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Old 08-22-2008, 08:25 AM   #76
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yes that is a repost, and has been posterd thousands of times.
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Old 08-22-2008, 08:35 AM   #77
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Who is Fergie?
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Old 08-22-2008, 08:46 AM   #78
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Go to www.google.com, type in Fergie and hit enter. You learn more than you want to know.
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Old 08-22-2008, 08:47 AM   #79
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Damn they should have used Megan Fox or Danica Patrick. Fergie's just a biatch!
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Old 08-22-2008, 09:27 AM   #80
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For the pricing, if GM wants the SS to be a volume car, while stealing some Mustang sales, they need to price it no more that 1-2 K over the premium GT, so 30.5K or less, in my opinion. That would be the base SS, which should also include a high level of standard equipment. My .02 worth..
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Old 08-22-2008, 09:39 AM   #81
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I agree completely, GM has said "priced competitively" and I have to think comparitively as well. A solid axle 300hp Mustang GT = 425hp IRS RS/SS Camaro? From Ford.com website the Mustang prices are as follows; Attachment 7009

Base V6 -----------------------$19,735.00 210hp
V6 Premium ------------------ $21,735.00 210hp
V6 Pony Pk --------------------$22,485.00 210hp
GT------------------------------$26,425.00 300hp
Gt Plus-------------------------$28,375.00 300hp
Shelby GT500 -----------------$42,685.00 500hp
Shelby GT500KR --------------$79,995.00 540hp est.

You decide what you think is realistic, I truly hope and pray that the RS/SS comes in at 29K. I believe, IMHO, it will probably come in somewhere between the GT Plus and the GT500 and closer to the GT500 for the RS/SS. Your definitely getting more than the GT Plus in the SS but you may be getting slightly less than the GT500 with the RS/SS. I say less only from a hp stand point, overall the Camaro brings much more to the table.
No one ever said RS/SS. Keep that in mind; we're talking about a simple SS. RS will be an added-cost option, and ought not to be included.

And yes 30k is realistic; believe it or no. You seem to be under the assumption that hp is directly tied to $$, and that's just not true. They are going to price it competitively with it's competing trim level, not with it's comparative hp. The trim levels are Mustang V6 = Camaro LS, and Mustang GT = Camaro SS.


"A solid axle 300hp Mustang GT = 425hp IRS RS/SS Camaro"

Do you see the value? Do you understand now all the comments about "blowing away the competition"?
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Old 08-22-2008, 10:26 AM   #82
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Well it's not bad, but the front bumper of the lower models, i.e. RS and stuff, looks more agressive than the one of the SS model. The SS-front-bumper looks like the chin of beaves. Now here is the question: "Will be there any model of the camaro with a v8 bigblock AND with the front bumper of the RS, may it be the RS/SS?" I also heard, that the RS/SS look for 99 per cent like the concept. Is that true?

All in all, the Camaro rocks, but the design is sensible! ;(
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Old 08-22-2008, 10:35 AM   #83
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Hopefully there isn't a $20 - $30K dealership mark up on the SS as there is with the Challenger.
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Old 08-22-2008, 10:41 AM   #84
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30.000 k is not guaranteed for a plain jane SS until GM releases OFFICIAL PRICES I would not count on it , remember what GM said , the Camaro will be PREMIUM PRICED vs the competition , I will look for the link but I remember reading this for shure...
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Old 08-22-2008, 10:44 AM   #85
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great quote. do you know who said that?
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Old 08-22-2008, 10:49 AM   #86
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30.000 k is not guaranteed for a plain jane SS until GM releases OFFICIAL PRICES I would not count on it , remember what GM said , the Camaro will be PREMIUM PRICED vs the competition , I will look for the link but I remember reading this for shure...
No...Bob Lutz said "premium priced". And that was completely blown out of context to infer that he meant some astrinomical price. It was a simple matter of unfortunate choice of words. All it meant was "higher than the Mustang". And we all knew that from the get-go (hopefully). It could be no more than + $1, and that could still mean 'premium'.

Camaro will be priced competitively with the Mustang. You can bet your life savings onthat. So under 30k is perfectly possible.
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Old 08-22-2008, 11:19 AM   #87
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Old 08-22-2008, 12:50 PM   #88
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Guys, Edmunds.com is saying the price will be under $30,000, not GM. I'm not saying it's not possible, but it's still not GM.
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Old 08-22-2008, 12:57 PM   #89
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Well it's not bad, but the front bumper of the lower models, i.e. RS and stuff, looks more agressive than the one of the SS model. The SS-front-bumper looks like the chin of beaves. Now here is the question: "Will be there any model of the camaro with a v8 bigblock AND with the front bumper of the RS, may it be the RS/SS?" I also heard, that the RS/SS look for 99 per cent like the concept. Is that true?

All in all, the Camaro rocks, but the design is sensible! ;(
One could only hope.
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Old 08-22-2008, 12:59 PM   #90
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IT'S GONNA BE FAST!

Lets just hope close to the $20k mark doesn't mean quality close to the $20k mark. Hopefully this will be the most quality-built car in America. Is the interior the same as the RS? Does the SS come with the 4-pack gauges in the middle? IT'S GONNA BE FAST!
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Old 08-22-2008, 01:19 PM   #91
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Lets just hope close to the $20k mark doesn't mean quality close to the $20k mark. Hopefully this will be the most quality-built car in America. Is the interior the same as the RS? Does the SS come with the 4-pack gauges in the middle? IT'S GONNA BE FAST!
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Old 08-22-2008, 01:23 PM   #92
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Old 08-22-2008, 01:24 PM   #93
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29,995 might be possible, hopefully it is but I'd expect no more than 32,995 if it isn't.

I can't see the RS/SS being much more than $800-1000 additional. You already have the spoiler and the 20 inch rims so it's just the tail lights and HID's.

The bigger change items will be HUD and premium sound.
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Old 08-22-2008, 01:28 PM   #94
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what i want to know is,who do i contact to get that picture in poster size so i can frame it and put it on my wall in the garage?.
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Old 08-22-2008, 02:24 PM   #96
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This may be a repost but, I don't like the SS bumper
I don't like this SS bumper either. It destroys the near perfect mixture of agressiveness and elegance that made the concept such a great design. This SS bumper looks kind of primitive. I know some people don't like to read this, but it's my honest opinion.

I'm not happy about this as I am considering to get an SS but this front fascia is a real turn-off.
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I don't like this SS bumper either. It destroys the near perfect mixture of agressiveness and elegance that made the concept such a great design. This SS bumper looks kind of primitive. I know some people don't like to read this, but it's my honest opinion.

I'm not happy about this as I am considering to get an SS but this front fascia is a real turn-off.

if i'm not mistaken...to all you "i hate the ss bumper" people, GM posted on their website about A. different front bumpers available. and B. different grilles available. I'm gonna play around with that lower grill insert and i bet it would look better. its just too busy with all those crosshairs. something more simple would be much better. but yeah, i'm pretty sure with all the controversy a friggin' front end has created they will make it super easy to take off and swap out...if GM doesn't offer it themselves..
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Old 08-22-2008, 02:50 PM   #98
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ahhh!!! under 30K! oewfhjioawhgioaewhgiopaewhgaipeow! that's the best way to express it. i was so worried it was going to be too expensive! that pretty much made my decision between the Goat and the Camaro
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Old 08-22-2008, 02:54 PM   #99
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I am almost 100% sure that aftermarket grills (both upper and lower) will be available shortly after the release of the first Camaros. They have replacement grilles for just about evry make and model now as it is. Don't see the "grill" people not wanting a piece of the Camaro Owners pie.
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29,995 might be possible, hopefully it is but I'd expect no more than 32,995 if it isn't.

I can't see the RS/SS being much more than $800-1000 additional. You already have the spoiler and the 20 inch rims so it's just the tail lights and HID's.

The bigger change items will be HUD and premium sound.
Didn't they already say the the premium sound was just one of the differences between SS1 and SS2?
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