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C8 Corvette making potential GT500 buyers rethink their options

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  1. blk02edge

    blk02edge Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Yea ok because people on facebook dont just complain about literally everything.... /sarcasm. Facebook is full of the most mouth breathing retards on planet earth.
     
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  2. Sinister04L

    Sinister04L RIP Kane Established Member

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    The Magnaride and front lift options are also available on the 2LT, for $1895 and $1495. The regular open spoke black wheels are $995. The Z51 option is $5000.
     
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  3. MachME

    MachME 2V Power Established Member

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    Customization/everything selective causes the car to be more money and can cause the manufacturer to lose money, among a bunch of other stuff I don't know about behind the doors.

    Example, let's say the production line is maxed out making 10 cars a day which they sell at $2. That's 20 bucks a day. Now if they do a customization which they sell for $4, but that causes them to only make 6 cars a day, 5 normal and the 1 custom, then they only make 14 bucks in that one day. They obviously don't want that.

    I was just saying everything from Porsche is nickle and dime.

    The "tax" is because they know the market. Usually retirees buy corvettes and they know they have more money. You can't tell me it costs more to make a corvette exhaust vs a mustang exhaust from an aftermarket company, as example.
     
  4. ssj4sadie

    ssj4sadie Well-Known Member Established Member

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    An extreme oversimplification of manufacturing. If it were cost prohibitive to the point of not making the margin they want they wouldn’t do it.

    As opposed to 2 or 3 expensive as **** options. Yeah, I would take the ability to customize over getting a bunch of shit I don’t want.

    Of course an aftermarket exhaust system is cheaper to produce for a Mustang vice Vette. Simply put there are more Mustangs than Vettes. I shouldn’t have to explain further.
     
  5. xblitzkriegx

    xblitzkriegx Well-Known Member Established Member

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    His point is that you could make 2000 exhausts for a vette and 2000 for a mustang. The Vette exhausts would cost far more regardless of the small material cost differences.
     
  6. IA Shelby

    IA Shelby Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Agree with you that Chevy has people talking.

    Interesting example that you cite in the “z06 being half the cost of the GT. “

    Yet today a Z06 can be purchased for 1/10th of the cost of a GT.
     
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  7. lexustech48

    lexustech48 RIP FoMoCo 1903-2014 Premium Member Established Member

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    Id wager that in a few model years, the massive number of options will be condensed into packages containing the most popular options.

    This model is SO new and unlike anything GM has had ever that they are smart to offer year 1 like this. Let the people and dealers figure out whats popular and whats a novelty.

    When the Z06 and ZR1 hit, you'll probably be in package land again.
     
  8. Serpent

    Serpent Bike or Cobra? Established Member

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    Yup, and if they were the same price the Ford GT would easily be the one chosen. Id get one to replace my car, put a big whipple or maybe a VMP gen 3R (if they work on the GT), and some nice wheels and be done.
     
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  9. GT Premi

    GT Premi Well known member Established Member

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    Start talking!
     
  10. BlksvtCobra01

    BlksvtCobra01 Do it again and I'll make it real Established Member

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    eBay or such get the APIM, screen, USB and harnesses can be done. Get forescan or someone that can pre-program as built of a vehicle with the same options as yours. I plan on doing this to my F150.


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  11. DSGCOBRA24

    DSGCOBRA24 Well-Known Member Established Member Beer Money Bros.

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    Because z06s are mass produced cars.
     
  12. LostM

    LostM Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Highs tens mid upper 13xs with traction

    Exactly, Z versions will be monsters, the base, a dud

    Not from Delaware, i moved here.. Dont you live in the immigration, tax, antigun, homo, hippie, cuckold, pedophile capital of the world? :)


    Oh, and who bet me the C8 mph would be 127mph+ compared to my 121-123max estimates?

    Lolololol
     
  13. Need 04 Wine

    Need 04 Wine BANNED for a Month. No more games Established Member

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    @LostM

    Without traction?

    I assume is the 13xs?


    Sent from my POFS iPhone in a rage cause this is the third try.
     
  14. BlksvtCobra01

    BlksvtCobra01 Do it again and I'll make it real Established Member

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    Don’t quote me if your not going to say something. You’re not OG enough to quote me.


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  15. lexustech48

    lexustech48 RIP FoMoCo 1903-2014 Premium Member Established Member

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    Youve not presented enough spreadsheets to back your claims.
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