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ZO6 Decision

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How long did it take everyone to decide on purchasing a ZO6, whether it was a 01' or an 02'?

Originally, I had decided on buying a 01' Torch Red coupe with Torch Red interior. After I finished putting all of the options that I wanted on it, which included the 1SC package, BSM's, high polished rims, both the color matched and the glass top, and the 6 speed transmission, this C5 coupe was at almost $47K. It only had 350HP and 375 FT/LBS. of Torque. I originally liked the lines of the coupe, especially the fastback design but the ZO6 lines kind of grew on me.

Lucky for me, the dealer had sold the car without letting me know because it took over 20 weeks for them to tell me that the car was finally at the dealership.

I guess that that was the biggest blessing because all of those weeks of waiting for the C5 made me want the ZO6 a lot more.

Price wise, it was only a difference of about $4K.

Well, after thatbad experienc with a dealer, my confidence with dealerships went straight down the drain. This caused me to wait a while before ordering my ZO6.

I then started hearing rumors about the 02' ZO6 which prompted me to wait a little bit longer before ordering the ZO6.

Finlly, on June 20th, the rumors finally became a reality and I sure am glad that I waited until now to order this car.

So, what made you decide on gettng the ZO6?
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On 2001-06-24 19:42, fcalmes spewed forth this drivel:
I heard about a "special high performance" Hardtop a year before the Z06 was introduced. I proceeded to my dealership, 6 months after I had just purchased my 2 99 Hardtops, and told him to make me #1 and #2 on the list. He looked at me like I was crazy, but said OK. When the allocation was announced on May 9th, 2000, I had 2 Z06's on order. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif

Going to order 2 C6's when their "special high performance" Vettes are introduced. It's going to happen, probably around 18 months after the first C6 is introduced!! /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_wink.gif I know nuttin!! /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif


What was that Frank? Are you sure about that? It took GM 4 years after the C5 introduction to develop the Z06. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_confused.gif If that is true, maybe I should hold off on the '04 Viper purchase. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif

2001 Z06 - Torch Red/Mod. Red Int.
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