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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Long-Term Road Test

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edited September 2014 in Chevrolet

image2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Long-Term Road Test

The black plastic vents all over our long-term 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray are very noticeable, unless you buy it in the right color.

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    noburgersnoburgers Member Posts: 500
    I wonder if the lower rear fascia was painted body color if it would improve the look on lighter colored cars or make the @ssend look too big? I agree that the contrast of all that black plastic is kind of ugly.
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    jeepsrtjeepsrt Member Posts: 88
    I just saw my first C7 on the road, my neighbor bought a Laguna blue one. I do like the green but would probably get the dark grey or black.
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    bankerdannybankerdanny Member Posts: 1,021
    All those black accents are the least attractive element of the new 'Vette. I am amazed that Chevy doesn't offer an extra cost option to get them body colored. If I bought a Corvette I would immediately have a body shop take care of this for me.
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    stovt001_stovt001_ Member Posts: 799
    Besides, dark green is just the best color, period.
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    agentorangeagentorange Member Posts: 893
    Black wheels still suck.
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    handbrakehandbrake Member Posts: 99
    With due respect to John Heinricy..."All Corvettes are red...the rest are mistakes".
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    markinnaples_markinnaples_ Member Posts: 251
    The new Vette only looks good in dark colors, and I agree with bankerdanny that these off color elements look terrible on light colored cars. I am sure that over the next year or two, those bits will be changed to body color as "updates" to make the car look newer, ala the Avalanche progression.

    Also, agentorange could not be more correct: black wheels still DO suck.
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    stuntman_mikestuntman_mike Member Posts: 57
    +1 for the C7 in dark colors. Seeing the black accents on white ones is quite a "shock". While the green would be my 2nd choice, I've got to go with Crystal Red Metallic. So sweeeeet . . .
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    scottyscooterscottyscooter Member Posts: 8
    I’m not a huge fan of the way this car looks in green. Laguna Blue, on the other hand, looks great!

    From looking at pictures, I would have to say that Cyber Gray might be the best looking color on the new Corvette. Of course, I would have to see all the different colors in person before casting a final judgment….
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