Can I Buy a Vowel? - 2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Long-Term Road Test
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2002 Chevrolet Corvette Long Term Road Test

2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06: Can I Buy a Vowel?

April 28, 2010

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According to my dictionary: Gage: n. something, as a glove, thrown down by a medieval knight in token of challenge to combat.

So, I'm assuming if you're at a red light, and some kid next to you in a lowered STi starts revving his engine, you can hit this button and something like a sun visor will automatically be ejected and slapped to the pavement as a signal that you accept his challenge.

No? OK, fine. Chevy used an antiquated spelling to fit this particular button rather than swap it with the "trip" button below it -- which has plenty of space for a "u". Any way you cut it, it's wrong.

Mark Takahashi, Associate Editor


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