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Old 08-07-2018, 02:17 PM
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I love my black C7. I was immediately drawn into the aggressive look of black on black on black. And when it shines, it shines! although it's a huge pain in the *** keeping it that way. I will admit though. That whenever I see an Arctic white drive by. I think to myself. Man that's one gorgeous car! It's crazy how different the same car can appear in another color. I don't regret my color choice. But next go around. I see Arctic white in my future.



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Nope, I'm happy with being able to drive my car for a couple of weeks at a time and not feel like it has to be washed every time I look at it.
I can feel your pain after maintaining black vehicles for the past 30 years, swearing them off for good, then my wife getting another black one last year.
It's a color you may want to consider a ceramic coat in the very least, and PPF if you want to go the extra mile. As soft as the paint is on these cars, without some extra protection I can almost guarantee you unsightly swirls in the not too distant future.
SoFloVette your car is not only Drop Dead Gorgeous, in my opinion it's the classiest of the offerings.
Good luck with it!



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Absolutely no regrets....love WGG

I had a black Vette and vowed I'd never purchase black again as I found it was really difficult to keep clean and it showed every fine swirl and scratch....I'm also not a fan of white as it quickly shows road dirt and tar stains and when it chips the black base is glaringly obvious...

My favs are red, silver, and gray metallic paints....


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I will admit though that whenever I see an Arctic white drive by I think to myself. Man that's one gorgeous car! It's crazy how different the same car can appear in another color. I don't regret my color choice. But next go around. I see Arctic white in my future.
I agree on both counts. I like the C7 in white, torch red, yellow, black, and admiral blue. I waffled back and forth on color choice before I ordered. In the end though, I always came back to white.

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Dont regret it at all My C6 was yellow and was thinking I wanted yellow again when I saw the Daytona sunrise orange I had to have it and I still love it
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I absolutely love my Torch Red, but will admit that if they had offered a brighter metallic red in 2018 (like Crystal Red) I probably would have gone that route.
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I absolutely love my Torch Red, but will admit that if they had offered a brighter metallic red in 2018 (like Crystal Red) I probably would have gone that route.
I will admit that Torch red was also high on my list.
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Sterling Blue Metallic GS- still lovin' it
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Red, I'm good. Maybe Yellow or Black next time.

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I absolutely love my Torch Red, but will admit that if they had offered a brighter metallic red in 2018 (like Crystal Red) I probably would have gone that route.
Regret, no...but: I saw a Velocity Yellow that I drooled all over. You would think, in today's day and age, they wouldn't judge me when I rubbed my junk up on it. Gaww... touchy dealers.
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Right before driving home from the Chevy dealership after buying it.
​​​​​​​No regrets, period.

​​​​​​​When I laid eyes on my sparkling Arctic White Stingray over Black aluminum 19"/20" wheels with Black convertible top, it was a slam dunk sale. Could not have ordered a more classic Corvette color - esp. with the Old School classic Jet Black interior. 👍

My 1st new Corvette bought 42 years ago, was Silver Blue metallic. Another favorite of mine at the time, but not as classic as Corvette White.

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Old 08-07-2018, 03:29 PM
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I just love the black but its just too hard to keep clean, The last reds ones had people ran into me and one was flooded in a Hurricane, So I ordered a Blade Silver this time. Its hard to wrong with any color.....
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Love my Black Rose Metalic that being said i would have loved to have gotten the same year c7 (2017) in Montery Red like my 2007 was.
That color was fantastic.

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Only looked for Grey with Kalahari (not easy to find Z51, 3LT, 7-spd, in those colors) - wanted that classy look coming from a very sporty Torch Red C5 Vert... I couldn't be happier with the color combo, and I love when folks at shows share how much they love the combo too...makes me feel good! I will say that Im not 100% sold on the black rims - I really think chrome will make this car really "pop"...

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Absolutely not... It was a tie between WGG and the harder to find Long Beach Red, with the backup color being Blade Silver. Am a gun metal gray fanatic, so am VERY pleased with the WGG



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Absolutely not. Laguna Blue is still the best color ever for the C7.
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I will admit though that whenever I see an Arctic white drive by. I think to myself. Man that's one gorgeous car! It's crazy how different the same car can appear in another color. I don't regret my color choice. But next go around. I see Arctic white in my future.
In have owned 4 black cars. I think they are some of the best looking cars when they are clean. But it is hard to keep clean. When I got my 2019 Grand Sport Vert M7, I decided on the Arctic White. I felt that in black many of the curves are hidden. White makes the curves stand out better in my opinion.


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Love my Blade Silver Metallic with Red interior. Easy to maintain and tough to see any swirls/op.
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I agree with the OP ; always thought the C7 looked extremely good in white.

Yet, black is for me.
I could be swayed to Daytona Sunrise Orange as my favorite color.
I ponder is there a bad color?
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Absolutely love my Limerock green with 3lt kalahari interior.
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