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Old 12-29-2010, 12:50 PM   #26
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So is the color a metallic black or a dark gray metallic? When I hear the word carbon, I think dark gray, not black.
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Old 12-29-2010, 12:55 PM   #27
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  • Rear view camera (2SS, 1SS, 2Lt, and 1LT)


What are the odds that they will get rid of the rear sensors if they use a rear camera instead?
So the LS will be dropped? If not then it's ok for LS drivers to back up into things?
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Old 12-29-2010, 12:55 PM   #28
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:00 PM   #29
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So the LS will be dropped? If not then it's ok for LS drivers to back up into things?
The LS is the base model. I'm sure a backup camera will not be an option, just as the C&C package, sunroof, and the RS package are not available on the LS.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:01 PM   #30
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So the LS will be dropped? If not then it's ok for LS drivers to back up into things?
No, I just think it's a ploy to get people to upgrade to 1LT. They did the same thing with the sunroof option and RS package. They did a similar thing with the 1SS and did not allow you to add the C&C package, but this is actually changing later for the 2011 MY. It never made sense that you could get C&C with the 1LT but not the 1SS. It was merely a ploy to get people to upgrade to the 2SS. It worked on me! I don't regret having leather though, but I probably would not have missed it if I didn't have it.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:04 PM   #31
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As said in the first post, the changes listed do not reflect any potential styling changes we may eventually see on the 2012 Camaro.
why are you trying to scare people about the dumbo mirrors? lol. Those things looked terrible. IF GM puts those on ALL Camaros then I know that the Camaro is only going to go downhill in future revisions. If it is some safety requirement for a certain country, then that makes sense, but those mirrors do not belong on a Camaro.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:12 PM   #32
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I'm anxious to see what this 45th anniversary package looks like.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:16 PM   #33
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so far the only thing i wish i had on my 10' is the hud,which we now know will work on the 10's thanks to a couple of c5 members,i hav'nt bit and had mine installed yet,but i will,...did everyone notice that there will also be two special spring edition camaro's? the synergy and the xm,the synergy is gonna look very nice,
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Interesting.....again limiting colors (like original synergy green pkg) so stupid
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:20 PM   #35
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According to DuPont, the popularity of blue is (unfortunately) on the decline. Their 2010 report on most popular automotive colors shows it at 5% globally while it was at 9% according to the 2009 report.

As for the dumbo mirrors... there will always be aftermarket sources so that shouldn't be a big worry.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:25 PM   #36
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If they never improved and added features there would be know temptation for those that already have one to want to buy a new one. I think they plan out all the features in the first design and just slowly release them a few each year.

Mine will be paid off when the Z28 is released and i'll be trading up for sure, Althou I think I will probably wait for a 2nd year production of the Z's so as not to miss out on any little addtions they might add in.

Backup up camera will be a plus. These things have so many blind spots when reversing
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:26 PM   #37
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DANG I would love to see the Black Granite color.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:27 PM   #38
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:31 PM   #39
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When are they going to add height adjustment to the passenger's seat?! IMO this is the biggest shortcoming and the easiest to fix! Most passengers that ride in my car dislike the car for this simple reason.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:37 PM   #40
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According to DuPont, the popularity of blue is (unfortunately) on the decline. Their 2010 report on most popular automotive colors shows it at 5% globally while it was at 9% according to the 2009 report.

As for the dumbo mirrors... there will always be aftermarket sources so that shouldn't be a big worry.
The trend has also been related to green and blue. One color rises in populatrity and the other one falls. It's only between those two colors too. In the 90's green was more popular, the 2000's was blue and now the trend seems to be going back to green. Everyone screams about bringing back aqua blue or a color like that but not many people bought that color. I would venture a guess that synergy green is a lot more popular and that's why it is still offered.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:46 PM   #41
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I wounder what the FE4 suspension will consist of, and how it will compare to the performance of aftermarket suspension setups out now. I'm eager to see the 45th anniversary package too.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:52 PM   #42
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I hope the suspension upgrade is the magnetic ride, because the 2011 Escalade has the option and I for one think that the Camaro should get it if they are using it on big SUVs.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:52 PM   #43
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Yeah still happy with my ABM 2ssRS, I was scared they were going to announce a new Blue. Abm is still the best in my eyes!
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Old 12-29-2010, 02:01 PM   #44
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Changes for 2012

It would be nice if they re-arranged the console. The cupholders need to be on the passenger side of the console ala Corvette to get them out of the way. The console is designed obviously for the automatic trans. Most with the stick shift may agree that the console area under the right forearm gets in the way of the shifting. The cup location does for sure. Anyone agree?

If the next year has NAV, a redesigned console/interior and supercharger on a stock model like the 2ss/rs, I will give mine to the kid and buy a new one.

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Old 12-29-2010, 02:10 PM   #45
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Most of this camera and black granite conversation in this thread is already in place at GM. My 2009 Black Granite Traverse 2LT has the back up camera in the rear view mirror and it also has back up sensors. They dont come on the 1LT and most is either standard or optional on the 2LT. I don't think you can get Black Granite on the LS and only the LTZ has in dash Navigation
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Old 12-29-2010, 02:12 PM   #46
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ABM wasnt even offered for that long and there were no good samples of the color for people to go on from the beginning. ABM has been very popular on this site with many pleading for them to bring it back or offer something similar. It would just be nice if they could offer more colors than they do. Thats one of the biggest decisions when buying a car or truck.
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Old 12-29-2010, 02:14 PM   #47
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I wonder about the suspension packages....which ones...and new appearance packages...hm...maybe sopmething like AUDI has...? They had also an anni package...but that was't that great....
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So the LS will be dropped? If not then it's ok for LS drivers to back up into things?
Maybe LS drivers, like many early 2010 model year adopters, just know how to back up without needing a stupid beeping sound to tell them when to stop? Hmmmm....
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Old 12-29-2010, 02:17 PM   #49
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Thanks to Becky

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Note: these may not be inclusive of all the new options/features and do not reflect any potential styling changes. Info courtesy of BeckyD@RodgersChevrolet
Sounds good... I'll wait, and see if I can get "real Chrome wheels" for my '10

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Old 12-29-2010, 02:20 PM   #50
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Now this makes my buying plan even harder.

Wanted to order a 2011 in February for a may delivery.....NOW THIS....id wait if i could get the car in june or july but i doubt it
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