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Old 08-09-2018, 09:45 PM
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Hints are starting to trickle out. This is exciting.
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Canít say. It looks like a pasta rocket. Time will tell.
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Old 08-09-2018, 10:16 PM
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So disappointing that it may not have a manual trans available. Total bummer.
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So disappointing that it may not have a manual trans available. Total bummer.
If that is the shape of the new body , probably no convertible either !

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I'm not excited, nor do I think I will be.
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As I anticipated, I am not in the target audience.
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Probably needs to happen but - meh.
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I want a 1:18 of it. I'll stand alone and say I like it.
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Old 08-10-2018, 12:41 AM
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It kind of reminds me of the Corvette Daytona Prototype race car.
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If it doesn't have any more room inside for a tall driver than the C7 has, it will mean nothing to me and my trusty (and roomy) C6 will continue to reside in my garage.
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Old 08-10-2018, 07:34 AM
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I've been reading up on the mid engine every day. It will be a lot like the Ferrari 488. I'm very excited about it and will definitely own one.
2nd year will be the Z06, twin turbo V8, 800 horsepower. Sounds like fun.
The Corvette legend lives on.
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Damn that is cool. Looks like my bank account may take another hit. I like it enough to buy one it’s been awhile since I wanted a new car, good job Chevrolet.
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Looks like every other exotic hypercar. Hard to tell them apart these days. Shame.
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If it doesn't have any more room inside for a tall driver than the C7 has, it will mean nothing to me and my trusty (and roomy) C6 will continue to reside in my garage.
yeah, I have shoehorn into my C7. I should have bought the Ď13 black 427 convertible when it was available!!
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Originally Posted by capevettes View Post
I've been reading up on the mid engine every day. It will be a lot like the Ferrari 488. I'm very excited about it and will definitely own one.
2nd year will be the Z06, twin turbo V8, 800 horsepower. Sounds like fun.
The Corvette legend lives on.


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I've been reading up on the mid engine every day. It will be a lot like the Ferrari 488. I'm very excited about it and will definitely own one.
2nd year will be the Z06, twin turbo V8, 800 horsepower. Sounds like fun.
The Corvette legend lives on.
Iím really enjoying the guess work and attempts to unwrap it from all the bits and pieces of info. Iíll never sell my Ď66, but I agree. Likely sheíll have a stablemate.

BTW.. this pic is presumed to be the C8.R in testing. Yes, for the legend to live on there must be new, exciting generations.
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I like it!

Vette's should have gone mid-engine a couple decades ago.

If I blame anyone for the delay it would be Corvette owners themselves, Negative Nellies who resist change without even thinking about it.

No wonder the typical buyer of a new Vette is a senior citizen.
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Yes, remember the “outrage” and negative comments when the transmission moved aft.

Just wait until we get rear steer!
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I like it!

Vette's should have gone mid-engine a couple decades ago.

If I blame anyone for the delay it would be Corvette owners themselves, Negative Nellies who resist change without even thinking about it.

No wonder the typical buyer of a new Vette is a senior citizen.
Just curious. What kind of Corvette do you own?

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Old 08-10-2018, 11:09 AM
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Nope, I dont visit it, but this thread looks like it should be posted there, because if I was interested in an a C8, I would go look in the C8 section, not the C1-C2 section.
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