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Now that the C8 is coming out, is the Z old looking?

Old 05-13-2018, 07:51 PM
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Now that the C8 is coming out, is the Z going to appear old looking? Or will it remain a classic that people are still drawn to?



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I will still be drawn to it as it is the last Corvette that I will ever own and will drive until I can not drive anymore!


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I think the C7 design was groundbreaking for GM and I think it will age well. It’s only five calendar years old and to my eyes, still looks very new and modern.

Modern enough where I have a 2019 Z06/Z07 on order. 650 HP, rear wheel drive, front engine, M7. I look at is as perhaps my last chance to own this type of sports car.

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The C7 will take its rightful place in history as the model that revived the brand and made the vette cool for a whole new generation of car enthusiasts. I think it will take quite some time before the C7 looks dated.
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Originally Posted by zergi06 View Post
The C7 will take its rightful place in history as the model that revived the brand and made the vette cool for a whole new generation of car enthusiasts. I think it will take quite some time before the C7 looks dated.
I agree 💯 on this statement!!!
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Originally Posted by Stripeknight View Post
Now that the C8 is coming out, is the Z going to appear old looking? Or will it remain a classic that people are still drawn to?


if these renderings are accurate for the c8 - I am in.

Our c7 z06s are not going to age well. I was out jogging on Saturday , and saw a c7z drive by and 20 minutes later a c6z06 drive by.

The c6z looked great , flowing sexy lines and I thought the c7z really looked clunky , big and angular.


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It remains to be answered once the car actually comes out.. no sense of making comparisons to bunch of renderings..
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Originally Posted by MSG C5 View Post
I think the C7 design was groundbreaking for GM and I think it will age well. Its only five calendar years old and to my eyes, still looks very new and modern.

Modern enough where I have a 2019 Z06/Z07 on order. 650 HP, rear wheel drive, front engine, M7. I look at is as perhaps my last chance to own this type of sports car.

C7 was ground breaking design. It will go down with the C2 generation as the two generations that age the best. I LOVE the look of this car and always will not matter what comes out. I have no desire to get a mid-engine...it doesn't give me the same feeling as an American V8 front engine.
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if these renderings are accurate for the c8 - I am in.

Our c7 z06s are not going to age well. I was out jogging on Saturday , and saw a c7z drive by and 20 minutes later a c6z06 drive by.

The c6z looked great , flowing sexy lines and I thought the c7z really looked clunky , big and angular.

Do yourself a favor and get to the Doctor. I think you are having a stroke
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when is the c8 suppose to come out anyway?
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Do yourself a favor and get to the Doctor. I think you are having a stroke
No stroke or health issues or mental issues. the c7 is just one ugly poorly thought out ****. The B team was given the c7 design work. While The A team was assigned to work on the c8.

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I seriously doubt the C8 will look that exotic, but I guess only time will tell..
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Originally Posted by Mr. Gizmo View Post


No stroke or health issues or mental issues. the c7 is just one ugly poorly thought out ****. The B team was given the c7 design work. While The A team was assigned to work on the c8.
go to the eye doctor. I had a c6 and compared to my c7 it looks dated and doesn't flow as the sleek c7.
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Um IF that is the C8 and it’s not then YES our C7’s will be WAAAY OUT DATED.
Just sayin.
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Originally Posted by GeorgeR_Zed06 View Post
I seriously doubt the C8 will look that exotic, but I guess only time will tell..
No one knows for sure what it will look like until it's released.
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Still looks good to me and will always be a winner for GM.

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Old 05-14-2018, 10:30 AM
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No one knows for sure what it will look like until it's released.

agreeed , how is the op askn about our cars looking old when the final render is not even in production yet!

But as w most cars itll most def look outdated but as others have stated otll def hold a Visual place for jis about all of the public as i belive its look is somewhat ahead of the curve

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I don't think so. The C7 (esp the Z) was a bold design that really caught on.

Not everything newer is better. I don't like the fine-boned nose delicate little Ferarris they make today, for example. I wouldn't trade you straight across on looks.

Is the C7Z the most beautiful car in the world? Probably not, but it's still fresh to me.

Now the ZR1 is starting to look a little tacky (to me) with the weird side gills and wing and stuff, but the basic design under all of that is still solid.

Won't even mention the fact we're being asked to compare to something that nobody has seen yet.

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Originally Posted by I got your ZO6 View Post
C7 was ground breaking design. It will go down with the C2 generation as the two generations that age the best. I LOVE the look of this car and always will not matter what comes out. .
I agree. But those renderings are sweet.

and the C6 looks like it was designed in the 80s. So less groundbreaking than the last three gens that replaced the previous. It's really a C5.5. That car aged very quickly. Becaise it's barely different than the C5. Which was leaps and bounds over a C4 which was leaps and bounds over C3 which was and so on and so on. I owned a C6. My first vette. The nicest thing about it was the interior and LS3 that's it. The outside was so boring I completely changed the look to do something about it.
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