2020 Corvette - What Do You Think?

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  1. tele12

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    Corvettes never had any storage anyway. This one actually has two tiny “trunks”. And they’re saying pricing starts at $60K.
     
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    They seem to want to be competing for sales with Ferrari and other Euro brands. I just don't think those buyers cross shop a 'Vette.

    I'll give it a resounding "Meh."
     
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    I'm not sure what C Series or year, but at one point Chevy was advertising you could fit 2 sets of golf clubs in the trunk.
    Mid 90s maybe?
     
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    I think that the designers (not the engineers) should be fired. So many useless extra "design" elements are added that the thing looks like it was designed by 100 different people in isolation, then put together at the last minute. I'm really hoping it looks better somehow in person, because based on those pictures (79 of them), it looks hideous - and I'm a huge 'vette fan.

    I'm sure the performance will be astounding as usual, and that it will absolutely kill it on the track. But that interior and exterior, hoo boy. I did note that the tenor of the article seemed to indicate a lot of tension between design and engineering. I wonder if that is reflected in what we see here.
     
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    I think I’d like to test drive it for a few years to form a
    solid opinion.;)
     
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    They have a pic of a golf bag in the rear compartment in this car, so I guess the boot is not that small.
     
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    It looks pretty cool, similar to a Ferrari as mentioned above.
    As usual it's not as cool looking as a chrome bumper 50's or 60's vette and I bet it doesn't sound as nice either. I'm sure all the hip Youtubers will get one making them less attractive to own.
     
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    I haven't paid much attention to Corvettes since the '60s. This looks unlikely to change that.
     
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    The Les Paul of cars, overpriced and prone to breaking.
     
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    If I were able to contort myself into a car like that I'd have to test drive it the rest of my life, because I couldn't get back out.
     
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    I think they should have left that piece of turf to Ford with the GT40, I'm not sure where they think their market demographic is.

    A Corvette buyer is hardly looking for a wannabe Ferrari, sort of like expecting a Ram buyer to be in the market for a Hilux
     
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    I’d nominate Jaguars (the car, and the guitar) for that honor!
     
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    Off the top of my head, it doesn't look like a Vette. The long front engine compartment has always been one of the most visually significant statements of the design. It invites you to imagine the engine under the hood.
     
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    The Jaguar is the Les Paul of guitars.
     
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    It's just missing a set of 22inch spinners, a wing and some neons.
     
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    I think it’s not a Corvette. Or, rather, that it shouldn’t be.

    Looks like a poorly-executed cross between a Camaro and and an NSX.
     
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