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  1. Eric R

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    If that is true pics then the interior is finally looking like something to brag about.
     
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    Its true. Like I said, someone on the vette forum sketched it pretty much like this a while back, including the row of buttons that run down on center consul.

    Also spy shots have shown the wheel is square shaped like this.

    Too much of a coincidence.
     
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    Yeah, I remember the sketch debate and everyone really getting on him. Looks like he was right and he has said it will be revealed on the 14th. We will see. I really want to believe and see a Corvette that blows everything away in most categories. No more bang for buck comments.
     
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    Yea but I think there’s more to the camo than I originally thought. The front of the early miles looked nothing like the pics I posted - they were straight and angled, this is much more curvy.

    Also, look at the curve that starts by the front wheel well that rides upward along the door into the scoop. That may be more camo, but suggests the scoop is also being heavily covered. I know the C8R demonstrates it’s a Pac-Man shape, but this appears like the shape will be more elegant than what we have been seeing.

    I’m not sold on $170k though...I still think it’s a $70k car. GMs announcement that Caddy will be all electric is basically the death knell for that marque, so they’ll need to sell A LOT of Corvettes.
     
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    I like everything except the intakes and the height of the bodywork over the rear wheels.
     
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    Hopefully we will know on the 14th. That is the day he said it will be revealed. This makes sense IF the C8R which was tested back in the summer is raced in the 24hr of Daytona in a couple of weeks.
     
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    It almost looks like a mid engined C6 Corvette...
     
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    Well, the same guy said the car would shown today, and then bailed last night....
     
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    Well, there's still technically about 7 hours to go before he is definitely confirmed wrong!:D
     
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    I believe this morning we were at peak mid engine vette fever and now with no reveal, officially transition to vette fatigue. The NSX, Supra, and now mid engined vette are all victims of an extraordinarily long public gestation. The thrill is gone. Manufacturers, please stop this non sense. It only serves to make hotly anticipated cars yesterday's news after months and months of telegraphed design language and "leaked" images. Stop.
     
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    In his defense he said early this AM that he was wrong. Something about his source which had been correct up to date.
     
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    Are you some kind of a doctor? :D
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    #1799 jimmyb, Jan 14, 2019 at 8:25 PM
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    ^^^^
    I think that is from early December (the Corvette Forum "editors" literally post stuff a month after the forum members posted it). Here's the video:



    One thing's for sure...that ain't no small block Chevy in the C8.R


    Here's the C7.R (SBC)
     
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    Just in case anyone was still wondering: no C8 at the Detroit Auto Show.
    Stay tuned.
     

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