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  • New Body-Colored Vents are now Optional on the 2017 Corvette
  • New Body-Colored Vents are now Optional on the 2017 Corvette
  • New Body-Colored Vents are now Optional on the 2017 Corvette
  • New Body-Colored Vents are now Optional on the 2017 Corvette

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    Default New Body-Colored Vents are now Optional on the 2017 Corvette

    When the C7 Corvette debuted in Detroit in January of 2013, the car received a lot of criticism for being "too busy" with all of the contrasting black colored vents on the car.

    If you're a member of that camp, this should make you warm up a little more to the 2017 C7 Corvette's ground-breaking design.

    Chevrolet is now offering body colored vents as an option for your C7 Corvette Stingray. These vents include the air extractor in the hood, side vents, transmission and rear-differential vents on top of the rear quarters and at the top of the rear bumper.

    It will be interesting to see how many new owners opt for these body colored vents. Based upon the feedback we've received here at the Corvette Action Center, a lot of people like the black colored vents as they feel it's a nice contrast to the body color and offers more interesting detail than in previous generations of the marque.

    Either way, the Corvette Marketing team is making it easier than ever for prospective owners to completely customize their new Corvette. Tell us what you think
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    Default Body colored vents

    Quote Originally Posted by Rob View Post
    When the C7 Corvette debuted in Detroit in January of 2013, the car received a lot of criticism for being "too busy" with all of the contrasting black colored vents on the car.

    If you're a member of that camp, this should make you warm up a little more to the 2017 C7 Corvette's ground-breaking design.

    Chevrolet is now offering body colored vents as an option for your C7 Corvette Stingray. These vents include the air extractor in the hood, side vents, transmission and rear-differential vents on top of the rear quarters and at the top of the rear bumper.

    It will be interesting to see how many new owners opt for these body colored vents. Based upon the feedback we've received here at the Corvette Action Center, a lot of people like the black colored vents as they feel it's a nice contrast to the body color and offers more interesting detail than in previous generations of the marque.

    Either way, the Corvette Marketing team is making it easier than ever for prospective owners to completely customize their new Corvette. Tell us what you think


    Body colored vents were offered on the 2016 C7models. For $1000.00. Wow paint whole car was $1000.00 for '16s. Black has no problem with that. Good ole GM looking after its customers!!


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    I'm thinking that maybe GM could just place all the vents in the trunk/hatch of each new C7 and let the new owner decide which ones he wants painted black or body color or whatever and let the dealer decide how much to charge for painting them.

    Maybe I want the hood vent black or red and the rear vents body color. The side vents silver and the top fender vents in carbon fiber.
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    I like the monochrome look, but leave it to the General to charge extra for nothing. Who do they think they are - Porsche? No wonder sales are in the tank. GM should be looking for ways to encourage would-be buyers, not piss them off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by catbert View Post
    I like the monochrome look, but leave it to the General to charge extra for nothing. Who do they think they are - Porsche? No wonder sales are in the tank. GM should be looking for ways to encourage would-be buyers, not piss them off.
    Exactly right. Has GM EVER done anything for the Corvette owner except charge them more money? Only if the warranty calls for it. I have had 7 of these things and obvious I like them but GM never misses an opportunity to stick it Corvette owners. I got an e-mail today telling me it was time to update my maps in the Nav. system for 159.95 or 139.95. I don't think the infrastructure has been THAT improved in the last 2 years.

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