2008 Chevrolet Corvette
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Fun fun fun, you WILL NOT be disappointed

by from Dix Hills, NY on May 11, 2011

We picked up our new Coupe at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY (R8C-option) and drove it 900 miles to Long Island. The car is absolutely fantastic....tremendous bang-for-the-buck. It ...
We picked up our new Coupe at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY (R8C-option) and drove it 900 miles to Long Island. The car is absolutely fantastic....tremendous bang-for-the-buck. It gets 30+ mpg on the highway @ 70 mph...simply mind boggeling. Take the plunge....just do it....... you WILL NOT be disappointed
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Truly Exceptional Sports Car

by from Kansas City, MO on December 12, 2010

I grew up in a Ford family and idolized Mustangs. When my brother bought a C5 corvette I thought he was crazy. I borrowed the car for a weekend trip, went home and bought a C6 convertible 3LT. I love ...
I grew up in a Ford family and idolized Mustangs. When my brother bought a C5 corvette I thought he was crazy. I borrowed the car for a weekend trip, went home and bought a C6 convertible 3LT. I love this car so much. It is a true sports car. I have had it for 2 years now and after 38,000 miles i have not had one single issue. How many $60,000 cars will do 0-60 in 4.3 seconds, get 27 mpg and haul $200 worth of groceries?I am just now ready to trash the runflats and mount some Hankooks.
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Simply the Best

by from Osage Beach, MO on April 8, 2010

After almost 3 years of ownership - I still love this car. My family car is a BMW but the vette is simply the best car I have ever owned. It is beautiful to look at, still turns heads, runs like nothi...
After almost 3 years of ownership - I still love this car. My family car is a BMW but the vette is simply the best car I have ever owned. It is beautiful to look at, still turns heads, runs like nothing else - yet the mileage is very good. No problems whatsoever, and I have driven thru horrendous rain storms and wind, it is solid, safe and rugged on the road. No rattles, no electrical glitches, the best built car I have ever owned. Get one, steal one, whatever - you have not lived until you open this up on an open road. Have only gone to 140 mph but, she has a lot more if you dare. If Bo Derek was a car - this is how she would feel............
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2008 z06

by from elizabethtown,ky on November 7, 2011

Great car. Stellar performance, great driveability. Stock Goodyear tires are a little noisy, but tolerable. Good gas mileage for the performance.
Great car. Stellar performance, great driveability. Stock Goodyear tires are a little noisy, but tolerable. Good gas mileage for the performance.
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The most powerful vehicle that I've owned

by from Bastrop, Texas on August 31, 2011

This Corvette is the ultimate in American made sport car. It is fast, get better than average milage, insurance is reasonable, and reliability is better than average and at Chevrolet rates. Now, that ...
This Corvette is the ultimate in American made sport car. It is fast, get better than average milage, insurance is reasonable, and reliability is better than average and at Chevrolet rates. Now, that Motoring....
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Best Performance Car For The Money

by from Highland, CA on October 11, 2011

You would need to spend several, if not tens, of thousands of dollars more for a comparable car of German or Italian manufacture, for what you will get with the Corvette. Simply put, this car is a bea...
You would need to spend several, if not tens, of thousands of dollars more for a comparable car of German or Italian manufacture, for what you will get with the Corvette. Simply put, this car is a beast. I drove the Porsche Cayman and it pales in comparison to the Corvette. The Corvette is much quicker off the line, even with the auto trans. I bought the coupe version. This car is so sexy. It gets looks and approving nods everywhere I go. This year is lacking in an MP3 input, which is a bummer, but certainly not a deal-breaker. I will drive this one for about two more years and then buy the most current version of the Corvette at that time. Considering what you get in terms of styling and performance for between $50k to $55k brand new, or a little older version like mine for $35k, you just can't find a better value. Drive one and you will be sold!
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In Love !!!

by from Plano, TX on April 16, 2012

At age 59 I decided that I was going to pull the trigger and get the car I've always wanted for myself. I found a perfectly maintained 2008 'Vette in white with red/black leather, 24k miles, a true on...
At age 59 I decided that I was going to pull the trigger and get the car I've always wanted for myself. I found a perfectly maintained 2008 'Vette in white with red/black leather, 24k miles, a true one-owner beauty. I drove it and said "where do I sign?" I have to admit that I was nervous about the power in this car but am here to tell ya that it is the best car purchase I have ever made. I love it more every time I drive it. It's ended up being a weekend car as I have not been able to sell my SAAB 9-3 convertible, so it gives me even more reason to look forward to weekends !!
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2008 Vette...

by from Lockport, IL on November 2, 2011

One of the best cars Ive ever owned. Im normally am import guy but my 08 vette was my first american sports car. To get something comparable in the import sports car lineup usually costs double or eve...
One of the best cars Ive ever owned. Im normally am import guy but my 08 vette was my first american sports car. To get something comparable in the import sports car lineup usually costs double or even more! love my vette! The sexy body style makes the car but the updated interior features sure help too!
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C6.5

by from TX on December 9, 2007

My '08 C6.5 is a real Corvette when compared to my '07. It has noticeably better acceleration; more refined (comfortable) ride and more predictable steering; much better exhaust sound under accelerati...
My '08 C6.5 is a real Corvette when compared to my '07. It has noticeably better acceleration; more refined (comfortable) ride and more predictable steering; much better exhaust sound under acceleration. My '07 was like a T-Bird in comparison. Runflat noise at speed still unacceptably noisy; seats and some interior trim still cheesy.
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2008 Corvette

by from Fort Worth on January 9, 2012

I love my Corvette. In fact, it's the 5th one I've owned in the last 11 years. I have always loved these cars and will always buy them. They are fast, fun and will get plenty of looks. Enjoy your new ...
I love my Corvette. In fact, it's the 5th one I've owned in the last 11 years. I have always loved these cars and will always buy them. They are fast, fun and will get plenty of looks. Enjoy your new Corvette and see you on the road. :)
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