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Old 01-14-2013, 11:03 AM   #61
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Looks better than previous renderings. I think it'll grow on me even more in person.
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Old 01-14-2013, 11:13 AM   #62
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I might get a lot of **** for this but the Corvette has been an RX-7 copy exterior-wise since the C4.
C4 -> 944/FB copy.
c5 -> FD
C6 -> Lots of RX-8 curves going on.

This C7 doesn't have a mazda to copy so I think its interesting to see the styling changes follow the GT-R Boxyness and the Viper/Ferrari shape. those seats look great. The rest of the car is too boxy for me. I would save up for a Viper if I was in the market.

Good on chevy though. Lots of cool stuff going on with this car.
The viper is like double the price of a base C7....that is a lot of saving.
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Old 01-14-2013, 11:27 AM   #63
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Looks like a dodge viper had an affair with a lotus and this was the outcome.. Personally i like the interior the most!
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Old 01-14-2013, 12:08 PM   #64
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Old 01-14-2013, 12:20 PM   #65
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Old 01-14-2013, 12:22 PM   #66
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If it actually ends up looking like this, then I sort of like it
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Old 01-14-2013, 12:45 PM   #67
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I like it but would prefer to see the vents/scoops be painted the same color as the rest of the body.
They are if you buy it in black.
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Old 01-14-2013, 12:56 PM   #69
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Love everything but the tails...not a fan of the new camaros at all.
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Old 01-14-2013, 01:23 PM   #70
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Moderately impressed.

New styling is certainly new(ish), dramatic and a departure from the current design language.

However...the actual design detailing is somewhat haphazard and does not cohere really well: a lot of individually interesting bits a bit losely combined. The back end especially is a conglomeration a bits that seem somewhat randomly applied and don't necesarily relate to each other too well.

I'm sure those seeking little more than visual drama and a departure from slavish adherence to previous Corvette design traits will be quite pleased. However, more discerning eyes might discern a less well integrated and thought out overall design, especially in the detailing, than they might have hoped.

Over all, a good to design that will get the job done but falls a bit short of greatness.
I agree. There are a lot of individually cool design things going on, but when everything is put together, it looks off. The Camaro rear is the worst bit.

The new Viper on the other hand.... my god
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They are if you buy it in black.
Yep. That was my first thought. I also suppose that it would be an easy mod to remove them and get them painted to match whatever color your car was.
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nice car, not a fan of those tail lights but it's not a deal breaker.
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Moderately impressed.

New styling is certainly new(ish), dramatic and a departure from the current design language.

However...the actual design detailing is somewhat haphazard and does not cohere really well: a lot of individually interesting bits a bit losely combined. The back end especially is a conglomeration a bits that seem somewhat randomly applied and don't necesarily relate to each other too well.

I'm sure those seeking little more than visual drama and a departure from slavish adherence to previous Corvette design traits will be quite pleased. However, more discerning eyes might discern a less well integrated and thought out overall design, especially in the detailing, than they might have hoped.

Over all, a good to design that will get the job done but falls a bit short of greatness.
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Old 01-14-2013, 03:36 PM   #75
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I think the car looks great but 450 hp from a 6.2 engine is not good enough. Ford gets 440 hp from a 5.0. GM is going to have to bump it up quite a bit for me to buy.
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The interior still looks like it has large areas of plastic, but it is far better than the C6. The exterior looks great though. Will definitely test drive one before I drop down on the Shelby500.
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They are if you buy it in black.
That would probably mask the appearance of the vents and mixed styling cues enough to change my opinion on the exterior styling. I'll bet it will be a jaw dropper in all black.
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That would probably mask the appearance of the vents and mixed styling cues enough to change my opinion on the exterior styling. I'll bet it will be a jaw dropper in all black.
Kind of like this?








I really could consider one of these, but I've always been a ford guy, GM's quality of construction has never won me over. How much do 'vettes go for?
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it'll have a cheap interior like all other recent vettes
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I really could consider one of these, but I've always been a ford guy, GM's quality of construction has never won me over. How much do 'vettes go for?
The current C6 base price is $49,600.00. Information I've seen is the new Stingray will be right at $53K base.
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