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Interesting write up by one of Edmunds' staff. Interestingly, whether he was in the minority or the only one on their staff who did not initially did not like it, but in an earlier Edmunds review by two of their other staff, those Edmunds reviewers really liked it, as in this thread with its embedded video:

http://www.stingrayforums.com/forum/stingray-corvette-photos-videos/1423-edmunds-living-c7.html


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When the Corvette and I left Santa Monica for Detroit I really didn't like the car. Which was the point of the entire trip. On Jan. 9th I wrote this:

"...I'm the only person in the entire world, it would seem, that is not head over heels in love with the new 2014 Corvette. Somehow the car just leaves me cold. And my list of gripes is long, from its odd (too high) seating position, to its slow throttle response, to its pedestrian-looking gauge cluster, to its ugly wheels and taillights, to the strange feel of its electric steering, to its...I could go on.

I'm an idiot I know. Everyone on Earth is in love with this car but me. And that's why I've decided to road trip it.

I want to bond with this car. And to do that I'm going to drive it 2,500 miles across America. Just me. No passenger.

When I arrive in Detroit sometime Sunday I'll either love our Lime Rock Green machine or I'll be very happy to hand its key over to Mike Magrath for the drive back to California."

Well, after 2,500 miles, four days, one blizzard, eleven states and a mountain of beef jerky, I can count myself on the new Corvette bandwagon. This is a great car. No, I don't suddenly love the look of its rear end and I still think its wheels are just too plain, but I can no longer deny the appeal of this very fast, very comfortable, very enjoyable machine, especially at its price. This car defines value if you're in the market for a sick-fast two-seater that can be driven every day.

Bottom line: There isn't another two-seater in the world that offers more performance or comfort for the dollar. Anyone that says different hasn't driven a C7 enough. I have and I love it.

Now I can't wait to drive the supercharged Z06 version Chevy introduced at the Detroit auto show.
Now I Love It Too - 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Long-Term Road Test

Note: The latest Edmunds review above was forward to me by a "little birdie." Thank you!
 

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That's kind of funny, glad he came around after driving it, but "slow throttle response...pedestrian looking gauge cluster..."?
 

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I think some people can find negatives in anything. Like the whole taillight story, get over it already. They look great! And you're right about questioning his stance on the cluster and throttle. What is he on?
 

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perhaps the "slow throttle response" comment was because the guy may be used to driving something like these? DSC00384.jpg DSC00383.jpg
 

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I think some people can find negatives in anything. Like the whole taillight story, get over it already. They look great! And you're right about questioning his stance on the cluster and throttle. What is he on?
Okay, I'm going to take the risk of being persona-non-Grata with this post. I, too, find the throttle response a little slow and think that Chevy could have livened it up a bit more. I would not have noticed it but the Carerra GTS I drive when not in the Stingray presents a stark contrast, even in touring mode. In sport mode it is a dramatic difference. I'm now going to set the throttle response such that it is always in track mode and see if that changes things.

BTW, I like the tail lights.

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Check with your dealer. Other posts on here are stating there is a recent update that makes a big difference in torque under 2500 rpm.


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