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Old 12-21-2012, 06:37 PM   #321
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Originally Posted by JusticePete View Post
The 5th Gen has been a steady sales success first because it was a ground breaking design and had a legion of fans waiting to buy. The success was supported with special editions and the introduction of the Vert. That was followed by the much anticipated release of the Z/28 which turned out to be the LSA powered ZL1 loaded with electronic genius. The addition of the 1LE for 2013 keeps excitement high and sales moving. So what do we do for 2014? We just happen to have a handful of LS7 production motors available. We have brakes, drive line, suspension and more to go with an LS7. We just happen to have another revered name plate we could use. Why not build a 427 LS7 powered Z/28 in 2014? That will keep the focus on the 5th Gen headed into the 2015 model year. What can you expect in the 15? My guess is a knock you socks off LS9 ZL1. That keeps the 5th Gen new and exciting for the release of the Alpha 6th Gen as a 2016.

It's about time. The snake will probably have 900 horsepower by then.
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