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Old 11-30-2009, 08:04 PM   #76
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That car, it makes my heart beat just a little faster!!!!
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Old 11-30-2009, 08:06 PM   #77
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Don't worry; there won't be a shark fin but there will be an antenna in the centre of the trunk... but at least just one! And yes there will be a key lock necessary in the trunk. And no, the rear end of the car is not changed from the coupe... the bumper and lights and sides of the fenders etc are all the same.... all the changes are on top of the trunk-lid and fenders etc. And yes I agree the coupe is a lot nicer looking... making the convertible involves cutting off the most beautiful part of the car (unlike the Vette).
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Old 11-30-2009, 08:37 PM   #78
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I like it with the top down... but not with the top up... It looks like a tent....
I feel you... it would look better with a hard top.
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Old 11-30-2009, 09:22 PM   #79
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i am so excited for the convertible...
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Old 11-30-2009, 09:26 PM   #80
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Wow, I just don't like what that looks like. Ick.
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Old 11-30-2009, 10:05 PM   #81
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I can hardly wait, it looks so good!! With a few minor corrections.
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Old 11-30-2009, 10:21 PM   #82
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Better have a garage. When I owned my 02 Ram Air Converable T/A I had to replace my top every 3 years @ $1500+ each time. It get's old real quick. Plus, it looks bad half of the 3years in between the top swaps. Not worth it. Camaro's are great, but get the hard top unless you can keep it indoors.
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Old 11-30-2009, 10:37 PM   #83
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Don't like the shark fin or the antennae!


Those could have been done better or more discreet. Like in the mirrors or perhaps a "bud" type antennae?
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Old 11-30-2009, 10:55 PM   #84
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Old 11-30-2009, 11:36 PM   #85
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And yes I agree the coupe is a lot nicer looking... making the convertible involves cutting off the most beautiful part of the car (unlike the Vette).



Edit: Even getting a sunroof diminishes this roof! (biased)
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Old 12-01-2009, 12:03 AM   #86
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Looks great! I put my name down on a list for one quite awhile ago...we'll see. It sure would be a fun car to drive open topped!!!
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Old 12-01-2009, 12:21 AM   #87
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WHERE IS THE HARDTOP VERSION........ WE WANT HARDTOP..
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Old 12-01-2009, 12:26 AM   #88
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Hardtop has been out since may. They won't be coming out with a hardtop vert.

I need top down pics and production model pics of third brake light to make my decision and order. I'm 99% sure it'll move though. Anyone with a higher than stock spoiler will be blocking the third brake light and it will be useless.
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Old 12-01-2009, 02:10 AM   #89
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Old 12-01-2009, 02:56 AM   #90
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If that's a hint, I will be VERY VERY happy.
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Old 12-01-2009, 05:51 AM   #91
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I'm not a fan of convertables so I'm a little bias here, but the rear of the vehicle just doesnt look right. I've seen the Corvette convertables and they look really good, little difference to the coupe, but thats just not a Camaro to me. I'm reminded of the 4th gen Converts which had the same problem.

I might get flammed for this, but to me, a Camaro is a coupe and a Vette is a convertable.

But, if its going to be done, hide the antiena in the windshield pillar, and work the 3rd light into the spoiler. It would look alot better.

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Old 12-01-2009, 12:27 PM   #92
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I miss my 96 Z28 convertible. I figure I will just wait on this car now. Might as well buy it exactly how I want it so I have no regrets.
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Old 12-01-2009, 12:37 PM   #93
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Hardtop has been out since may.

OH, Okay, I guess that's what I am driving, What a doof.

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Old 12-01-2009, 12:40 PM   #94
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Hopefully once they get the vert settled we'll get more info on the Z!
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Old 12-01-2009, 12:48 PM   #95
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Why don't they just put the antennae in wind shield? Thats where it was on the '81.
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Old 12-01-2009, 02:43 PM   #96
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Argh. Had higher hopes for it, aesthetically... Doesn't look bad, just doesn't look as good as it should.

Sunroof for me, please...
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Old 12-01-2009, 05:53 PM   #97
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well the pics aren't the best quality nor the best angles to show off the car...not to mention the roof isn't down...the mustang vert looks ugly with the top up

not to mention the car is all dirty and not even complete with the right tires...i'm very optimistic of the final results

the main difference between the concept vert and the pre-production vert is that the concept seems to look longer and shorter

wile the pre production looks slightly more stubby but i think it will look killer in person
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Old 12-01-2009, 06:00 PM   #98
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Better have a garage. When I owned my 02 Ram Air Converable T/A I had to replace my top every 3 years @ $1500+ each time. It get's old real quick. Plus, it looks bad half of the 3years in between the top swaps. Not worth it. Camaro's are great, but get the hard top unless you can keep it indoors.
Tops are better now than then, and the top care products are better, My Sky was 2 years old and sat outside every day summer and winter, the top looked just as good as the day I brought it home...
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Old 12-01-2009, 07:10 PM   #99
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hardtop looks better hate the 3rd brake light on the trunk it should be like the vette on the spoiler but hands down it still loks waaaaaaaaaaaaaaay better than the mustank
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Old 12-01-2009, 09:40 PM   #100
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Hmm...the top up takes away from the lines that made me fall in love with the car. It reminds me of the convertible Mustangs that drive by that I don't exactly love.

But with the top down and the SS/RS package, I'm sure it will look sick!
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