This is something that has been stewing in my brain for quite sometime.
Probably after I drove a couple of Cadillac CTS-Vs and then had various Corvettes, like the ZR1, Z06 and Grand Sport, I simply wondered:
Why would you want to daily drive a Corvette when a car that's as good as the CTS-V exists?
Yes, I know it's a comparison of apples and oranges as the CTS-V is not a sports car in the same respect as the 'Vette is; however, it does excel where the Corvette's fun ends.
The most commonly complained about Corvette attributes are where the V shines. The Corvette is always rocked for having a lousy interior, poor seats, a rough ride and a navigation system that looks like it's from the 1990s.
Meanwhile the V is typically optioned with those amply bolstered Recaros, has one of the nicest interiors in ANY General Motors product ever -- granted, that's not saying much --, can drive over pothole-ridden streets and fit a couple of extra passengers.
That said, I just don't get it. Can ANYONE make me a believer?
I mean, I know if I was going to the track or I wanted to do 200 foot burnouts, I'd pick the Corvette. But in this rat race we call life, that's NOT typically part of the daily routine...
1. Clutch in, select 1st gear. 2. Throttle down until the tachometer stops moving. 3. Sidestep clutch. Longest stripe wins.