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Old 08-09-2017, 04:18 PM   #101
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looks like an Acura NSX with a tarp on it...underneath we have no idea what it looks like...have to wait until January Detroit show.
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Old 08-09-2017, 04:47 PM   #102
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looks like an Acura NSX with a tarp on it...underneath we have no idea what it looks like...have to wait until January Detroit show.
I would be shocked and amazed if GM were to debut both the ZR1 and mid-engine car at the same time...
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Old 08-09-2017, 06:08 PM   #103
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It looks like you can install a Jacuzzi tub in the back of this car...

I just can't wrap my head around a corvette with those proportions....if they don't make a front engine along side the rear engine car (and I don't think they will after the C7 ends production), the soul of corvette will never be the same.

We will have "corvette" but it won't be a corvette. Sort of like pointing at a dog and telling people it's a cat. I am both sad and excited at the same time and I don't know which way I am leaning...
A $150,000+ mid engine Corvette should not be anything like a Corvette. It should look completely different and exotic. Who would pay that much if it just looks like a highly modified C-7. They should take this concept and sell it under the Cadillac brand.
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Old 08-09-2017, 06:26 PM   #104
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Ok, you're right...it is conversation. I'll remove the foot from my mouth (this time). Still, I am about to throw down with you anyway, senior...you gonna look like your avatar if you keep treading on me.

Relax mods...joke..
Yeah? I look forward to it.

Careful though......I'll get my buddy Kevin Hart after you.
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Old 08-09-2017, 06:36 PM   #105
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It looks like you can install a Jacuzzi tub in the back of this car...

I just can't wrap my head around a corvette with those proportions....if they don't make a front engine along side the rear engine car (and I don't think they will after the C7 ends production), the soul of corvette will never be the same.

We will have "corvette" but it won't be a corvette. Sort of like pointing at a dog and telling people it's a cat. I am both sad and excited at the same time and I don't know which way I am leaning...
It's the Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner of Corvettes.
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Old 08-09-2017, 07:12 PM   #106
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Yeah? I look forward to it.

Careful though......I'll get my buddy Kevin Hart after you.
How was your date? Did you bring him somewhere nice?
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I would be shocked and amazed if GM were to debut both the ZR1 and mid-engine car at the same time...
No problem...one will be a Chevy and one will be a Caddy.

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Yeah? I look forward to it.

Careful though......I'll get my buddy Kevin Hart after you.
Wow, he's a little dude.
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Old 08-09-2017, 08:32 PM   #108
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How was your date? Did you bring him somewhere nice?

Ask your wife.....she had a great time.
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Old 08-09-2017, 08:59 PM   #109
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I would be shocked and amazed if GM were to debut both the ZR1 and mid-engine car at the same time...
I second that one...

would be an epic way to grab the headlines but...idk
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I HATE to say this but I don't like the looks, especially the rear deck. I do love the looks of my 2017 Z06/Z07,fully decked out.
The only thing that might change my mind is what powers it.
How ever with 650 HP I don't feel under powered anyway. This is
my very humble opinion. My Z is artic white
I suggest you go to post #32 in this thread and see the power of camo. There is NO way to tell what the car is going to look like....seems the camo is doing it's job.
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THEY NEED TO HIRE LAMBO DESIGNERS ASAP!



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It looks like you can install a Jacuzzi tub in the back of this car...

I just can't wrap my head around a corvette with those proportions....if they don't make a front engine along side the rear engine car (and I don't think they will after the C7 ends production), the soul of corvette will never be the same.

We will have "corvette" but it won't be a corvette. Sort of like pointing at a dog and telling people it's a cat. I am both sad and excited at the same time and I don't know which way I am leaning...
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Old 08-10-2017, 06:49 PM   #112
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But would you really want the Vette to be Lambo-ish ?
Im not that old and I know I wouldn't want to be getting in and out of that thing every day.
I am hoping they get all the performance in a package that is as driver friendly as the current C7 if it will be the only corvette at some point. The c7 is a high performance daily driver. Bulls and Stallions- Snakes and GTs can't really do that... Comfortably. I hope they manage that miracle with the C8.

We will find out in a few months I guess.

In the meantime, I have my eye on a grand sport.

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But would you really want the Vette to be Lambo-ish ?
Im not that old and I know I wouldn't want to be getting in and out of that thing every day.
I am hoping they get all the performance in a package that is as driver friendly as the current C7 if it will be the only corvette at some point. The c7 is a high performance daily driver. Bulls and Stallions- Snakes and GTs can't really do that... Comfortably. I hope they manage that miracle with the C8.

We will find out in a few months I guess.

In the meantime, I have my eye on a grand sport.
I want the C8 to be far beyond the C7 and to learn from the C7 mistakes.
Push the car to the breaking point and not have cooling or automatic problems or any new problems associated with the new car.Find them and fix them before releasing the car.
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I am with you brother...
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If there was world peace, some people would bitch that it's just too damned boring.

Things do get kind of boring when everything is going good. We need something to fight for. If we were complacent, we would never advance. But there are plenty of things to fight for without actual combat. I think some world conflicts are just contrived in order to sell weapons or to suppress to maintain power and control. Send me to talk to Kim Jong-un. There will be peace. It's not hard.
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Old 08-11-2017, 03:30 PM   #116
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I think some of the folks concerned about the rear of the test mule need to re-read "All Corvettes Are Red". We know that GM is famous for putting all kinds of Styrofoam under that camo. Also it wouldn't surprise me to find that a C5 or C6 bumper has been tacked on. It's just a test mule, not the real thing. When you see one without the camo and just the Zebra paint, like we've seen with some of the ZR1 pics, that's the time to get excited or depressed.
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Ask your wife.....she had a great time.
You got me soooo bad! That was so clever I don't even want to come back at you. You're adorable.

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Old 08-13-2017, 03:15 AM   #118
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You got me soooo bad! That was so clever I don't even want to come back at you. You're adorable.
I know.
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^^^^^
get a room

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get a room
Kevin Hart already wore him out
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