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Old 03-28-2017, 10:10 PM
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I bet if the new ZR1 broke all the ACR track records, all of a sudden everyone would love the wing...
I'm sure the huge airplane wing improves track times...

Still wouldn't want it on the corvette I purchase in the future...not that I'm spending six figures anyway...

Still look forward to the ZR1 release..

It'll great to read all the reviews
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Old 03-28-2017, 11:43 PM
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So I think we can agree the wing is obviously a functional piece but to most not the prettiest for anything other then track use. Why with all this tech and time aren't they designing an elegant active aero rear wing? It would solve the higher speed issues from the Z06, less drag, more downforce and resolves the issues for the customers that have no interest in a car with the giant wing. Does it really cost that much, and at the price point does an extra couple grand even matter? I hardly think weight would be a factor, it's pretty well proven that the benefits far outweigh the weight. Based on the replies it appears the wing may lose hundreds of potential sales and I don't think it's because of price.
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Old 03-29-2017, 11:40 AM
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Ferrari manages aero down force via underbody modeling. I tend to think it's a more sophisticated and elegant solution.

I still can't wait for the reviews to fawn all over the new Zr 1 with or without the wing.

It's too much for me...but it it is kind of cool ..

Hopefully the wing will be an extra cost option for those that want it.
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Old 03-29-2017, 01:57 PM
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I guess they are trying to break the ACR track records
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Old 03-29-2017, 02:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Jus Cruisin View Post
Pretty sure the ZR1 is gonna be a C7 not a C8.
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Old 03-31-2017, 05:50 PM
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remind me of the ZL1 1LE coming out later this year

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Old 03-31-2017, 08:20 PM
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That ZL1 1LE is looking dam good...
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Old 04-07-2017, 07:26 AM
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Front bumper looks good... Would be good if someone offered various bumper covers for the C7.

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Old 04-07-2017, 02:55 PM
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I like it, including the wing. It's telling the whole world, it's got the goods. Just like the 427 Shelby Cobra did back in the day.
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Old 04-07-2017, 05:36 PM
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About time the Corvette caught up with the rest of the world. Even the 1982 Pontiac Trans Am came with a wing. That was 35 years ago.

Better looking than the 1X8 from Home Depot bolted onto the top of the rear bumper, sticking straight up. A wing also creates more downforce with less aero drag.

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Old 04-07-2017, 06:06 PM
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I just don't like the look. No desire to ever purchase. I couldn't wait to get my hands on the Stingray but not this.
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Old 04-07-2017, 11:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Larry/car View Post
I just don't like the look. No desire to ever purchase. I couldn't wait to get my hands on the Stingray but not this.
Here's the thing its functional, more so than the current Z06 witht he Z07 aero.

Unless you plan to take the car to track days this isn't the right C7 for you.

Think GT3 RS, think M4 GTS, ACR Viper - These are dedicated track weapons not meant primarily for street use. Im sure there will be plenty of owners that will buy this and not take it to the track but shouldnt we all be happy to see team Corvette expanding the brand
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Old 04-11-2017, 01:30 PM
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hopefully that $hit doesn't over heat in 85* weather.... :P
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Old 04-11-2017, 02:38 PM
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^^^ Mine doesn't overheat in 90+ weather.
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Old 04-11-2017, 02:55 PM
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I dig the wing but the front end looks like Lexus designed it
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