GM Announces Corvette Plant Idling for 6 Months - Retooling for New Model
GM dealers will stop accepting specific orders and guaranteeing them, as the cars from the final production run may not be in the exact spec asked by the customers. The new car will be completely new, sharing only two components with the outgoing car: the cabin air filter and the latch for the removable roof panel. It even has a new badge, which is more of a symbolic move, to show that it is a big departure from the old car.
It will also be considerably lighter and slightly smaller, while also promising a much improved interior - the C6 featured a less-than-imaginative interior, with plastics and materials of a questionable quality. We expect to see a hike in quality, similar to what we have seen on the new Viper, which is ages ahead of its predecessor in terms of interior quality, comfort and ambiance.
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