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Chafford1

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Tue 01 Mar 16 13:34

New Corvette Grand Sport at Geneva


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Essentially a normally aspirated Z06 - on sale in the Autumn.:

http://media.gm.com/media/intl/en/chevrolet/news.detail.html...



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Wed 02 Mar 16 11:27

Re: New Corvette Grand Sport at Geneva


More pics of the undisguised car on this link,

http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/chevrolet/corvette/94648/new-co...


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Wed 02 Mar 16 14:28

Re: New Corvette Grand Sport at Geneva


Didn't think the main pic was a disguise Confused

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Admiral Blue also possibly making a comeback too!



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Wed 02 Mar 16 15:00

Re: New Corvette Grand Sport at Geneva


Like those new for 2016 "Blade" design wheels:

http://www.hotrod.com/events/coverage/1505-new-c7-options-fo...


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Wed 02 Mar 16 17:28

Re: New Corvette Grand Sport at Geneva


A sheep in wolfs clothing methinks, no more power than the Stingray.......why ??


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Thu 03 Mar 16 13:46

Re: New Corvette Grand Sport at Geneva


BlackZeD wrote (View Post):A sheep in wolfs clothing methinks, no more power than the Stingray.......why ??

0 - 60 in 3.6 seconds (8 speed auto), 190 mph max - 1.2g cornering with Z07 package - some sheep! Clap



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Thu 03 Mar 16 14:27

Re: New Corvette Grand Sport at Geneva


Any indication of likely UK cost?


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Thu 03 Mar 16 19:09

Re: New Corvette Grand Sport at Geneva


I think its the Z51 with the Z06 aero pack mainly, guess it will be 10k or more over the Z51

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Thu 03 Mar 16 21:11

Re: New Corvette Grand Sport at Geneva


It won't do 190 mph with the Z07 Aero pack either, the Z06 can only do 184 due to the drag.


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Thu 03 Mar 16 21:18

Re: New Corvette Grand Sport at Geneva


The article in Car and Driver gives a good description of the changes::

http://www.caranddriver.com/news/2017-chevrolet-corvette-gra...

A mix of Z51 and Z06 features.

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