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Ridiculous question, Are yellow Z06's worth less than other colors?

Ok, back story. Ive been an Evo/DSMer since 99' and done basically anything to a car you can think of. Im a mechatronix engineer for microsoft in portland and a self proclaimed suspension snob.

Im looking for a C5 z06 for a daily driver and see far more yellow's than any other color. Not sure I could live with a yellow car or not, but a good deal on a car came up and Im starting to wonder. The GF says yellow is ok in a sports car, how am I to argue?

I've been wanting a corvette for years so this will be my trial to see if its the direction I move in getting away from my rally car background.
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Actually Yellow tint coat costs more than the standard colors.


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Maybe it's a Portland or regional thing ..Don't see that many in Seattle,Spokane or Missoula... The C5..MY is a little more mellow than C6 VY..Love them both

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That's because everyone knows yellow is one of the slower colors (silver being the fastest, of course). :D

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That's because everyone knows yellow is one of the slower colors (silver being the fastest, of course). :D
Ha ha ha they only sing about "little RED Corvettes"
To OP, you gotta Really like yellow to want to look at it everyday.

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@mikeZO6.....you can kiss my "huckelberry".......LMAO
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To OP, you gotta Really like yellow to want to look at it everyday.
^^^ I think thats where Im at. Im not sure I could look at it every day if its only just over 20k and only 33k miles. The search continues!
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Re: Ridiculous question, Are yellow Z06's worth less than other colors?

Yellow is the hot color that everybody wants when a car is new and faster than anything else. Its not so great to have a look-at-me color when your car is old hat, however, just look at my corvette-a-day calender photo from yesterday. the caption says its Jay Leno's
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Yellow is the hot color that everybody wants when a car is new and faster than anything else. Its not so great to have a look-at-me color when your car is old hat, however, just look at my corvette-a-day calender photo from yesterday. the caption says its Jay Leno's
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I have the same calendar!

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That's because everyone knows yellow is one of the slower colors (silver being the fastest, of course). :D
This is true.

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Hey I have that desk calendar too.

If the car has yellow calipers, then it's worth more ...
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Re: Ridiculous question, Are yellow Z06's worth less than other colors?

When I owned my Sky, it was chilli pepper red. I saw a bunch in that color. There was one yellow Sky in the area that I thought was gorgeous.

I haven't seen any ML Vettes in my neck of the woods, so it would appear that I have a non-standard color for where I live. I'm happy with mine and, by the way, it's GORGEOUS
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Re: Ridiculous question, Are yellow Z06's worth less than other colors?

Think of all the cars that don't look good in yellow - Buicks, minivans, sport-utes, you know, boring cars. Boring cars are metallic gray, pale, washed out blues and greens, silver, white.....colours that suit them.
Scary-fast cars, like the ZO6, should be in exciting colours, and yellow is the best of the best.
Yeah people notice my car a lot, even the politzei, but it's a good way to get noticed. Better than wearing your pants at your knees, or your hat sideways.
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If the car has yellow calipers, then it's worth more ...
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