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Old 03-23-2009, 12:10 PM   #29
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Lame,the Camaro won the test
yea but the stang came in second when it shouldnt have ...IMO
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:10 PM   #30
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I thought the test was a good one. I am surprised at how well the Mustang did with its 315hp V8, even after considering the weight advantage. I like how quiet the Camaro is on the inside, and yet those it's passing can hear it roar.

Safety is a big consideration in buying any car with me, and the fact that Ford still doesn't have curtain airbags to protect occupants' heads is a BIG oversight. I would never buy one because of that.
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:11 PM   #31
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yea but the stang came in second when it shouldnt have ...IMO
why not?
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:16 PM   #32
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yea but the stang came in second when it shouldnt have ...IMO

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why not?
The R/T has a faster 0-60 time compared to the GT..That's why..Edmunds has crappy drivers..

Nice review, Camaro wins so all is good..
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:17 PM   #33
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I dont think he was talking about plastic interiors or panel gaps specifically, he was making note of how the testers made comments about the mustang's poor build quality (could've been a one in a million mistake), but nonetheless not too positive response regarding those details for the Ford
This is shameful execution, as if the Mustang GT had been engineered and built not by Ford but by Trabant.
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:18 PM   #34
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not like this is a suprise, but the camaro should win. the suprise i think, more for the camaro folk is how d--m close the mustang is, especially on a track

This is shameful execution, as if the Camero had been engineered and built not by.... but by Trabant.
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:23 PM   #35
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Notice all the Mustang marketing on the page?

Considering the way that internet advertising is set up to display depending on the type of site you visit, that should not be a surprise. If you are suggesting that Ford somehow influenced the review, then you are really, really reaching.

Oh heck no then the test results would be different wouldn't they. I would just like to see GM do more
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:26 PM   #36
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Yes they did therefore what?
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:30 PM   #37
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why not?
becuase they used a special edition challenger....and that shot up the price...
that is the reason why it got 3rd they even say it in the article. why didnt they add the appearance package to the mustang. these reviews are about politics. the mustang and camaro are newer so they will get 1st and second.

the only thing I agree with is that the camaro is suppose to be 1st.

and no i dont think the srt8 should be used....thankfully it wasnt.
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:34 PM   #38
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:50 PM   #39
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The specs on the last page are screwed up a little. There are two weights listed for each car and I think they have the Challenger and the Mustang swapped on the second listing.
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:52 PM   #40
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The Camaro certainly seems to be the best all around, although I am really surprised the new GT did 0-60 in 4.9. Can't wait to see what the new powerplants are capable of.
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:56 PM   #41
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becuase they used a special edition challenger....and that shot up the price...
that is the reason why it got 3rd they even say it in the article. why didnt they add the appearance package to the mustang. these reviews are about politics. the mustang and camaro are newer so they will get 1st and second.

the only thing I agree with is that the camaro is suppose to be 1st.

and no i dont think the srt8 should be used....thankfully it wasnt.

Well price wasn't the only reason. To wit:

"In a nutshell, the Challenger R/T is just too big and soft to hang with Mustang and Camaro when the road gets kinky; it's a Clydesdale compared with the two Thoroughbreds. The scales bear this out: The Challenger R/T presses down on the earth with 4154 lb, 295 more than the Camaro SS and a massive 582 more than the Mustang GT. Uncle Isaac Newton decrees there's simply no way this pony can gavotte like its rivals. On the other hand, Uncle Isaac just doesn't grasp the more subtle appeal of man-size cabin quarters and a classic bandit grille..."

The Mustang is quicker, handles better and brakes better. What makes you think the Challenger should be second?

I thought the test was very fairly written and I agree with the finishing order. Congrats to the Camaro! Job well done Chevy!
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:58 PM   #42
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According to top gear...
Thanks for that correction. I looked around on the internet to see if I could find an itemized listing of what it included, but I had no luck. I'm pretty sure that all of the 2010 GT's get revised shocks and dampers over the 2005-2009 models though, and having owned both cars, I can tell you that, putting them side-by-side, there is no difference between the rear LCA's of the GT and the GT500. Even the UCA is the same.

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I would just like to see GM do more
Unfortunately, they are having financial issues, so I'm sure the advertising budget for new models has been hit pretty hard.
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