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Old 06-24-2013, 04:52 AM   #1
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Should I buy a new stingrey convertable or coupe which do u like better
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Old 06-24-2013, 07:04 AM   #2
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I think the better question would be, which do YOU like better?
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Old 06-24-2013, 07:14 AM   #3
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Try Stingray!
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Old 06-24-2013, 07:26 AM   #4
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I'm not a convertible lover, but the C7 convertible looks ten times better than the coupe.
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Old 06-24-2013, 07:55 AM   #5
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I think the better question would be, which do YOU like better?
I like them both for different reasons. the coupe is striking with its rear hatch, windows, etc. but the convertible offers that one thing: open air+looks good. how can you go wrong?
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Old 06-24-2013, 08:02 AM   #6
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I had both in C4/C5's!

I used to think Vert was the only way to go but over the years, I've changed the thinking!

Now,I only like the look of the Vert when the top is down!

I've ordered Cpe!
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Old 06-24-2013, 08:29 AM   #7
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No disrespect to the convert crowd, but I've never been a Corvette convertible fan. They are probably the best looking convertible in the world with the top down, but top up, the roof looks like a wart to me. Get the coupe.
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Old 06-24-2013, 08:30 AM   #8
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Both? LOL I ordered one of each, when the convertible comes out I'm going to sell the coupe.
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Old 06-24-2013, 09:57 AM   #9
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Want the exotic look, go for the coupe. Want the more conservative look, go for the convertible.

Coupe for me!
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:03 AM   #10
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I'm not a convertible lover, but the C7 convertible looks ten times better than the coupe.
Both my C6's have been convertibles, but the coupe is what makes the C7 outstanding in appearance, thus I have a coupe coming this time. If I were doing another convertible I would find a left over 13 and save bunches of money.
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Want the exotic look, go for the coupe. Want the more conservative look, go for the convertible.

Coupe for me!
I have owned 3 C6 convertibles and loved them all, but I think the C7 coupe is sharper than the convertible so I'll be ordering a coupe next time.
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:16 AM   #12
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I went back and forth...going with a coupe.

We plan on travelling a lot with it and yes the convertible is nice round town and on the freeway for short rides but 4-5 hours on the freeway at 80 with the top down is a lot.

Yes you can put the top up but its not going to be as quiet and no it does not look nearly as good with the top up.

I'm also a spring/fall driver so I'd spend 2 months driving around with the top up.

If the C7 is as good of a seller as they hope I might do the same. Buy the coupe and see if I want a vert later on after I can drive one and see how it is with the top up.

I think if supply remains constrained you could sell one/buy the other without too much of a loss.
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Interesting question. Ultimately it ends up being your decision, but I understand soliciting other's input. Both iterations are amazing, and either will be exciting and fun. With many vehicles that are offered in coupe or convertible, the convertible is typically less rigid in the structure, less "tight" feeling, but GM says this is NOT the case with Corvette C7. I will say that I LOVE the way the Coupe looks, and I like the Convertible less than the Coupe when the top is up, but when the top is down - the Convertible is the one for me. Probably a good idea to actually see both in person and, when possible, take them for a drive before you pull the trigger (I know it could be April of '14 before you could do that!). I'm going to BG Friday for the 60th Anniversary event just so I can actually see the cars, not just photos. I don't own a Corvette, and unfortunately have never been in a position to own one until now. Unless I see something that completely turns me off about the Convertible, I will be buying the C7 in Convertible. Just my opinion...for what it's worth.
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:35 AM   #14
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Both my C6's have been convertibles, but the coupe is what makes the C7 outstanding in appearance, thus I have a coupe coming this time. If I were doing another convertible I would find a left over 13 and save bunches of money.
When I see photos of the coupe, I get flashbacks to the 60's and the AMC Marlin.
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:43 AM   #15
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The OP should buy the convertible and Joe will sell him his hardtop option from his '56 so he can have a coupe too!
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I was never a vert guy........ so COUPE all da way
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Why can they not design a aux hard top for the convert that looks like the coupe? You'd probably have to remove the trunk and tonneau lids. But it would probably only a winter thing anyways.
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LOL Stan. If I had a gun to my head and had to make a choice it would be the vert, it's better looking than the coupe IMO.
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