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Old 08-29-2012, 02:39 PM   #15
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that's kinda how i was feeling about it. But i don't want it as the Caprice either


I just think if they do name it the SS that the SS as a package will be gone. They may move over to the LTZ package names, i guess....
Why would they? That makes no sense whatsoever. Just because the Zeta sedan will be named SS doesn't mean GM can't use the SS badge on anything else anymore.

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If it had not been a 61 Impala SS there may have never been a Camaro SS.


Contrary to what people here believe, the Camaro is not the most important or special car GM has ever built.
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:39 PM   #16
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If they DO decide to name that car the SS, which I really hope they don't... I wonder if you can get an SS SS?
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:40 PM   #17
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That's a very short sighted viewpoint considering how many amazing cars have had that badge over the years.
Touche. I'm just biased because I owned a Camaro SS. No mean intentions.
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:41 PM   #18
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If they DO decide to name that car the SS, which I really hope they don't... I wonder if you can get an SS SS?
No, the whole point of the SS nameplate is because the car will have a standard V8 powertrain.

That does bring up the issue of what will happen if a V6 model ever materializes.
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:42 PM   #19
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If they DO decide to name that car the SS, which I really hope they don't... I wonder if you can get an SS SS?
It has been officially announced as the SS already.
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No, the whole point of the SS nameplate is because the car will have a standard V8 powertrain.

That does bring up the issue of what will happen if a V6 model ever materializes.
How about "S"
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How about "S"
Would that be the Super or Sport part of SS?
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It has been officially announced as the SS already.
I hope they officially change their mind if/before it comes out.

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How about "S"
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Would that be the Super or Sport part of SS?
"Six"
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Or they could just remove all confusion completely and name the car what it really is.

Chevrolet Commodore.
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:48 PM   #25
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Or they could just remove all confusion completely and name the car what it really is.

Chevrolet Commodore.
Sounds like it should be the name of a boat...

I've always liked BelAir
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Name recognition is too important to marketing these days, more people recognize the SS nameplate than LS/LT.
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Name recognition is too important to marketing these days, more people recognize the SS nameplate than LS/LT.
LS and LT have been around for a long time too. Not nearly as long as SS but for over 30 years.
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:58 PM   #28
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Or they could just remove all confusion completely and name the car what it really is.

Chevrolet Commodore.
if they are going to name it what it really is then why not Chevy G8?

i hate the Commodore name. (i know that's the australian platform of it)
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