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      03-13-2020, 09:01 AM   #1409
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Why not? Plus it's a fold-down rear seat that would let someone put, say a pair of skis, or a lay a pair of small tower speakers through the trunk. Admittedly this is a personal example of mine, but it shows the flaw in your absolutist statement.

I should add that I think the M2C has better ground clearance for snowy conditions. When we're talking about someone's only car, the M2C is decidedly more utilitarian.
Given the size of the 2, I think this is going to be more of a stretch than the 3/4. As in the skis would be into the front seats. I would agree the M2 is more practical for sure. Seats like that aren't usually very practical for anything but kids, but it's far more storage area. Kind of like what drives people to a Camaro 1SS or 2SS 1LE, amazing chassis that is arguably better than C7, but far more storage/volume for situations, like shopping, etc. Heck, I fit the side-skirts I bought into the interior by putting the rear seats down, try that with any Corvette...nope.
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Given the size of the 2, I think this is going to be more of a stretch than the 3/4. As in the skis would be into the front seats. I would agree the M2 is more practical for sure. Seats like that aren't usually very practical for anything but kids, but it's far more storage area. Kind of like what drives people to a Camaro 1SS or 2SS 1LE, amazing chassis that is arguably better than C7, but far more storage/volume for situations, like shopping, etc. Heck, I fit the side-skirts I bought into the interior by putting the rear seats down, try that with any Corvette...nope.
Actually, you are wrong. You can try, and do it, with a C4, C5 or C6.
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Why not? Plus it's a fold-down rear seat that would let someone put, say a pair of skis, or a lay a pair of small tower speakers through the trunk. Admittedly this is a personal example of mine, but it shows the flaw in your absolutist statement.

I should add that I think the M2C has better ground clearance for snowy conditions. When we're talking about someone's only car, the M2C is decidedly more utilitarian.
No one is buying a C8 or M2 to be a cargo hauler.
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      03-13-2020, 09:13 AM   #1412
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Actually, you are wrong. You can try, and do it, with a C4, C5 or C6.
But those are no longer made... The C8 has very little room. I thought this thread was about the new Vette, not old ones?


Also, I don't understand why everyone says the backseats in the M2 are useless, they have quite a lot of room. I've been in the back of many coupe's, G35, various Camaro's and Mustangs, 911's, GTR's, etc., and the M's seats are by far the most usable. My 6' self can sit in the back of the M without my head ramming into the glass / headliner every 5 seconds...
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But those are no longer made... The C8 has very little room. I thought this thread was about the new Vette, not old ones?


Also, I don't understand why everyone says the backseats in the M2 are useless, they have quite a lot of room. I've been in the back of many coupe's, G35, various Camaro's and Mustangs, 911's, GTR's, etc., and the M's seats are by far the most usable. My 6' self can sit in the back of the M without my head ramming into the glass / headliner every 5 seconds...
He said ANY Corvette so,..
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Why not? Plus it's a fold-down rear seat that would let someone put, say a pair of skis, or a lay a pair of small tower speakers through the trunk. Admittedly this is a personal example of mine, but it shows the flaw in your absolutist statement.

I should add that I think the M2C has better ground clearance for snowy conditions. When we're talking about someone's only car, the M2C is decidedly more utilitarian.
No one is buying a C8 or M2 to be a cargo hauler.
If an M2C had ACC I would be proving you wrong. I'm in outside sales and haul all kinds of stuff in my FBO 335i... while taking the same car to multiple track days every season. That's why I mentioned skis and tower speakers. I haul them both; and have considered both vehicles. Open your mind!
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If an M2C had ACC I would be proving you wrong. I'm in outside sales and haul all kinds of stuff in my FBO 335i... while taking the same car to multiple track days every season. That's why I mentioned skis and tower speakers. I haul them both; and have considered both vehicles. Open your mind!
The fact that that is one of your must haves & is enough to pass on a car = I'm not counting you.
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Actually, you are wrong. You can try, and do it, with a C4, C5 or C6.
Just want to add the C7 Z06 here. I can fit a 153cm wide snowboard in the trunk diagonally. Also, people who have not had these cars don't realize the massive trunk space. I used my car to move, I was able to fit a folded coffee table, 2 chairs and a full size vacuum in the trunk lol.
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Just want to add the C7 Z06 here. I can fit a 153cm wide snowboard in the trunk diagonally. Also, people who have not had these cars don't realize the massive trunk space. I used my car to move, I was able to fit a folded coffee table, 2 chairs and a full size vacuum in the trunk lol.
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If an M2C had ACC I would be proving you wrong. I'm in outside sales and haul all kinds of stuff in my FBO 335i... while taking the same car to multiple track days every season. That's why I mentioned skis and tower speakers. I haul them both; and have considered both vehicles. Open your mind!
The fact that that is one of your must haves & is enough to pass on a car = I'm not counting you.
You don't have any idea how I use my car, so you can't really judge what's important. I'll leave it like that.
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Oh thank god. The stock exhaust is horrible. Porsche, Chevrolet and others using square tips should be fined.

Next that needs to go is that awful wing. Funny how Chevy finally comes to their senses and kills the tacky polished wheels but then appeases the gold chain brigade with the JC Whitney wing.
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Saw my first c8 vette today at a neighbors house. Looked great in person, especially the side profile.
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After seeing this rapid blue one and the aftermarket exhaust with round tips posted above, I'm pretty pumped to get one eventually. The square exhaust tips are hideous, no idea what they were thinking. The round ones that stick out with staggered setup look 1000x better

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Saw my first c8 vette today at a neighbors house. Looked great in person, especially the side profile.
The front and sides are nice, its just the rear is too squared off, but I wouldn't say its a deal-breaker for me. Can't wait to drive one, although from what I hear its less raw and more refined than the C7, and the loss of the manual really is disappointing.
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You don't have any idea how I use my car, so you can't really judge what's important. I'll leave it like that.
That feature is not needed. Can you not drive the car yourself? Pay attention to the road?
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You don't have any idea how I use my car, so you can't really judge what's important. I'll leave it like that.
That feature is not needed. Can you not drive the car yourself? Pay attention to the road?
We're not talking about "needs" here. If we were, we would be talking about 12 year old Honda Civics.
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We're not talking about "needs" here. If we were, we would be talking about 12 year old Honda Civics.
You said that cars without ACC were not in consideration for you. That implies you need it.
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We're not talking about "needs" here. If we were, we would be talking about 12 year old Honda Civics.
You said that cars without ACC were not in consideration for you. That implies you need it.
Your implication is flawed. Read up the thread. I used the word "important." Further, ACC is a feature I "demand" when shopping for a new car. Of course I don't "need" ACC just as I don't "need" a new BMW or Corvette at all! A 2006 Honda Civic would get me to where I need to be.
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