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View Poll Results: Why aren't you getting the convertible Camaro?
I just prefer coupes 141 60.52%
I don't feel like waiting 57 24.46%
Other 57 24.46%
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Old 03-27-2009, 10:39 AM   #52
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On nice days that I would want to take the top down, I'd be more likely to ride my motorcycle.
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Old 03-27-2009, 10:41 AM   #53
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Personally, i never liked any car that had more then two seats and was a convertable, it just dosnt look right to me, its "too open", 2 seater small sports cars are the only cars that look good as a 'vert (with exceptions of course, but generally)

That and im in Canada, and i dont think a convertable will play nice with the weather here
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Old 03-27-2009, 10:47 AM   #54

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1) Can't wait that long.
2) Since I am folically challenged, I'd have to grease up the dome or wear a hat all the time. That would get old quick. Getting the dome fried would really suck.
3) Less security. Anybody with pocket knife could get in easy and ruin the rag top trying.
4) Lose too much room in the trunk and the back seat gets even smaller.
5) Would only use it for a fraction of the year. Top would be up 80 - 90% due to cold Winters and blazing hot/humid Summers.
6) Can't wait that long.
7) I'm sure it will be priced out of my range anyway.

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Old 03-27-2009, 10:51 AM   #55
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Verts are cool but I am a coupe man…

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Old 03-27-2009, 10:53 AM   #56
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I want t-tops.
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Old 03-27-2009, 06:26 PM   #57
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I just prefers coupes. Couldn't use it much where I live anyways.

Also could convertible guys explain to me why you pay more for somethings that has less performance, safety and handling?
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Old 03-27-2009, 11:11 PM   #58
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Vert or not to vert ?

I really really liked my 2000 SS T Top ! but it's not available... and the vert top is a constraint ... lol after 4 years wiht the sunroof in my Impala SS I hated it , broke down three times, noisy, more glass to clean, noisy, less ehad room........ I really like my 2SS/LS3/RS/AMB when it arrives
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Old 03-28-2009, 12:52 AM   #59

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Based on the pix by "Camaro Lives On" the whole look of the Camaro is awful with the top up.
With the top up it looks worse than Donald Trumps head!
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Old 03-28-2009, 09:24 AM   #60
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It's costly to track a vert. I loved my two Corvette verts, but since I like to track my cars I will opt for a coupe everytime.
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