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Post by adamky » Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:30 pm

I was in Carrollton, Kentucky for work today. I pulled off into a gas station to check my directions and looked over to see a metallic grey C7 Corvette and I about sh1t a brick. A guy came out as I was snapping pics and asked if I'd like a picture of myself sitting in it. Easy answer! It's a pre-production model. Word around the local forums is that there has been a blue one seen by several people around the Louisville area. This one was a dark metallic gray/gunmetal.

The car looked really good in person, even the "controversial" tail lights.

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Two quick videos of it pulling out. Sounded really good. Very deep.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_9W_k2klPg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyOus20WAHo
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Post by airman » Sat Jun 29, 2013 1:29 pm

Never looked at one of these until now - thanks for sharing! I gotta agree with the taillights thing though, it reminds me too much of what a facelift to the current Camaro's rear end. Definitely digging the front half.
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Post by adamky » Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:45 pm

At first glance, I have to admit that I thought I was looking at the rear end of a new Camaro. But I did a double take and was like, "holy sh!t'. I actually like the tail lights after seeing them in person. And I did NOT like them when I first saw them in pics.

I thought it was pretty cool and a crazy coincidence. There are only a handful of these pre-production cars in the country right now.


Here are some better pics of one in better lighting: http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c7-gene ... auges.html
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Post by copdodger » Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:27 am

Sick ride, would love to have the money just to be able to purchase one, lol

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Post by slo240 » Sat Jul 27, 2013 9:02 am

I really like the look of the front end but am not sure about the tail lights. Kind of like the round look since it is part of the vett's history
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Post by adamky » Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:50 am

Looks like the first ones are starting to ship to dealerships now. Several locals have spotted trailers full of new C7s.

http://502streetscene.net/forum/showthread.php?t=214467

I live in Louisville, KY, which is not too far away from the Corvette plant in Bowling Green.
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Post by Rb26kouki » Wed Oct 09, 2013 11:20 am

Has like the stingray look to it

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