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Old 01-17-2019, 02:39 PM
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Looking just now in C7 General Rick Conti just posted the possible, and likely, 2019 C7 Special Edition will be announced. IMO, as I expressed back on 9/11/2018, if this happens the likelihood that the FE will be gone once the C8 ME happens may be about to occur.





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Why do you presume it is a C7? Maybe the 2019 SE is going to be a 2019.5 ME C8
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We shall see and know soon.

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This is the C7 special "final edition" for all those who want front engine and a stick shift.
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Special Edition: Introduction of the new 500 hp LT1 and 10 speed auto for the C7.5 refresh.
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LOL . . . back for more punishment I see.
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LOL . . . back for more punishment I see.
So tell us all about what your "inside" source says about this Special Edition. Oh wait, he/she had no idea it was coming.
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So tell us all about what your "inside" source says about this Special Edition. Oh wait, he/she had no idea it was coming.
Argumentative, you are.
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Originally Posted by PCMIII View Post
Special Edition: Introduction of the new 500 hp LT1 and 10 speed auto for the C7.5 refresh.
It comes own to the simple fat that GM isn't going to redesign the chassis to fit the A10 unless it is a full redesign; and in that vein, GM isn't going to invest the money needed to certify a 500 hp LT1 for 500 or 1,000 cars in a Special Edition. In the modern world of government regulations, special edition means trim, graphics and colors - it doesn't touch the powertrain or fuel mileage.
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Originally Posted by jefnvk View Post
Why do you presume it is a C7? Maybe the 2019 SE is going to be a 2019.5 ME C8
Fat chance...
Iím sure they will use a better moment,for what can be the biggest automobile debut ,maybe of all time.
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Originally Posted by PCMIII View Post
So tell us all about what your "inside" source says about this Special Edition. Oh wait, he/she had no idea it was coming.
Its in one of my older posts ...many forum members with basic common sense ,were in agreement .
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Why would you do a 2019 SE well into the 2019 production run... wording seems a litte suspect too. Stranger things have happened. I'm going to get on the horn with a few friends and see if they have anything to say. (Probably not)
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Originally Posted by LIStingray View Post
It comes own to the simple fat that GM isn't going to redesign the chassis to fit the A10 unless it is a full redesign
The "fat" is that the A10 does not require a redesign of the chassis and GM upgrades engines all the time. In "fat" GM is building a whole new ME Corvette that won't sell even half the volume of the FE C7, especially with the more powerful engine and better transmission.
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Originally Posted by ShagVette View Post
Argumentative, you are.
Facts are very inconvenient things, huh?
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Let's reflect a bit on C7 "Special Editions:"

2014 - With the intro of the car we had a special "Premier Edition."
2015 - With the intro of the Z06, we had the "C7R Special Edition, and the Stingray had the special "Atlantic" and "Pacific" special editions.
2016 - "Spice Red," Twightlight Blue," and "Jet Black Suede" special editions were unveiled
2017 - GS introduced along with the "Grand Sport Collector Edition."
2018 - "Carbon 65" special edition introduced.
2019 - yep, time for another "special edition" to spur a few more C7 sales.

Yawn . . . non-news.

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And since it is going to be revealed at a race, might this be on the special editions?



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Oh look, another sticker package. Nothing special at all. Just something to try and sell the remaining junk until the C8 rolls out.
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I agree w. Foosh and Elegant. Me? I think some stickers are kinda special. But hey! Buy or Don't Buy! Who cares?
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Yep, more paint, stickers and maybe an interior fabric to pump up sales is all this is. GM didn't certify a revised driveline for the C7R, they certainly aren't going to for a last model year C7.

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Let's reflect a bit on C7 "Special Editions:"
2014 - With the intro of the car we had a special "Premier Edition."
2015 - With the intro of the Z06, we had the "C7R Special Edition, and the Stingray had the special "Atlantic" and "Pacific" special editions.
2016 - "Spice Red," Twightlight Blue," and "Jet Black Suede" special editions were unveiled
2017 - GS introduced along with the "Grand Sport Collector Edition."
2018 - "Carbon 65" special edition introduced.
2019 - yep, time for another "special edition" to spur a few more C7 sales.

Yawn . . . non-news.
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