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Old 11-28-2012, 08:57 AM   #21
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It's easy to forget that these cars can get expensive. You get in a Z or a GS with 3LT or 4LT options packages, you are getting up there 70k+ in price. That's a lot of scratch for the working man with a family. Don't know that I'd ever buy one brand new. In a couple years I'm thinking my 2000 gets retired for a 2010-ish Grand Sport (LOVE the wide body) or something along those lines. Let someone else pay for the depreciation first!
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Old 11-28-2012, 09:57 AM   #22
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You can get a barely used ZR1 for that price.


I see them all the time when I search for sales online. Seen a few under six figures
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:12 AM   #23
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It's easy to forget that these cars can get expensive. You get in a Z or a GS with 3LT or 4LT options packages, you are getting up there 70k+ in price. That's a lot of scratch for the working man with a family. Don't know that I'd ever buy one brand new. In a couple years I'm thinking my 2000 gets retired for a 2010-ish Grand Sport (LOVE the wide body) or something along those lines. Let someone else pay for the depreciation first!

In my younger days I always bought only new but it is so easy to find low milage garage queens for every make and model i said no mas lol
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:48 AM   #24
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One of the best feelings in the world is when I wooooooop the crap out of a 100k Vette with my 01Vert! Just wish I could see the look on there face, pure priceless....................and 60k saved!
And you do it all without a warranty. More likely, most ZR1 owners don't care as they'll still kick your *** around a race track.
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Old 11-28-2012, 12:35 PM   #25
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And you do it all without a warranty. More likely, most ZR1 owners don't care as they'll still kick your *** around a race track.
If his upgrades include suspension as well as power train...ZR1 guys still gonna cry, unless they already know the C5 is still a racecar in sheeps clothing.

The C5 is still a killer platform.
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Old 11-28-2012, 12:41 PM   #26
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If his upgrades include suspension as well as power train...ZR1 guys still gonna cry, unless they already know the C5 is still a racecar in sheeps clothing.

The C5 is still a killer platform.
That's the conversation we were having not long ago, and, I believe the Blitzkrieg has the whole suspension/powertrain upgrades too, and from what I've read, he'd kill a ZR1.
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Old 11-28-2012, 12:45 PM   #27
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That's the conversation we were having not long ago, and, I believe the Blitzkrieg has the whole suspension/powertrain upgrades too, and from what I've read, he'd kill a ZR1.
Agreed
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Old 11-28-2012, 02:45 PM   #28
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That's the conversation we were having not long ago, and, I believe the Blitzkrieg has the whole suspension/powertrain upgrades too, and from what I've read, he'd kill a ZR1.
Not on his drag radials he wont.
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Old 11-28-2012, 06:35 PM   #29
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There are about two C5s I've seen that ill take over a zr1, one being GBVETTE. I love the C5 platform as much as anyone but to seriously compare one to a ZR1 is madness.
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Old 11-28-2012, 09:43 PM   #31
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I agree that the 427 vert looks fantastic, but no way in heck will I ever pay that kind of money for a car.
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:33 PM   #32
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I know you are talking 427, but this ZR1 was at a Corvette show I took in weekend before Thanksgiving, sticker price was $121k+. Beautiful car!!!

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Bad *** car but the color just doesn't do much for me. I liked the Nassau blue early C5's but mainly because they are rare...
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:36 PM   #33
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One of the White 2013 427 Verts with the blue stripes and the carbon fiber hood was at a local car gathering earlier this month. It was extremely impressive and for me the ultimate C6.
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:37 PM   #34
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No offense brother but any car can be made to go fast.

In the end you're still in a 12 year old car and he is in a brand new ZR1.
Which looks better than the C6 so who gives a **** how old it is
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:58 PM   #35
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Which looks better than the C6 so who gives a **** how old it is
Subjective post much?
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:02 PM   #36
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Subjective post much?
Perhaps so, consider my opinion registered. I probably wouldn't have even done that were it not for the douche bag comment by the guy talking about Blitz's "still a 12 yr old car"
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:33 PM   #37
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Perhaps so, consider my opinion registered. I probably wouldn't have even done that were it not for the douche bag comment by the guy talking about Blitz's "still a 12 yr old car"
it wasn't douchy and i am the one who said it.

my car is even older than his, BFD.
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:48 PM   #38
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it wasn't douchy and i am the one who said it.

my car is even older than his, BFD.
Sorry bout that. It may not have been meant douchy but it came across douchy. I agree though, BFD. That being the case, I don't get the point of the comment. Anyway, enough said. :
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