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Old 12-20-2018, 02:19 PM
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This seems quite bigger/taller then any Corvette rear I've seen so far...
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Old 12-20-2018, 02:43 PM
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Does this camo print make my *** look BIG??
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That's the upcoming SUV.

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Old 12-20-2018, 02:52 PM
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No s**t, Sherlock.
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Talked with a friend several months ago who has seen the finished product and his very FEW comments were, its a big car! Probably be close to the ZR1/Z06 rear end. Things are getting interesting again, just in time for Christmas....thanks GM for throwing us a bone! ..
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Old 12-20-2018, 03:14 PM
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Originally Posted by ssidekickbp View Post
This seems quite bigger/taller then any Corvette rear I've seen so far...
It's not taller than the C7. In fact, the deck is shorter at the very rear.

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Old 12-20-2018, 03:15 PM
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The C7 is very tall, but the blacked out lower half minimizes it visually. This car is all one swirl color. I expect with the standard spoiler and black lower trim it will be same or less than the C7.
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Old 12-20-2018, 03:15 PM
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Most pictures distort. Remember when we saw the very first GM reveal pictures of the ZR1 big wing, how monsterously tall it seemed. Yet, while at the reveal, with my arm at my side, elbow bent 90 degrees, I put my elbow, straight out, on the very top surface of the wing. (I am 5’11’.)

The above fascia is another very distorted picture. The height of an average person’s eyes are 60” above the ground surface, yet most renderings and pictures are taken way below that height, making for example the rear fascia above look much taller.

When the ME is revealed, we will see the rear fascia appearing less wide than the entry Stingray’s and no taller than the Z-51 (for that comparable version).
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Old 12-20-2018, 03:33 PM
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Yeah the rear end does sit a little high, but I'm still on the fence on the rear end design is. Or at least, the silhouette portion of it.
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Old 12-20-2018, 03:55 PM
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Originally Posted by ShagVette View Post
Does this camo print make my *** look BIG??
The right answer: Not at all, looks gorgeous!
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I think the angle of the photo is exaggerating the rear,
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Old 12-20-2018, 04:06 PM
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My Thoughts on this


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Old 12-20-2018, 04:40 PM
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Look at the people standing around it.

Do we we think the photos above are different cars... made taller with bigger butts just for these pics. ?

the guys belt is at the rear deck height. And he’s not the tallest guy there. Looks average.




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Old 12-20-2018, 04:44 PM
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Originally Posted by TRT SR View Post
Talked with a friend several months ago who has seen the finished product and his very FEW comments were, its a big car! Probably be close to the ZR1/Z06 rear end. Things are getting interesting again, just in time for Christmas....thanks GM for throwing us a bone! ..

i would think your friend meant it was not a “ small” car. Not a tiny sports car but more in line with the current c7 and Aventador. Etc

in fact we had worked out the wheelbase to be within an inch or so of the C7.

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i would think your friend meant it was not a “ small” car. Not a tiny sports car but more in line with the current c7 and Aventador. Etc

in fact we had worked out the wheelbase to be within an inch or so of the C7.

We did work it out. The C8 is the same relative size as the current corvette, which is basically the same size as a 488 GTB, which is not a small car. It has a pretty large footprint.

An Aventador however is considerably larger than a 488, Corvette, Huracan, R8, 720S etc.

The rear deck height of the C8 at the rear extent is going to be lower than the C7 because it slopes downward whereas the C7 and C6 do not.

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Old 12-20-2018, 05:23 PM
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This is correct. ^^

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Old 12-20-2018, 05:45 PM
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Originally Posted by ShagVette View Post
Does this camo print make my *** look BIG??
I’m conditioned to say it looks perfect.
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Old 12-20-2018, 05:52 PM
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Sure hope that's just a lot of padding hiding things. And a fake spoiler too.
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Old 12-20-2018, 05:58 PM
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The cabin in a <rear> mid-engined car can be lower than the cabin in a FME car because the nose can be lower.
This can make the rear deck look proportionately higher--because it is proportionately higher.
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Old 12-20-2018, 06:02 PM
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The rear is not tall, the roof is short.
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