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Old 09-13-2012, 05:23 PM   #51
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Another little posting on Autoblog.

http://www.autoblog.com/2012/09/13/g...ation-for-z28/

They mention Camaro5.com as well.
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Old 09-13-2012, 05:25 PM   #52
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I doubt it will appear on a 5th gen. Most likely just replace thee ss model for the 6th. Even the article suggests this.
That's what I've been saying all along. But maybe they will be nice enough to at least make the engine a 302ci next Gen motor, then it will carry over some history to the new tech.
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Old 09-13-2012, 05:36 PM   #53
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What's all this bullshit about Z28 being a "track star" or something "truly special". The Z28 name has just indicated that the car's a performance model since the early 70s.

My IROC has a Z28 badges all over the place, and it's no stripped down track car.
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Old 09-13-2012, 05:44 PM   #54
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What's all this bullshit about Z28 being a "track star" or something "truly special".
Because it was something "truly special".


"What's important to remember about the Z/28 is how unique its mission was. While the rest of the Camaro lineup was designed and built around standard street car parameters (a trait Car and Driver referred to as "a polished lack of character"), the Z/28 was produced to homologate a race car package; the parts selected fell within higher specifications not usually used by Detroit carmakers. By doing so, Chevrolet, unwittingly or not, came close to building one of the best American sports sedans ever made. "With the Z/28," Car and Driver observed, "Chevy is on the way toward making the gutsy stormer the Camaro should have been in the first place."



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Old 09-13-2012, 05:57 PM   #55
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That's what I've been saying all along. But maybe they will be nice enough to at least make the engine a 302ci next Gen motor, then it will carry over some history to the new tech.
Don't forget to put the 302 emblem on the cowl hood and have an 8000 rpm red line. Ya know to keep some history.
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Old 09-13-2012, 06:33 PM   #56
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What's all this bullshit about Z28 being a "track star" or something "truly special". The Z28 name has just indicated that the car's a performance model since the early 70s.

My IROC has a Z28 badges all over the place, and it's no stripped down track car.
The original Z/28 was build for Trans Am racing which is why is had the 302 engine. So yes, the Z/28 was a track star, no bullshit.
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Old 09-13-2012, 07:49 PM   #57
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Hopefully it's a good sign for a Z28 on the 5th gen. I personally was shocked when they chose ZL1 over the name Z28 but the Z28 should probably be a higher performance edition that the SS yet lower & a little less expensive than the ZL1.
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Old 09-13-2012, 07:55 PM   #58
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I hope they don't make a Camaro sedan. I think it would deminish the Camaro brand. Leave a good thing alone. Modify and improve, but not with extras doors.
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Old 09-13-2012, 07:57 PM   #59
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Old 09-13-2012, 07:59 PM   #60
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Maybe 2017 will have the 50th anniversary Z after all... it will be mine. Oh yes.
No, it will be mine........... LOL ..........
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Old 09-13-2012, 08:00 PM   #62
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Why didn't I think of trademarking Z28?

I could have traded them the trademark for a free Z28.

Any other old GM trademarks out there that have expired?
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Old 09-13-2012, 08:16 PM   #63
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I hope they don't make a Camaro sedan. I think it would deminish the Camaro brand. Leave a good thing alone. Modify and improve, but not with extras doors.
That will NEVER happen.
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Old 09-13-2012, 08:19 PM   #65
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Why didn't I think of trademarking Z28?

I could have traded them the trademark for a free Z28.

Any other old GM trademarks out there that have expired?
Belair? How about Chevelle? Nova? Nomad?
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Old 09-13-2012, 08:21 PM   #66
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I hope they don't make a Camaro sedan. I think it would deminish the Camaro brand. Leave a good thing alone. Modify and improve, but not with extras doors.
They actually had a first gen Camaro sport wagon prototype.
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IMO I am guessing the z28 will be reintroduced with the 6th gen, they probably already have it half developed and they know the smaller/lighter version is perfect for the road course z28!
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Old 09-13-2012, 08:25 PM   #68
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Anyone willing to guess a price point?
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Old 09-13-2012, 08:58 PM   #69
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Anyone willing to guess a price point?
45-48K depending on options.
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Old 09-14-2012, 12:43 AM   #70
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MM hmmm...

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Old 09-14-2012, 01:13 AM   #71
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I have my money on COPO style track beast. Designed to only see the track.
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Old 09-14-2012, 01:34 AM   #72
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Who says you can't fit a Z28 between the 1LE and the ZL1? 50 grand? Why can't Gm milk the 5th Gen?
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Old 09-14-2012, 02:43 AM   #73
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You mean they didn't already own the Z28 name?

Edit: Nevermind, I see that it had expired.
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Old 09-14-2012, 07:31 AM   #74
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This can honestly mean only mean one thing the Z28 will becoming back.... GM wouldnt waste their time trademarking it for s**ts and giggles lol

but fingers still crossed
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Old 09-14-2012, 07:50 AM   #75
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Sooner rather then later the car is coming, I say as a 2014 car, 200-400 lb drop in wight and a 5 gen DI v8.
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