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Old 02-26-2008, 01:48 PM   #52
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They piss me off more every day, first they make the mirrors bigger
bigger mirrors make it easier to see other cars on the road. I'd rather have functional mirrors than tiny cool looking ones,

then they add a B pillar,
B pillars are a inexpensive and light way to make the car strong enough in case of accidents. I'd rather have a b pillar and not die in a crash.

then they tell everyone its gonna be a 2010 model and not an 09,
but they haven't changed the release date. still gonna be released in about a year. kinda like the 2009 cars that are going on sale now along with the 08's. its a really early release for a 2010 model as opposed to a late release for a 2009.

then the gas cap gets moved,
cost and safety. read other threads for more info

then they mess with the headlights,
read my sig

and where did that cowl hood go??
I imagine that not all cars are going to have the exact same hood. but more importantly, what you see on the hood of the car is called camouflage. it tends to hide details like that, thats what its there for

before we know it its gonna have a ford badge on it
Then it would be the best product that Ford ever produced.
And you failed to notice that very little is different from the concept, out of hundreds of possible details there are around 10 that people have picked up on as being different. I don't mean to sound like a jerk when saying this, but it needs to be said in every thread with new shots of the Camaro. You haven't been following as closely as some of us have and you don't know the reasoning behind all these choices, neither do I or 99.99% of the people out there. I gave you, and everyone else the short version of it. Please don't take it personally, I said it as much for you as anyone else that has the same concerns. But there are 2 reasons why it can't be exactly like the concept: safety and cost. Making everything exactly like the concept would be unsafe and cost too much. To make some things safer and still look like the concept would again bring more cost. So keeping that in mind, they have nearly pulled off a miracle to keep it as close as it is.


As for my impressions on this set, I'm glad that GM found a decent photographer . . . oops. I mean I'm glad that someone happened to be in the right place in the right time with a good camera and a steady hand. I wish that they would take all that camo off, but if these pics pre-date the order given by Bob Lutz then there isn't much that can be done. But beyond that, things are looking great.
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Old 02-26-2008, 01:51 PM   #53
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Freakin gorgeous pix!!! I'm loving this! Keep'em coming, please...



And for all those who like comparing their excitement to something going on in their pants, KNOCK IT OFF. I'm sure some people don't care, but let's show some RESPECT for others....some people don't want to hear that ****.
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Old 02-26-2008, 02:02 PM   #54
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Wow, I'm glad those aren't the production headlamps....seeing them from the front makes the front end look ugly. I bet on the final model GM throws in the concept grill and headlamps
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Old 02-26-2008, 02:12 PM   #55
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One more thing I noticed, the rear rotor had slots cut into it but the front doesn't?
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Old 02-26-2008, 02:17 PM   #56
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About the rear rotors being slotted and the front not: I thought I noticed that too with the last picture update. I guess I'm not crazy afterall.

I'd love to see this thing in red. Can't wait for that, but this car's pre-pro trim is such a relief. I'm glad they didn't bastardize it.
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Old 02-26-2008, 02:27 PM   #57
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where do pictures like this come from? i mean are the car paparratzzi? they just wait for the cars around. great pics tho. and nice rims too. i dont mind them aslong as there sorta light
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Old 02-26-2008, 02:40 PM   #58
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Is that a trailer hitch in the back??????? NOBODY better haul anything using this car, even if you can.
I'll haul a tire-trailer to an autocross, almost guaranteed. I've done it many times with my '95!
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Old 02-26-2008, 02:40 PM   #59
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Does anyone know where they are doing more testing. I am dying to get ahold of some footage to add to our website?!?!!??!? ]
I know where they're testing one RIGHT NOW!

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where do pictures like this come from? i mean are the car paparratzzi? they just wait for the cars around.
Yeah there are photographers that know where different companies test new cars shoot them regularly. Death Valley, Arizona mountains, Minnesota winters etc.
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Old 02-26-2008, 02:44 PM   #60
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Freakin gorgeous pix!!! I'm loving this! Keep'em coming, please...



And for all those who like comparing their excitement to something going on in their pants, KNOCK IT OFF. I'm sure some people don't care, but let's show some RESPECT for others....some people don't want to hear that ****.
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Old 02-26-2008, 02:49 PM   #61
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Theres the wheels again! Check out the exhaust,duals! The headlight assembly looks different from the proto?
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Old 02-26-2008, 03:16 PM   #62
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I know where they're testing one RIGHT NOW!
NO FAIR! You, my friend, are a tease!! <<Just kidding

Not The Real Headlights...excellent username!

Ok, maybe someone mentioned this before...but the rear tires...they look fairly wide. I have 255s on my Camaro, and they look considerably wider. Any ideas?

Scott...all I have to say, is thank you and that you are a saint for putting up with the negative comments, the headlight thing, and just everything! Thank you for being here and taking the time out of your extremely busy schedule to talk to us. You truly are the man!
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Old 02-26-2008, 03:21 PM   #63
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Ahh I love new photos!

Here's something I read about testing in Sweden thought it was interesting:

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There are gigantic testing facilites up in the Arvidsjaur-region of northern Sweden, whole communites excist because of them - and most if not all major manufacturers do cold weather testing there...! That is why the Camaro was spotted there.

Read more at SPGA: Swedish Proving Ground Association
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Old 02-26-2008, 03:31 PM   #64
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i see the cowl hood hiding under all that padding. and those exhaust tips beauty
the exhuast system looks alomost like the ones seen on the vette's, which is tru dual right??

ill say it again FIANLY THESE GUYS LEARNED HOW TO USE A CAMERA
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Old 02-26-2008, 04:20 PM   #65
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Here are four more...similar angles...different location...at first I thought they were the same pictures but with Photoshopped backgrounds...but I looked at different things and I'm pretty sure they're different...Please tell me if they aren't!!!







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Old 02-26-2008, 04:22 PM   #66
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Nice find!!!
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Thanks...I think they look a little cleaner...but it could just be me :P
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Looks like slotted rear rotors in one of the pics. Car looks good with the headlights!
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