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Yesterday, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Foosh

Yep, there would be no 911 without the SAV sales,...

Yep, there would be no 911 without the SAV sales, and similarly, there would be no Corvette without Chevrolet truck and SUV/SAV sales.
Yesterday, 12:24 PM
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Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

Was a power buyer back then. 1967 Coupe, 435/427,...

Was a power buyer back then. 1967 Coupe, 435/427, 3X2, Mechinical Lifters, 4MT - no PS/PB or A/C. Current car at the time was a 1966 GTO, Ram Air, Tri-Power, 4MT, no PS/PB or A/C. Did have sintered...
03-15-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,525
Posted By faninc

No $60k base price.

The base will be $65 to right below $70k. They will not price at $60k, that is marginally higher than base C7.

No no need to invest all that money developing midengine and leaving money on the C7...
03-15-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,692
Posted By C4-90-41001

Quote:Originally Posted by 84 4+3...

Quote:Originally Posted by 84 4+3 https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/images/buttons/viewpost.gif (https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1599049249#post1599049249)Is that why 737s...
03-14-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 76,647
Posted By Foosh

I don't think it has anything to do with ME vs....

I don't think it has anything to do with ME vs. FE. It's a combination of price, performance, and attractiveness that generates sales.


If the car is aesthetically pleasing to the majority of the...
03-14-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 76,647
Posted By C7pimp

When GM themselves have said the an ME set-up...

When GM themselves have said the an ME set-up would cost about $5k more than an FE, all other things being equivalent, I absolutely believe them. I also believe that not all other things will be...
03-13-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 76,647
Posted By C7pimp

When you have an FE and an ME platform, you are...

When you have an FE and an ME platform, you are now looking at a long list of components that need either dual configurations or its own separate and unique part. Every single on of those alterations...
03-13-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 76,647
Posted By Foosh

Jefnvk is an automotive engineer, who works in...

Jefnvk is an automotive engineer, who works in the industry in Detroit, and you're telling him what is more cost effective as far as production is concerned? Wow.:nonod:
03-13-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,285
Posted By Tool Hoarder

None of the mules have had the tire width for a...

None of the mules have had the tire width for a 1000 horse car IMO. Now if they have electric front drive and a really fancy TCS I could maybe see it, but I doubt it.
03-13-2019, 10:25 AM
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Posted By jefnvk

The market for the Corvette is not 30k FE plus...

The market for the Corvette is not 30k FE plus another 30k ME, it is around 30k period. With scant few exceptions from some kicking and screaming holdouts (who likely already have a C7 FE and have...
03-13-2019, 09:33 AM
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Views: 76,647
Posted By Tool Hoarder

You bought your first factory new Corvette at...

You bought your first factory new Corvette at 21... I bought my first Corvette at 22 (38 now), but have never bought a new one and I'm on my 5th. Your point is valid that the "soon to retire" or...
03-12-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,256
Posted By Atari_Prime

"We might not see it until summer 2019". True,...

"We might not see it until summer 2019". True, and likely, but also true that we 'might' not see it until 2020. Not the most committed statement on their part.

"It could start between $60k and...
03-11-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,044
Posted By Dr. ice

No offense, but you don’t get it. People buy what...

No offense, but you don’t get it. People buy what they want....there is no gun held to anyone’s head. All car makers are only loyal to one thing.....the almighty dollar. Nothing more and nothing...
03-10-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,379
Posted By faninc

Tell GM to stop,it’s only incremental! Lol

Clearly GM knows that it cannot make anymore “incremental changes” and still stay as competitive as they were able to with the FE. At some point physics wins out, guess what- it is that time. Does...
03-09-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,638
Posted By Jinx

If the constant re-reading of tea leaves is too...

If the constant re-reading of tea leaves is too much, stop reading threads on C8 General Discussion. Honestly, if you don't come in here, you really don't see anything about C8 except for occasional...
03-09-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 19,911
Posted By Laguna Fred

As this thread continues to grow, with the same...

As this thread continues to grow, with the same arguments we've seen dozens of times before (and has a SINGLE mind ever been changed?) the answer to the OP is, Chevy probably is NOT making a mistake...
03-09-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,966
Posted By Jeff V.

You don't build a fleet of integration vehicles,...

You don't build a fleet of integration vehicles, and send the cars and teams of engineers around the country and over to Germany for an 'exercise'.
03-08-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,044
Posted By BIG Dave

You do understand GM is a business and not a...

You do understand GM is a business and not a charity, right?
03-08-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 19,480
Posted By faninc

Assuming will not be on the Kerbeck list?

All good points but dealer not using any guns and actually buyers have been asking to put down deposits. Great country indeed. We need Bernie to include free New Corvettes along with his free...
03-08-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,044
Posted By capevettes

You do realize GM does not run the Museum or have...

You do realize GM does not run the Museum or have a financial interest in it? The Assembly Plant is another story. As for GM's loyalty to their customers: They aren't in business to lose money. ...
03-07-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 19,911
Posted By Foosh

Actual production numbers are the ONLY accurate...

Actual production numbers are the ONLY accurate measure. A sizable percentage custom order Corvettes. Dealers don't order manuals as often for lot inventory because they are stocking for the other...
03-07-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 76,647
Posted By orclubduck

I hate to dip my toes in the chilly waters of...

I hate to dip my toes in the chilly waters of this forum post, as there are some very firm options being defended to the point of ad nauseum.

For GM...
03-05-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 76,647
Posted By C7pimp

If the daily usability, reliability, looks...

If the daily usability, reliability, looks (subjective) and performance are comparable (or improved), I can't find a rational reason why you would even assume this.

The ONLY main difference that...
03-04-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,241
Posted By Foosh

LOL . . . it's the same person regardless of...

LOL . . . it's the same person regardless of whether they're wearing a uniform or not.
03-03-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,241
Posted By Foosh

Yeah, gotta agree, and have been a senior exec at...

Yeah, gotta agree, and have been a senior exec at 3 large organizations and still am. The uniform thing has been debunked and new school management thinking embraces casual and individuality. All...
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