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Old 01-13-2013, 10:40 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by Malibooya View Post
You think part of that might be down to how good the C6 was? Even though the C5 was pretty good, the C6 didn't seem like a big deal to most people until the Z06 came out...

Maybe it's lost some of its surprise because its immediate predecessors were good cars. As opposed to the C4 and C3, which were supposedly garbage...
I'm really just talking about the base car. They've always been great cruisers and really great performance-to-dollar value compared to similarly styled vehicles from Ferrari/BMW/Mercedes/Porsche
The kind of vehicle you get in and drive every day because you're a bit successful and you can afford it.

Now it seems like they're trying to get the attention of the super douchey track rats who drive like idiots and ruin track days for everyone else. I don't see this car as a high-performance daily cruiser, I see it as a focused performance machine designed for a single purpose.

That kind of car is lost on me. I want a car that does it all.
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