Often there is a difference between feeling better (be it faster or better handling) and actually being better. Many will say that lighter cars feel faster or handle better, but numbers can sometimes tell a different story. Generally speaking, it seems to be that the 5th gen is doesn't feel as good as it actually is.
Note, if I've gotten any facts wrong in the above, just ignore any points I made with them
don't believe a thing you read about the next gen Camaro -- as history has proven time and time again:
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