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I recall when I bought my 2005 convertible (First year C6) and again when I got a 2008 Z06 there were interim price increases during the model year….

I'm curious if anyone foresees a price increase on the MY2014 Stingrays before the MY2015 versions are available? The cars are selling well, and I have to believe that GM's bean counters are taking notice. I had been thinking that there would be an increase taking effect in January (I had thought as early as New Year's Day) but nothing has been announced that I am aware of.

Also note, if you have an order at 1100 status or greater, you are "price protected" from any subsequent price increases.
 

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I was talking to my sales man the other day he put my order in with a price lock. He works at a dealer ship in bowling green and does all the corvett sale for the museum and he heard that there will be a price increases. I don't know how much of that is true but who knows
 

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My dealer who has a very good relationship with BG said there most likely be a price increase in Jan. He locked me in Dec.If no increase then I would say it's due to sluggish sales. My .02.
 

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I recall when I bought my 2005 convertible (First year C6) and again when I got a 2008 Z06 there were interim price increases during the model year….

I'm curious if anyone foresees a price increase on the MY2014 Stingrays before the MY2015 versions are available? The cars are selling well, and I have to believe that GM's bean counters are taking notice. I had been thinking that there would be an increase taking effect in January (I had thought as early as New Year's Day) but nothing has been announced that I am aware of.

Also note, if you have an order at 1100 status or greater, you are "price protected" from any subsequent price increases.
A dealership can always provide "a price lock" or similar, in which the dealership is guaranteeing that you will not be laying more than the price you agree to pay with them. Suggest you always get this in writing. GM accepts your order at 2000 status, so if GM were to increase their price (which we know is coming, but do not know when this will occur, e.g., during this model year, for the 2015's or whenever), so GM pricing your Corvette at the same amount as the original order is only in effect at 2000 status, i.e., the time when GM has accepted your order.
 

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This thread sounds like it was started by GM in order to scare the dillies out of fence sitters. Come on, guys! So much conjecture! Tisk, tisk. This is not the way to start the new year.
 

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Conjecture is the word of the day! lol

I love how we're all dropping 70 or so thousand all said and done and worry so much about a G here and there. I guess we all like the idea that we're getting a deal or something.
 

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Hum... It sounded more to me like it may have been rumors started by dealerships to get fence sitters to get their deposits in.

On the other hand, GM knows that this massive buy rate at the front end of the new C7 generation will slow. Jacking prices will go further to slow their sales volume in the long-term. The correct approach is to start the prices out high (also helps manage supply/demand issues at the beginning of the new model), and then decrease prices as the initial pent up demand has passed. This is exactly how and why there will eventually be manufacturer rebates.

So, I am not believing there will be a price increase after January 1. I could be wrong, of course. We will know soon enough.
 

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I fell off the fence in January and hit my head.My dealer told me there will be a price increase in early 14,have no reason not to believe him.
 

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But Zimm, when I think of how long it took to save up all those thousands of dollars....
 

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Asking a dealer about pending price increases is a self fulfilling prophecy. Some may claim to be "in the know" or "heard it from a reliable source" but the reality is dealers find out about these things right about the same time we do thanks to the Internet.

I don't see a price increase in the 2014 MY, probably some adjustments in MY2015 but I wouldn't expect more than 1 or 2% on base and maybe some adjustments on options as much as 10% or re-stacking options like Magride with Z51 to make a Z51 a $5000 option instead of $2800.
 
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I see a price increase to help pay for a better shipping system that you don't need to call the NSA to find your car when it's enroute.
 

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"IF" there is a price increase most likely it would be on one or more of the options offered rather than on the base price. This might occur if the manufacture of that piece had an increase that GM would have to pass along. I also believe there will be a slight price increase in the 2015 model.
 

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IMO, if GM did anything they'd increase dealer costs by increasing invoice and keeping MSRP the same. They like to do that to us a lot :)


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I would project a price increase on the Z51 option. Given the take rate and high demand, not to mention at the current price it is a no-brainer!


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