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New spy photos... minimal camo, very sleek

 
Old 05-21-2019, 01:08 PM
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Default New spy photos... minimal camo, very sleek

https://www.caranddriver.com/news/g2...pe-spy-photos/



Base model looking svelt!... loving the front end return to dual side openings like the C4/5 and no more fish mouth like the C6/7.

1. Seems there will be a vent at the front of the hood just aft of the fascia?

2. I think the quarter glass may have an air inlet like the Viper?

3. Rear end looks much lower than the C7 in this shot... the lack of the silly Z51 spoiler is much nicer looking.

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Look how rounded the rear / read deck-lid is! Very cool!! IMO the C8 is going to be a HUGE game changer in the sports car world!! What an exciting time for Corvette!!!



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It's almost naked!!! Base model looks pretty good. Can't wait for the big boys.
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That's your opinion !! The front end looks way to short.
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Sleek is an understatement ...Car is starting to look stunning.... ,there’s fire under that Camo .
Thanks for sharing.
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Originally Posted by GARYFINN View Post
That's your opinion !! The front end looks way to short.
It's a mid engine... that's the whole point and an advantage that really enhances the driving experience.
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is that a 7 or 8 foot box on that truck?
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Nice!
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I like.
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Originally Posted by jamesampm View Post
is that a 7 or 8 foot box on that truck?
If you don't like the proportions of a mid-engine car, why frequent this section? Mid-engine cars have a "cab forward" look and a longer tail.
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I think it will be gorgeous.
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It will be a real "looker".
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Ugly as sin. Looks like a McLaren had an illegitimate rape child with a Camaro. Trying WAY TOO HARD to look like anything other than a Corvette. I'm actually dying to see it unwrapped to see what car they copied this time. It was the F12 Berlinetta with the C7. C8 looks like a carbon copy (with very small tweaks) of the MP412C McLaren in the front with the sides and back of the Acura NSX.

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There's a lot of shape that's being very skilfully hidden.
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Those tailpipes though... just something about them screaming non-traditional powertrain to me. Seem quite small and restrictive.
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Originally Posted by FrankLP View Post
Look how rounded the rear / read deck-lid is! Very cool!! IMO the C8 is going to be a HUGE game changer in the sports car world!! What an exciting time for Corvette!!!



The outlining of the body brings us closer to the actual shape but it is starting to feel like torture.
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What’s going on with the rear quarter window?Or lack of quarter window?
It almost looks like an air duct ,on one of the pictures.
Thoughts?
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It's really starting to look like that $169,000 car... lol

But seriously, it's going to be a STUNNING vehicle.
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Did anyone else notice the extended exhaust pipes on this test car?
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the proportions are looking better, looking forward to seeing the final product and specs, thanks for posting these!
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