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Old 09-03-2018, 11:51 AM
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The car looks better than the sketches. I approve, and am looking forward to the convertible. I can see now how the "coupe" section in the center rear could be removed, and a flat section replacing it with a vertical rear window on the convertible.
GM has made the Corvette better, year after year, Generation after Generation, and I expect nothing less from the C8
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I like the "Tesla" look, with no air openings in the middle of the front.
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I take back saying the horizontal line on the door is NSX-inspired...



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Promising! A bit narrow and not aggressive on the width in the rear. A GS/Z06 model would fix that. Hate the wheels but they may not be production wheels. Not sure I like how pointy the nose is.

Hard to say until it's uncovered.
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Old 09-03-2018, 12:00 PM
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Originally Posted by tstad9i1 View Post
All this waiting for ...?

Even if it had an M7 I'm out. New C7 for me. Thanks OP.
I hope some people see it your way..,..
Itíll keep the prices down.

I love it in every way.
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Old 09-03-2018, 12:01 PM
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Originally Posted by JerryC5 View Post
I like the "Tesla" look, with no air openings in the middle of the front.
Me too... no more "mouth", Very C3, man it looks mean! That shows how wide it is.
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Old 09-03-2018, 12:08 PM
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Looks like vents on each side of the rear window, but what is at the bottom of the window? It looks like it is 1 inch wide, runs along the bottom of the window, and it is not exact straight.




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Thanks for posting the pics! It's driving me nuts to not be able to see the whole car yet because the photos of it with camo are still not doing much for me yet. Someone rip that camo off! LOL

Based on the location, we should be seeing a good amount of spy photos and track videos soon!
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Old 09-03-2018, 12:17 PM
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Don't be fooled by the camo in the center of the grill area. There well may be a grill there but it was wrapped for 'aero' on the track. Either way, I'm very 'okay' with the front end. The 'vert' may solve my design concerns about the rear. Am I the only one that thinks the 4 exhaust outlets are TOO SMALL for a performance car???
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Old 09-03-2018, 12:19 PM
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Not sure what to think. The C8.R had me excited, but from what I can see this doesn’t look as good. Hopefully it’s just the camo, but the design actually looks kind of clunky to me.
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Old 09-03-2018, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by mirage2991 View Post
nice camaro rear end... wtf

other than that it looks good... guess they used the same design team that did the c7 rear lol
First thing that came to mind a Camaro
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One thing I believe for sure you can take from those photos.... It'll be selling in the $65k to 70k range..

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Old 09-03-2018, 12:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Tool Hoarder View Post

Me too... no more "mouth", Very C3, man it looks mean! That shows how wide it is.
That angle it looks quite nice
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Old 09-03-2018, 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted by tooold2race View Post
Don't be fooled by the camo in the center of the grill area. There well may be a grill there but it was wrapped for 'aero' on the track. Either way, I'm very 'okay' with the front end. The 'vert' may solve my design concerns about the rear. Am I the only one that thinks the 4 exhaust outlets are TOO SMALL for a performance car???
There's no hood vent so nowhere for "center air" to go. The side openings vent out the wheel wells. C8R has a hood vent as there's no frunk.
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Old 09-03-2018, 12:24 PM
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Originally Posted by rsvette12 View Post
First thing that came to mind a Camaro
Yep, one of things I donít like. The Camaro rear end and the C7 rear end are tacky. This looks to be following suit.
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Originally Posted by tooold2race View Post
Am I the only one that thinks the 4 exhaust outlets are TOO SMALL for a performance car???
If engineering deduced that that was what it took to exhaust the engine, 4 is plenty!

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Originally Posted by Tool Hoarder View Post
Back window suggests the covered "quarter glass" will be air intakes like the Viper and those vents are exits?

or could they be air intakes for the motor and the side scoops are all cooling?

going to be interesting to examine the packaging for sure. I'm guessing motor under the hatch glass and small rear trunk behind?

Vert will have the buttresses.
This appears to be a coupe and with a vertical rear glass with buttresses. The soft vinyl covering spread between the buttresses has air escape slots so I'm guessing that the engine covering has air outlets in the rear deck.
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Old 09-03-2018, 12:26 PM
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Originally Posted by JoesC5 View Post
This appears to be a coupe and with a vertical rear glass with buttresses. The soft vinyl covering spread between the buttresses has air escape slots so I'm guessing that the engine covering has air outlets in the rear deck.
Huh? Car in OP is clearly a fastback coupe. The vert will have the vertical glass and buttresses. It will be a hardtop vert.
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Old 09-03-2018, 12:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Tool Hoarder View Post

There's no hood vent so nowhere for "center air" to go. The side openings vent out the wheel wells. C8R has a hood vent as there's no frunk.
I agree. I believe that the two side grille openings are for the engine coolant radiators and the A/C heat exchanger, and the center of the car's front end has a frunk(as shown in the CAD drawings) instead of a radiator.
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