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View Poll Results: What Is Your Z/28 Purchase Status?
Serious buyer - done deal! 21 21.88%
Half-Assed buyer - sure I have a deal...lol 3 3.13%
Lazy buyer - Later! Leave me alone! 16 16.67%
Hoping buyer - PLEASE please I hope I can! 56 58.33%
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Old 09-10-2013, 07:20 PM   #35
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I'm option 5. Wishing I could buy one.
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Old 09-10-2013, 07:58 PM   #36
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If this is a 60k car that can be had for 60k
That's the thing. Guaranteed there will be a mark-up.... question is how much. I'd be a semi serious buyer if it were low $60's but I know that aint goin to happen.
Hope it's not the '90 zr1 all over again.
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Old 09-10-2013, 10:12 PM   #37
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i could do 65 and i can wait for the markups to go away (it that is possible).

I wouldn't be heart broken if i could not get one right away.

If this is a 2 year run and GM does hold true that they will make as many as they can sell - i can see myself driving a Z/28 by summer of 2015.

Guess we will wait and see
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Old 09-10-2013, 10:29 PM   #38
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^...agreed, we shall wait and see...time is on our side....if it does not work out, oh well...we will catch the next bus. I am in a good position due to the fact I have a ZL1, and want to upgrade<in my mind> to the Z/28. I am not going to fret about it.
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Old 09-11-2013, 02:44 AM   #39
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In the last 2 days, have got calls from dealers that want to sale me cars and trucks, told them the only car i plan on buying in the next 12 months is the Z/28 if i can get it, LOL both salesmen say they have one on the way and its going to be here any day, LOL ( and you see now why we hate salesmen that dont know there A** from a hole in the ground) they tell me that they will have a price in the next 2 hr and get back to me.

I can take the time to tell them that GM has not set the price, but its more fun to let them learn there not as smart as they think, LOL its all good, but as said if we can get one at no more then MSRP then we are in.
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Old 09-12-2013, 09:45 AM   #40
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I would need to transfer to a Mercedes or BMW dealership to afford one. Or get promoted to owner
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Old 09-26-2013, 06:47 PM   #41
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I agree with davidcroft, the Z28 is way outside the reach of most of us that love Camaros. While I can appreciate the 427 and the design costs, I think GM lost it's way here and should have made a Z28 earlier that was a lighter SS track car. The first and second gen Z28 was within reach for the average person. Second generation Z28's were slowly watered down, but still an affordable top dog Camaro in it's day. Even third and fourth gen Camaros were priced to be within an average person's budget. In my opinion a 50K to 60K Camaro in this economy is evidence of how out of touch GM has become. A 50K+ Corvette sure I get it, Camaro was always the lower priced little brother. No surprise I'm option 4...........
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Old 09-26-2013, 08:22 PM   #42
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I agree with davidcroft, the Z28 is way outside the reach of most of us that love Camaros. While I can appreciate the 427 and the design costs, I think GM lost it's way here and should have made a Z28 earlier that was a lighter SS track car. The first and second gen Z28 was within reach for the average person. Second generation Z28's were slowly watered down, but still an affordable top dog Camaro in it's day. Even third and fourth gen Camaros were priced to be within an average person's budget. In my opinion a 50K to 60K Camaro in this economy is evidence of how out of touch GM has become. A 50K+ Corvette sure I get it, Camaro was always the lower priced little brother. No surprise I'm option 4...........
I hear what you're saying about the Z/28 pricing but every car is going up in cost. Like a dollar bill isn't worth as much as it was in the past. nowadays the Corvette people pick the camaro and camaro people pick the corvette. So, the camaro being little brother isn't the case anymore to most ppl like it was back then. That's why the Zl1's are still selling even with the new Corvette being way less. People debate now about if they should buy a camaro or a Corvette.
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Old 09-26-2013, 08:50 PM   #43
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Toys cost money. Really cool toys cost even more. This Z/28 is more, far more than any Z/28 has ever been, therefore expect to pay for it.

BTW, look up the price on a "fully loaded" 1969 Z/28 and compare it to other 1969 cars.

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Old 09-26-2013, 09:59 PM   #44
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Toys cost money. Really cool toys cost even more. This Z/28 is more, far more than any Z/28 has ever been, therefore expect to pay for it.

BTW, look up the price on a "fully loaded" 1969 Z/28 and compare it to other 1969 cars.

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....I really like cool toys, always did. Never have had much experience at being a partaker, just having the longing and admiration for them. Like at Christmas time back in the day, you saw the stuff on TV or in the Sears and Roebuck catalog <wish list> and asked for it. Chances were you came up way short. But you always wished...., and only the price was the barrier.
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agree, with both of you. I think having any car for a toy is expensive . Having a car that you want willbe very expensive. Having a car that you and everyone else wants will be super expensive.

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Old 09-26-2013, 10:51 PM   #46
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....I really like cool toys, always did. Never have had much experience at being a partaker, just having the longing and admiration for them. Like at Christmas time back in the day, you saw the stuff on TV or in the Sears and Roebuck catalog <wish list> and asked for it. Chances were you came up way short. But you always wished...., and only the price was the barrier.
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agree, with both of you. I think having any car for a toy is expensive . Having a car that you want wil be very expensive. Having a car that you and everyone else wants is will be super expensive.
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Old 09-26-2013, 11:23 PM   #47
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Depending on how soon I can finish school and what kind of job I get, I would buy one. If not a Z/28, then a 1LE for sure.
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Old 09-27-2013, 12:09 AM   #48
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$65K is at least $15k less than I expect. Time will tell.
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Old 09-27-2013, 07:30 AM   #49
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$65K is at least $15k less than I expect. Time will tell.




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Old 09-27-2013, 01:08 PM   #50
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BTW, look up the price on a "fully loaded" 1969 Z/28 and compare it to other 1969 cars.

http://www.chevyinfo.net/?page_id=271
Those that are upset with the pricing of the new Z/28 are looking at what one could be had for back in 1969. Here's a window sticker from a Z/28, granted it is a 'base' Z/28 but was 39% more than a base camaro. 39% more than the base v6 today would be $33,360 but the new Z/28 will be most likely close to 300% more... not anywhere near 39%.

They just don't understand the value that the new one is bringing to the table though.

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Old 09-27-2013, 01:29 PM   #51
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I have been invited to a number of Pontiac Engineer Reunions and met the pilot (test driver) for the first 1964 GTO. They called him the pilot he was a pilot, but his testing of the first goat explains why things are different and cost more today.



He told me he took it around the perimeter road at what is now the Warren Technical center. It felt good so I kept going faster. I got it a little over 100 and said it was good to go.

Back in 1969 there was no EPA validation for 50 states, there was no crash testing, they didn't spend day after day in the wind tunnel, and the list goes on. Just think of the expense for crash testing the Z/28 due to lower ride height with the 305/30/19s. The vehicle cost is insignificant in comparison to the computer and lab time.
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