The new Corvette is here! The new Corvette is here!

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Anorak, Jan 13, 2013.

  1. ducnut

    ducnut Long timer

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    I like it! :thumb
  2. eakins

    eakins Butler Maps

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    I think it's hot!
  3. Carlo Muro

    Carlo Muro SupercĂ zzola

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    I hate Corvettes.

    I've owned 2
  4. Star-Bellied Sneetch

    Star-Bellied Sneetch Long timer

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    Sounds like the best dad ever. I don't think you're looking at it from the proper perspective. . .

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  5. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Bitch called me a feminist.

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    Depends on if he would give you the keys to the shaggin wagon.

    On that noted I did but a 3 seater station wagon off my pops when I was like 17......man if that car could talk
  6. Star-Bellied Sneetch

    Star-Bellied Sneetch Long timer

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    I threw a mattress in the back of my '84 Mazda B2000 pickup and parked it behind the K-Mart. I'm a romantic.
  7. Heyload

    Heyload Remastered Classic

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    I bet you let your dates "super-size" that extra value meal at McDonalds too, you overachiever. Guys like you skewed the curve for the rest of us cheapskates.
  8. Star-Bellied Sneetch

    Star-Bellied Sneetch Long timer

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  9. 68deluxe

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    Back in the early 80's I test drove a 1974 454, it handled like a dump truck and was only slightly faster.
  10. Heyload

    Heyload Remastered Classic

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    :lol3 Well played, sir.
  11. 68deluxe

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    We are retiring in 1-2 years and I may take that opportunity to get another sports car. Might be a good time to pick up a 3 year old car.
  12. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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    You what Bill says.....:rofl



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  13. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

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    Damn! All this Corvette talk has got me Jonesin'!!! :eek1

    THIS would be fun:

    1974 L-48 4-speed A/C convertible!

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  14. Bueller

    Bueller Cashin?

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    There's that plastic fantastic hideous '74 back bumper I remember. Same color Dad had, too.
  15. gatling

    gatling Long timer

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    You know, I think that one looks better than the 2014.
  16. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

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    I know I'd rather drive it than the 2014 !!!
  17. maloryII

    maloryII ey brah

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    I don't like Corvettes, never have. They scream tacky lower-middle-class moustache to me. I cringe whenever I see some piece of shit '94 Corvette or whatever hit the Flea Market. Shudder. Even the newer ones have missed the mark, IMO -- they're just so fuckin' American. Red. Raunchy. Hunchy. Fuckin' FAT. Obese.

    but this new one actually looks like a modern sports car (we'll ignore the red paint press photos and camaro rear lights and pretend they only come in gray)

    I'm glad GM finally decided to try to sell the Corvette to someone like me, not just fuckin' Ron Swanson
  18. soboy

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    Very nice. I would rather have one with the Kamm tail but I could live with the 5 mph bumper.
  19. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave I demand proof, sir.

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  20. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Bitch called me a feminist.

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    Yeah if it was a 74 that thing had about 900lbs more motor than suspension for it. The last 454 was a 1971 ZR2 (and talk about fucking RARE).

    So that car was a shadetree job by someone that didn't know much about suspension.....or engines.

    A guy down the road was selling a 2004 Z06 for 17 grand. If I had somewhere to put the damn thing......