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    From the front and rear the new vette looks like it's trying to morph into Mitsubishi 3000GT. Yuck.

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    I will see if I can score some tickets to the North American International Auto show in Detroit. If I can I will try to get some pics of the Vette. Things always look different in person and when photos are taken by normal people not professionals. I am mostly interested in the new trucks though.

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    I love this Vette, the bulging fenders and center hood section give you that feel of the 60's vettes without being retro. The interior looks great, I love the oh **** handle for the passenger. The rear end gives you hints of the Volt and Camaro while still sticking to iconic look of the Vette. I would almost bet this thing will get a 30 mpg rating for the HWY. so many small features still say this has flavor of Corvettes of the past while still showing there is room to grow as it heads into the future. Thank you for NO AWD or mid engine or the rumors that had been surrounding the C7 for months.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SurrealOne View Post
    From the front and rear the new vette looks like it's trying to morph into Mitsubishi 3000GT. Yuck.

    I have no idea how you get the impression the tail end looks like a 3000GT or a "Dodge Stealth"

    It looks more like a lotus or ferrari rear end.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nakranij View Post
    I have no idea how you get the impression the tail end looks like a 3000GT or a "Dodge Stealth"

    It looks more like a lotus or ferrari rear end.
    I disagree. However, one thing on which we CAN agree is that it DOES NOT look like a Corvette tail end. That's a problem, by itself...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SurrealOne View Post
    I disagree. However, one thing on which we CAN agree is that it DOES NOT look like a Corvette tail end. That's a problem, by itself...
    It actually looks more like a modified (modern) camaro rear end.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nakranij View Post
    It actually looks more like a modified (modern) camaro rear end.
    Which still isn't a Corvette rear end.

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    If the evolution of the corvette stays stagnant than it will not stay competitive, especially with the release of the new viper. I believe the heritage if GM's infamous corvette IS pushing the envelope in a radically designed vette with tons of natural aspirated power (until you get into the big boy vets which have a blower). I personally am very happy the vette appears to be the car leading all American muscle into the future.

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    Think about this, look at how far our trucks have come since early model 90s trucks with TBI and then think about the evolution those trucks were in comparison to the early 70s GM rigs (arguably the most beautiful trucks ever built!) and yet with every model released in Detroit they aren't straying from their heritage, they're getting more in touch, GMs heritage in general has always been and hopefully always will be, quality and innovation built right here in America. That vette, to me, is saying "I won't follow the muscle car into the future, I'll be the one dragging it into the future kickin and screaming!"

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