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Old 07-21-2018, 07:19 PM
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Awesome!

I enjoy Colorado so much. There was a lamborghini gumball run that came through a few weeks ago. There was maybe 20-25 all in a row coming up the pass.
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Thank you.
Looks like they started removing some of the screwed on cladding over the rear quarter panel,
looks thinner,cleaner and better.

The next corvette is coming along nicely .


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Thank you.
Looks like they started removing some of the screwed on cladding over the rear quarter panel,
looks thinner,cleaner and better.

The next corvette is coming along nicely .


It's baked. Done. Put a fork in it. The design is not evolving. Whatever's under there is it.

And dude, you have better eyes than I do. Still looks like a shapeless black blob to me. With a big *** rear end that will ultimately be just a big ***, featureless, rear end.
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Originally Posted by pietro c7 View Post
Thank you.
Looks like they started removing some of the screwed on cladding over the rear quarter panel,
looks thinner,cleaner and better.

The next corvette is coming along nicely .


Here is a 30 year old Mitubishi rear end. And a new Ferrari rear end.

So. Which will the C8 rear end resemble most?
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^^^ That's not a "new Ferrari". It's some art student's project from eight years ago.

https://www.topspeed.com/cars/car-ne...-ar100179.html

And that Mitsubishi is, at most, 24 years old. That's a 94-96 model.

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It's baked. Done. Put a fork in it. The design is not evolving. Whatever's under there is it.

And dude, you have better eyes than I do. Still looks like a shapeless black blob to me. With a big *** rear end that will ultimately be just a big ***, featureless, rear end.

So it's covered in camo but somehow you KNOW it will have a big ***, featureless rear end?
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I'm getting a bit of a Modena vibe. It's looking better. We need some kind of real new spyshot with a lot less camo. This waiting is killing me.
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Great to see more ITW pics! Thanks for sharing.

It's going to get real interesting when the external camo covers come off, and we just have the swirl wrap to contend with.
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Is it me or does that second car make the roof like like its in two pieces??

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Originally Posted by IronV View Post
It's baked. Done. Put a fork in it. The design is not evolving. Whatever's under there is it.

And dude, you have better eyes than I do. Still looks like a shapeless black blob to me. With a big *** rear end that will ultimately be just a big ***, featureless, rear end.
This is an impressive lowering of the Stupid Bar, which on CF would appear at times to be unpossible.

Well done.
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That's not a "new Ferrari". It's some art student's project from eight years ago.

https://www.topspeed.com/cars/car-ne...-ar100179.html

And that Mitsubishi is, at most, 24 years old. That's a 94-96 model.
OK! So. Which will the C8's rear resemble more? An art student's project (nicely done btw) or a 24-year-old Mitsubishi?
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OK! So. Which will the C8's rear resemble more? An art student's project (nicely done btw) or a 24-year-old Mitsubishi?
More the Ferrari render -- but not that much resemblance to either...

Of course, the four outer pipes are will be in the same place as the old Mitsubishi. Don't let that confuse you, though, the Vette's will be angular.
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Here is a 30 year old Mitubishi rear end. And a new Ferrari rear end.

So. Which will the C8 rear end resemble most?
Why would a 2020 Corvette resemble a VR4 in any way ? LOL
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hmm I wonder why we are testing a "BASE" model with Halo Car?
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hmm I wonder why we are testing a "BASE" model with Halo Car?
Simply because the performance bar of the mid engine car is gonna be very close,
despite being over 200 hp short on the halo C7 model.
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Originally Posted by bestvette2020 View Post
hmm I wonder why we are testing a "BASE" model with Halo Car?
The base model could set a new bar for base numbers. They could have the new Z engine under the hatch or a new hybrid combination.
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Originally Posted by Jeff V. View Post
That's not a "new Ferrari". It's some art student's project from eight years ago.
I hope he went somewhere after graduating.
That is one good looking rear-end IMO.
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Link to a video of the cars driving. Looks like the ZR1 was used as a blocker to prevent photos being taken.
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Originally Posted by ethonal_producer View Post
https://youtu.be/dpnvyLzG3iU

Link to a video of the cars driving. Looks like the ZR1 was used as a blocker to prevent photos being taken.
​​​​​​​ this video has been removed for violating youtube's terms of service
interesting. what could have caused this?
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