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Pic: The Frunk looks very decently sized

Old 01-09-2019, 04:39 PM
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I hadn’t seen this picture before, so I expect a few others missed it, too.

Bad news for those expecting to put a golf bag in the front, but it’s very good news to someone like me. I can easily fit more than a suitcase in there (or groceries, etc.).

Kudos to GM for keeping the Corvette easy to daily drive.

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Old 01-09-2019, 04:53 PM
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Not sure what Iím looking at here. Are you referencing the tan area at the top left? Got a better pic that shows all of it?

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Not sure what Iím looking at here. Are you referencing the tan area at the top left? Got a better pic that shows all of it?

That's the best image showing the Frunk ( Tan area)

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Old 01-09-2019, 05:42 PM
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Is that pic a snap shot/crop of another or, where did it come from?
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Came from the original Zerv CAD leak.
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I'm not sure how you're how you're surmising that it's "decently sized" based on a mostly-cropped image/CAD rendering.
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Originally Posted by ArmchairArchitect View Post
I'm not sure how you're how you're surmising that it's "decently sized" based on a mostly-cropped image/CAD rendering.
You can compare the size of the section of the trunk with the size of the headlamp, and we know the ballpark of the headlampsís size. The claim of ďdecently sizedĒ is a matter of opinion.
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I'm not sure how you're how you're surmising that it's "decently sized" based on a mostly-cropped image/CAD rendering.
are you kidding?
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Old 01-09-2019, 06:50 PM
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Actually it appears rather shallow to my eyes.

Very interested to know why it can't go deeper. Air ducts? Suspension bits? Flux capacitor?
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Decently sized as compared to a 488. Should be similar.




or 720.



Or somewhere in between.

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A few more hints. The light brown piece in the top CAD drawing looks like maybe the shallow frunk? Yet on the bottom photo it looks like it may reach to the bottom of the structure.






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Originally Posted by Zaro Tundov View Post
A few more hints. The light brown piece in the top CAD drawing looks like maybe the shallow frunk? Yet on the bottom photo it looks like it may reach to the bottom of the structure.





But isnít that area where the radiators are located and radiator air exhaust out through??
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Originally Posted by firstvettesoon View Post
Decently sized as compared to a 488. Should be similar.




or 720.



Or somewhere in between.
With the combined area of the front trunk and whatever they've come up with behind the engine (above the transmission and exhaust) I'd bet total cubic ft. wise it'll be real close to what the C7's capacity is.

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But can it fit golf clubs???
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But can it fit golf clubs???
Yes, folded in half
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Originally Posted by MikeG37 View Post
With the combined area of the front trunk and whatever they've come up with behind the engine (above the transmission and exhaust) I'd bet total cubic ft. wise it'll be real close to what the C7's capacity is.
No doubt that was the design goal: meet or exceed the C7's cargo volume. It won't be as practical since it isn't contiguous, but it will probably exceed the volume of any other mid engine sports car and look great on marketing material.

PS: I hope you've punched a few breathing holes in the frunk so your son doesn't suffocate while riding in it.
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Not all Mid engine cars have frunks, like the 2019 NSX.




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But isnít that area where the radiators are located and radiator air exhaust out through??
There don't appear to be any centrally located heat exchangers:



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Old 01-12-2019, 12:42 PM
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Originally Posted by JoesC5 View Post
Not all Mid engine cars have frunks, like the 2019 NSX.




That's part of the reason they can't sell more than 200 to 500 per year.



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Originally Posted by Zaro Tundov View Post
That's part of the reason they can't sell more than 200 to 500 per year.
It's also part of the problem when you decide to add a bunch of garbage like electric motors, gearboxes, controllers and batteries in that space.

Apparently a lot of people that buy mid engine sports cars don't want all that garbage but instead would like space to carry lot's of crap, either on a road trip or to the golf course, so they pass on the NSX as a suitable vehicle for them.

I have seen posts on this forum made by those that want all that extra garbage(AWD hybrid, etc) on the Corvette mid engine. They had better watch what they ask for. 150-200 Corvettes annual sales like the NSX, and it's a dead model.





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