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Old 07-27-2006, 08:19 AM   #46
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Any idea why they raised the price?
They have to pay for the hourly employee buy out some how...
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Well that makes my 2006 Z06 price of $71,785 plus about $2000 over MSRP
not look so bad. A 2007 Z06 with my options will be $79,475, thats about
$7960 price increase. So I'm glad I went ahead and got mine as soon as I did.
Even with my $2000 over MSRP it was still about $5960 less than the
2007 Z06 at MSRP. That's if I could have gotten a 2007 Z06 at MSRP.
The people that was able to get a 2006 Z06 at MSRP made out even better.
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Old 07-27-2006, 11:01 AM   #48
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Well that makes my 2006 Z06 price of $71,785 plus about $2000 over MSRP
not look so bad. A 2007 Z06 with my options will be $79,475, thats about
$7960 price increase. So I'm glad I went ahead and got mine as soon as I did.
Even with my $2000 over MSRP it was still about $5960 less than the
2007 Z06 at MSRP. That's if I could have gotten a 2007 Z06 at MSRP.
The people that was able to get a 2006 Z06 at MSRP made out even better.
I just figured it out!!! The price increase is to cover the fu*k up of the (TARGA) Z06. I guess this will help cover the cost of replacing all of the tops that might fly off now. I guess all those that have there z already made out good even over msrp but hopefully they wont have a problem with the roof. This just shows the monkeys at GM. If they were going to increase the price do it from the start don't jerk the loyal Vette fans. On top of that good luck for dealers getting much over MSRP now. They stole from the people and just Stole profits from the dealers. Sorry Rick but I needed to say that.
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Old 07-27-2006, 12:57 PM   #49
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Sorry Guys,
the ZO6 was not worth a $25k premium for me over my 07 coupe.


Now,
at a premium of almost $29k over what I paid,
WITHOUT DEALER MARK UP?
GM can KISS MY ASS !!!!

I know how the ZO6 provides supercar performance.
I know the competition has significantly higher MSRP than the Z.

With that being said,
I'll take the $30k I saved and either invest or modify.
All this while having the option,
OF A REMOVABLE TOP !!!!!

The ZO6 should never had been priced more than $10k over the coupe.
We didn't NEED carbon fiber, magnesium, aluminum, etc.
The weight savings was NOT significant.
But, the PRICE TAG was.
The ZO6 brakes have not proven to be "optimal".
Yes,
the LS7 is AWESOME.

Yes,
I would have paid an extra $10k TOTAL for the extra power, braking, and looks.

Bear in mind,
GM charges you TWICE for the parts in the Z.
It's not like you are paying the DIFFERENCE of the LS2 and LS7.
It's like you are buying BOTH engines.

$10k over the MSRP of a coupe,
with a removable roof OPTION,
and yes I would have bought an 06Z.

But at almost $29k over,
WITHOUT DEALER MARK UP,
GM can keep their Z.

I guess I'll be looking for the best price on 4:10 gears, headers, CAI, installation, and tuning when race season is over and tuner business slows down.
I'm thinking around January.

Yes the Z will outperform me,
but the mods I'll do and the $25k in my pocket will comfort me.

Can't wait for the Blue Devil/SS and it's MSRP to be released.
GM could have kept the ZO6 for the working class horsepower junkie;
AND saved the Blue Devil/SS for the elite who will pay anything for the "privledge" of a halo car.

The SS will probably push me to add a twin turbo to my coupe to equal or beat it's performance.

Sorry GM,
I think you are pricing yourself out of the market.
To all those that disagree with me.
I admit I could be wrong.

But, hold your conclusions for late 06/early 07 when the moneybags, must haves, and early adopters have all paid through the nose for 06/07 ZO6.
I believe the MSRP, not to mention the DEALER MARK UPS, cannot last after these guys are out of the market.
ESPECIALLY, after the Blue Devil/SS enters the equation.
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Yea, that's why so many Z06's go unsold and dealers are slashing prices.

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Old 07-27-2006, 02:33 PM   #51
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Hay TT C6 look around there are pleanty of Z06's with removable tops.......not by choice however!!!
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Old 07-27-2006, 02:49 PM   #52
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not the news I like to deliver;

New base price is now $70,000 before any adds....
it was $66,465

Chevrolet will announce revised 2007 model year Suggested Retail prices effective with vehicles produced on or after July 26, 2006. The revised Suggested Retail prices will affect the Corvette Z06. Dealer invoice amounts will increase accordingly. Dealer discounts remain unchanged.

All qualified bona fide sold retail orders entered in VOMS on or before July 25,2006 and delivered to the original customer after that date will be price protected. These units will be invoiced at prices in effect at the date of production; however, the dealer open account will automatically be credited for the price increase once the unit has been delivered.

I hope if there are others that feel as I do about this price increase do as I am doing. It's not bad enough that the oil companies are filling ther pockets with our money.GM has seen fools paying over sticker for the Z06 so now they are trying to stick it in the rest of us .Also This Increase is not for the increase of cost of production they did that when the first 07's came out. Also this one is far to large for that. They have not made that much of a change from the 06. GM I hope you read this!! I had planned to buy a Z06 next January. Now you can Kiss my A--! Now I will sell my ZR1 & buy a Ford GT. If any one is interested I have a one owner 93 ZR1 very, Very,clean, low miles I would like to sell. [Send me a message]...E
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you're good
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Talked with my salesman today and he spoke with the New Car Manager....They tell me I am NOT protected since GM hasn't actually picked up my order for production to date...just a pre-sold Order(1100)..Is this correct? I heard it must be at least at 2500 status...??
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Talked with my salesman today and he spoke with the New Car Manager....They tell me I am NOT protected since GM hasn't actually picked up my order for production to date...just a pre-sold Order(1100)..Is this correct? I heard it must be at least at 2500 status...??
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if it is in the system you should be price protected.....I knew the bullshit would start.....
the memo does not state a status..if it is in teh system under your name, you are set.....must be an SRE.....

Here is what happened earlier...I had a thread on this that showed Z06 orders as TRE ( stock) after client were giving me those order numbers.

If you buy a Z06 inbound and the dealer plays games sometimes by ordering the car, but not in YOUR name...whihc may give him an out to sell it someone else for more money...not sure what their motivation is....
bottom line...a SRE order before the dates GM gaves us is PROTECTED.

He says anything different, we'll call him, tape him and make him look like an idiot on line now tell him to stop dickin' around and give you some good news.....
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Well this sucks. I have been trying to get some answers from my sales guy. It was news to him. My order was excepted by GM two weeks ago from what I understand from the dealership.

I am confused though as to wether or not I am price locked or not. Does my car have to actually be in production or does the order just have to be accepted by GM?

Also I am assuming the $70,000 is for a 1LZ. The Chevy site still list the price as $66,465 for a 1LZ.

Thanks for the info Rick.
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Guys, I am surprised as everyone is acting like A) this was a deliberate attack on the Vette community and B) GM has never raised the price of a vehicle at the next model year or mid-cycle. As Rick (although I don't want to speak for him) will tell you, GM traditionally will introduce price increases throughout the year in ANY and most times ALL models to cover extra fuel costs, shipping, etc. This is only about a 5% increase in price. Now, considering this model is in very high demand and normal model increases are between 1 and 4% to the next model year, this isn't bad. Everyone has been saying this is an incredible value, so is it not now at 70 instead of 65? I guess it boils down to perceived value. Unlike you more well-off folks, I can't afford 65 or 70 for that matter, but I still think you are getting one helluva car. Put your orders in now, let GM know about how well your salesmen/dealerships take care of you, keep the GM boat afloat so they can keep building monsters like this, and have fun with them! Viva Z06!
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I am not surprised, but I do want to get the car for the price I ordered it at if at all possible.

The Z06 is a great value and yes GM and all car companies raise prices as they see fit.

I really just want some clarification on the price increase and if I am affected so that I have the proper info to go to my dealership with. From what I read right now, it looks like if my dealer ordered the car properly I should not be affected. That could be a big IF though.

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I am confused though as to wether or not I am price locked or not. Does my car have to actually be in production or does the order just have to be accepted by GM?

Thanks for the info Rick.
yes 1LZ is your starting point @ $70,000....as for your order...again, if ordered IN YOUR NAME....you are all set!

Look at your order detail sheet from GM.....SRE Sold retail on it anywhere?!
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Guys, I am surprised as everyone is acting like A) this was a deliberate attack on the Vette community and B) GM has never raised the price of a vehicle at the next model year or mid-cycle. As Rick (although I don't want to speak for him) will tell you, GM traditionally will introduce price increases throughout the year in ANY and most times ALL models to cover extra fuel costs, shipping, etc. This is only about a 5% increase in price. Now, considering this model is in very high demand and normal model increases are between 1 and 4% to the next model year, this isn't bad. Everyone has been saying this is an incredible value, so is it not now at 70 instead of 65? I guess it boils down to perceived value. Unlike you more well-off folks, I can't afford 65 or 70 for that matter, but I still think you are getting one helluva car. Put your orders in now, let GM know about how well your salesmen/dealerships take care of you, keep the GM boat afloat so they can keep building monsters like this, and have fun with them! Viva Z06!
wow, rock on dude!
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I am not surprised, but I do want to get the car for the price I ordered it at if at all possible.

The Z06 is a great value and yes GM and all car companies raise prices as they see fit.

I really just want some clarification on the price increase and if I am affected so that I have the proper info to go to my dealership with. From what I read right now, it looks like if my dealer ordered the car properly I should not be affected. That could be a big IF though.
look at your GM order sheet.....if it has your name, address as the customer, then you are all set....if it is an order # stating TRE...no name & address, no SRE sold order somewhere.....then be concerned...calll your dealer right away, don't guess.

LETTERS WENT FED-EX TODAY TO ALL MY GUYS AND THEY'LL HAVE THEM FRIDAY!
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