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So it seems to me most of us ordered our cars months ago and while there are a few showroom cars there are very very few and very far in between and I bet they will be snapped up ASAP even at 10k over list given demand is so high thus far. Do they get to the point where 2014's just get sold out through almost exclusively pre-orders?
 

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It may appear that Chevy might get more orders than they can meet but remember times are still tough out there and this is a $70,000 adult toy. You have this initial pent up demand so it seems like a lot of folks are ordering C7's but I will bet after the first of the year these orders will down considerably and you will see more in dealer showrooms. My local dealer said they will have 5 for their showroom later this month when they do their open house.
 

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It may appear that Chevy might get more orders than they can meet but remember times are still tough out there and this is a $70,000 adult toy. You have this initial pent up demand so it seems like a lot of folks are ordering C7's but I will bet after the first of the year these orders will down considerably and you will see more in dealer showrooms. My local dealer said they will have 5 for their showroom later this month when they do their open house.
How long do you think those 5 will last in the showroom?
 

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GM has the capability of building 35,000 StingRays this year. While, as noted above, pent up demand is huge, it will taper off later. It is unlikely that GM will not be able to build enough 2014 StingRays, for again as noted above, this is an expensive two-sweater car.
 

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I saw this same thing happen with the new Camaro, a lot of pent up demand and many owners paid as much as $10,000 over sticker in the beginning. I waited only 7 months after first released, ordered it and had it in 6 weeks and paid invoice. Actually with USAA I paid under invoice.
 

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I saw this same thing happen with the new Camaro, a lot of pent up demand and many owners paid as much as $10,000 over sticker in the beginning. I waited only 7 months after first released, ordered it and had it in 6 weeks and paid invoice. Actually with USAA I paid under invoice.
yup...and based on this being a 65K car, I think the demand will drop off faster...I think you'll see "normal" sales velocity by spring, meaning cars in stock and discounts starting up....the above $60K segment is very fragile when you introduce volume...
 

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It is interesting to note that last year GM only sold 13,466 C-6's and it sold 53,807 C-3's in 1979.(This is the best selling Corvette...ever) Believe me when I say there was nothing special about the 1979 Corvette. It will be interesting to see how the sales go for this model year of the C-7.
 

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I seriously doubt they will ever put out the Sold Out sign. They have the capacity to build 40000+ units and if the demand is there they will make every effort to do so.

I believe the initial allocation is just that, initial. Once they get past the initial pre orders and things settle down they will have additional allocations and that will happen before 9 months into the build cycle. Then again, if orders slow the all bets are off but then there's still no sold out notice, they build as many as they can get orders for.

Forget about the months people have had orders waiting, that's called early adopter syndrome, not situation normal. The reality is they have only been shipping cars for 2 weeks, there's at least 44 more weeks of 2014 shipments before 2015's start rolling off the lines.
 

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My dealership officially annoyed me today. My C7 has been built last week and waiting for delivery (expecting within 2 weeks). Tomorrow I already have an appointment to go in to do paperwork so when it comes in, I can just pick it up. Some salesperson from same dealership calls me today (and of course I pick up the phone seeing it's my dealer). Salesperson proceeds to try to sell me a Stingray saying they have some coming in. I wish they would do better job managing their customer base.
 

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My dealership officially annoyed me today. My C7 has been built last week and waiting for delivery (expecting within 2 weeks). Tomorrow I already have an appointment to go in to do paperwork so when it comes in, I can just pick it up. Some salesperson from same dealership calls me today (and of course I pick up the phone seeing it's my dealer). Salesperson proceeds to try to sell me a Stingray saying they have some coming in. I wish they would do better job managing their customer base.
Maybe your C7 will be with that load? If it was built a week ago, then hope and pray it doesn't go to Nashville first. It took me 3.5 weeks after my C7 was produced to get home. Worst case scenario is that you get it in about 2 weeks, best case it will come on the next truck load. The good news is, it's been birthed!!!
 

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My dealership officially annoyed me today. My C7 has been built last week and waiting for delivery (expecting within 2 weeks). Tomorrow I already have an appointment to go in to do paperwork so when it comes in, I can just pick it up. Some salesperson from same dealership calls me today (and of course I pick up the phone seeing it's my dealer). Salesperson proceeds to try to sell me a Stingray saying they have some coming in. I wish they would do better job managing their customer base.
I understand the inconvenience and false hope that the call might have created. It's possible that the call was placed a new, ethusiastic rep who was given a list and told to get on the phone. Tough business, tough job.
 
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