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Old 10-27-2011, 04:44 PM   #76
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where the hell can i get those rims??
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Old 10-27-2011, 04:45 PM   #77
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where the hell can i get those rims??
From the Chevy dealership once the ZL1 comes out
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Old 10-27-2011, 04:48 PM   #78
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If GM builds this and doesn't call it the Z28. They must have a new formed hate for the z28 as this is the boss competitor we've been all waiting for. I mean what else could you possibly do to make it a z28. This is a road race car. Increase in power and decrease in weight and you have yourself a Z28. GM would be on crack, speed, salvia, weed and OxyCotton not to call this the Zed28
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Old 10-27-2011, 04:49 PM   #79
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Hmmmm 1LE may turn into the Z/28 option. niceeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
i was thinking the same thang. Z28!
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Old 10-27-2011, 04:55 PM   #80
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I just want the wheels.
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Old 10-27-2011, 04:57 PM   #81
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Old 10-27-2011, 04:58 PM   #82
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Very Nice!


Imagine how nice the LS7 engine would be in there! I'm sure the current LS3 could be bumped, as you all are saying 475HP. 475 just sounds so nice if it's an LS3.

Put it right in the sweet spot between ZL1 and SS.....
I see this as coming in $48k or so.


Does anyone care if it is automatic? Probably not most.
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Old 10-27-2011, 05:08 PM   #83
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Talk about BADA$$!! They could slap the Z28 badge on this and it would sell big.
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Old 10-27-2011, 05:10 PM   #84
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Dang, I want those wheels!!!
+1. Love the wheels on this. I want them for my CGM!!
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Old 10-27-2011, 05:38 PM   #85
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Great, now make it all one color, change the front bumper or grill, get rid of the fender stripes, give it an LS7, add real full length Z28 stripes, and actually call it Z28!
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Old 10-27-2011, 05:53 PM   #86
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I would like to see a set of Recaro front seats and cloth interior. A/C and power windows aren't going anywhere. The entire A/C system is about 25 lbs. and power windows are actually lighter than manual. Recaro's would drop some weight, take out some sound deadening and insulation, I'm sure MR doesn't add that much weight. I would like to see a factory CAI, freer flowing manifolds and the ZL1 beefed up diff and axles with a 3.73 gear. There's an easy way to bump the HP to 350 and drop weight to just under 3800 lbs. I would put a deposit down today.

I don't get the leather seats with out the 4 pack gauges. I would have done the exact opposite.
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Old 10-27-2011, 05:57 PM   #87
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To which I'll respond it started with the Corvette's back in the day.
damn right...look at the original Grand Sport models

This thing is basically the ZL1 without the supercharged LSA motor...if they price it $10k under the ZL1 (assuming the ZL1 MSRP is $55k) I would say these things would EASILY be selling like hot cakes. Personally, I want a ZL1 and if things work out financially I will be a happy camper but if not, buying this as an alternative would still make me a happy camper
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Old 10-27-2011, 06:00 PM   #88
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gm threw those same SSX wheels in 18inch on the Sonic just in case you dont know
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Old 10-27-2011, 06:10 PM   #89
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+1 on the wheels... yea make it a 475hp LS3 or LS7, swap out the front engine cradel for a aluminum one. ditch a couple more heavy steel parts for aluminum, carbon fiber hood make it 3700lb or less and I will trade my 2ss in on it... I want a midnight blue
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Old 10-27-2011, 06:17 PM   #90
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Old 10-27-2011, 06:19 PM   #91
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actuall now that I think about it... I would like what I said above, how ever I am so sick of all the ford guys saying' look what ford can do with just 5.0 liters. GM has to have 6.2 leters and still gets out run... How about this for a motor. A dual over head cam 6.2 leter 550 hp screamer.... thats were the 5.0 gits its getty up is it not..??? I think they are dual over head cam.. I know the gt500 is.. I think, dont quote me on this, 283cc engine or around that with a supercharger...
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Old 10-27-2011, 06:24 PM   #92
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I'd like to see a carbon fiber hood if they're going to make the hood black. Also a different grille would have been nice. Other than that looks great.
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Old 10-27-2011, 06:25 PM   #93
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Also lose the electric power steering. It sucks. GM has already proven that in multiple failed attempts.
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Old 10-27-2011, 06:32 PM   #94
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Hmmmm 1LE may turn into the Z/28 option. niceeeeeeeeeeeeeeee


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If this doesnt get the Z28 monicker....we may be SOL for a Z28 5th gen rendition. This seems to be well place between the 2SS and ZL1. Where would that leave a Z28 if this isn't?


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EFFING SICK!!!

Why not call it Z28?...


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I'm not one to yell " Z28!!! " at every spyshot or concept, but this has potential to be something good.


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Yes, that's what I was getting at... We already have fully loaded SS, LT and ZL1s... A 1LE shouldn't, in my mind, have all of that other stuff in it that's not really needed. Yes, it's nice, but it's not really a "road racer" at that point as much as it's a high performance luxury coupe.

I know many people like all their pretty and comfy internals, but one can't have everything... Is it too much to ask to have a "Stripper Z" again?
Yes, with "modern" assembly lines, any stoppage cost money. To schedule cars that are not like the normal "all-inclusive" packages slows things down (just like order a hamburger w/o cheese at a fast food joint). Luckily Burger King & McD's don't charge extra -yet!

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so you disagree that it would add more cost?
Do you understand how it works?
You remove things like pwer windows and power seats, they're going to have to use other part like manual windows and seat levers to replace them. Items that are currently not in the parts bin.
Hence = added cost.


Hey, I'm all for GM making as many Camaros as people will buy, but I would like to see more HP... that would help me over look that fugly wheel when it comes time to order one
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Old 10-27-2011, 06:36 PM   #95
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Cool car for the track people, but how about a street/drag race car?
Take the SS, beef up the drivetrain to handle the 580 Supercharged HP motor and not worry about the track handling suspension. The SS suspension already exceeds my driving abilities. I just want to go 170+ mph in a straight line and under 12 seconds in the quarter mile. All in legal events of course.
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Old 10-27-2011, 06:46 PM   #96
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Cool car for the track people, but how about a street/drag race car?
Take the SS, beef up the drivetrain to handle the 580 Supercharged HP motor and not worry about the track handling suspension. The SS suspension already exceeds my driving abilities. I just want to go 170+ mph in a straight line and under 12 seconds in the quarter mile. All in legal events of course.
170mph=ZL1
under 12 seconds =ZL1
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Old 10-27-2011, 06:48 PM   #97
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Thats awesome!
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Old 10-27-2011, 06:58 PM   #98
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I know the ZL1 has the hp, the top speed, the quarter mile time and more that I want. In fact, I am hoping to get one but based on the rumors of the price, my hopes are looking more like wishes than reality coming true. However, if I could get the parts that I want, and lose some that I will never use, I can better afford my dreams. Maybe Chevy will let me order a 2SS with an optional supercharged engine?
Regardless of what happens, I think it is great that Chevrolet is producing these cars that are so fantastic, that it drives us nuts trying to figure out which one we will actually purchase.
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Old 10-27-2011, 06:59 PM   #99
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Ok this car is a no brainer to build. Call it the 1LE suspension package like before. Also imo GM was right by nameing it the 1LE concept and not Z/28, the Z28 would flatout need more power. This package looks like it could be a nice $3500-4000 option to add on to the SS.

There is no way they would offer all these upgrades for $4000, though that would be awesome. Once we see the price of the ZL1 we might have a better understanding of what something like this would cost, if it were offered. I'm thinking $7500 on top of the 1SS, which wouldn't be too bad.
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Old 10-27-2011, 08:40 PM   #100
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That's the best looking 5th gen I've seen. I love the ground effects and the wheels.

However, it should not be called the Z28. The Z28 should different. The 1LE originated in the third gen years, and it was an option on IROCs and Z28s. It was still a Z28, but with an upgraded suspension and brakes. Essentially what the 5th gen 1LE is, but it's an SS with a better suspension. (it's just a trim level rather than an option)
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