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Re: The Official C8 Corvette Thread...
« Reply #1200 on: May 15, 2020, 10:31:00 am »
Yeahhhh not even gonna give that a chance based on the title alone. A quick glance at the comments indicates it's a 20 minute video...only to reveal he got his C8 vinyl wrapped or something.

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« Reply #1201 on: May 15, 2020, 10:37:07 am »
Yep.

Its a Capt. America theme.

WOW. SHOCKER. CRAZIEST C8 MOD EVER.

I don't know what I hate more...the hustle of the dumbass YouTubers or the fact that their even-more-dumbass fans eat it up.

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Re: The Official C8 Corvette Thread...
« Reply #1202 on: May 15, 2020, 10:38:58 am »
I listened to his intro where he basically stated that he was going to drag it out as long as possible without saying anything important so I skipped to about 80% of the way into the video and watched the last of the time lapse. The wrap is cool but that guy enjoys listening to himself talk too much.

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« Reply #1203 on: May 15, 2020, 10:45:39 am »
The funny thing is, its so much an act.

He's not like that at all.
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Re: The Official C8 Corvette Thread...
« Reply #1204 on: May 18, 2020, 11:21:09 pm »
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« Reply #1205 on: October 08, 2020, 03:29:41 pm »
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Re: The Official C8 Corvette Thread...
« Reply #1206 on: October 08, 2020, 05:14:26 pm »
First the vette faithful doesn't know where to find the engine... Now they will have to concede to driving a Prius
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« Reply #1207 on: December 04, 2020, 04:47:08 pm »
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Re: The Official C8 Corvette Thread...
« Reply #1208 on: December 12, 2020, 05:28:34 pm »
LOL I do like the motto on the back but that's silliness. (Vette wrap video)
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Re: The Official C8 Corvette Thread...
« Reply #1209 on: December 14, 2020, 06:03:54 am »
I had my Z3 out and about yesterday because of the nice weather. Came across a C8 Corvette (army green type color). It looked really good driving around, very aggressive.

Still like the front engine design more (C7 particularly), but I don't dislike the C8.

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« Reply #1210 on: December 14, 2020, 06:22:34 am »
I had my Z3 out and about yesterday because of the nice weather. Came across a C8 Corvette (army green type color). It looked really good driving around, very aggressive.

Still like the front engine design more (C7 particularly), but I don't dislike the C8.

Yeah that's how I feel too. I want to love the C8, but there's some design cues that put me off.

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Re: The Official C8 Corvette Thread...
« Reply #1212 on: January 12, 2021, 12:15:59 pm »
Crazy amount of performance for 60k. Why hasn't dazzleman bought one yet??  :lol:

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« Reply #1213 on: January 12, 2021, 12:20:49 pm »
Cliff notes: If you are already at $60k for an awesome sportscar (at a screaming deal, btw), another $5k is a no-brainer for how much better a sportscar it makes.

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Re: The Official C8 Corvette Thread...
« Reply #1214 on: January 12, 2021, 12:46:01 pm »
Crazy amount of performance for 60k. Why hasn't dazzleman bought one yet??  :lol:

Wait, what the fuck? Why did I think the C8 was $80k+? Maybe my brain just can't reconcile "midengine supercar" and "stripper spec E-class MSRP".
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« Reply #1215 on: January 12, 2021, 01:27:00 pm »
Wait, what the fuck? Why did I think the C8 was $80k+? Maybe my brain just can't reconcile "midengine supercar" and "stripper spec E-class MSRP".

It can very easily hit 80k if you add any options.  I think the Z51 package is like 12k.  Don't think I've seen one tested that was under 75k.

IIRC, big price bump coming for the base car.
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Re: The Official C8 Corvette Thread...
« Reply #1216 on: January 12, 2021, 02:27:06 pm »
It can very easily hit 80k if you add any options.  I think the Z51 package is like 12k.  Don't think I've seen one tested that was under 75k.

IIRC, big price bump coming for the base car.

This is a quote from the article on Z51 pricing.

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To truly unlock the C8's performance potential, the Z51 package is a must-have option and a relative bargain at just $5,000 (and about 75 percent of 2020 Corvette customers have done just that). The same goes for the magnetic dampers ($1,895 over and above Z51), which really help keep things planted. But if your C8 is destined to be a casual weekend cruiser that occasionally wanders off into twisty canyon roads, then you can do no better for less than $60,000. And, as of this writing, the low base price will carry over to model-year 2021 C8s (though the Z51 option price has jumped by $995). Better snag one soon before Chevy changes its mind.

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Re: The Official C8 Corvette Thread...
« Reply #1217 on: January 12, 2021, 04:30:31 pm »
you're not gonna realize the difference on the street except for a stiffer ride.
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Re: The Official C8 Corvette Thread...
« Reply #1218 on: January 12, 2021, 05:36:58 pm »
you're not gonna realize the difference on the street except for a stiffer ride.

E diff might be noticeable.  I can definitely feel the difference between Torsen and regular slippy diff.
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« Reply #1219 on: January 12, 2021, 08:13:48 pm »
you're not gonna realize the difference on the street except for a stiffer ride.
This is how I feel! My C7 is a non Z51 car and I'd rather spend that 5K (6K for 2021) for the Z51 and 2K for Mag Ride on the 2LT package. The good thing for 2021 is you don't to buy the Z51 Package to be able to spec Mag Ride! I won't be buying new so if I come across a Z51 at a good price I will buy it but it's not a necessity.
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« Reply #1220 on: January 13, 2021, 06:42:10 am »
Seems like you get 80-90% of the performance at the base level?

Sure that 10% matters for some but I'm pretty sure I'd be content with ANY brand new Corvette. :thumbsup:
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Re: The Official C8 Corvette Thread...
« Reply #1221 on: January 13, 2021, 07:31:17 am »
I would say mag-ride is probably the must-have option for a street-driven car.  Supple in normal driving, firm when you want to play.
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Re: The Official C8 Corvette Thread...
« Reply #1222 on: January 13, 2021, 08:31:45 am »
This is how I feel! My C7 is a non Z51 car and I'd rather spend that 5K (6K for 2021) for the Z51 and 2K for Mag Ride on the 2LT package. The good thing for 2021 is you don't to buy the Z51 Package to be able to spec Mag Ride! I won't be buying new so if I come across a Z51 at a good price I will buy it but it's not a necessity.

The good thing for you is that 75% of buyers are opting for the Z51 package so most used cars you look at will have it.

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Re: The Official C8 Corvette Thread...
« Reply #1223 on: January 13, 2021, 05:37:48 pm »
Seems like you get 80-90% of the performance at the base level?

Sure that 10% matters for some but I'm pretty sure I'd be content with ANY brand new Corvette. :thumbsup:
Yup! And the base model has a higher top speed. The other up side is it comes with all season tires.

I would say mag-ride is probably the must-have option for a street-driven car.  Supple in normal driving, firm when you want to play.
Everyone that's had it swears by it!

The good thing for you is that 75% of buyers are opting for the Z51 package so most used cars you look at will have it.
This is true. I'm wondering what the rate will be from 2021 on since you don't have to get the Z51 Package to get Mag Ride. Lots of guys on the Vette forums say that's the only reason they went Z51.
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Re: The Official C8 Corvette Thread...
« Reply #1225 on: January 20, 2021, 10:06:41 pm »
I don't feel too bad for him :lol:
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« Reply #1226 on: January 20, 2021, 10:29:48 pm »
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« Reply #1227 on: January 21, 2021, 06:11:47 am »
Dude needs a little patience. He could still go in and order the exact Corvette he wants. Getting lawyers involved was dumb.

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« Reply #1228 on: January 21, 2021, 09:11:10 am »
Dude needs a little patience. He could still go in and order the exact Corvette he wants. Getting lawyers involved was dumb.
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