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Old 05-15-2014, 02:20 PM   #1
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I know this sounds really strange, but my Indy tells me that he has at least 3 customers who are not happy with their C7's who will be going back to C6s. The main reason seems to be the the C7 is more of a "touring" car rather than a sports car.

I freely admit that my C7 does not "feel" as aggressive as compared to my past C6 cars but I have attribute that to the fact that the C7 is more refined IMO as does everything better than my C6 cars.
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Old 05-15-2014, 02:29 PM   #2
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I know this sounds really strange, but my Indy tells me that he has at least 3 customers who are not happy with their C7's who will be going back to C6s. The main reason seems to be the the C7 is more of a "touring" car rather than a sports car.

I freely admit that my C7 does not "feel" as aggressive as compared to my past C6 cars but I have attribute that to the fact that the C7 is more refined IMO as does everything better than my C6 cars.
After owning a C6 and now a C7, I'd say anyone going back is a bit looney.
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Old 05-15-2014, 02:31 PM   #3
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Never cared for the C6, but I still have my C5.
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Old 05-15-2014, 02:34 PM   #4
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Not sure why someone would think the C7 is more of a touring car than a base C6, pretty sure a base C7 will outperform it in every aspect.

But I also dont doubt some may have bought a C7 and didnt like it, now is the time to get the most cash out of a C7 and buy a C6 cheap. Not everyone is going to like a new model, I remember a few guys going back to the C5 because they hated their new C6 for various reasons.
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Never cared for the C6, but I still have my C5.
Same here .. looking forward to getting my C7, but keeping the C5 Z06 ..
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Old 05-15-2014, 02:35 PM   #6
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After owning a C6 and now a C7, I'd say anyone going back is a bit looney.
I agree & I came from an 09 Z06. The C7 is a much better drivers car. 3 years from now I'll be driving a C7 Z06. I can't wait but in the mean time, I'm loving my C7.
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Old 05-15-2014, 02:35 PM   #7
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Old 05-15-2014, 02:40 PM   #8
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Sounds like BS to me. I owned an 09 Coupe, and to me, the C7 is in every way more of a sports car than it was. I really liked the C6, but would never consider going back.
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That's crazy, maybe they didn't have a Z51? If the C7 is too refined then they should go get in a C5 then.

I love my Z51 C7, it's a HUGE improvement over my C6.
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Not sure why someone would think the C7 is more of a touring car than a base C6, pretty sure a base C7 will outperform it in every aspect.

But I also dont doubt some may have bought a C7 and didnt like it, now is the time to get the most cash out of a C7 and buy a C6 cheap. Not everyone is going to like a new model, I remember a few guys going back to the C5 because they hated their new C6 for various reasons.
You can be more than "pretty sure" that a C7 will completely whoop azz on a C6.
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You can be more than "pretty sure" that a C7 will completely whoop azz on a C6.

If you can fit in it.
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Old 05-15-2014, 02:46 PM   #12
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If you can fit in it.
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I can't come up with a single way in which a C6 is superior to a C7 (and I own a C6).
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Old 05-15-2014, 03:01 PM   #14
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If anyone with a C7 wants to go back to a C6 they are welcome to have mine. I'll do a straight even swap
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If you can fit in it.
It's a 2 door sports car. It's not made for fatazzes and skyscrapers.

Next person that complains about the interior space can go die.


I'm 6'2 and 220lbs, and I have no issues fitting in the car, my seat is more than 2 inches from being all the way back as well.

Stfu about it. Everyone is sick of the bull$#it.

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I will say one thing that was better on the C6...

visibility.

front , side, and rear.
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It's a 2 door sports car. It's not made for fatazzes and skyscrapers.

Next person that complains about the interior space can go die.


I'm 6'2 and 220lbs, and I have no issues fitting in the car, my seat is more than 2 inches from being all the way back as well.

Stfu about it. Everyone is sick of the bull$#it.
Wow, you sure are a class act.
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My only comment is how many who swear the c7 is the greatest thing since sliced bread came for a z06 or zr1. I am looking to trading my z06 if I feel its not up to the job I will look back at the z06. If I have the money will look at c7z06 I'm not a oh and ah over electronics if it don't make it go fast it makes me tired and sleepy. Reduced interior volume and more weight uh. 5 foot 6 inches 178lbs 36 inch waist not a fatso drove 2 one convertible z51 competition seats and a base coupe both mn6. Didn't hammer either one new cars not broke in and my friends cars. I like to be able to change driving position on long trips and move around a little this ain't a formula 1 race car with a tub.
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It's a 2 door sports car. It's not made for fatazzes and skyscrapers.

Next person that complains about the interior space can go die.


I'm 6'2 and 220lbs, and I have no issues fitting in the car, my seat is more than 2 inches from being all the way back as well.

Stfu about it. Everyone is sick of the bull$#it.
Real classy.

No, I don't miss my C6 or want it back.
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You can be more than "pretty sure" that a C7 will completely whoop azz on a C6.
Base car not Z cars in your dreams. On a real tight handling course it will give a zr1 a hard time, z06z07 I don't think so. Any ring times on the c7 that would be a telltale.
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