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Old 01-13-2013, 08:44 PM
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Too much hype, not enough car. The 3 bullcrapers yapped and only showed the car at it's best angle, which wasn't that good.
Why wasn't it on a turn table, and why did they want to hide other angles.
The roof and hatch looks like the old mazda.
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the vents on the fenders reminded me of the nissan gtr..lol
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Maybe I saw something that was not there, but the last closeup of the tail lights made it NOT look like Camaro. There seemed to be no surrounds of that awful metallic stuff. (subjective opinion re awful, but correct nonetheless no offense intended to any Camaro owners/likers)

As to the preview "reveal" I guess it really is just a brief intro to try and get you there to look at it. But that's not a good way to do things imo. Kinda like rock and streams and trees.

If the interior is that great, I would've liked to have seen more of it with closeup cameras of the car onstage, maybe top off.

If the body is so well designed (and I am not saying it isn't---I just can't tell), why not do a walk around with camera at window-glass height for all the "po folk" who can't be there.

If that's the way to intro cars, I'm not in complete favor of it. jmo.
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LOVE IT! Guys that don't have zero taste in cars.
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^^what does this even mean?

WTF does that mean??? I can't stop laughing...
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:46 PM
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I think it looks fantastic. Can't wait for more and more information to come out. I hope the HP is north of 450.

Very exciting.
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The side view of the rear reminds me of a mustang.
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Originally Posted by AORoads View Post
Maybe I saw something that was not there, but the last closeup of the tail lights made it NOT look like Camaro. There seemed to be no surrounds of that awful metallic stuff. (subjective opinion re awful, but correct nonetheless)

As to the preview "reveal" I guess it really is just a brief intro to try and get you there to look at it. But that's not a good way to do things imo. Kinda like rock and streams and trees.

If the interior is that great, I would've liked to have seen more of it with closeup cameras of the car onstage, maybe top off.

If the body is so well designed (and I am not saying it isn't---I just can't tell), why not do a walk around with camera at window-glass height for all the "po folk" who can't be there.

If that's the way to intro cars, I'm not in complete favor of it. jmo.
Bill, I agree that the intro was a total failure for people who were not there in person. GM didn't think that through very well.
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It's a swing and a hit......right out of tiger stadium for a home run. Euro super cars are trembling!
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Hate the taillights and all the square lines as well, maybe in person it will make a better impression, but for now I'm not running to the showroom, and again not too impressed with the interior, maybe the materials and quality are better, but the dash is ugly, but I guess in time it will grow on most of us, for now to early render a verdict.

and at 41.09 of the video thats what im not liking at this point, maybe in person somehow it will look different/better to me but IMO a opportunity wasted for the car to have an individualistic look not a similar one.

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Originally Posted by FRChilln View Post
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Originally Posted by ~Stingray View Post
I am not a fan of the dash on the passenger side, but from all the hype about a new dash, I was expecting more illuminated electronics. It still looked somewhat plain. I need a better view, they didn't linger very much when they showed the interior.
Ya... and how about that passenger grab handle, looks like a triangle down the center console... WTF is that , ruins a otherwise decent looking console
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Originally Posted by Triumph Jerry View Post
Too much hype, not enough car. The 3 bullcrapers yapped and only showed the car at it's best angle, which wasn't that good.
Why wasn't it on a turn table, and why did they want to hide other angles.
The roof and hatch looks like the old mazda.
WTF video were YOU watching?


And since the question was asked...yes, I would want to drive a fast brick as long as it is a world class fastest newest, best designed brick out there.

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Old 01-13-2013, 08:50 PM
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Like the front end- Hate the rear end.
Interior general design reminds me of my C4.
Glad I bought a 2012 C6 Grand Sport.

Will reserve final judgement when I get to see one in person.
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:50 PM
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I'll look at it again when I sober up, now I need another.
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:51 PM
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We've had every generation of Corvette in our family since 1979, but I never wanted to own one personally until now. The C7 appeals to me from every angle.
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:52 PM
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Nope, not feelin it.

The design just seems too busy for me. Too many body lines goin on.

And I agree with the vents and grilles everywhere, cheap plastic look. It has some interesting styling elements when you isolate them but taken in it's entirety don't think it works. The interior kinda looks like a throwback to the C4.

I'm sure the technical side will be cool.....
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Originally Posted by Big Dan 427 View Post
Not feeling the looks at all. To many body lines, too square in the back, it looks like it morphed itself from God knows what! The car lost its heritage and iconic features including the tail end and lack of roundness! Don't like it, also they "estimate" 450hp, they don't know? Great release GM!! Thumbs down!!!


I watched it...not impressed...I have to see it in person; the interior looks like they ressurrected the C4 dash (?). The rear looks like a Pontiac and that little Stingray emblem they are making a big deal about looks stupid as hell to me.
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:53 PM
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I need to see a black C7 in person before I can comment on the body. I like the interior upgrades. I bet she's a sweet ride.
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That thing is all my dreams come true.
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:54 PM
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Originally Posted by YJ Goat View Post

Thing is fugly. The vents above the rear wheels looks wrong. Also, the black (or dark gray) roof looks cheap. The hood vent should be color matched. Too plastic looking. I don't know, maybe I just need to see it in person.

Bet it drives nice...
You cant call anything ugly when you own a GTO
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I see the potential!!!just wait, if it everything GM promises, it's on!! now where is the Z07?????
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