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      02-26-2013, 10:17 PM   #247
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Drives: 2016 M2
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Canada

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Originally Posted by lve2xlr8 View Post
I put a deposit down on one of these things, my lease ends in January so I figured why not. Can't wait until some journalists get ahold of it
I'm getting one too A good friend owns a Chevy dealership and is getting me an allocation (I know him so no deposit required). I love the design, love the interior and love the likely performance. GM says the Z51 C7 is faster than the current GS model and close to the current Z06 on the track!!

I have never been particularly interested in Corvettes until this car. All new interior with competition seats, 3300 lbs, magnetic shocks, rev matching 7MT, adjustable exhaust, Brembo brakes, carbon fiber galore and GM is saying estimated 450hp/450ft.lbs torque but much of the speculation based on the specs of the new engine is that it will be closer to 480hp and GM is not releasing that while there are a bunch of C6s on the lots remaining to sell. All of this for not a lot of $$$.... it will be $15,000 to $20,000 less than my M3/C63 were.
2016 M2 | Long Beach Blue | 6MT - current
2015 M4 | Austin Yellow | DCT
2014 Corvette Stingray | Z51 | Torch Red | 7MT
2012 MB C63 Coupe | Performance package | Obsidian Black
2011 E92 M3 | Jerez Black | Fox Red | DCT | Competition Package