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Corvette or GTO?

  • Corvette

    Votes: 23 41.1%
  • GTO

    Votes: 33 58.9%

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Captain Thread Killer returns
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If someone came up to you and offered you a Corvette or GTO for free which would you choose? Why?
 

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gto_in_nc said:
I'd take the 'Vette 'cause I've already got a Goat!

Ok now thats was not fair :D .......If you had neither....
 

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With a wife, kid and dog, a two-seater would not have been fair to anyone, especially since I was trading in a sedan. That pretty much rules out the 'Vette - unless I could have kept my Bonnie, in which case I would take an '05 'Vette roadster, please!
 

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Corvette. I couldn't afford one otherwise.

Blitzu, you're the only person I know of having so many problems. I'm sorry to hear it, man. I sure hope things work out. Good luck!
 

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Vette. I have always wanted one and I like the new ones.
 

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I work on a ton of vettes at work and would not own one if you paid me. :p I'm totally pleased with 6000+ miles logged on my 04 GTO already. :)
 

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Rumor is $5K Rebate on corvettes starting tomorrow. FYI. I wonder if GTO's will have incentives on them starting tomorrow also.
 

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At this stage in my life, I'd have to choose the GTO. I gave up an S2000 because it was too inconvenient with a wife and two kids. Maybe when the kids get old enough to leave the house, I'll be thinking more along the lines of a two-seater again.
 

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Blitzu said:
I swear I have been cursed. Tomorrow will be my 8th trip to the dealer for shifter repair. Three of those trips have been for the same transmission shifting problem, which they have NEVER fully fixed. Why must dealerships try to side step proper repair when doing warrenty work? I will never understand. I am going straight back to the dealer where I purchased my car with all my work slips since I purchased the car and ask them why I paid $35K for this? And why do I still have the same problems????
I would pursue the lemon law.
 

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Couldn't get a 2 seater sports car with two small boys. The GTO is perfect for me. I don't plan on going into the track anyway. I also don't participate in street races. Way too dangerous in my opinion. I do like to pass road hogs and snowbirds going 35 below the speed limit in their RV's and most of my vehicles accomplish that. When my kids are out of the house someday and my wife has finally gotten so tired of me that she has finally left me, then I will purchase a Viper for me and 19 year old redhead girlfriend.
LOL!
 

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GTO 'cause of the small practical side of me needing a 4 seater and the lousy michigan weather.
 

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Blitzu said:
I swear I have been cursed. Tomorrow will be my 8th trip to the dealer for shifter repair. Three of those trips have been for the same transmission shifting problem, which they have NEVER fully fixed. Why must dealerships try to side step proper repair when doing warrenty work? I will never understand. I am going straight back to the dealer where I purchased my car with all my work slips since I purchased the car and ask them why I paid $35K for this? And why do I still have the same problems????

Lemon Law it. I think it has to be in the shop for 30 days for the same problem. I would venture to guess the tranny is bad. They should replace the tranny because all the rods are internal and the shifter has interal stops.
 

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Is your goat one of the earlier ones?

Blitzu said:
I swear I have been cursed. Tomorrow will be my 8th trip to the dealer for shifter repair. Three of those trips have been for the same transmission shifting problem, which they have NEVER fully fixed. Why must dealerships try to side step proper repair when doing warrenty work? I will never understand. I am going straight back to the dealer where I purchased my car with all my work slips since I purchased the car and ask them why I paid $35K for this? And why do I still have the same problems????

What kind of shitter, I mean shifter problems? Have you considered going to a competing dealer?
 

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I guess it all depends on what you're looking for. If you want to turn heads and need the maximum performance, the Vette is definitely what you should get. If you're looking to get laid, from what I'm told the Vette works pretty well for that too. If you're looking for performance but on a more limited budget, GTO is the way to go.

Personally, I don't think these two cars compete too well head to head, given the major differences in styling, perception, and price. I've never driven a Vette, but it seems to me you're paying about $10-15k for the Corvette nameplate.
 

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torrid_nc said:
I guess it all depends on what you're looking for. If you want to turn heads and need the maximum performance, the Vette is definitely what you're looking for. If you're looking to get laid, from what I'm told the Vette works pretty well for that too. If you're looking for performance but on a more limited budget, GTO is the way to go.

Personally, I don't think these two cars compete too well head to head, given the major differences in styling, perception, and price. I've never driven a Vette, but it seems to me you're paying about $10-15k for the Corvette nameplate.
I actually think the goat turns more heads.....I would take a GTO anyday.....vettes are nice but there is no shortage of them on the road. The goat has that WOW factor...
 

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That's easy, the 'vette. Why? The Corvette is a true world class sports car, able to run with Ferraris and their ilk. The Goat is a great car but 'cmon - be real...
 
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