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Latest spotting: 1/8/19 headed toward the GM Proving grounds in Milford

 
Old 01-08-2019, 07:25 PM
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Finally a new real post in this section...

Appears to be a seam at the top of the front pillar, perhaps removable top?

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Still looks like a tacked on side scoop.
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Old 01-08-2019, 07:55 PM
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Looks exotic to me and no doubt the car will be a stunner
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The car looks like a mess to me.
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Old 01-08-2019, 08:04 PM
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If not mistaken, do believe the higher end model gets the "Fish Lip" treatment!
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Old 01-08-2019, 08:23 PM
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Originally Posted by DanSavage View Post
Not just the rocker panel, but the nose, too.

i think it's just snarling...?
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Old 01-08-2019, 08:25 PM
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The C8 had Botox ?
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Originally Posted by Yarbie View Post
The car looks like a mess to me.
Absolutely!

The camo and padding are doing their jobs.

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Old 01-08-2019, 08:32 PM
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Good catch!

That new front pedestrian padding is probably necessary to meet NHTSA regulations revised to protect pedestrians entering the crosswalk on their iPhone after you’ve already reached the crosswalk.
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Old 01-08-2019, 08:34 PM
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There's all sorts of foolishness going on under the camo. The rear "spoiler" look like a garden hose wrapped in camo tape, and they continued that styling on the front end. The side scoop and door detail is obviously padded to death so there's no telling what they look like. The fact that we're seeing the cars again makes me wonder about the correctness of the "electrical" issues.
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Old 01-08-2019, 08:35 PM
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Originally Posted by OnPoint View Post
That's padding and the base of the optional front external golf bag storage package (just lay the bag down flat behind that 'lil bump - special Corvette badges bungee cords hold it down).

For those who simply have no other car in which they can drive to the golf course.
For sure the aftermarket manufacturers will create ..,
the bubba gump lip luggage front luggage rack.
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Old 01-08-2019, 08:49 PM
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Lots of bogus bits on that mule.
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Old 01-08-2019, 08:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Speednet View Post
The steering wheel was well known before Zerv showed up here.
Yep... flat top/bottom steering wheel was spotted over a year ago now:

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...post1596315772

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Old 01-08-2019, 09:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Tom73 View Post

But note how short the nose is.


Comically short.
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Old 01-08-2019, 09:19 PM
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Originally Posted by jimmyb View Post
There's all sorts of foolishness going on under the camo. The rear "spoiler" look like a garden hose wrapped in camo tape, and they continued that styling on the front end. The side scoop and door detail is obviously padded to death so there's no telling what they look like. The fact that we're seeing the cars again makes me wonder about the correctness of the "electrical" issues.
Personally, I believe it's this car made up to look like the other mules seen at the `ring.








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Originally Posted by DanSavage View Post
Personally, I believe it's this car made up to look like the other mules seen at the `ring.






nope.... thatís is an extremely early test car that was still using mostly C7 bits like a-pillar, windshield, mirrors, doors etc.... probably testing engine and mechanical only prior to any body panel placement or design
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Originally Posted by WICKEDFRC View Post
That lower rocker panel looks weird.
Its 3D camo, not the real sculpting. I work on some far more mundane camo cars than this, even I don't know what most of the body lines look like on those until the cars been publicly revealed and we get to rip it all off. The people that get to "decorate" these things can be quite a mischievous and creative bunch
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Old 01-08-2019, 10:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Tom73 View Post
Interesting square steering wheel.



All the cool kids are doing it....LaFerrari, Ford GT, Aston Martin, etc.
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Originally Posted by DanSavage View Post
Comically short.
Hmmmm, what if thatís not actually the real nose but just a shortened version of it to throw us all off. Looks waaay to short to me!
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Old 01-08-2019, 11:58 PM
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Looks like they start testing the Z06!
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