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Wow....there is so much Corvette news coming out right now.   Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com joins your host, Steve Garrett to cover it all. https://anchor.fm/steve-garrett/epis...e-2021-e12kai2  Check out some of the headlines below....
1.  GM Cancels June Allocation – 3000 status orders to be completed
2.  Chevrolet releases details and pricing on 2022 Corvette
3.  Chevrolet will offer a Corvette C8.R Special Edition for 2022
4.  2022 C8 Corvette Visualizer is now live
5.  Right-hand drive C8’s arrive in Japan and revealed at Fuji Speedway
6.  Ordering Opens in Australia and New Zealand
7.  GM still working out details for 2023 Racing Program
8.  Juan Pablo Montoya loves the Indy 500 pace car C8 Corvette!
9.  With C8 details out for 2022, the Z06 will most likely be a 2023 model
10.  Pre-owned Corvette pricing up 34% in the last year
...and there's lots more!  Don't miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
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  • New C8 ITW Videos In Detroit Area

    Thanks to Steven Bell for finding these videos for us. Thanks to AutoWeek for the videos. AW noted, “Mid-engine Corvette C8 spotted by Autoweek reader Tim P. These quick but revealing Corvette videos was shot in Metro Detroit and gives us a good look at the new C8's body shape.”

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    Last edited by John; 03-16-2019, 12:21 PM.
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    Thank’s for the video John,

    I know I’m probably the only one, but I still believe the side scoops on the production car will be “innies” not “outies.”

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    • #3
      Thanks John .....
      Black 3LT. Z51 mag ride front lift. black wheels and trim. .... Order status ...in my garage

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      • #4
        And look, it didn't melt in the rain!
        Delivered 5/29!: Scarlet Fever 2021 2LT HTC, Red Mist Metallic Tintcoat, two-tone Natural w/ suede inserts, Mag Ride, Performance Exhaust

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        • #5
          Originally posted by meyerweb View Post
          And look, it didn't melt in the rain!
          Nope, it is a salt based compound and doesn’t melt in the rain. It cakes up into a 3000+ pound mass that crushes the competition.
          There is a madness to my method!

          2015 Z06 Torch/adrenaline
          2001 coupe Torch/oak R8C
          79 coupe Silver/oyster
          All one owner
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          • #6
            For the first time, we see the windshield wipers in their fully extended, vertical position.
            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
              We just wrote about this video over at CorvetteBlogger. One thing we noted is the lack of the wing-spoiler:

              In the second video, you can see this prototype doesn’t have the wing-spoiler and instead, the rear deck from the engine compartment back is very clean looking. I grabbed this screenshot to make sure you get a good look at it. The wing-spoiler has been somewhat controversial in its design and many future buyers have said they may go without. GM does appear to be trying out different designs of the wing-spoiler which has been spotted on the C8s in different widths and configurations.

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              Senior Editor and Founder of CorvetteBlogger.com. I drive my dad's 1966 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible and the National Corvette Museum is my personal Graceland.

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              • #8
                Kudos CorvetteBlogger for capturing that screen print, and kudos to Corvette to seemingly giving us a non winged-spoiler option.
                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
                  In those video's (thank you for sharing BTW) it looks like the front of the camouflage car is exaggerated with a visible bump along the nose. Wonder what the final shape will be? Getting excited to see the final product!

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                  • #10
                    That fish lip still bothers me.
                    That air intake makes the car look very sexy.
                    Last edited by Z_Rocks; 03-16-2019, 03:20 PM.

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                    • #11
                      The fish lip is camo, e.g., pushed back and away due to air pressure, and the hood underneath has no upper fish lip.

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                      Last edited by John; 03-16-2019, 03:50 PM.
                      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
                        Best way to watch these two videos are to put them in slowest speed. You get to appreciate how beautiful she is.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by John View Post
                          The fish lip is camo, e.g., pushed back and away due to air pressure, and the hood underneath has no upper fish lip.

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                          Oh yes, I see your yellow pointers.

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                          • #14
                            Thanks Z_Rocks. I love learning and while I could be the last person to be aware of this on our forum, your above post got me to just learning about selecting slower video play back speed. Sure will make it easier to get the best screen print from now on.

                            The car does look great in slo mo.
                            Last edited by John; 03-16-2019, 04:02 PM.
                            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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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by John View Post
                              The fish lip is camo, e.g., pushed back and away due to air pressure, and the hood underneath has no upper fish lip.

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                              Also looks like LED is not only on top of headlight but also down the side at least part way

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