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Old 11-08-2018, 09:10 AM
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Generally speaking, I'm not a big fan of black on Corvettes, but this is one sharp looking car!
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Old 11-08-2018, 09:41 AM
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17 years old, so not even legal yet!
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Old 11-08-2018, 10:07 AM
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Here is my "old", new-to-me, '03 Z06. Only 15,000 kms (9,300 miles)! No Mods - bone stock.
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Old 11-08-2018, 10:31 AM
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My right foot still tingles whenever I get behind the wheel of my '03.
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Old 11-08-2018, 10:46 AM
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Next to some cars, my 2000 FRC is pretty new....
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Old 11-08-2018, 11:20 AM
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Winter in GA just visiting

Same GA visit

Paul McCartney drives the same car as me
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Old 11-08-2018, 11:38 AM
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New to me and still in progress 98
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:48 PM
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The C5 Corvette is destined to become a classic.
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Old 11-08-2018, 01:03 PM
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Heck the C4 is old. The C5 is still the new kid on this block LOL
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Old 11-08-2018, 01:31 PM
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Absolutely nothing "old" looking about the C5 design! It will always be a classic!





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Old 11-08-2018, 01:48 PM
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My Fifteen Year old
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Old 11-08-2018, 01:51 PM
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old looking !!!!

not so old looking !!!!!
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Old 11-08-2018, 02:55 PM
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​​​​​​​Age is just a number. Love my 03. Still looks new.
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Old 11-08-2018, 03:24 PM
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Know what you are talking about, I have a corn on my foot that is older than my Corvette, lol. Cheers, Rob
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Old 11-08-2018, 08:22 PM
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Well, Yes they are getting up there in age. The body lines still look good to me. Setting next to a C7 they seem a little dated. But that's true on any car. In my opinion late 3rd gen card are the ones that are really struggling. I think they always will. The LS platform on our cars help with keeping in the spot light from growing to old. Still not old enough to be a classic but to old to run with the young guns of today's car wirld. Reminds me a lot of myself.
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Old 11-08-2018, 08:27 PM
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Yes. The C5 is now 22 years old - the first one could be had in 1996. The last ones sold were sold 14 years ago. It is no longer a new car, it is no longer a fairly new car; it ain't a classic yet.

However, they still - with maintenance and upkeep - drive well, perform well, are generally reasonably reliable, and the performance per dollar can hardly be beat. Hell, between a good economy and a love for autox and track days, the C5 prices are being propped up well above most cars of that era, when comparing current prices vs inflation-adjusted new prices.

Plus I think they still look great.
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Old 11-08-2018, 08:53 PM
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Still smile every time I drive her...Daily in the good months, but ready for hibernation this weekend....No regrets! AND I will have all winter to pick out some black wheels.

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Old 11-09-2018, 02:45 AM
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2004 Z06 with 27k miles.Yes it is going on 15 yrs old but still draws attention.Sometimes too much attention.
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Old 11-09-2018, 11:02 AM
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It's old, but it's fine
Still brings smiles
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Old 11-09-2018, 11:46 AM
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Not as old as the other cars in my stable.
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