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Old 07-04-2019, 05:26 PM
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Another sterile video? Does GM pay to have the 'Ring blacked out for their testing? Not often you see the 'Ring so open on a perfectly good day.

And like one posted said above, exhaust note is lacking.

So the guy with a timer on his cell phone means what? That his buddy with a walkie-talkie somewhere else gave him the "start" time? Too much room for error and not confirmed by anything.

Still. I have high hopes.
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Old 07-04-2019, 05:28 PM
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I think the camo emphasizes edges, which draw your eye to the inlets, grills, etc. on the nose. If you took a C7 nose, especially a ZR-1 or Z06 nose, put it in camo, it'd look pretty busy as well.

Have a good one,
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Old 07-04-2019, 05:33 PM
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Originally Posted by LawrenceFromTorrance View Post
Noticed 3 things
1) Rear tires are wider than front -- for those who are thinking AWD
2) RPMs never get very high -- so either taking it easy or it's a torque monster
3) At 10:10 in the video coming to a stop sign the throttle is blipped so either it is from the trans down shifting on it's own or it's a manual. I thought it was already in first so why would the trans down shift?
Every ME AWD car in existence has a staggered setup. Just saying...

Otherwise the car looks likes its going through nomral testing paces. Don't see anything different from what's we've seen the last year and a half or so.
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Old 07-04-2019, 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Kappa View Post
Every ME AWD car in existence has a staggered setup. Just saying...

Otherwise the car looks likes its going through nomral testing paces. Don't see anything different from what's we've seen the last year and a half or so.
On 1) I agree but if they were closer to the same size then I'd say AWD was more possible. On 2) I'd guess that the RPM never gets much higher than 4K which seems low even for low level testing. I still don't get 3).
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The car with the slightly darker camo appears to be louder & more stable at higher speeds around the corners (less tire squealing), but maybe it was just my eyes/ears?
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Old 07-04-2019, 06:20 PM
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Definitely NOT doing a 7:18.19 time! Looks like they were ******* it around the track.
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Old 07-04-2019, 06:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Red67John View Post
Those side scoops still appear to be fake. Still looks embellished, especially when you see eat from the rear 3/4 view.
What makes you say that? LOL!


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Old 07-04-2019, 06:40 PM
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Originally Posted by JABCAT View Post
The car with the slightly darker camo appears to be louder & more stable at higher speeds around the corners (less tire squealing), but maybe it was just my eyes/ears?
Yeah, the dark grey car definitely looked faster around the track.
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Old 07-04-2019, 07:12 PM
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Originally Posted by JABCAT View Post
The car with the slightly darker camo appears to be louder & more stable at higher speeds around the corners (less tire squealing), but maybe it was just my eyes/ears?
Well if you see, that darker one looks like the production version since it has the production lights etc. So I would say it would be more better than the pre production versions with the padded looking lights.
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Old 07-04-2019, 07:17 PM
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A lot of folks are going to be pleasantly surprised. 2 weeks.
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Old 07-04-2019, 07:25 PM
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I let all the ad's run fully during the video, didnt skip the ads with the pop up button, I wanted to make sure that he got all his ad revenue for posting such a great and long video.

yay
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Originally Posted by DanSavage View Post
What makes you say that? LOL!
Great picture! Notice how it clearly shows the curved opening...

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Sweet. Thanks for sharing.
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Originally Posted by RedDropTop View Post
Great picture! Notice how it clearly shows the curved opening...

i will be surprised if that was the actual shape of the opening.
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Old 07-04-2019, 09:34 PM
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I would too.
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Old 07-04-2019, 09:48 PM
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Originally Posted by firstvettesoon View Post
i will be surprised if that was the actual shape of the opening.
Been beating that drum a long time... matches the CAD, close to the CERV III, classic Corvette shake, etc.



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Old 07-04-2019, 10:46 PM
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Even-though most on here are for some reason hoping for a 7.18 I think they will be in for a surprise when this beast's numbers show! Can't wait.
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Old 07-04-2019, 11:00 PM
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I wonder if the valves were closed. seems pretty quiet compared to the C7
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Sure hope the production car handles the front plate better.

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Old 07-05-2019, 01:20 AM
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11:36 is that a supercharger whine sound? Tell me no please
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