I had first thought about getting a
fiftieth edition corvette when I
realized that the anniversary coincided
with my fiftieth birthday. I eschewed
the convertible for the quieter ride of
the hatchback but made up for it with
the Plexiglas roof panel. The six-speed
manual gives the driver complete
control and is an integral part of
driving a car with the soul of a
corvette. I have only caused the Active
handling system to activate a few times
but it did steady the ride.
The leather seating is very
comfortable.When I am in need of
comforting I set the ride to “Tour” and
the car seemingly glides on rails.When
I want the feel of the road I set the
ride to “Sport” and get every nuance of
the road surface.
The shift handle has a square knob and
is a little awkward. I would prefer a
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