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01-20-2013, 12:31 PM   #1
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The New 2014 C7 Corvette

Has anyone seen the new corvette? Man it's the best looking corvette I think I've ever saw. Corvette started the year I was born 1953 and IMHO This is the best yet.

2014 Corvette Stingray Comes to Gran Turismo 5: New Screenshots & Video Released

http://www.chevrolet.com/new-2014-corvette/

01-20-2013, 12:35 PM   #2
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Looks great, like a fusion between the GT-R and the 599.
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Why can't they just make one that looks like the old classic REAL Stingray?
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I hear ya Mr Riley but they are trying to keep up will the new generation. I love the 1958, the 1963 fastback and the 1967 427/425hp. I even like the 1969 since I drove one for awhile 350/350 4 speed.

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Top iconic car.
Gotta love the Corvette.....but I love ALL V8s....we drive a C63.
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Push button parking brake doesn't sit well with me. I'm an old guy like Mike
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This one's for you, Mike.
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QuoteOriginally posted by MRRiley Quote
Why can't they just make one that looks like the old classic REAL Stingray?
Probably aerodynamics. The top speed is around 200 now, and the old one sure wasn't meant for that. Of course, 200 isn't exactly useful day to day, you might be willing to give up 70mph for a better look.

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Why can't they just make one that looks like the old classic REAL Stingray?
I'm personally really tired of the whole retro design craze... Actually I was over it a long time ago.

The new car is very modern, and very, very good looking. It should make one hell of a race car too.
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Why can't they just make one that looks like the old classic REAL Stingray?
1967 only happens once. <sigh>
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1967 only happens once. <sigh>
You're right. That is the year I was discharged from the Navy, and the year I got married.

In 1974, my wife and I bought a used 1972 Corvette (orange color), T-top, 350 V8, automatic from a 2LT. at Ft. Polk, LA. I worked for the Army (civil service) at that time and I was directing an audit of the Officer's Club. The LT. was single, and was being transferred to Germany, and did not want to pay the single individual sports car insurance rates in Germany. Believe me, they were substantial. We drove it for about 5 years with absolutely no problems and sold it when we were expecting our 2nd child and our priorities were definitely changing. It was a fun vehicle, but not practical. Wish I had it back.
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Coming from a corvette fan, it looks nice but I dont like the rear end, looks to much like the new camaros. They should have kept the tail lights circular....

cant beat this stingray,



or this one....


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I saw the new 2014 Corvette on Sunday Morning. Beautiful.

My favourite Corvette of all time has to be the 1963 Corvette Split Window coupe. Make sure it has the 340 hp/ 327 cube solid lifter , 4 bbl carb engine and the 4 speed manual transmission. Delete radio.
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From what I've seen, it looks good, but does it go? I'm not talking about straight-line stuff. Anything with a big V8 can do straight-line stuff. But does it go round corners? The only Corvette I've ever been in or driven was, from my unreliable memory, a 1970 or thereabouts 454. This was in 1973. My impressions were that it made a lovely noise, it was quite quick, it wasn't responsive (it was like a truck) and it was a pig to corner. However, I have a friend who had a much later model, C6 perhaps?, that was a really good car. I really hope that this one is good.

Even though I'm a devoted Saab driver, I'm not an American car basher.

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QuoteOriginally posted by lesmore49 Quote
I saw the new 2014 Corvette on Sunday Morning. Beautiful.

My favourite Corvette of all time has to be the 1963 Corvette Split Window coupe. Make sure it has the 340 hp/ 327 cube solid lifter , 4 bbl carb engine and the 4 speed manual transmission. Delete radio.
The owner of one of the local butcher's shops has/had a split window Corvette. Very nice. He also has/had (he changes his stable) a few Mustangs and some of them were interesting.

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