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Old 03-27-2018, 10:38 AM
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I never buy an extended warranty on my non-Corvettes, but always buy one on my Corvettes and also buy it from Dennis Fichtner of Denny Menholt Chevrolet.

Heads up Denny, for we shall do more GMEPP business on my upcoming ME.
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Incombent on us to do first due diligence on our dealership and our Tech. Years ago, before I did my up-front, detailed research, I had to fire two dealerships. Then did my research and have never since been disappointed with either my dealership nor my Tech.

Ken Yutzie, Power Chev, Sublimity.

Every one of my friends who have followed me to that combination has similarly always been extremely satisfied!. As one example, without extra charge, Ken, a 30 year Tech, is always and only assigned even to routine oil and filter changes.

We need to be smart and choose the right Chevy dealership!

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Originally Posted by Walter Raulerson View Post
Right and CADILLAC sells so many "supercars"
We have seen Nissan sell a GTR, Acura an NSX, Ford a Ford GT, Lexus the LFA...if GM were to eventually use this C7/modular base to build a bespoke "supercar" for Cadillac I don't think it's out of the realm of possibility at all. Many brands have jumped into the "supercar" pool at various levels, with no real prior "supercar" in their lineups, to bring a bit of excitement to the showrooms, etc.

Supercar is a very blurred word anymore, because we aren't sure where that title really begins anymore. By some parameters, the Hellcat is a supercar and that's built on a 15yr old Diamler chassis.

I think GM's mid engine platform, while unique, will still be a GM product...unlike say a Ford GT, which has a ton of unique componentry, etc. It'd be fine.
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I never buy an extended warranty on my non-Corvettes, but always buy one on my Corvettes and also buy it from Dennis Fichtner of Denny Menholt Chevrolet.

Heads up Denny, for we shall do more GMEPP business on my upcoming ME.
I bought one for my 2010 never used it and got money back when I got another car. Next year what comes first ME or extended warranty?. 3 years MARCH '16
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We have seen Nissan sell a GTR, Acura an NSX, Ford a Ford GT, Lexus the LFA...if GM were to eventually use this C7/modular base to build a bespoke "supercar" for Cadillac I don't think it's out of the realm of possibility at all. Many brands have jumped into the "supercar" pool at various levels, with no real prior "supercar" in their lineups, to bring a bit of excitement to the showrooms, etc.

Supercar is a very blurred word anymore, because we aren't sure where that title really begins anymore. By some parameters, the Hellcat is a supercar and that's built on a 15yr old Diamler chassis.

I think GM's mid engine platform, while unique, will still be a GM product...unlike say a Ford GT, which has a ton of unique componentry, etc. It'd be fine.
I don't think the HELLCAT is a supercar. It's super fast but to me it's a box with a big ole engine. I hope the ME is SUPER therefore it'll be a SUPER CAR
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Originally Posted by Walter Raulerson
Right and CADILLAC sells so many "supercars"
The average selling price of a Cadillac is far higher than a Chevy. Current Corvettes are inline price wise with the nicer Silverados and Suburbans. Cadillac also has a dealer experience that is more online with a supercar priced vehicle. If you think some dude who just dumped 200-300k on a super car is going to be happy at his corner Chevy dealer, that will not happen.

This will be a C8 corvette and not a super car.

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I don't think the HELLCAT is a supercar. It's super fast but to me it's a box with a big ole engine. I hope the ME is SUPER therefore it'll be a SUPER CAR
The hellcat is in no way, shape, or form, a supercar. You could label it a factory muscle car.
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Originally Posted by NY09C6 View Post
The average selling price of a Cadillac is far higher than a Chevy. Current Corvettes are inline price wise with the nicer Silverados and Suburbans. Cadillac also has a dealer experience that is more online with a supercar priced vehicle. If you think some dude who just dumped 200-300k on a super car is going to be happy at his corner Chevy dealer, that will not happen.

This will be a C8 corvette and not a super car.
When My local Chevrolet dealer also sold Mercedes, the Mercedes had a different service door to drive through to get service, along with personnel that only handled the Mercedes owners. Completely different treatment than the Chevrolet owners received.

When I had my Cadillac, the dealer also sold Pontiacs. When I took my Caddy in for service, I used a different service door and service advisor. Completely different treatment then the Pontiac owners received.
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Originally Posted by elegant View Post
Incombent on us to do first due diligence on our dealership and our Tech. Years ago, before I did my up-front, detailed research, I had to fire two dealerships. Then did my research and have never since been disappointed with either my dealership nor my Tech.

Ken Yutzie, Power Chev, Sublimity.

Every one of my friends who have followed me to that combination has similarly always been extremely satisfied!. As one example, without extra charge, Ken, a 30 year Tech, is always and only assigned even to routine oil and filter changes.

We need to be smart and choose the right Chevy dealership!
I don't know about others, but backing up what you say in Paragraph 1, I've found that once you find "a guy" who is THE GUY to go to, if he goes somewhere, I follow him. While it SHOULD be easy to find good mechanics, good technicians, (good carpenters, plumbers, Mr. Fixit's, etc.)---the fact is, it isn't. So, once I find one, I stick with them---no matter where they go. Sometimes, when they move 60 miles away it's not easy, but Jerrivette seems to have the same method I have: find the best, and stick with them. Works for me!

And, no, I don't think every dealer will be an ME dealer. Some say, dealers have learned dry-sump oil changes, lifting cars, ceramic brakes, etc. All the stories on here contradict those claims, i.e.. over- under-filling oil, cracked rockers, chipping rotors. But those who can-do, will do. Those who can't, hopefully, won't be allowed to try it out on your ME car!
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