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Could this be coming to the C8?

 
Old 07-10-2019, 05:01 PM
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No, GM is not this innovative....Queue the Porsche haters now....We know who they are
It's not an "innovation" question. If they did it, there goes the entire trunk. And BTW, when's the last time you saw a current Porsche Targa? I think I've seen ONE in the last 2 years and 911's are more common around here than Corvettes by a LONG shot....Now 911 Cabs? One on every street corner!

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Old 07-10-2019, 05:12 PM
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Originally Posted by jimmyb View Post
It's not an "innovation" question. If they did it, there goes the entire trunk. And BTW, when's the last time you saw a current Porsche Targa? I think I've seen ONE in the last 2 years and 911's are more common around here than Corvettes by a LONG shot....Now 911 Cabs? One on every street corner!
But you still have the entire frunk to use.
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Old 07-10-2019, 05:51 PM
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No, GM is not this innovative....Queue the Porsche haters now....We know who they are
Highly doubt it has anything to do with being innovative. Its a corvette so the obvious assumption should be cost.
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Old 07-10-2019, 06:09 PM
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Highly doubt it has anything to do with being innovative. Its a corvette so the obvious assumption should be cost.
+1. Cost is always the buzz killer! The Corvette is based on Bang for the Buck with a dose of performance. Hence, no active aero, rear axle steer, powered targa tops or front axle lift. All of these items add to cost.
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Doesn't a miata have a retractable hard top why not the c8
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Originally Posted by Dr. ice View Post
+1. Cost is always the buzz killer! The Corvette is based on Bang for the Buck with a dose of performance. Hence, no active aero, rear axle steer, powered targa tops or front axle lift. All of these items add to cost.
Sorry, the C8 DOES have front axle lift.

And the C8 is going to be a hardtop convertible....but the coupe will have a removable (but not powered) targa top.

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Old 07-12-2019, 02:54 PM
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Originally Posted by mikemote View Post
Doesn't a miata have a retractable hard top why not the c8
Then one could also say, a corvette has X amount of HP/torque, why not a miata. This isn't rocket science. For a car to be budget friendly something, has to give. Thats part of the reason exotic cars are so dam expensive, they compromise on almost nothing except for maybe storage space.
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