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post #16 of 46 (permalink) Old 05-26-2018, 07:07 PM
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Sorry but EM corvairs, have the sky beat hands down for Design and Price. .. If your into a more modern car the LM corvairs have the sky beat for Design and Price.

Consider, a near mint, one goes for maybe $15000.

But anyhow, Design is a very subjective thing. and I doubt to many folks looking to buy a $20k sky are also in the market for a Z19
perhaps when our cars reach 60 yrs, we can get 16K...I know I will not be around but u can PM me...I will get the message, eventually, ....By the way, I have to disagree with u about the design...I like the Sky better...just the way it is.

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I have a friend that restored Corvairs. I liked them, but really do not compare them to the looks of the Sky, maybe moreso the Solstice. And the early Vettes.

I decided two years ago to forget buying another Vette. Had the best deal I was ever going to get, but at the moment was more involved with the Mallett. Would still buy a 67 over any of them. Second would be a 63. I liked my 71 but hated the 73. That was the end of the Vette affair for me.
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I just have not been able to get into this generation Vette. The convertible is ok but still. They are just to busy looking. There are body kits out there where you can make the back look more like previous Vette, which is what I would do

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perhaps when our cars reach 60 yrs, we can get 16K...I know I will not be around but u can PM me...I will get the message, eventually, ....By the way, I have to disagree with u about the design...I like the Sky better...just the way it is.

I loved the Monza Spyder...and glad to see they are appreciating in value...
Not really you might have missed the Mint comment, you would probably call those New. for $16k-$10K you can get a good daily drive for $5k any day of the week.

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Hmmm, how to say this.. just keep saving those pennies for a couple more years, then you will be VERY happy.

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I heard that crap in 1973. Still not happening in 19 obviously. I gave up on that story years and years ago.
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That Corvette doesn't appeal to me at all.

The old Corvettes that I liked the styling on handled like trucks, and the new ones just don't appeal.

Here is a solution - C2 body on C7 (custom chassis).

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Chevy HAD to step up to the plate so they can try to compete w/ the big names in that market. Selling the older 'vettes (affordable for my Dad, but not nearly for me) for the price they were, they weren't ever going to be able to compete. I think most 'vettes are great-looking. The early post '84 ones are pigs to look at - I never cared much for the looks of them even if they are the ones I got to drive - but compared to the other cars at the time... I like the looks of the new one pictured above, and as lorennerol was trying to point out the form of this one follows its function. It's more car than most would ever need, and I love my Sky because it's Goldilocks: most everything about it is "just right" for me. I'd like to see pics of the different trims of the Stringray.

All that said, would I rather have this 'vette or an i8? I want a car I can drive on trips, so I'm not sure I'd choose either of them. What do I know though, I'm one of the 6 people on the planet that actually like the Panamera.

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would I rather have this 'vette or an i8? I want a car I can drive on trips, so I'm not sure I'd choose either of them. What do I know though, I'm one of the 6 people on the planet that actually like the Panamera.
The Panamera is an odd car. It doesn't look that nice (to me), it is pretty heavy (well over two tons fo the turbo version and over 5,000 lbs in the turbo S) yet it has performance like a super car. I want a 928 with a turbo S Panamera engine, but I expect it wouldn't fit....

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Sometimes we must admit that our tastes are not that of the rest of the world. I have had some cars that I thought were really cool, others turned their noses up almost intantly. My guess is that they will sell every one of the 2019 Corvettes. Many will love them.

I had a Fiat Abarth, one of the original land speed record holder replicas. I thought it was really a neat car, quite fast for what it was. A TR4 which at the time I thought it was fantastic, most of my friends thought I was an idiot. I loved the 1969 Charger, most back them thought they were grandma's car. Hated the Super Birds, now they are worth 100's of thousdands of dollars. Most that bought them, too the dumb assed wing off of them. Now witht he popularity of Neckcar, they are gold.

I have realized what I like means nothing, it is what people will buy and the marketing to get it done. Can you believe anyone would buy a Smart car?
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I liked the 60's and early 70's corvette looks, but they were not great cars.

Anything after that never appealed to me. Don't waste your money buying a new Corvette. they are one of the least driven cars on the street, so Just wait 2 years and get one with less than 5000 miles for significantly cheaper. There are tons of used ones for sale and this lated batch will be no different.
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YOU r right...go into any Chevy dealership....I don't understand why they buy them and then dump them in less than 2 years. Actually I do! It is not a good looking car. Perhaps performance but certainly not stylish.

And just as an aside...while u sit and wait for your car for an oil change, many Vettes come in with issues...they are made just as bad as ours. GM does not get it.
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Yup very true.

So i have broken the 1 year mark on my Alfa and it has been extremely reliable. Zero issues and my body panels all line up still.
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Damn Elff, has it been a year already!?


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