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Unpopular Opinion: I'd Take A C6 ZR1 Over A C7 Z06

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Corvettes seem a dime-a-dozen these days. The C7 Z06 was released last year, the new ZR1 was recently announced, and a mid-engine car is in the works. It’s for these reasons that now seems as good as any to invest in an old ZR1.

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The ZR1 is much faster than the C7 Z06 in a straight line. I’m all for track performance but at the same time think it’s really cool to have a car that can reach 200mph.

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The ZR1 is also much, much rarer. More Z06's were made last year than Zr1's were produced over the course of the C6's lifetime.

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Stick a couple of plastic bits onto a Stingray and all of a sudden you can’t tell the difference between it and a Z. The C6 at least has a cool engine cover.

The C6 is a beautiful car, even today. Just look at it.

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And it’s more reliable than it’s modern counterpart

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Seems reason enough to me. Now I just need to save up.

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