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Old 01-25-2013, 08:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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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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Old 01-25-2013, 09:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Ridiculous question, Are yellow Z06's worth less than other colors?

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

That's because everyone knows yellow is one of the slower colors (silver being the fastest, of course).
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That's because everyone knows yellow is one of the slower colors (silver being the fastest, of course).
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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Old 01-26-2013, 08:25 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 01-26-2013, 09:45 AM   #7 (permalink)
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@mikeZO6.....you can kiss my "huckelberry".......LMAO
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:00 AM   #8 (permalink)
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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!

It's all a personal choice, simple as that. If the car was taken care of, it should still look like new.
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Old 01-26-2013, 01:07 PM   #11 (permalink)
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That's because everyone knows yellow is one of the slower colors (silver being the fastest, of course).
This is true.
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Re: Ridiculous question, Are yellow Z06's worth less than other colors?

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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Old 01-27-2013, 12:27 AM   #14 (permalink)
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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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