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Old 06-15-2009, 11:15 AM   #51
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I beg to differ, I have friends who don't know anything about cars...they can't tell the difference between base Corvette and Z06.

So I guess most people can't tell the difference between base, Z06 and ZR1.
But it can also be argued that at the high end spectrum of anything, only the people who "know" will know the difference.

I am sure 75% of the population doesn't know that an AMG S65 costs 3x more than the same bodied S350 or whatever the lowest S-class is in Canada.

The same logic goes that 99% of the population will not realize that a Piaget or DeWitt wristwatch with funny looking dials costs up to $500,000 CAD without gold or diamonds.

As a side note; if I were a car collector I probably would buy a ZR-1. Its much more obscure than a GT-R, and due to its rarity would likely hold its value more. The old ZR-1 was nuts; back in '93 it was already ripping 0-60 in 3.8 or something ridiculous like that.
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Old 06-15-2009, 12:37 PM   #52
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Agree with achiam.

Another good example is the Murcielago. Most non-enthusiasts would not know the difference between it and the Gallardo.

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Old 08-27-2009, 05:40 PM   #53
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zr1 corvette can hang with any exotic twice its price in a str8 line or in a circuit, ps. its very rare and its not produced every year, its a gaurnteed collecter car and near 640 hp and lighter than a z06 come on........ dont discount it cuz its not a ferrari this is a true american exotic.... light years ahead of a ford gt for less price.!
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Old 08-27-2009, 05:42 PM   #54
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also if u cant tell the difference between a z06 and a regular vette no offense u wasted your money cuz your not an anthusiast i know thats not how u spell it, but anyway the z06 from the front has a different hood with functional air vent, and its not noticable 2 the eye but its actaully wider and the rims r different the stance just looks way more aggresive.
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Old 08-27-2009, 05:55 PM   #55
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Old 08-27-2009, 06:02 PM   #56
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How dare GM sell a car with that cheap of a interior for $170k
+1 looks about as nice as a grand am.
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