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  • Video of ME “ITW” In Colorado

    Thank you very much and credit to “Coloradodogscarsanddrones” for this “in the wild” (ITW) video of a ZR1 “protecting the rear” of the two ME’s immediately in front of it. Captured in Leadville, CO.

    Last edited by John; 07-22-2018, 11:23 PM.
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  • #2
    I was hoping they would drive a little faster and blow the camo off they are wearing and start producing the car.
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    • #3
      Very cool!! They are out there alright.
      Look's like ZR1 was the Knight protecting the King and Queen!
      Mark JD
      Venice, Florida

      2019 Grand Sport Convertible, 3LT, Blade Silver with Adrenaline Red interior. Delivery date: 12/12/2018
      Our other ride: 2019 Cadillac XT4 Red Horizon Tintcoat

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      • #4
        With the threatening sky in this video, I would have been home in the garage. But, that's just me.

        Maybe it is loaded with the hail resistance option. ha!ha!

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        • #5
          Here’s another picture from yesterday’s outing, this one found by Vigilance247 on Yahoo News.

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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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          • Fasttoys
            Fasttoys commented
            Editing a comment
            New ME looks wide next to the ZR1

        • #6
          Hope they're not having to stop at that O'Reilly's Auto Parts!
          Mark JD
          Venice, Florida

          2019 Grand Sport Convertible, 3LT, Blade Silver with Adrenaline Red interior. Delivery date: 12/12/2018
          Our other ride: 2019 Cadillac XT4 Red Horizon Tintcoat

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          • #7
            Seems kind of silly to have that ZR1 try to keep people from recording the cars, considering all the video and still pics of them parked at McDonalds, going through the drive-thru, etc., etc., etc.
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            • #8
              I totally agree Bob, and not only silly, but also potentially dangerous and also expensive. Same with having the security details at every motel each night.

              Why do they not just reveal the car early as Joachim De Nysschen said about Cadillac intentions to do that (to further refine aero which requires no camo), with customersunderstanding that by revealing it earlier, it would be longer amount of time until the actual starts production.

              Just come out with the car say next month, then announce, “becuase we are revealing it early, as we need to do further testing without its camo, unlike the typical 8 months between reveal and production, it will be one year. And then every two week period after the first reveal, announce one more spec of the car to keep interest high. Have that “factoid reveal” be at an announced time and place, internet accessible, so us Corvette crazies tune in every two weeks, says Wednesdays at 10:00 (CST) at this web site, for another episode of “This Is Your ME.”

              One week could be a close up of the dash, then a 45 second video of how it is configurable; then two weeks later do the same about the HT top opening-and-closing; then two weeks after that present and explain the DCT, etc., etc.
              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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              • #9
                Agreed - talk about hiding in plain sight! And to the points above, Sure, why not have your flagship sportscar flank your top secret sportscar?! As if you weren't already screaming "LOOK AT ME!!"

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                • #10
                  Thanks I was starting to go into with drawl without any new pictures

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                  • #11
                    I agree Fasttoys, the ME does look wide compared to the ZR1. I will go hunt into my 400+ ME pictures and see if I can find any more that helps us see relative width.
                    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
                      Okay, found one picture which could help (but as always picture perspective is crucial). The ME sure looks a mile wider than the Porsche.

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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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                      • #13
                        When he drove beside the ME it looked like brake lights lit up quite a ways in front of the rear. Seems they have a thick layer of false body work on the rear.

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                        • #14
                          I agree. We have no idea how thick that rear camo is, and for sure we all hope that the rear looks nicely proportional when it is fully revealed. At the same time, we all have become, over 65 years, conditioned to seeing our Corvettes with a long front deck, and a short rear one — so we are going to need to do a “visual jump-shift.”

                          When we see it, I believe it will look right IMO! Three individuals who have seen the car without any of its camo, independently came away saying it looks, quoting their own one-word descriptors, it is “superlative”; “gorgeous”; “outstanding.”
                          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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