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Anticipation, mystery surround
redesigned Corvette

Houston Chronicle, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/29/2012 4:05:07 PM

The 2014 Corvette promises to be one of the most anticipated redesigns of the iconic American sports car, and Chevrolet is laying it on thick as it builds toward a Jan. 13 reveal date. The new car will be unveiled next month at the Detroit Auto Show and GM has released several videos and other material to promote the date, including the conception trailer below: (video) GM has also been using social media to build interest in the release, particularly with the use of a Twitter hashtag, #one13thirteen, where countless links claim to show leaked drawings,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LouD, 12/29/2012 4:27:19 PM     (No. 9089025)

It doesn´t interest me in the least, because there is no way I will ever buy another GM or Chrysler product.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: rc1776, 12/29/2012 4:47:17 PM     (No. 9089047)

No feral motors kar will disgrace my garage.
Try selling them to cuba or china.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Cleanhousein2012, 12/29/2012 5:18:03 PM     (No. 9089077)

Me thinks they have underestimated the permanent damage stealing taxpayer money to give to the unions has caused in terms of shrinking the potential market for GM or Chrysler products. If 20% fewer people will not even consider their vehicles again (I am one) they are always going to shrink.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Safari Man, 12/29/2012 5:52:08 PM     (No. 9089109)

Can you pay for it with food stamps? I expect to see many of these in the section 8 housing units.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: velox, 12/29/2012 5:53:49 PM     (No. 9089111)

I agree, no more GM-Obama cars for me, until they take it away from the unions and give it back to the investors.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 12/29/2012 6:10:56 PM     (No. 9089127)

Posters 1 and 3 beat me to it. I´ll never again buy a car made in the U.S. by union labor. Vettes are overpriced, and the quality isn´t there anymore.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Newtsche, 12/29/2012 6:17:10 PM     (No. 9089135)

Chevy runs deep...into the red.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: realrep, 12/29/2012 6:28:05 PM     (No. 9089141)

No more GM or Chrysler cars for me.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: slab, 12/29/2012 6:37:35 PM     (No. 9089152)

I have two vintage Chevy vehicles. That will be all. Never will I walk through the door of a GM facility.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: 4Justice, 12/29/2012 6:38:05 PM     (No. 9089154)

Didn´t they do enough damage to the once great Camaro?? Besides, who wants a Government Motors car. If GM were who they were 40 years ago, I would consider looking. But not anymore.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: pc504, 12/29/2012 7:03:14 PM     (No. 9089178)

# 10 I dont know 40 years ago they gave us great name plates like the Vega, the Monza where you literally had to remove the engine to get the rear spark plugs and an Impala with a revolutionary vinyl top that held water and made the roof rust out, at least it matched the trunk deck which held water and rusted out to and got a cost effective 6 miles to the gallon.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: neanderthal, 12/29/2012 7:08:41 PM     (No. 9089184)

Just what everybody needs for their 14 mile per hour commute every day. But then on weekends you can put ´er up to 80 and get a ticket sure as hell. Cops hate Corvettes, especially red ones.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 12/29/2012 9:12:35 PM     (No. 9089304)

Nope! I would not buy a Gummint Motors product on a bet! No way, no how!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: 4Justice, 12/29/2012 9:18:14 PM     (No. 9089309)

Okay, make that 30 years ago. My 1984 Berlinetta was the best car I ever had.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: LadyVet, 12/29/2012 9:18:31 PM     (No. 9089311)

I´m waiting for the 2015 Ford Mustang.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Islander, 12/30/2012 12:50:14 AM     (No. 9089428)

My beloved 2000 model C5 -- bought 2 days before the Millennium New Year; if the world was going to come to an end we were going to ride out in style -- sits in the garage awaiting the news from the C7 introduction next month to determine it´s fate. I didn´t buy a C6 because it wasn´t that much of an improvement over the C5; would have liked to have had the 6-speed auto and magnetic shocks but not quite enough to temp me. If the C7 shows to be a winner the C5 will go to a needy young car nut relative.
Oh, yeah ... the Corvette sits in the garage next to my 2012 Chevy Avalanche .. I´m a lifetime Republican ... a former drag racer ... a mechanical engineer by profession ... And I will very definitely have other GM products in my future, I consider them to have the 2nd best automotive engineering in the world after Mercedes Benz, and on a value to cost basis they beat Mercedes.
Plus I made a little money off GM stock. Bought some last summer when it dropped below $20, sold it last month for $25. I feel sorry for all you GM haters.


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Reply 17 - Posted by: Fosterdad, 12/30/2012 1:59:19 AM     (No. 9089454)

#16 - don´t feel sorry for GM haters. I have a Chevy pickup and hate it. A real bucket of bolts. Can´t wait to get rid of it.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Safari Man, 12/30/2012 3:37:07 AM     (No. 9089491)

I consider myself a UAW hater. GM is simply the worst example of the UAW. My GM bonds were stolen by Obama and the UAW back in 2009. Regardless of quality (and I consider GM lousy), its more patriotic to buy an car made in America under a foreign brand name which is not using UAW labor. The UAW is undermining freedom and free enterprise in America and purchasing their products is contributing to the demise of the country.



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Reply 19 - Posted by: beamer, 12/30/2012 5:04:55 AM     (No. 9089506)

For years I have avoided buying anything made by the UAW. They are as corrupt as unions get. They have supported the worst politicians we have ever had.

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