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Could this be coming to the C8?

 
Old 07-10-2019, 01:19 PM
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With this, all of the frunk space will be usable.
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There has been rumors of an electric targa top. Doubt it will resemble this though.
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I think way to expensive for the base coupe.
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There has been rumors of an electric targa top. Doubt it will resemble this though.

I don't know how you get a powered Targa top when the leaked order sheet lists "removable dual tops"

Would be cool for those who like it.

...rumors... who knows...

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Originally Posted by SkyView View Post
I think way to expensive for the base coupe.
There's no doubt that if this is offered, bit will come with a price premium.
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Originally Posted by firstvettesoon View Post
I don't know how you get a powered Targa top when the leaked order sheet lists "removable dual tops"

Would be cool for those who like it.

...rumors... who knows...
There was another purported internal leak that said power targa, but as you mentioned, the other leaked configurator does show "removable dual tops". I think the person claiming power targa saw the power vert and mistook it. Given the buttresses stay in place, the roof panel that goes away would look like a targa panel. The difference being no intact b-pillar and the vertical glass rolls down.


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I would like that, would keep the wife happy when she want's it to be a convertible.
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No, GM is not this innovative....Queue the Porsche haters now....We know who they are
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Gotta love all the pandering for youtube clicks this forum gets.
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Gotta love all the pandering for youtube clicks this forum gets.
I'm not attempting to pander as this is a feature I truly hope is offered on the C8. It's an effective way of storing the targa top without eating into the frunk space. I hope that GM has figured out a way to incorporate something like this into at least one of the C8 variants.
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Originally Posted by TheGadgetGuru View Post
I'm not attempting to pander as this is a feature I truly hope is offered on the C8. It's an effective way of storing the targa top without eating into the frunk space. I hope that GM has figured out a way to incorporate something like this into at least one of the C8 variants.
Then you would have titled your thread "Do you think the C8 will have a power targa?" and then discussed the subject in the thread. All you did was a click-bait title and a youtube video.
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Originally Posted by Tool Hoarder View Post
There was another purported internal leak that said power targa, but as you mentioned, the other leaked configurator does show "removable dual tops". I think the person claiming power targa saw the power vert and mistook it. Given the buttresses stay in place, the roof panel that goes away would look like a targa panel. The difference being no intact b-pillar and the vertical glass rolls down.


makes sense...

...but this image looks very weird... can't wait to see it for real!

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AFAIK, the C8 will have a solid removable top. The video shows a cloth foldable top. You need a lot more room in the back to put the solid top down.
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So a power folding cloth targa is more desirable than a spyder version of the car? I don't get why someone would not just buy the spyder version of the C8. Seems like GM would forgo the cost and complexity of offering the same car with two different power top options.
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So a power folding cloth targa is more desirable than a spyder version of the car? I don't get why someone would not just buy the spyder version of the C8. Seems like GM would forgo the cost and complexity of offering the same car with two different power top options.
You’d think one would be a fixed roof coupe and the other the other the spyder. Apparently it has to do with airbag laws as to why the coupe will still be targa.
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I didn't think there was an engine that could sound worse than my 1996 John Deere LX 176. Whew.
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Yep! nice option but $12,300 for it!?

Maybe not...?
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