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Old 12-10-2013, 10:40 AM   #18
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You may be able to run with a ZL1, but I doubt you can walk all over one with just a cam, headers and tune. And on a road course it will destroy your SS hands down, you will need much more than springs and sway bars.

The ZL1 is a masterpiece if engineering. It's not all in the bolt-ons.
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Old 12-10-2013, 11:51 AM   #19
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I recently sold my 2010 Camaro SS and bought a 2013 ZL1 and I couldn't be happier about my decision !!
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Old 12-10-2013, 11:52 AM   #20
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If you can afford it, yes. I'd love to have a ZL1 and maybe one day I will but right now, my modded SS will do
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Old 12-10-2013, 12:08 PM   #21
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Do the math. Literally. If you can swing it, once you figure out how much extra $$ you're talking about, then make an informed decision. If you come up short, that's ok. Wait until you're in a better financial position. At least you'll know where you need to be. It' not a race. Plan it out how to get there, then work the plan. It can happen.

But yeah, the ZL1 is a whole nuther car darned near. It's more fun to drive than the 2010 and I still love it too!
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Old 12-10-2013, 12:24 PM   #22
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I m also looking about a ZL 1 but just can Afford 20 k on Top of my SS
Would Love to own One !! Its a dream car but The prices for Insurance are 500 Dollars more a Year at safeco ! Anybody a idea Where it Would be a Little cheaper ??
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Old 12-10-2013, 01:27 PM   #23
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This sounds like a super price for this vehicle - especially in Canada. Is that $49,995 in US Dollars? If not, what would the price equate to in USD? I would say, if you can afford it and really want it - do it! Beautiful car.
at the current exchange rate, $49995 is about $47,100 U.S. Still pretty good for a brand new ZL1!
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Old 12-10-2013, 01:51 PM   #24
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Thanks everyone for their input. So i went this morning to the dealer and checked out the ZL1, it is such a beautiful machine! I wasnt able to test drive due to the snow. However after I reviewed my financial position I decided to let this opportunity pass. They told me they would offer approx $28K for my SS and on top of that I would have to carry over the balance to the ZL1, my monthly payments would be just a bit higher but I would have to start from scratch, and my insurance would be more expensive, it would make me a bit tight every month, so I think I will stick to my SS and once im done paying her, maybe Ill invest in moding her, or maybe a ZL1 or Z28, whatever fits the budget at the time! thanks folks !
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Old 12-10-2013, 02:36 PM   #25
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Old 12-10-2013, 04:10 PM   #26
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Old 12-10-2013, 05:08 PM   #27
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YES!!!!

I went from a 2010 SS with a blower/headers/exhaust and coilovers to a ZL1. The upgrades were still very noticeable.
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Old 12-10-2013, 10:40 PM   #28
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Yes?

I don't know, never drove an SS. But the ZL1 is awesome. But going further into debt is a decision you shouldn't take lightly. Just put serious thought into it before you pull the trigger.
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Old 12-11-2013, 02:03 AM   #29
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Atleast call the dealer and confirm price. Many do this bait and switch. Or the advertised price is itpf you qualify for every rebate.

I plan on zl1 but will most likely hold off until I see the gen 6 images.

But I would go with a 2013 or a gen 6. I don't like the rear on the 14's and I want the my link because it's cool and it cleans the interioir up
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