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Old 11-30-2017, 03:15 AM
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I dont believe it'll be a one year car.
But that could just be my wishful thinking.

I am not surprised by the prices. Personally I would just wait anyways for someone to buy it and pay for the clear bra treatment only to park it in their museum for a few years, then sell it to me for $80k.
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How impossible do you guys think they will be go get in the beginning? Dealers are canceling orders with deposits from years ago saying they want to keep them (means they want to sell them for more profit)?Im thinking they may sell over 150k (with dealer markups) for the first year and then stabilize after year 2 and 3 of them being out and more being made. What do you guys think?

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Old 11-30-2017, 09:42 AM
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Possible. Disappointing but I'm not gonna lose any sleep over it.
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Here's another thought for those that are upset at the quote from Tadge: what if he were actually mis-quoted? In other words, what if the writer from Motor Trend misheard something, made an assumption, and wrote what he thought he heard?

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Old 11-30-2017, 01:45 PM
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Kai was just about spot on when estimating a fully optioned ZR1 would be as high as $150,000

$124,000 for a vert
$10,000 for 3ZR trim
$7,000 for the Sebring Orange interior package (includes competition seats)
$3,000 for the ZTK performance package.
$2,000 or so for chrome wheels or other wheel upgrade
$1,700 for automatic transmission
$1,700 for gas guzzler tax
$1,000 for R8C delivery

That's about $150,400 and you might have options for winter tires, etc., as well as the engine build experience for $5,000. You could actually top a purchase out for more than $150,000!

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Old 11-30-2017, 09:42 PM
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minor difference, but I thought the press release said the destination charge was included in the starting prices published therein ?
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Originally Posted by Gary '09 C6 View Post
minor difference, but I thought the press release said the destination charge was included in the starting prices published therein ?
Good catch! I will correct my post.
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And a two day free Spring Mountain class (that many of us would have paid the $1,000 for)
Car is getting cheaper (net).

As to the post above that dealers are cancelling deposits, any dealer who does that is not an acceptable one. I am betting that most, if not all, forum dealers charge MSRP.
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Originally Posted by jvp View Post
Here's another thought for those that are upset at the quote from Tadge: what if he were actually mis-quoted? In other words, what if the writer from Motor Trend misheard something, made an assumption, and wrote what he thought he heard?

Then Tadge would have promptly contacted MT and asked for a retraction. Otherwise, reasonable readers will and should presume that he was accurately quoted.

When you say to potential customers "this specified future product will not be twice the price of a specified current product," the same reasonable readers will and should anticipate that the future product will be LESS than twice the price of the specified current product. After-the-fact weaseling along the lines of "aha, it isn't twice the price, it's MORE than twice the price!" is neither amusing nor good business. Somebody needs to admit to a mistake.
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You'd think someone's life was in jeopardy based on what they expected a ZR1 to cost, ridiculous. Maybe there will be a Congressional investigation of this along with "Ring Times"!


Jeeezzuus, the trolls are going after Tadge the way MSNBC crucifies President Trump.
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Old 12-01-2017, 03:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Hirohawa View Post
Base price probably includes many features that would be options on the Z06. As we know for example that CC brakes are standard. I bet there is no stripper interior either.

It will probably be a short add on option list much like the Dodge Demon.
You mean I can buy a Vette with a stripper pre-installed?
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Originally Posted by Torchsport View Post
I dont believe it'll be a one year car.
But that could just be my wishful thinking.
Well figure the c6 zr1 had a 5 year run(09-13) production of the C7 ends at 2021...4 year sounds about right for this ZR1
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Well figure the c6 zr1 had a 5 year run(09-13) production of the C7 ends at 2021...4 year sounds about right for this ZR1
I mention the ZR1 might be a 1 year car and here's why grant you this is all speculation but if you were to believe there is a ME coming and believe the time line it's said that this could be released in the next year making this a C8 version.

Reading things like this, again take it with a grain of salt:

"As per unconfirmed reports, by the end of 2019 all the existing C7 models will be discontinued to pave way for C8 variant."

So it begs the question what will be the actual release date/year of the C8? The C7 is on it's 6th year so are we maybe looking at another 2 years for the C7?????

Also looking at all the changes the plant made recently would lead you to believe this wasn't for the present generation of Corvette but preparing for future or next generations of corvette.

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Old 12-03-2017, 09:31 PM
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Originally Posted by WorkHardPlayHarder View Post
How impossible do you guys think they will be go get in the beginning? Dealers are canceling orders with deposits from years ago saying they want to keep them (means they want to sell them for more profit)?Im thinking they may sell over 150k (with dealer markups) for the first year and then stabilize after year 2 and 3 of them being out and more being made. What do you guys think?
Cars had a bad year in 17 compared to 2016. How many will pay the 150k to play? Which time you add your plates is easy. and I know Washington starts at 8.50 percent as high as 10 percent tax plus fees. Nebraska is high cost state to own a car too. Sales tax and a nasty personal property tax , wheel tax on cars too.

If the dealers cancel any orders it may backfire on them the C7 car is 5 years old with a freshen up and twice the price of any chevy trade in. I don't know the ACR reminds me since it was a track for 135k and didn't sell. When they have a great Z06 car at a little more than half price. They might sell 4,000 they might sell 2,000 or less I have no idea!
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Originally Posted by 3 Z06ZR1 View Post
Cars had a bad year in 17 compared to 2016. How many will pay the 150k to play? Which time you add your plates is easy. and I know Washington starts at 8.50 percent as high as 10 percent tax plus fees. Nebraska is high cost state to own a car too. Sales tax and a nasty personal property tax , wheel tax on cars too.

If the dealers cancel any orders it may backfire on them the C7 car is 5 years old with a freshen up and twice the price of any chevy trade in. I don't know the ACR reminds me since it was a track for 135k and didn't sell. When they have a great Z06 car at a little more than half price. They might sell 4,000 they might sell 2,000 or less I have no idea!


Exactly, Limited Production? Laughable. The "limit" is how many guys will be capable and interested enough to actually purchase one of these beasts.
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Actually the limit will be set by the plant, remember they don't run 7x24 and now they have to build 4 different models on the same assembly line. Stingray, GS, Z06 and now ZR-1 as well as convertibles for each. So the question is not how many ZR-1's will they build? No the question is how many can they build?
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Direct from the engineering team: there's no intention to purposely (artificially) limit production. They will be limited due to supplies, but will work with suppliers so they can output as many cars as are ordered.

Full stop.
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Which is exactly what they told me as well.
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Originally Posted by Redc7z06 View Post
Actually the limit will be set by the plant, remember they don't run 7x24 and now they have to build 4 different models on the same assembly line. Stingray, GS, Z06 and now ZR-1 as well as convertibles for each. So the question is not how many ZR-1's will they build? No the question is how many can they build?
Very true we have seen carbon fiber parts go on short supply and affect production. Could possibly be much worse this time. No small feat!
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Originally Posted by vetteb_96C View Post

I'll pick up a garage queen ZR1 later when they depreciate and people dump them for the MORE EXPENSIVE mid engine car.
I think the ZR1 will still be more expensive than the base ME.
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