NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

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    NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

    Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?
    Jalopnik
    January 13, 2013
    by Travis Okulski

    The 2014 Corvette is debuting at 7 EST this evening. If you hadn't heard, this is something we're all excited about.

    We've already seen the front and rear of the car, but we haven't seen the pornography that lies under the skin. Until now.

    Chevrolet is putting the final touches on the show stand, and this picture that was sent to us from someone on the floor purportedly shows the chassis of the much anticipated C7 Corvette.

    Full article and image at link.

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    Re: NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

    She shur iz priddy... in that skeletal runway model sort of way.

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    Re: NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

    All aluminum, baby.

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    Re: NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

    Quote Originally Posted by Takahashi View Post
    She shur iz priddy... in that skeletal runway model sort of way.
    Are you thinking Kate Moss?

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    Re: NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

    here's the real deal

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    Re: NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

























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    Re: NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

    How about a little bit more ?

    http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c7-g...-tomorrow.html

    Edit, beat me by seconds.

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    Re: NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

    ^^^^^^LOL.....I be on the site trolling, because its mostly idiots....lol
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    IF IT AINT RWD; AND A CHEVY I DONT RIDE IT!!!!!

    ALL CHEVY'S NEED TO BE RWD!!!!!

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    Re: NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

    I love the embracing of the Sting Ray heritage.

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    Re: NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

    Quote Originally Posted by PHAT-JAY View Post
    ^^^^^^LOL.....I be on the site trolling, because its mostly idiots....lol
    I could probably count my posts there on my fingers.

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    Re: NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

    Hope they offer those wheels in a gunmetal or gloss black version. Love to see a yellow C7 with gloss black wheels. Mmmm, tasty. The front is hot, the sides are good, interior looks very good so I guess it all beats out the kinda odd rear in my book, maybe it will grow on me. Now for the HP/TQ numbers and weight tonight. Should be fun to watch.

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    Re: NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

    I hate that all the leaks are silver. it hides a lot I think.

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    Re: NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

    Quote Originally Posted by spd98 View Post
    I hate that all the leaks are silver. it hides a lot I think.
    I'm with you. Designers say that silver lets you see the contours of the vehicle. I happen to think it makes it look boring and invisible. I'd love to see them shown in blues, reds, golds, yellows or greens.

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    Re: NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

    I'll pretend to hold off judgment until the video is posted of real shots. If I didn't, you wouldn't like the terms I use like too derivative, too chunky, too angular and too busy, and what's with the video game tach?? So I won't post them. I'll wait patiently.
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    Re: NAIAS: Is This The Chassis Of The New Corvette?

    frame is 57% stiffer - so it's not just the C6 Z06 frame. I always complained that the modal frequencies were higher than the steel frame, but the torsional rigidity was way lower.

    steering system is 500% stiffer.

    not just much improved - it will feel very different.

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