Last post on Feb 28, 2013 at 10:46 AM
You are in the Prices Paid - Buying & Leasing Experiences
What is this discussion about?
Chevrolet Corvette, Coupe, Convertible
#427 of 446 Re: A 'Best Of' experience for us [kentmagnuson]
Nov 30, 2009 (6:54 pm)
Hope you enjoy the vette, but I doubt anyone in this country can beat Kerbeck Corvette in Atlantic City, NJ. They are the #1 Corvette Dealer in the USA, the only place that is second is a dealer in Michigan.
#428 of 446 Re: 2008 Coupe [scb9119]
Feb 04, 2010 (7:35 pm)
I just bought a 2003 Corvette convertible with a 6 speed for a price that was over $1000.00 under blue book this was from a dealer and also in Nov.'09 which is just about when the snow flies where I live and many people don't want to buy a car they will have to place in hibernation for several months before they even drive it very much.
I believe that the time of the year has a lot to do with the pricing because the dealer or a private party doesn't want to store it over the winter so will give you a good price.
I think that the price you offer is a price he will accept.
#430 of 446 2010 Covette Base Coupe
Jul 25, 2010 (2:12 pm)
I bought a new 2010 Corvette, Base Couple with Automatic for $39,998 + TTL and $259 security option.
#431 of 446 Re: 2010 Covette Base Coupe [rsmith8]
Jul 27, 2010 (7:15 pm)
What's a 'security option'. I hope you didn't have someone cut into the wiring of a new Corvette and install an additional security system or remote start. If so, expect to have problems from this sometime in the future. The electronic and/or connections in these things always go bad and then cause all kinds of strange problem.
What was the MSRP on this car?
#432 of 446 Re: 2010 Covette Base Coupe [bolivar]
Jul 31, 2010 (2:53 pm)
It was Phantom Footprint. I understand that it is the marking of some key parts that can only be seen with ultraviolet light. I had been offered that as an option and DECLINED. However, it was in the final price (added to the $39,998). After I got home and was reviewing the contract, I saw the entry and sent a tactful note to the general manager. Since then, the charge has been refunded 100%. I mentioned it to my insurance agent who knew exactly what I was talking about but they gave zero additional discount for the option - another reason for requesting a refund. No, no wires were cut.
Aug 06, 2010 (11:37 am)
Hey guys, I'm not really a Vette guy but there is a bright red '96 C4 auto w/ 40k miles for sale that is tempting me. It looks immaculate in and out, probably a garage queen. The for sale sticker says "R" title, what ever that means. He wants $8800 for it. Good deal? Problems w/ this gen.?
#434 of 446 Re: Used C4 [upstatedoc]
Aug 06, 2010 (12:14 pm)
I would go to the C4 section on corvetteforum.com and ask.
#435 of 446 Re: Used C4 [upstatedoc]
Aug 06, 2010 (11:23 pm)
I'm not sure, and these things vary by state, but if "R" means Rebuild, which I think is same as a 'Salvage' title I would run away, no matter how good it looks.
This is something I would sure check out. A Salvage title usually reduces the sale price of an auto by half...
#436 of 446 Re: Used C4 [upstatedoc]
by kyfdx HOST
Aug 07, 2010 (5:25 am)
I don't think it would be all that hard to find a nice C4 for under $10K.. In fact, I ran into one just last month, while shopping for furniture.. The owner of the furniture company had it parked in his "clearance" building... 40th anniversary edition... sort of a maroon/burgundy color with matching trim and special wheels.... He was pushing 70, and said he bought it in 2005, but can't really get in and out of it... This car only had 40K miles and he was asking $8900...
My point is.... Shop around.... you should be able to get a nice one, with no issues (like a branded title).... for not that much money..
As noted, you might have better luck in a general Corvette forum, like this one.