Introducing the new Corvette Emira!

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I stumbled across this today, I'll leave you to do the same double-take I did when it popped up.

Glad to see someone at Corvette has a sense of humour and is a shrewd marketeer - "If you like the blue Emira show car, why not buy one of these...?"

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I don't like the look of the C8 and especially the interior. I do understand it looks great and the performance is incredible but it doesn't suit my particular taste. A politician in the USA once said I can't describe porn, but I know it when I see it. The Emira has the "it" factor. You can't describe it, it's just there.
 

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Yep, in comparison the Corvette is an absolute minger as we say in Scotland :) . However, with a hulking great NA V8 it is still a car to be celebrated in my book.
 

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I'm not keen on the C8, which is a shame as I liked the C7. They should have stuck with the front engine, rear drive layout that made it iconic. And those alloys in the above photo look too small.
 
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I don't like the look of the C8 and especially the interior. I do understand it looks great and the performance is incredible but it doesn't suit my particular taste. A politician in the USA once said I can't describe porn, but I know it when I see it. The Emira has the "it" factor. You can't describe it, it's just there.
There is something off about the area aft of the doors - intake angle all wrong and proportions not right. It also has a look that I've observed on a number of American cars recently, namely that it looks like it has been designed by a "Transformers" designer!
 
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Yep, in comparison the Corvette is an absolute minger as we say in Scotland :) . However, with a hulking great NA V8 it is still a car to be celebrated in my book.
Yep, great Scottish word! I've seen a lot worse though, it's a design that they nearly got right. And for anyone that wants a big engine and the performance that goes with it that's one of your go-to options instead of the Emira.
 

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For the longest time some angles of the C8 made me frown. Finally one of the youtubers put it best, it looks like a kit car. It looks like a super car kit car. I agreed. But as previously said, I do like that NA V8.
 

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For the longest time some angles of the C8 made me frown. Finally one of the youtubers put it best, it looks like a kit car. It looks like a super car kit car. I agreed. But as previously said, I do like that NA V8.
I was suprised how lazy it sounded. Not the best V8 noise in a sports car and 6500RPM redline? Have they just chucked a truck engine in it?
 

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I was suprised how lazy it sounded. Not the best V8 noise in a sports car and 6500RPM redline? Have they just chucked a truck engine in it?

Actually in my mind I am thinking about the C8 Z06's NA V8! That has an 8600 redline I believe.
 

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Actually in my mind I am thinking about the C8 Z06's NA V8! That has an 8600 redline I believe.
Ah i stand corrected! Just watched a video review with Tiff Needell and wasn't that impressed by the sound and pick up. Will check out some other reviews 👍 As a package for the cash its hard to beat
 

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I stumbled across this today, I'll leave you to do the same double-take I did when it popped up.

Glad to see someone at Corvette has a sense of humour and is a shrewd marketeer - "If you like the blue Emira show car, why not buy one of these...?"

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It’s amphibious, right ?
 

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I stumbled across this today, I'll leave you to do the same double-take I did when it popped up.

Glad to see someone at Corvette has a sense of humour and is a shrewd marketeer - "If you like the blue Emira show car, why not buy one of these...?
I stumbled across this today, I'll leave you to do the same double-take I did when it popped up.

Glad to see someone at Corvette has a sense of humour and is a shrewd marketeer - "If you like the blue Emira show car, why not buy one of these...?"

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Errrrrrrr…….. No !!!!! What on God’s Earth is that hideous rear quarter about? Did the designer only have a straight edge?
 
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