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Old 03-30-2013, 07:22 AM   #645
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Yes, They will feel VERY VERY VERY different. Ones a GT car and one is a racecar. I'll let you figure it out.
I was talking about accelerate on the street. I know they are different cars, one is a car that nobody is really going to want to use in the real world when they can buy so many fast cars that aren't striped down.
Since it is a year out try not putting your tops down, don't use your air, no stereo, and put junk tires so you have a lot road noise, drive it all summer and tell me you would still want this car. The ZL1 and the C7 Stingray are so close in performance, why give everything else up? If you want a track car buy a used Z06 for less money. When it comes to spending real money, not just saying on Camaro5 that are going to get one, very few people will buy this car.

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Old 03-30-2013, 11:11 AM   #646
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WHAT? NO CUP TIRES????

I'm just wondering what the Boss 302 crowd over at the Ford camp is thinking just now? I suspect they're saying, "Yeah, yeah....just wait til we get the 2015 Mustang, we'll show them there Camaro guys somethin'"! Well, they will have a lot of catchin up to do.

I'm trying to figure how I'm going to afford one of these!
The Boss 302 guys are thinking "nice car, enjoy guys", after all why should we have all the fun.
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Old 03-30-2013, 11:35 AM   #647
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. When it comes to spending real money, not just saying on Camaro5 that are going to get one, very few people will buy this car.
And that is the whole purpose of this car. It's going to be very limited because of its purpose as a street legal car you can drive to the track and race then drive home. No fancy trailers needed...For any other purpose there is already a Camaro you can buy that will work.
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Old 03-30-2013, 11:38 AM   #648
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I say kudo's to GM for finally getting the Z28 out of the gate. Can't say I'm a fan of the new 2014 rear or the fugly hood but camaro guys have been screaming for the LS7 from the factory for a while. IMO the Z28 is going to fill that "collectable" factor for camaro fan's that has been missing (with the exception of the COPO). So glad to see muscle cars making a strong comeback, no matter which of the "big three" your a fan of...
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Old 03-30-2013, 02:11 PM   #649
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And that is the whole purpose of this car. It's going to be very limited because of its purpose as a street legal car you can drive to the track and race then drive home. No fancy trailers needed...For any other purpose there is already a Camaro you can buy that will work.
It will be very limited because very few people will want it. I think its embarrassing that they had to strip it down to a car that is not worth having to make it fast.
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Old 03-30-2013, 02:15 PM   #650
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It will be very limited because very few people will want it. I think its embarrassing that they had to strip it down to a car that is not worth having to make it fast.
You just don't get it. Why not buy a ZL1 instead???
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Old 03-30-2013, 02:26 PM   #651
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It will be very limited because very few people will want it. I think its embarrassing that they had to strip it down to a car that is not worth having to make it fast.
Actually it will be limited because they are only allowed to build X amount of LS7's a year...
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Old 03-30-2013, 02:31 PM   #652
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It will be very limited because very few people will want it. I think its embarrassing that they had to strip it down to a car that is not worth having to make it fast.
You don't understand, it's being made for a limited group of people, not for everyone. Those that are serious track people... They have the ZL1 and 1LE for everyone else...
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Old 03-30-2013, 03:30 PM   #654
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Old 03-30-2013, 04:02 PM   #655
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It will be very limited because very few people will want it. I think its embarrassing that they had to strip it down to a car that is not worth having to make it fast.
It's worth having because of the performance. Just because you don't like it that way doesn't mean others don't.
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Old 03-30-2013, 05:37 PM   #656
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You just don't get it. Why not buy a ZL1 instead???
I have a ZL1. Don't see why people wouldn't want to drive to the with track in more comfort and have just as much fun. I was planning on buying a Z/28 also but was hoping it would be a 1LE LS7. (and keep the ZL1) I love Z/28's, I still have the 71 RS Z/28 my parents bought new me for my 16th birthday, and kept buying other Z/28s though out the different gens. The 71 is the only one I thought was worth keeping. I also have a 57 Chevy Conv that my dad bought new and left it to me when he died. I have 7 cars and the only ones I don't drive are those because they have no air, am in one and 8 track in the other.
I DO GET IT. I totally understand the car. Just don't understand why people would want it in todays world and why they would settle for it. Most won't go that much faster in the Z/28 than the ZL1 or the 1LE for that matter, the couple times a year that they track there car. They would probable have just as much fun in almost any high performance car. Just don't see why I should give up the nicest things about a car to maybe go a little faster. Just how fast they are really going to be is yet to be seen.
I'm guessing the gen 6 Z/28 will be faster and I will be able to get it the way I want. This one seems like a way to use up C6 Vette parts that they didn't know what to do with, but it wasn't fast enough so they striped it. I will be keeping my ZL1 also because it's any unbelievable car on the street that is also a lot of fun on a track.
Sorry to vent on you guys, just wish they would have let us who don't care about a second or two a lap order the car the way we wanted it. Was really looking forward to having both Zs.
Hope everybody has a safe and happy Easter
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Old 03-30-2013, 07:39 PM   #657
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I have a ZL1. Don't see why people wouldn't want to drive to the with track in more comfort and have just as much fun. I was planning on buying a Z/28 also but was hoping it would be a 1LE LS7. (and keep the ZL1) I love Z/28's, I still have the 71 RS Z/28 my parents bought new me for my 16th birthday, and kept buying other Z/28s though out the different gens. The 71 is the only one I thought was worth keeping. I also have a 57 Chevy Conv that my dad bought new and left it to me when he died. I have 7 cars and the only ones I don't drive are those because they have no air, am in one and 8 track in the other.
I DO GET IT. I totally understand the car. Just don't understand why people would want it in todays world and why they would settle for it. Most won't go that much faster in the Z/28 than the ZL1 or the 1LE for that matter, the couple times a year that they track there car. They would probable have just as much fun in almost any high performance car. Just don't see why I should give up the nicest things about a car to maybe go a little faster. Just how fast they are really going to be is yet to be seen.
I'm guessing the gen 6 Z/28 will be faster and I will be able to get it the way I want. This one seems like a way to use up C6 Vette parts that they didn't know what to do with, but it wasn't fast enough so they striped it. I will be keeping my ZL1 also because it's any unbelievable car on the street that is also a lot of fun on a track.
Sorry to vent on you guys, just wish they would have let us who don't care about a second or two a lap order the car the way we wanted it. Was really looking forward to having both Zs.
Hope everybody has a safe and happy Easter
I knew you had a ZL1. Based on your comments it's the car you should have.
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Old 03-30-2013, 08:36 PM   #658
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Release of this mighty Z/28 reminds me of when Ford introduced the limited edition Boss 302 (especially the Laguna Seca) in 2011... targeted at track enthusiasts. Basically the Z/28 has a similar scope... for those seriously interested to primarily track it... but obviously there will be many who'll acquire one to garage and for bragging rights so to speak. This Z/28 is a game changer in terms of high performance muscle/track car capability... will be collectible as well. The ante has seriously risen.
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