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Old 02-19-2011, 11:21 AM   #1
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Motortrend Camaro Convertible Review: looks better than coupe?

I disagree, but MotorTrend thinks otherwise...
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Old 02-19-2011, 11:25 AM   #2
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What on earth could you disagree with??? This is probably the most glowing and accurate review of the convertible yet.

I spent a week with one and put over 5,000 miles on it and this is a perfect review.
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Old 02-19-2011, 11:31 AM   #3
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Yeah... I saw that too.
They describe the big stamped quarters on the coupe as a negative thing. It's one of my favorite parts of the car! Love my coupe!!
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Old 02-19-2011, 11:33 AM   #4
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The only thing about the vert that makes me jealous are the rolling rear side windows.
Th coupe could have, and should have had these.
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Old 02-19-2011, 11:36 AM   #5
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What on earth could you disagree with??? This is probably the most glowing and accurate review of the convertible yet.

I spent a week with one and put over 5,000 miles on it and this is a perfect review.
Lemmie guess.. you already put down your deposit. Ok, you win.

They say the roof is better looking than the coupe?? Really? IMO, only with the top down does the vert look better. They say the coupe roof wraps away from the fenders too much (leaving a larger rear deck). I think that is best aspect of the coupe. It makes the rear fenders look even more pronounced for the 3/4 view. ... as Bond posted.
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Old 02-19-2011, 11:39 AM   #6
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Yeah... I saw that too.
They describe the big stamped quarters on the coupe as a negative thing. It's one of my favorite parts of the car! Love my coupe!!
Me too.
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I disagree as well, I think the coupe looks a ton better. For me it's the damn XM fin on the trunk that blows it for me. Plus years down the road you know how the top is going to bubble up like all vert's do. Just watch for some older ones on the road now.
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Nice looking, but I like the coupe better. Hey! I want a shock tower brace!
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Old 02-19-2011, 11:43 AM   #9
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Lemmie guess.. you already put down your deposit. Ok, you win.

They say the roof is better looking than the coupe?? Really? IMO, only with the top down does the vert look better. They say the coupe roof wraps away from the fenders too much (leaving a larger rear deck). I think that is best aspect of the coupe. It makes the rear fenders look even more pronounced for the 3/4 view. ... as Bond posted.
No, no deposit. All I'm saying is that this is a truly accurate review of the convertible.

Now if you don't like convertibles and many on this site don't hestitate to claim so, then I can see why you would "take offense". If you even remotely enjoy convertible and I mean even remotely this is a good review.

But I am really puzzled. This is a variant of the Camaro thus it IS a Camaro. So when it gets a glowing review why would anyone jump on it? So it isn't a win/lose, it's more of a why on earth would you dissagree with a positive review of the car we all come on here to talk about.
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You obviously didn't read the op's title did you....
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Yay finally a review that doesn't bash a camaro for its size lol
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Top down - Yes

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Old 02-19-2011, 12:22 PM   #13
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I agree that the 'Vert looks a lot better with the top down. Kinda the selling point for having a convertable, no?

I'm still not trading my coupe for one though.
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Yeah... I saw that too.
They describe the big stamped quarters on the coupe as a negative thing. It's one of my favorite parts of the car! Love my coupe!!
I haven't watched yet, but I read this comment and nominate it as QUOTE OF THE DAY!!! My highest KUDOS to you
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