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Old 09-23-2011, 02:42 PM   #1
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Old 09-23-2011, 02:48 PM   #2
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MAN that is hot... I love that colour.
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Old 09-23-2011, 02:53 PM   #4
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Old 09-23-2011, 03:02 PM   #6
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Gah GM you would have done so well to sell that color as an upgrade option....Dang it.
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Old 09-23-2011, 03:07 PM   #7
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schweeet. the wheels and badging are icing on the cake.
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H O L Y $ H 1 T... I hope to see that in the future!!!
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Old 09-23-2011, 04:25 PM   #9
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Maybe I'm the only one, but I think that the ZL1 looks best in the lighter and brighter colors, as those colors have the appropriate contrast with the carbon fiber hood insert to really highlight it and the associated stripe. With the darker colors the CF hood insert is not nearly as noticeable and some of the visual impact of the vehicle gets lost.
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Old 09-23-2011, 04:27 PM   #10
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I would have liked to see it with the SSX wheels, still looks awesome.
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Old 09-23-2011, 04:27 PM   #11
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Maybe I'm the only one, but I think that the ZL1 looks best in the lighter and brighter colors, as those colors have the appropriate contrast with the carbon fiber hood insert to really highlight it and the associated stripe. With the darker colors the CF hood insert is not nearly as noticeable and some of the visual impact of the vehicle gets lost.
I think I agree but I have yet to see any of the cars in person. IOM is really the only color I've considered though, I've only briefly been swayed by these photos but I've always come back to IOM. I've always wanted an orange car. I think the different sheen of the stripe and hood helps with the contrast. Black on black might be cool to see.
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Old 09-23-2011, 04:28 PM   #12
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Maybe I'm the only one, but I think that the ZL1 looks best in the lighter and brighter colors, as those colors have the appropriate contrast with the carbon fiber hood insert to really highlight it and the associated stripe. With the darker colors the CF hood insert is not nearly as noticeable and some of the visual impact of the vehicle gets lost.
Agree 100%, also like with the SSX wheels on the lighter colors. Helps tie in all the black (hood insert, body molding, front fascia)
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Old 09-23-2011, 04:34 PM   #13
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Haha Id love to see the guy's face who buys this if another ZL1 with a custom carbon flash paint job pulls up at a light.

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Old 09-23-2011, 04:34 PM   #14
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Can't wait to see what it sells for!! This is going to be a 1 of 1 car for the color right?
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Maybe I'm the only one, but I think that the ZL1 looks best in the lighter and brighter colors, as those colors have the appropriate contrast with the carbon fiber hood insert to really highlight it and the associated stripe. With the darker colors the CF hood insert is not nearly as noticeable and some of the visual impact of the vehicle gets lost.
i thought the same until the recent pics and video of the CGM and IBM mules running around in daylight and boy do those look amazing
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Can't wait to see what it sells for!! This is going to be a 1 of 1 car for the color right?
for 2012 only
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Old 09-23-2011, 04:40 PM   #17
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Old 09-23-2011, 04:47 PM   #18
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i thought the same until the recent pics and video of the CGM and IBM mules running around in daylight and boy do those look amazing
I do like IBM a lot, but I don't think there is enough contrast between IBM and the black CF hood insert. If Chevrolet would offer the CF hood insert in white, I might choose IBM with a white hood insert and stripe.
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Big mistake not offering this color IMO
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Old 09-23-2011, 04:56 PM   #21
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for 2012 only
Sorry to break it to you but.........

Carbon Flash Metallic was part of the 45th anniversary package, but Chevrolet decided to make one exception and paint this 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in that color.

In essence, CFM is 2012-only color and will NOT be available on 2013 Chevrolet Camaros as far as we know.

At least I hope they don't repeat the Synergy Green situation again, if you know what I mean......
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for 2012 only
The wording truly implies that this will the the only one for 2012 leaving room for more to be produced in 2013.

Looks nice though. I hope to get my hands on a ZL1 once they release one in a stunning blue. To be honest, that's my secret plan. Don't tell my wife. If they release a ZL1 with a blue that I love, I will probably make it a serious goal to get one.
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i will be tuned in! and just lastnight the wife told me i could trade for the ZL1 and i have been pondering a choice of color all day,i actually considered the corbon flash and or the new grey,depending on what it is,....but.......i bet the new crystal red is gonna be the hot new seller in any trim of the camaro,i do like my IOM though,but i keep thinking of the crystal red,the way the sun beams off the body lines now that crystal is gonna look very good,the color is currently on Cadillac's,
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I think I agree but I have yet to see any of the cars in person. IOM is really the only color I've considered though, I've only briefly been swayed by these photos but I've always come back to IOM. I've always wanted an orange car. I think the different sheen of the stripe and hood helps with the contrast. Black on black might be cool to see.
IOM would be a good choice, but I already have an orange car. I'd really like to see the ZL1 in Crystal Red Tintcoat, because with the black CF hood I think that's the color that I'm going to order, assuming it's available when production starts, that is.
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