekend plaything viper..
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You're repeating the old Viper axiom about the interior and how uncomfortable it is, get with it.
It's 2013, find a new way to knock the car.
Being uncomfortable isn't going to work anymore.
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How big is the new Viper's interior? The last gen was quite literally the most uncomfortable car I've ever driven (not the car's fault, but my 6'6 280 pound child-bearin' hips' fault) but the Viper is so awesome that I had to drive it. My neck was crooked, my knees kept hitting the dash and the pedals were hard to reach with my knees hitting the dash. Plus, I felt the interior cooking with the sidepipes. It was the most kickass torturebox I've ever driven.

Still, if this new car is bigger inside, I might consider it after I get my Callaway C7 instead of another Challenger. I love Mopar, almost as much as I love Corvettes.
Being as tall as you are, it really won't be comfy. I am 6'2'' with a new Gen V and it borders on not being comfortable (Though, I don't have the seat all the way back either).

I do daily drive it (as much as I possibly can). Anyone that complains it isn't DD-able or the interior isn't fantastic doesn't know what they are talking about, or needs to take the purse out of their hand.

I'd say the C7 will be more accommodating DD wise. The Viper still has its Viper-ness to it. Plus, the C7 is built to be more market accessible (easier for taller guys to get into).
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If I had to pick between the Viper and C7, I woukld go with the Viper, at least until I see the high performance C7z, zr-whatever they will call it.
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