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Old 10-21-2013, 01:58 PM
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Really amazed at how good the new Corvette looks. Love the cockpit and the sound when it starts up as well. Enjoy!
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Congrats on the Vette, Steven!

Awesome car!

We need to talk about your pictures though, what mode are you shooting in? (These are shot with your T4i, right?)
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^^^ Yes Austin-I'm not having good luck with the T4i. I shot yesterday in Auto Mode because it was so sunny.


You just need to come to KC and shoot this car!
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So...gotta ask...




When're you gonna go pick up hawt cougars in your red Corvette?
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Conrats!

...and an awesome color choice too!


I heard the stingray logos on the seats are uncomfortable.
Any truth to that?
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So...gotta ask...

When're you gonna go pick up hawt cougars in your red Corvette?
He'll get them in his TL-S once he sells the C7 for a profit
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So...gotta ask...




When're you gonna go pick up hawt cougars in your red Corvette?
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He'll get them in his TL-S once he sells the C7 for a profit
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Sooooooooooooooooo.... interior?
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Old 10-21-2013, 10:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Yumcha View Post
So...gotta ask...




When're you gonna go pick up hawt cougars in your red Corvette?



Buddy, I've already got my hawt "cougar", even though I'm sure she wouldn't like it if I called her a "cougar". My wife is all the "cat" I want!





Moog, you can't even feel the logos on the seats. But, I have to tell you, the 2nd day I had the car, I noticed that the passenger seat logo broke in two. The dealership ordered a new seat cover-had it overnighted, and it was installed the next day.
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Old 10-21-2013, 10:34 PM
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Just saw a grey one tonight. Found out its from my community.

I saw the sting ray emblem on the fender glint in street lights and looked over and realized what it was and damn it's sexy in person. And I only really saw the back end. Even my wife liked it.
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Sooooooooooooooooo.... interior?
when he said interior shots are enroute he meant on Wednesday....thats when we meet up

Since his T4i is not doing well and he owns an iphone so the camera is shitty there as well





my Galaxy note 3 has 13MP, Steven, dump the iphone, dump the canon....get the Samsung Galaxy and a Nikon
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Steven, looks like Anil's not going to leave you alone tonight
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^^^ I dont leave Steven any night










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Congrats!

Very nice pick up. I love how the new Corvette looks.

Did your dealer mark it up? I heard many are adding like $10K in mark ups to them.
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Holy hell that car is amazing! Initially, I was not a fan of the rear, but it's growing on me.

Congrats on your new acquisition!
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Since I turned 30, the rear has grown on me too!
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Old 10-22-2013, 07:46 AM
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My wife wants me to get one, she just wants me to get it for an unrealistic price. Corvette is my dream car, I am now vicariously living through you.
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Nice! And it's great that you still have your TL to toss around on the daily. Wish I could have kept mine.
But these high output cars are so much fun to drive. Makes you fall in love with the road all over again, like when you first got your license.

Congrats and enjoy that Stingray!!
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Old 10-22-2013, 01:49 PM
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Congrats!

Very nice pick up. I love how the new Corvette looks.

Did your dealer mark it up? I heard many are adding like $10K in mark ups to them.

No mark-up on my Stingray. Since I play hockey with the New Car Sales Manager at the dealership, I actually got a discount on this car. But shhhhhhh-don't tell anyone. Everybody else is paying MSRP or a mark-up!




Originally Posted by Moose Muscles View Post
My wife wants me to get one, she just wants me to get it for an unrealistic price. Corvette is my dream car, I am now vicariously living through you.


No worries MM, this car is a game-changer. It's worth it AND worth the wait!
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My wife wants me to get one, she just wants me to get it for an unrealistic price. Corvette is my dream car, I am now vicariously living through you.
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No mark-up on my Stingray. Since I play hockey with the New Car Sales Manager at the dealership, I actually got a discount on this car. But shhhhhhh-don't tell anyone. Everybody else is paying MSRP or a mark-up!

No worries MM, this car is a game-changer. It's worth it AND worth the wait!
same with me... at the NYC auto show, my wife absolutely loved the convertible stingray and said i should pull the trigger on my dream car... problem is, the sales manager at the local dealer where my friend's bought their C6's from already said that the 2014 models will be marked up $15k over MSRP.... 2015 will fetch $8k mark-up... incentives won't be released until 2016...

I'll wait till Dec 2015 to pick up a leftover...
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^^^ Steven was very eager....I did ask him to wait another year and buy the Z06 version of the C7....it will be launched sometime next year...

I would seriously wait for it (if that is in your budget) else you can always look into a different dealership in a different state
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^^^ Steven was very eager....I did ask him to wait another year and buy the Z06 version of the C7....it will be launched sometime next year...

I would seriously wait for it (if that is in your budget) else you can always look into a different dealership in a different state




......couldn't wait-this is #1,445 off the line. Besides, at 460 horsepower, this is plenty of "get up and go" for me.
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holly molly nice purchase... gotta love that torque and 7speed manual awesome combo too. congratz man
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I know you cudnt old man....plus I think this fit your budget very well....am expecting the Z06 version to be around 90K which I bet would have been a tad bit over the budget....
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Hmm, idk what's going on with your camera
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^^^ Steven was very eager....I did ask him to wait another year and buy the Z06 version of the C7....it will be launched sometime next year...

I would seriously wait for it (if that is in your budget) else you can always look into a different dealership in a different state
i'm going to wait... no offense to Steven but i usually don't buy first model releases as I want the manufacturers to work out any minor kinks that seem to arise...
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LOL exactly what I told him haha....


great minds think alike
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I thought about the "first year model" scenario a lot. But my gut feel was so good about this car, I went ahead and pulled the trigger!
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Damn, congratulations! Pics are blocked here @ the office, but I can picture it and it's marvelous. I'm jealous of the 7-speed tranny. Nice snag.
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Interior as nice as any Ferrari? Any non-owners care to back that up?
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The real question Steven....

Is it as nice as an Aventador's?
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Thumbs up

got to say im not a huge fan of corvettes, but that thing is dope!
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I thought about the "first year model" scenario a lot. But my gut feel was so good about this car, I went ahead and pulled the trigger!
I'll take the "kinks" to have a highly sought after car that I'm sure is breaking necks wherever you go. In a year or two they will not receive nearly the attention. Not saying Steven is an attention whore (he would have gone cougar red if he was) but as a car guy, nothing is better than others checking your car out.

Chrome is growing on me.
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Beautiful car. Congrats
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Steve, great car! They've came a long way from the C4 I used to own.

For some reason Corvettes have always been "jacked" up, while Audi, BMW, Porsche, Ferrari... have all taken up the wheel well gap from stock.

I used swoosh's pic (hope you didn't mind) to show what your C7 could look like about 1.5 inches lower. Anyway, hope you enjoy it!

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thats looks SICK, dropped and its an awesome chop....


Guys Steven came over yesterday and we ended up taking some pix with his canon after messing with some settings....I hope he will post em up today
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