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Old 02-29-2016, 06:55 AM   #1
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Default Did Oliver Gavin just announce the C7 Grand Sport?

Oliver Gavin just posted this to Instagram. Grand Sport announcement tomorrow at the Geneva Motor Show?!?!?!?!?

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Old 02-29-2016, 06:59 AM   #2
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Yes I think he just did!! What a surprise!
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Old 02-29-2016, 07:01 AM   #3
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Old 02-29-2016, 07:19 AM   #4
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Yes, pretty sure. Those Brits must not have heard that GM keeps these things a secret.
Hopefully he doesn't get called to the principal's office.
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Old 02-29-2016, 07:49 AM   #5
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I saw the same thing. We'll know tomorrow!
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Old 02-29-2016, 08:14 AM   #7
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Old 02-29-2016, 08:20 AM   #8
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That would be awesome. A car that I could make a track rat
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Yes, the official announcement comes tomorrow at the Geneva show. It's here.
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Old 02-29-2016, 08:31 AM   #10
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Woo Hoo! This should up the new Corvette demand again.
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That would be great news. Looking forward to seeing more info posted on this.
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Old 02-29-2016, 08:41 AM   #12
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Sooooo, the expectation is there will be a Grand Sport announcement a full two months before the bash at the end of April?
Really?
Just askin'
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If this is true, I got this one DEAD wrong. I never thought they would do a Grand Sport after what the C6 GS did to the Z06, sales wise. Oh well...can't wait to see it.

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What do we expect the differences will be on a Grand Sport edition from a normal or Z51 Vette?
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Sooooo, the expectation is there will be a Grand Sport announcement a full two months before the bash at the end of April?
Really?
Just askin'
Assuming it's true, announcing at the Geneva show gets a TON more press than the Bash.
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I woke up and checked my instagram feed and was like...."wtf did he just say!?"

Here it comes! Hopefully I get the track C7 I want...cmon baby!
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What do we expect the differences will be on a Grand Sport edition from a normal or Z51 Vette?
lets see.. Z06 body, brakes, wheels and tire sizes. HP bump to 500hp. grand sport badging and graphics. just my guess.

probably costing about $10-15k more than a z51...

darn should have waited another year to buy...

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Sooooo, the expectation is there will be a Grand Sport announcement a full two months before the bash at the end of April?
Really?
Just askin'
Um Geneva is a bit bigger of a deal then the NCM bash.
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Assuming it's true, announcing at the Geneva show gets a TON more press than the Bash.
OK, makes sense. Doesn't leave a whole lot for the bash. But it's sales that count.
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Old 02-29-2016, 08:57 AM   #20
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It's being introduced with the C7R on a turntable. There is a driving vid introduction it says. Using the Corvette team to promo it....definitely sounds like it's intent is to fill a void.
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