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Old 11-24-2018, 12:46 PM
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The C8 will be introduced, rolled out, and pace the race in May 2019 at the Indy 500.

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Old 11-24-2018, 12:48 PM
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Old 11-24-2018, 12:53 PM
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Well, your " Last edited by RRvet; Today at 11:48 AM. Reason: silly" is correct = Silly :P
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Old 11-24-2018, 02:18 PM
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Walmart parking lot.
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Old 11-24-2018, 02:26 PM
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Will it have a banner decal . The 78? one you can hardly give away.
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Old 11-24-2018, 02:27 PM
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Walmart parking lot.
The Express lane.
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Old 11-24-2018, 02:29 PM
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So you know someone who know's someone who know's someone with insider information? I believe we've heard that before.
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No, that would be stupid place to do a reveal. The Indy 500 ain't what it use to be, and not many folks pay that much attention to it.

Actually, any race would be a stupid place to do a reveal. The only smart choice is a big deal car show, with max international press attendance. That screams NYC.
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Old 11-24-2018, 03:53 PM
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What about a charity auction Barrett Jackson, car guys all know about B Jackson. It would go through the roof.
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Old 11-24-2018, 04:20 PM
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Nope, the international press doesn't care much about the BJ auction either. It's a minor league event, except to "car guys" who are a tiny minority of the population.
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Old 11-24-2018, 04:31 PM
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The NY Auto Show is not till April.

https://www.autoshowny.com/

The year the C7 was revealed that had a few that they drove around Manhattan the same time the show was going on. Sure got attention!
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Old 11-25-2018, 08:31 PM
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I was hoping for the Detroit auto show in January, but it doesn't look good for that!
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Old 11-25-2018, 09:11 PM
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I'm also not convinced it'll be a 2020 car. I'm not sure GM is done making their cash with the C7. Technically it would be a short production run for the C7 and me personally, I think there's the right amount of hype with the C7. My hypothesis is, GM will release the car when Crysler's Charger, Challenge and Ford's Mustang will change their body styles. That would be the determining factors for me if I made the decisions at GM. I'm going to say 2022. The last C6 ZR1's production run was 5 years.

C5 - 8 years
C6 - 9 years
C7 - 6 years assuming they stop making them in 2019

Math doesn't add up because I think GM's making great numbers with the C7 and the C8 assuming ME would be a gamble. Just a guess though.
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Old 11-25-2018, 09:27 PM
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The Challenger, Charger and Mustang are not Corvette's competitors. C7 sales have fallen significantly. Chevy never intended the C6 to go for 9 years, but GM's bankruptcy played a major part in the C6 running for 9 years.
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Old 11-25-2018, 10:16 PM
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Not sure what GM is doing, it’s strange to have all these mules testing then BOOM nothing. Silence! I know a few who have decided to buy something else and will make a decision when it’s revealed. I am getting board I just wish they came out and said we are in development and not to exspect it till (give us a year something)

Maybe they knew Porsche was releasing the new 911 this coming week in LA and that is why they released photos and videos a few months ago. We know it’s a 2020 and it’s still testing.

Lol who knows i am getting frustrated

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Originally Posted by fasttoys View Post
Not sure what GM is doing, itís strange to have all these mules testing then BOOM nothing. Silence! I know a few who have decided to buy something else and will make a decision when itís revealed. I am getting board I just wish they came out and said we are in development and not to exspect it till (give us a year something)

Maybe they knew Porsche was releasing the new 911 this coming week in LA and that is why they released photos and videos a few months ago. We know itís a 2020 and itís still testing.

Lol who knows i am getting frustrated
Maybe that ME that was running around is not the C8 Corvette.
Maybe it was nothing more than an engineering exercise.
Maybe it is now back in the garage to never be seen again.
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Old 11-26-2018, 12:29 AM
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Have there been prior Chevy "engineering exercises" where camouflaged vehicles were seen/photographed in many different settings/climates? Have other "engineering exercises" been commented on by various current/former GM officials? Have other "engineering exercises" been seen in ISMA race car form?

What we have seen is clearly the next generation Corvette and it is an ME.
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Old 11-26-2018, 12:36 AM
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Wow, you took the post seriously. Guess I should have been clearer on where the tongue was.
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Sarcasm seldom works in a forum.

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Old 11-30-2018, 09:38 AM
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I talked to my Corvette salesman yesterday. He is now the manager of the dealership. He has heard nothing about the introduction of the C8, nothing. He doesn't think the car will be introduced in Detroit or Chicago. He thinks GM would have announced it by now if it was Detroit or Chicago. He feels it will be introduced sometime next spring.
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