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Old 04-12-2019, 05:38 AM
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Default The Last Front Engine Corvette 2019 C7 Z06

Will be auctioned off in June at the Barrett-Jackson Northeast. Imagine for a minute you for wanted and had the means to buy it, what would you do with it. Would you put in storage or on display and never drive it, hoping in 10 years it will be worth twice what you paid for it, or would you enjoy it and drive the wheels off of it?

I'm too old to wait around to for it to appreicate in value, so I'm going to drive the wheels off of it.

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I sort of figured you to be a Nissan leaf guy...
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Buy one of thousands of other front engine corvettes while you you wait for the mid engine in 2020.
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If you have the kind of money to buy it, you have the kind of money to run the wheels off of it and not care about appreciation.

Fortunately I don't have to make such tough decisions.
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Will be auctioned off in June at the Barrett-Jackson Northeast. Imagine for a minute you for wanted and had the means to buy it, what would you do with it. Would you put in storage or on display and never drive it, hoping in 10 years it will be worth twice what you paid for it, or would you enjoy it and drive the wheels off of it?

I'm too old to wait around to for it to appreicate in value, so I'm going to drive the wheels off of it.
So you're going to contribute to carbon emissions after voting to force the rest of us to cut ours to fix a "problem".
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^^^^ I'm missing something but pretty sure I can figure it out
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It will be bought by a collector for ridiculous money and stored, then sold 20+ years from then for a lot more most likely.

Like a previous poster said, buy any other vette that rolled off the assembly line and drive the wheels off it if thatís what you want to do but buying that one makes no sense. People with the means to buy those cars donít get that way by being frivolous with that kind of cash.
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As long as its parked in a collector's garage it will never overheat.
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I sort of figured you to be a Nissan leaf guy...
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Why not wait for the mid engine model?
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Itíll be purchased by a collector and sit in a temperature controlled warehouse somewhere...someone who could afford the car but was going to buy one to drive the wheels off...would probably already have an earlier production 2019 car.
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Why not wait for the mid engine model?
From memory the first mid-engine promise was made in the late 60's.
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Whatís the last Ď82 Corvette worth?
Not a money making proposition.
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Originally Posted by mikefloyd View Post
From memory the first mid-engine promise was made in the late 60's.
Announced Thursday that the reveal will be July 18th

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/bu...se/3443887002/
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Audi R8 corvette?
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Announced Thursday that the reveal will be July 18th

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/bu...se/3443887002/
This is a sad quote from the article:
" The first production Corvette to sport an engine mounted behind the driver, the next-generation Corvette will be called the C8 and will debut as a Stingray with a 500-horsepower, push-rod V-8 engine. "

Push rods? Really? Its not 1949 anymore.
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Originally Posted by Seacat FL View Post
This is a sad quote from the article:
" The first production Corvette to sport an engine mounted behind the driver, the next-generation Corvette will be called the C8 and will debut as a Stingray with a 500-horsepower, push-rod V-8 engine. "

Push rods? Really? Its not 1949 anymore.
Yeah not exactly pushing the boundaries....

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Wasnt the C7 supposed to be a rear or mid engine car also?
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GM is such a loser company anyways....who cares?
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Originally Posted by Seacat FL View Post
This is a sad quote from the article:
" The first production Corvette to sport an engine mounted behind the driver, the next-generation Corvette will be called the C8 and will debut as a Stingray with a 500-horsepower, push-rod V-8 engine. "

Push rods? Really? Its not 1949 anymore.
Go with what you know, it's a tried & true design that's good enough for the application, why spend the time and money messing with a success.
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