2008 Chevrolet Corvette User Reviews

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    2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Review
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    Very Good Condition — Best seats, really nice burn time, easy to drift, really nice bracking, anti lock brakes, good pickup, i got from 0-60 in 4 seconds and was really amazed, top speed is 202, well the one i have it is... really fun to drive and way good at street races just stay away from the cops, nice car to show too really fun to have.

    Pros: PERFECT

    Cons: NOTHING

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    2008 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Review
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    2008 Corvette — Z51, 3LT Titaniaum/ebony interior, competition grey wheels, Z06 spoiler, Orange FRC's, ECS Paxton SC600 Supercharger Kit, Speed Density Tune, American Racing 1 7/8" Headers and best of all.... 28-30 MPG Highway... Granted no the best for IKEA trip and grocery hauling, amazing to drive plus the top comes off!

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: Tickets

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    2008 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Review
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    After Much Needed Tweeks, I Can Actually Say I Like It A Lot — Alright I was not really impressed with the C6 when it cam out, so how in the world can I like this years model even though it is still a C6. Simple, much needed tweaks, the steering feels less artificial, and finally it has an interior that PETA would scream over, but for all I car those vegans can go stuff themselves. The exhaust bellows at low RPMs, and Snarls at the Higher RPMs, it just sounds great. Secondly I liked this one better because it had a real 6-speed manual, not a half-assed automatic with thoughtful paddles. You just can’t help but hold the throttle down for longer than 8 seconds, but by then even spacious suburban boulevards get very small very quickly. This is where the breaks do their magic. So what if it only has 400 hp, yes I know the Z06, and ZR1 have more power, but I am convinced that I can still terrify myself in the base model, considering the more professional car journalist from Car and Driver and Road and track claim that the corvette has a tendency to have the tail slide out from behind you. Even if I am a better driver than the average Californian motorist, by professional race driver standards, I am still an amateur. Before I step into a ZR1, I probably should learn how to pull a car out of a spin while doing north of 100mph. One thing I live the most is the fact that the corvette can get about 30 mpg on the freeway, so lets do a little math here, this car has 400 hp and gets 30 mpg, while a less fun to drive and look at Prius gets at best 48 mpg on an anemic, that is if you drive it in a way that makes most grandma’s look like Burt Reynolds in a Trans Am. The electric engine and gas moped engine only manage to make a pitiful 110 hp. The Corvette and Prius do not have that big of a weight difference either, so I guess you could say that the corvette is more efficient than the Prius, What? Did I just Say that? One last thing that I liked about this Vette was the fact that it still uses a cloth top. Now I know about all the great advantages of a retractable hard top, I know that they allow for a stronger body, and a quieter cabin, but frankly, I don’t like the way most of them look. I’m sure that this car will not end up being the most reliable, cost effective car. But these cars are not aimed at those who drive Toyota Corollas, Hyundai’s, KIAs, and the like. Those cars are just too sensible and boring. Cars like the Corvette are built for those who still have that little kid inside them, and for those who actually like cars. Corvettes are not for those who make their decision on buying a car based on what consumer reports say and they are not for those who what to get from point A to point B. If you decide to buy a Corvette, make me proud and occasionally listen to your antisocial personality and bury your right foot and hold it there for a while. Those who drive cars like these slowly deserve to have them stolen.

    Pros: Acceleration, Braking, Looks, Lots of Leather, Exhaust, and a roadster that is not ashamed to sport a soft top

    Cons: Still flimsy in some areas, why can’t I open the door while the car is running?

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    2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Review
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    Corvette Z06 — I love this car...... It looks great, goes like stink, can pull 1.8G in a corner, is faster and handles better than most production Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Porches and comes in at one third the price of the nearest equivalent Ferrari.... with the added bonus that people love the Corvette. I get so many comments and people taking pictures.... Not many Ferrari or Lambo drivers get that! Its also 1 of only 20 Z06s on the road in the UK... exclusivity or what!

    Pros: This car is superb

    Cons: None

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    2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Review
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    Z06 'vette — 505 Hp is awsome, a little crazy for a car that weighs like 505 pounds though. Very sporty and responsive. tons of creature comforts but not too practical for a place like Edmonton. Feels like I'm sitting on the pavement. I would get in way too much trouble owning this car - $$$

    Pros: Handling

    Cons: Pricey

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    2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Review
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    The Most Potent Z To Date — I do not technically own this car, but I have it in my possesion at my house while my parents are living in taipei, taiwan. the performance is amazing, as an example, at full throttle the tires loose traction between 6000-7000rpm and catch after the shift into 2nd. build quality is perfect so far it has only 1700 miles. Cost of ownership is alittle much, The tires are around $1000 for the front, you watch the fuel gauge drop from f to e and the brakes cost an average of $2500-$3000. the appearance is similar to the late C3 corvettes. You need to drive the car to realize how fun it really is.

    Pros: Race car built for the street

    Cons: Know what your getting into with this car

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    2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Review
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    07 Switched Out For An 08....better Interior. — FAST!!! Just swapped out of a Silver 07 for the Red 08. Great everyday supercar that can compete with some of todays top Italian and German sportscars. They have improved the interior significantly which was a big problem for past Vettes. Only upgrade I would make is an exhaust so you can really hear the power.

    Pros: Great handling and power.

    Cons: Gas.........

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    2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Review
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    2008 Jetstream Blue Corvette Z06 — Performance for the price, there is no equal. It'll run circles around the exotics for a fraction of the price. Build quality is pretty decent, however my former 07 C6 was built better than my current 08 Z06.

    Pros: Light weight, 505 hp with a warranty, sexy, great fuel mileage (30+
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    Cons: Expensive, having to deal with GM.

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    2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Review
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    7.0 Liters Of Viagra — i have driven them all and owned half of them. this car is raw power and sex appeal that is best controlled with an angry right foot. cars, like women, have qualities and attributes that are subjectively measured. but there is no denying that the Z06 must be universally respected. in the right hands there isn't a car made that it won't put it the rearview mirror. notes: save some money for rubber and moving violations.

    Pros: silences the trash talking wanna be

    Cons: you can't live in it

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    2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Review
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    An Adrenaline Rush From The First Time You Start It. — The fastest car that I have ever had the opportunity to drive. 0-70mph sideways in second gear, head plastered to the headrest.........enough said!

    Pros: You feel one with the car.

    Cons: getting in and out of it gracefully

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    Great By kennethford

    I love everthing about my vette,stylethree color black the yellow brack pads and i put the car in a show an win a best in show for the frist, time and i`m 65 yours young and love it when i take it out... Read More

    Best Car! By Acadia_128269

    I love the ride, looks and handling! With the top down in the evenings, there is nothing like it! This is the perfect car for the Carolina's, drive year round! This is my 7th Corvette, but the first c... Read More

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    I Love It, I Really Do, The Siblings Love It, So Im A Keeping It! By SHELBYFORLIFE

    This car is a very fun car, it may be expensive, but she is my other women! she has always been there, she has always let me process my anger threw her pedals, and her gears. Her name is Treasure, for... Read More

    I Am Extremely Impressed With The Car. By wilscaal

    If looking for a performance car that is also a great daily driver, you can't beat this car. For a car with 430HP the mileage of 19-24MPG is excellent. Outstanding cargo capacity with the hatch rea... Read More

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    Best Non Aspirated Corvette By TooFast

    What can I say, I really cannot say enough. This Z06/Z07 is equipped the same as the Carbon Edition with subtle differences in paint scheme and interior trim, however from a performance perspective th... Read More

    Only Drivin To Car Shows By tashkentzoo

    This is an outstanding example of a Grand Sport. The color which is Supersonic Blue draws your attention. In fact, I've been told it's one of the most attractive colors of that model year. I get a lot... Read More

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