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Your Lottery Z06 Christmas Present

Tired of waiting and want a long shot to get your Z06? I have two friends who between them have won three new Corvettes. Is this your Christmas self-present? https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...iversary-coupe. Might you be the third friend who wins a Corvette lottery by buying just one ticket? Of course still going to be many months until you are driving it, but if you win a heck of lot cheaper than your/my other plan.
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2023 Corvette Info Including SR Pricing, SR 2023 Visualizer, 70th Anniversary SR/Z06 Press Release; The C8 Z06 Press Release, Order Guide & Its Visualizer Link

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C7’s Made Through August

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  • C7’s Made Through August

    C7 production continues, at least, through the months of June, July, and August.

    Originally posted by [email protected]
    They are building these cars through at least late August. You still have time to place a custom order if you wish! Dave
    2023 Z06: Hypersonic Gray HTC, two tone blue interior, complete high wing/aero package. CCB’s, PBC, E60, and with every visible carbon fiber option including wheels. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 24 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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    So, do the math for us John. Retooling, training all that good stuff. First production C8 when?
    I’m goin’ driving 👍

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    • #3
      Notice that Dave said, “at least” though August. That suggests as I have heard, that there is still a good possibility for C7 production through part, maybe even all of September. Then two months of factory re-tooling, massively slow ramp up of new C8 (initial C7’s were only build at the beginning of a rate of one per hour), then slowly increasing that rate. Then factor in a two week always Christmas/New Years time off, then a one month quality control hold. All this leads me to my belief is that IF we are lucky, the very first ones would arrive at the dealership in mid to late January (and those are for dealerships both located close to the plant AND which have massive allocation). For those living on the west coast like me, add in three more weeks for train travel time.

      As I posted earlier, even though I am now more than 4 years and 4 months since I placed my deposit, and placed it with a top dealer who has massive allocation, my best guess on mine arriving at our courtesy dealer in Oregon woudl be Valentines Day (and that could well be a couple of weeks optimistic).

      Every time I post this schedule, many then post that they are expecting first production months earlier. However, I am just calling as you asked me to, e.g., the way I see it.
      2023 Z06: Hypersonic Gray HTC, two tone blue interior, complete high wing/aero package. CCB’s, PBC, E60, and with every visible carbon fiber option including wheels. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 24 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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      • #4
        Cool..when the c8 is ready for early deliveries in mid February, the only question is why would gm list this as a 2020 model and not just create this vehicle as a 2021 model year...?

        better residuals for those that eventually trade in their c8 z51 s for the upcoming c8 z06 the following year or two...

        i believe any prodiction vehicle sold after january 21 2020 can be listed as a model year 2021 according to government regulations...

        by my calculations may for the rest of us ...

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        • #5
          You ask good questions and have good ideas JB. I however have no answers.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by JB View Post
            Cool..when the c8 is ready for early deliveries in mid February, the only question is why would gm list this as a 2020 model and not just create this vehicle as a 2021 model year...?

            better residuals for those that eventually trade in their c8 z51 Xender Discord Omegle s for the upcoming c8 z06 the following year or two...

            i believe any prodiction vehicle sold after january 21 2020 can be listed as a model year 2021 according to government regulations...

            by my calculations may for the rest of us ...

            They are building these cars through at least late August. You still have time to place a custom order if you wish! Dave
            Last edited by CHAIRYTA; 06-21-2019, 04:15 PM.

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            • #7
              But then there would be no 2020 model. Maybe they do not want a lapse in production years.
              There is a madness to my method!
              2023 Torch/Adrenaline Z51, MSRC, front lift
              2015 Z06 Torch/adrenaline
              2001 coupe Torch/oak R8C
              79 coupe Silver/oyster
              All one owner
              Museum lifetime members

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              • #8
                GM took a lot of flack when the 1983 was delayed, then become not one at all. For GM to miss a full production year, e.g., not having a 2020 Corvette, would IMO subject the company to claims, “you sure do not have your act together,” or worse.

                However, GM knows a lot more than I do.
                2023 Z06: Hypersonic Gray HTC, two tone blue interior, complete high wing/aero package. CCB’s, PBC, E60, and with every visible carbon fiber option including wheels. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 24 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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