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This 01 is almost 10k more than I paid for mine.
http://www.kijiji.ca/v-cars-trucks/e...ual/1260134711

This 04 is more than double what I paid.
http://www.kijiji.ca/v-cars-trucks/e...ationFlag=true
Corvettes in Canada are rare (compared to USA), more expensive when purchased new (still a relative statement) and many of the good low mileage cheap ones go back to the USA with curbers making a good buck on them with the exchange rate. So yes they are expensive toys here...no matter what year.
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On the topic of the '03+ magnetic ride...well I believe all Corvettes from '04 on have magnetic ride stock and Caddys also. I love my magnetic ride on my '03 they are supposed to be very robust and should last as long as you own the car. My GF loves it with the bad roads we have and switches it to touring just to avoid being bounced around. It would not be a deal breaker for sure with me. I love my '03 low mileage Corvette!! Don't let previous posts scare you they are just jealous of the great ride we have at the turn of a switch!
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This 01 is almost 10k more than I paid for mine.
http://www.kijiji.ca/v-cars-trucks/e...ual/1260134711

This 04 is more than double what I paid.
http://www.kijiji.ca/v-cars-trucks/e...ationFlag=true

These people are in la la land...they'll never get anything close to what they're asking for these cars...
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On the topic of the '03+ magnetic ride...well I believe all Corvettes from '04 on have magnetic ride stock and Caddys also. I love my magnetic ride on my '03 they are supposed to be very robust and should last as long as you own the car. My GF loves it with the bad roads we have and switches it to touring just to avoid being bounced around. It would not be a deal breaker for sure with me. I love my '03 low mileage Corvette!! Don't let previous posts scare you they are just jealous of the great ride we have at the turn of a switch!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48m1_otpD9c
Magnetic ride was still an option in '04

On the subject of price ( ) bought my '04 last year with 24k miles for $24,000 Canadian. Had to fly west to get it. Same cars here with twice the mileage were and are still 4-5k more.



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Older C5's can be plagued with ABS module issues too which can be a pretty costly fix. I'd say '01 and up as well to maximize chances of overall reliability, but prior care can often times outweigh a simple model year difference.
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