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Old 11-08-2018, 10:17 AM
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I could be mistaken, but I believe the NY show has surpassed DTW in terms of press coverage, and international attention. NAIAS has been fading of late as the preferred venue for new intros and more domestic industry focused. GM wants a big international splash here.

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Old 11-08-2018, 08:00 PM
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NAIAS is getting a complete face lift after this year and is gong to change to summer after this. This is GMs chance to end the NAIAS show with a bang. Or they could wait a year and do the new opening with a Big Bang lol.
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Old 11-08-2018, 08:03 PM
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Originally Posted by TnRZ06 View Post
NAIAS is getting a complete face lift after this year and is gong to change to summer after this. This is GMs chance to end the NAIAS show with a bang. Or they could wait a year and do the new opening with a Big Bang lol.
they can do both! Intro this coming NAIAS. Then the Z06 or next big performance step up the following NAIAS!!
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Old 11-08-2018, 08:25 PM
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How about a split reveal, e.g., a removable roof coupe at NAIAS and the HT convertible at New York?
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Old 11-08-2018, 09:04 PM
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How about a split reveal, e.g., a removable roof coupe at NAIAS and the HT convertible at New York?
I could definitely see that happening.
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Old 11-08-2018, 09:49 PM
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I can't remember the C7 timeline but weren't we getting "teasers" already leading into Detroit 2013????
Yup. Hoping for one soon since things have been mum for a couple of weeks. . .
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Old 11-08-2018, 10:25 PM
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How about a split reveal, e.g., a removable roof coupe at NAIAS and the HT convertible at New York?
They did that with the C7. The Coupe was shown in Detroit and the Convertible in New York
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Old 11-09-2018, 08:42 AM
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And with the C6....Coupe in Detroit, convertible in Geneva
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Old 11-12-2018, 04:24 PM
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The sooner the reveal, the sooner the actual info on pricing / options, etc. comes out causing the trolls posing as insiders to retreat back to the dark corners of their bridge habitat.
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Old 11-13-2018, 01:43 AM
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I'm thinking the reveal will be at the NYC show. Chevy still has a bunch of C7's to move before they reveal the new model.

If they do NYC, then they can still show the new car at the Michelin BASH at the NCM in late April. I plan to be there. Beers on me at Cliffs !!
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Old 11-13-2018, 11:00 AM
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Originally Posted by dcbingaman View Post
I'm thinking the reveal will be at the NYC show. Chevy still has a bunch of C7's to move before they reveal the new model.

If they do NYC, then they can still show the new car at the Michelin BASH at the NCM in late April. I plan to be there. Beers on me at Cliffs !!
While I agree GM has an inventory of C7 they need to sell, they can give additional discounts, 0% interest financing, and dealer incentives to move them. They need to get the new ME/C8 into production and into dealer's lots ASAP to generate new sales & profits. The dealers want the new cars.
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Old 11-13-2018, 11:50 AM
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Feels like it was just yesterday we were going through this with the C7 reveal. And here we are five years later going through it again. Time flies!
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Old 11-13-2018, 11:54 AM
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Originally Posted by BIG Dave View Post
Feels like it was just yesterday we were going through this with the C7 reveal. And here we are five years later going through it again. Time flies!
Time really does fly...it goes right by us,
Thats why itís very important to spend as much time possible with people that look like your avatar.
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Old 11-14-2018, 12:56 PM
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If GM is trying to build the excitement for a new corvette release it is making me depressed. It is a matter of when not where and they have run out of time for Detroit.. To me they are not ready, technical issues? The C8 at Nurburgring was leaking. The C7 had overheating issues, the C8 will be more of a challenge.
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Old 11-14-2018, 02:59 PM
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I wouldn't be upset that one of the Nurburgring cars sprung a leak. That's the entire point of testing. Push it hard and break it, then make it better.

There was an NSX prototype that burned to the ground at the Nurburgring. I don't think a single production NSX has caught fire.
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Old 11-14-2018, 06:02 PM
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Originally Posted by JerriVette View Post
i enjoyed seeing this post stating 70 days and counting...

i believe that to be more probable...

just an opinion though...
Thank you.
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Old 11-14-2018, 06:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Corvette ED View Post
They did that with the C7. The Coupe was shown in Detroit and the Convertible in New York
I was at the San Jose automobile show the day the C7 was announced.
SJ only got to see the old C6 things.
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Old 11-14-2018, 08:20 PM
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At our recent Corvette club meeting a car dealer said that the C8 was supposed to be announced in Detroit, but has been delayed until April, which would make it the New York show. Take it for what it's worth.
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Old 11-14-2018, 08:22 PM
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Originally Posted by MitchAlsup View Post
I was at the San Jose automobile show the day the C7 was announced.
SJ only got to see the old C6 things.
San Jose. And how is that relevant to this discussion?
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Originally Posted by LouieM View Post
At our recent Corvette club meeting a car dealer said that the C8 was supposed to be announced in Detroit, but has been delayed until April, which would make it the New York show. Take it for what it's worth.

Thats interesting. Makes me think they don't have a mid engine veto available to show? Which also makes me think it won't be released in 2020 then, but its all speculation.At least till the Detroit auto show then either we will see it or have to wait up to possibly another year lol. I can't imagine what these threads are going to be like if its not released by the Detroit show lol. Also the plant tours closed until whatever the announcement date is. Would totally suck to buy a new C7 and not have museum delivery with plant tour part not available.

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