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Old 04-30-2013, 05:11 PM   #86
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Originally Posted by SixCyl View Post
I remember a GM agent mentioned that the new front fascia would not physically fit the ZL1.
They said that it was because of the aerodynamics of the front of the ZL1 and that they didn't want to change the front fascia because of that. It probably really means that they didn't want to spend the money to engineer and test a new front fascia that would seperate the ZL1 from the other Camaros. lol
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Old 04-30-2013, 05:19 PM   #87

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So glad i got my 2013 1LE the front looks good till i saw the back
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Old 04-30-2013, 05:27 PM   #88
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Not Liking All The Plastic

Maybe my age is showing but I'm not liking all black plastic around the front of the ZL1. Also that off color rear diffuser doesn't work. I like the basic refreshening of the design but I'd have a lot of that stuff painted the body color shortly after my purchase.
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Old 04-30-2013, 05:43 PM   #89
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I've warmed up to the front of the 14, but the back still doesn't do it for me. I may take the plunge on a Z/28, but unless there are some performance bumps for 2014 or 2015 ZL1, I can safely say that my decision will come down to a new Z/28 vs a used 2013 ZL1.
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Old 04-30-2013, 05:50 PM   #90
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Here are some comparison pics I just put together. Makes it easier to a/b the two.

I don't even know... Find a 2013 1LE? Order a 2014 1LE?

I'll be looking at these pics all night!
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Old 04-30-2013, 05:51 PM   #91
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WOW!!! Am I glad that I bought 2013 ZL1 or what?! The back end is FUGLY!!!
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:03 PM   #92
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I like the new look!! On both cars. Not sure yet if I like it more, less, or just the same than the current look but I do like it nonetheless!! BADAZZ looking cars IMO.
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:05 PM   #93
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The ZL1 vert even has the ol' egg crate grille.....the classics never go out of style
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:10 PM   #94

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I'm trying not to be a hater, Scott if youre reading, and also holding final opinions until I see some of these myself. Hopefully hopefully these and a Z/28 will be in Atlanta at FBody Gathering in a couple weeks. I'm so firing up the fancy camera for that.

The 1LE at least covers up the thing on the hood, ok and this is from a ZL1 guy with an even bigger thing on my hood, but whatever, I thought the front end was growing on me. Me first impressions were not great, but we're getting there. I'd say that chrome strip would have to go. It didn't occur to me how plain the back end sort of looks until someone said something above here. But then again I've probably commented that I wish I could get rid of my reverse lights on my car, so that goes both ways. I did think the diffuser coming half way up the tag is weird.

Strictly from an engineering stand point I wonder if the new diffuser is more functional than the old, because it's shaped so different.

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Old 04-30-2013, 06:12 PM   #95
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i dont understand why on the new front end the lower grille is flat while the front fascia is not...
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:17 PM   #96
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Car still looks cool. But I'm very happy I have my 2013. I'm not a fan of the flat tail lights or the super thin front grill.
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:27 PM   #97

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I love the 1LE with the new hood and rear end.
I am on the fence on the zl1 bias maybe....
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:34 PM   #98
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Yup, still not a fan of the refresh
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:39 PM   #99
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There is an ATS in the last two pics :yum:
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:41 PM   #100
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to me the rear looks okay in a straight on shot , but not as good from quarter angles.
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:43 PM   #101
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You better look again. It isn't even close to the same

No ugly chrome strip, head lights assembly's are not the same and the grills are different. Those three things take it from a fail to a win.
I was only referring to the front bumper cover's shape. The chrome is only with the RS option.
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:51 PM   #102

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Was gonna go for a Z/28 but unless I can order one with 2013 tail lights ,I'll pass.
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