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Old 02-22-2017, 04:51 PM
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Old 02-22-2017, 06:59 PM
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So, is a GS faster than a Z51?
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And....... The Z06 crushes all of them. :-)
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Wtf? Those times are all off.
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We I have to tell ya.....I sure hope this keeps my Mustang buddies in check for the next year.Dont mean to hurt any Mustang owners feelings, I've owned a few mustangs in my day....they were fun and all that....I'll admit these newer ones are pretty bad to the bone compared to the good ol days.....I'm sure there stealing some looks at the intersections.....but when it comes to some cornering.....well let just leave it at that......Zappa.....OH once again....GET IT ON CHEVY.

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And....... The Z06 crushes all of them. :-)
and a GS with a procharger crushes the z06 and dont get hot 1 bit LOL
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Originally Posted by JackTripper View Post
And....... The Z06 crushes all of them. :-)
That may have been why the first sentence of 1) in the article says:

The Corvette Grand Sport isn't the fastest Corvette you can buy, by any means.
But thanks for pointing it out.

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Old 02-23-2017, 01:30 PM
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The grand sport isnt "crushing" any of those cars in straight line. Talk about an overstatement.

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Sports cars are made to turn corners.
Dragsters go fast in straight line.
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Originally Posted by falconhulk View Post
Wtf? Those times are all off.


With all due respect and keeping my bountiful love for the Corvette in mind, some of these times for the other cars are completely bogus. Where were these times derived? Clearly DA, track, driver, etc. should be a posted in these types of articles because all of these cars look at least half a second slower than they should be.

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Sports cars are made to turn corners.
Dragsters go fast in straight line.
I too found the "corner king" statement of the article to be interesting since the writer clearly felt the need to also include quarter mile times.

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The grand sport isnt "crushing" any of those cars in straight line. Talk about an overstatement.
Crushing may be a little overboard.....and as mentioned driver ability could make it go either way, then there's what tires are being used....we could go on and on.......but even if it was a whole second better either way...next to nobody buys a car to just do one thing.....in 30 years of driving a Corvette, none of these compared cars above ever tried to keep up with me through more then a couple corners, most don't even try....so the statements crushes is somewhat true when it comes to the BIG picture...Once again.....GO CHEVY......Zappa
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and a GS with a procharger crushes the z06 and dont get hot 1 bit LOL
My car (M7) has never had any heat issues. About 99% of owners have not either. Anyway, this was fixed on the 17's. So what say you?
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Originally Posted by ea327 View Post
So, is a GS faster than a Z51?
Inquiring minds want to KNOW????
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well this is a waste of an article/thread. Just go look at motortrend and car&driver numbers if you want anything useful.

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Originally Posted by obxchartercaptain View Post
Inquiring minds want to KNOW????
Very close, but I give the edge to the GS based on more rubber!!!
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Originally Posted by ea327 View Post
So, is a GS faster than a Z51?
From what I understand and based on threads on the forum, the GS is the slowest C7 from a 30mph rolling start. From a standing start is has the advantage over the Stingray because of the wider tires and more rubber on the road. I however have no experience in a heads up race.
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Seems like they chose cars that the GS can obviously beat. No surprises here. What about Hellcat, Tesla, R8... I have no idea if these beat GS but these choices would make a more interesting article.
I drive my C7, never raced. It goes well enough.
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and a GS with a procharger crushes the z06 and dont get hot 1 bit LOL
And doesn't keep the factory warranty either.
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and a GS with a procharger crushes the z06 and dont get hot 1 bit LOL
That's awesome. Lighter too, isn't it?
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