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  • Look At These Tailpipes

    Familiar tailpipes?

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    Well lookee here, as found thanks to Fasttoys, the 2020 Porsche Turbo with its new-look tailpipes.

    Might they look similar to something being revealed in 7 days?

    BTW, that new Porsche is estimated at around $200,000K at around 600 HP.

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    https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a2...bo-992-future/

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    The ME Corvette had them as we saw in all the spy photos two years ago, and Porsche is coming out with theirs next year, so Porsche your copying the C8’s is a nice form of flattery, e.g, your IMO making “yours” look like ours LOL.

    Thanks Fasttoys for this find.
    Last edited by John; 07-11-2019, 09:46 AM.
    GBA Black; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51 & Mag Ride; E60 lift; 5VM visible carbon fiber package; 5ZZ high wing; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; 3LT; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; J6N Edge Red Calipers; SNG Edge Red Hashmarks; VQK Splash Guards; RCC Edge Red engine cover; VJR illuminated sill plates. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 23 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

  • #2
    Ugliest tailpipes ever!

    ; )

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    • #3
      Their OK, I was hoping for one like the on this CTSV. Click image for larger version  Name:	2244322image1.jpg Views:	0 Size:	118.0 KB ID:	45208
      Vette's owned: 99 Sebring Silver Convert - 10yrs, 2008 Crystal Red Convert,w/cam, longtubes and Vortech supercharger. C8 VIN 00336 built on 2/10/20 - Delivered 3/18/20 C8 Spec: Torch Red 2LT, Z51, FE4, E60, CF7, FA5, AH2, HUL, J6E, TU7, 3F9, Q8P, 5ZU, R8C

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      • #4
        I actually don't mind them. Plus changing them out is easy enough and I'm sure that there will be plenty of after market ones to choose from.
        Last edited by Bluevette; 07-11-2019, 09:35 AM.

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        • #5
          The back end of the C8 has a very complex and angular design. I personally feel that having round pipes would just feel like an afterthought. The fact that they are squared off and offset shows me that there was allot of thought put in making it harmonious with all the angles of the rear diffuser. Pay special attention to the overall proportions. That is key and many will never appreciate it. It works incredibly well. The strength of this design comes from the trapezoid shape coming out at you and the deeply sculpted taillights, how they transition into the big vents. There was almost nothing going on with the C7 mid bumper down so they needed big round quad pipes centrally located to give it some precense.
          2020 C8 | 2LT | GKZ Torch Red | Z51 Performance Pckg | FE4 Mag Ride | J6F Red Caliper | C2Z Carbon Roof | AE4 Competition Seats | FA5 Carbon Interior | E60 Front Lift | ZZ3 Engine Appearance Pckg | 5ZU High Wing Spoiler | SPY Black Lug Nuts | 5JR Carbon Fiber Mirror Caps | VQK Front/Rear Splash Guards | RCC Red Engine Cover

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          • #6
            Good analysis ZoraC2. I really like the way the outer C8 tailpipes echo the rounding of the rear corners of the car, are 1” or so further recessed from the inner ones. Well done!

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            Last edited by John; 07-11-2019, 09:45 AM.
            GBA Black; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51 & Mag Ride; E60 lift; 5VM visible carbon fiber package; 5ZZ high wing; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; 3LT; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; J6N Edge Red Calipers; SNG Edge Red Hashmarks; VQK Splash Guards; RCC Edge Red engine cover; VJR illuminated sill plates. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 23 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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            • #7
              Might paint mine high-temp black (as I have done on other cars).

              GBA Black; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51 & Mag Ride; E60 lift; 5VM visible carbon fiber package; 5ZZ high wing; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; 3LT; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; J6N Edge Red Calipers; SNG Edge Red Hashmarks; VQK Splash Guards; RCC Edge Red engine cover; VJR illuminated sill plates. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 23 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Richrat View Post
                Their OK, I was hoping for one like the on this CTSV. Click image for larger version Name:	2244322image1.jpg Views:	0 Size:	118.0 KB ID:	45208
                And that, would truly add some class to, what has been shown so far, a very cluttered rear end. Simplistic and stylish.👍 IMHO

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                • #9
                  At least the Corvette's tailpipes actually look real, as I'm willing to bet the 992 Turbo's aren't. The base 992 uses fake exhaust tips which I just find really disappointing on some of these high dollar sports cars:

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Bluevette View Post
                    I actually don't mind them. Plus changing them out is easy enough and I'm sure that there will be plenty of after market ones to choose from.
                    I think they look ok ... I like the staggered look as they follow the overall body line.

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                    • #11
                      Mine will be “happy high-temp black” soonest.

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                      GBA Black; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51 & Mag Ride; E60 lift; 5VM visible carbon fiber package; 5ZZ high wing; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; 3LT; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; J6N Edge Red Calipers; SNG Edge Red Hashmarks; VQK Splash Guards; RCC Edge Red engine cover; VJR illuminated sill plates. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 23 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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                      • #12
                        I will adjust if I need to after I get mine home in the garage. Side pic #6 above gives it a perspective I have not seen before today and a nicer look.

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                        • #13
                          Anyone ever put straight pipes on a ME vehicle? Lol

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                          • #14
                            I'd like to see people's reactions if GM just put something like these on. Even if it was just for one photo to mess with people.
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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Bluevette View Post
                              I'd like to see people's reactions if GM just put something like these on. Even if it was just for one photo to mess with people.
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                              Lol, that would cause multiple heart attacks

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