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Old Yesterday, 03:52 AM
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The sooner the reveal, the sooner Zer02, posing as an insider, retreats back to the dark corners of his bridge habitat.
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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.
Yes, they do have a nearly finished version, which they have been showing to folks well connected to GM with important business relationships. I know one of those people, and he was also told it would be NYC.

NYC has become more important both domestically and internationally than DTW and more broadly covered by the press. Moreover, there may have been some slippage in final approval for production decision, and they don't want to get too far in front of that.
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Yes, they do have a nearly finished version, which they have been showing to folks well connected to GM with important business relationships. I know one of those people, and he was also told it would be NYC.

NYC has become more important both domestically and internationally than DTW and more broadly covered by the press. Moreover, there may have been some slippage in final approval for production decision, and they don't want to get too far in front of that.
I wonder what's the chance GM might instead show the ME at the Geneva Auto Show which is March 7-17 of 2019. The Geneva Show is typically where all the high end manufacturers (i.e. Ferrari, Lambo, Porsche, MB, BMW, AM, etc) show off their latest and greatest super cars. It has a very international flare that might be appealing for capturing interested from the European market and other world segments. DTW and NYC would be the obvious choice to launch it domestically but it just gets me thinking maybe Geneva would also be a great place to show it against its intended competition.
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I think NYC covers both domestic and international bases, as it has also developed an international following. As much as GM wants to increase it's international presence it also can't betray it's strong US following.
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Detroit or NYC... just keep it domestic.
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