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Old 01-16-2013, 09:52 AM   #101
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I want to know how the HUD looks this time around. You can see a pretty big cut out for it on top of the dash.
I was hoping somebody was going to cry about that and not know it was for HUD
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:24 AM   #102
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Wat r u talking about

isn't this a BMW owners wet dream, a drivers oriented cockpit

and how are you judging "areas of improvement" based off a 3D render...

Yeah, it's "driver oriented," and the materials themselves seem improved, but the design details are a mess of bits that don't relate to or cohere with each other very well. The lines, shapes and forms don't line up or match very well up close, looking more like a bunch of bits from the Chevy parts bin were casually agglomerated together.

Kind of a two steps forward (seats, materials) and two steps backward (overall design detailing) thing.
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Old 01-16-2013, 11:06 AM   #103
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Yeah, it's "driver oriented," and the materials themselves seem improved, but the design details are a mess of bits that don't relate to or cohere with each other very well. The lines, shapes and forms don't line up or match very well up close, looking more like a bunch of bits from the Chevy parts bin were casually agglomerated together.

Kind of a two steps forward (seats, materials) and two steps backward (overall design detailing) thing.
LOL, take off those fan boy glasses for a second... Wow, internet comments, amazing
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Old 01-16-2013, 02:12 PM   #106
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First pic of the vert I have seen.

I really like the coupe, but I'm not liking this.
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Looks great.

Biggest improved... Interior.
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that interior is doup. That rear end looks hideous on the vert, like a rejected transformers face.
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that interior is doup. That rear end looks hideous on the vert, like a rejected transformers face.
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Wat r u talking about

isn't this a BMW owners wet dream, a drivers oriented cockpit

and how are you judging "areas of improvement" based off a 3D render...

Too much empty space between certain parts bin switches from other GM cars. Notably to the left of the Navigation screen which doesn't look nearly as fit and finish in a rendering, which should look perfect, as an bmw/audi/mercedes/porsche interior. All of these marque's have vehicles in the Corvette's price bracket and market to one extent or another. I would also point out the ***** drowning of carbon fiber "accents" in the cabin, because we know for just over 50k there won't be any real carbon fiber inside. Lastly Odds are the seats themselves will still get gripes and complaints for not being supportive enough, looking at the bottom bolstering.

Just for giggles look at this bmw e30 interior with it's level of fit and finish from over twenty plus years ago



every switch is articulated towards the driver and oriented in a manner that doesn't leave huge gaps like that in the corvette. Also note the proper bolstering of the seats in the car as well. Before you go and say well that's an M3, the M3 is a price and performance competitor.
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LOL, take off those fan boy glasses for a second... Wow, internet comments, amazing
Not sure what "fan boy" glasses you're referring to (fan boy of what?), those are simply my observations and thoughts of the new Vette interior. I'll try to mark-up an interior image to illustrate my points/criticisms.

Which points would you suggest I'm in error or off-the-mark on?
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Not sure what "fan boy" glasses you're referring to (fan boy of what?), those are simply my observations and thoughts of the new Vette interior. I'll try to mark-up an interior image to illustrate my points/criticisms.

Which points would you suggest I'm in error or off-the-mark on?
Oh that's cool you sat in and drove the new unreleased Corvette already and we're hearing your feedback about placement, finish, fit, & measurement of said placement nobody knows yet.

tell the story again
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Oh that's cool you sat in and drove the new unreleased Corvette already and we're hearing your feedback about placement, finish, fit, & measurement of said placement nobody knows yet.

tell the story again
The placement is visible in the image, is it not? Look at the right side of the center console- the bins- and to the left of the navigation screen. I can see what he means.

I do think the CF will be real though.
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The placement is visible in the image, is it not? Look at the right side of the center console- the bins- and to the left of the navigation screen. I can see what he means.

I do think the CF will be real though.
You're right the E46 and all BMW's / Nissans are 500% better than this
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You're right the E46 and all BMW's / Nissans are 500% better than this
Oh right, that's exactly what I said.

Btw I fuucking hate Nissan. Get that crap out of here.

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Bro only way it could be worse is if they swapped in a 2jz

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ironically, the exact same thing you just did.
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I think people are missing the point about the interior. Obviously there has to be a tradeoff. The performance of the Corvette eclipses that of the M3, whereas the interior of the M3 is better than the Corvette.
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