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Old 12-07-2010, 11:50 AM   #1
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Camaro SS 2010 vs Cr8

Hello guys, i don't know which car to buy, Camaro SS2010 or Cr8 CSV 2009. the cr8 still good. but my question is which car is faster if both of them stock. i like how the cr8 look, but i like also the camaro. so i hope if i can get some ideas , opinions. and advises.
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Old 12-07-2010, 12:12 PM   #2
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What are those cars your talking about. I'm not getting the abbreviations lol.
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Old 12-07-2010, 12:29 PM   #3
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Based on OPs location in the World, I think CR8 refers to this vehicle..

http://www.drivearabia.com/ultimatec...2009-2010-/149

Looks like a different name on a cross between a G8 and GTO... Though, it's from Holden, so I would expect it to look like it does...

the 6.0 and 6.2 have around the same power levels as the LS2 and LS3 for the GTO/G8/SS here.
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Old 12-07-2010, 02:08 PM   #4
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Hello guys, i don't know which car to buy, Camaro SS2010 or Cr8 CSV 2009. the cr8 still good. but my question is which car is faster if both of them stock. i like how the cr8 look, but i like also the camaro. so i hope if i can get some ideas , opinions. and advises.
theyre almost the same, judging by power to weight the camaro DOES have a slight advantage (about half the power to weight advantage the Mustang has over the Camaro).
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Old 12-07-2010, 03:27 PM   #5
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Basically a Pontiac G8 GXP ???
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Old 12-07-2010, 03:53 PM   #6
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The 0-100 KPH or 0-60 MPH shows to be at 5.0 sec. The SS is faster at 4.7 sec or less.
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Old 12-07-2010, 04:31 PM   #7
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The 0-100 KPH or 0-60 MPH shows to be at 5.0 sec. The SS is faster at 4.7 sec or less.
why cant the CR8 be "5.0 sec or less"???
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Old 12-07-2010, 05:21 PM   #8
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Basically a Pontiac G8 GXP ???
Yes, this looks like a G8 GXP / Vauxhall VXR8. I am assuming the "C" in CR8 stands for Commodore, as in the Holden Commodore variant released by their HSV performance division. It's not the same as a GTO, as I believe that was based on the 3rd Gen Holden Monaro.

It's a damned good sedan and has very good performance for the price. If you need to haul things around and carry friends, it's definitely more practical than a Camaro.
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I would definitely go for the c8, its essential a rebadged g8, which we should be getting in the next year.
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why cant the CR8 be "5.0 sec or less"???
Well, they listed 5.0 and 5.0-5.1 on that page HumanWiki provided, so I'm going to assume that they're being precise and not giving ball park numbers. The same website gives 4.6 (6M) and 4.8 (6A) seconds for the Camaro. So I'd say their numbers are good.
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Old 12-08-2010, 03:30 AM   #11
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IMHO the Camaro is a MUCH MUCH more interesting design than the CR8 will ever be. The Camaro is much rarer compared to the CR8 in the middle east (with the normal Lumina, Lumina S, Lumina SS, and CR8 are practically everywhere you look).

Unless you regularly need to seat 4-5 people, really need the practicality of a sedan, and don't really care about being a few tenths of a second slower than a Camaro, then go for the CR8. It's the next best thing, being the "family man's" Camaro

All I know is that for me, while i'm still young with no family, I'll take the Camaro any day of the week. Because the back seats are very decently sized and I rarely have more than one passenger. Whatever you choose please, please get a manual and not an automatic

BTW, welcome to the site. I'm from Oman
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Thanks for the replays and opinions, and sorry i know my English is bad.
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IMHO the Camaro is a MUCH MUCH more interesting design than the CR8 will ever be. The Camaro is much rarer compared to the CR8 in the middle east (with the normal Lumina, Lumina S, Lumina SS, and CR8 are practically everywhere you look).

Unless you regularly need to seat 4-5 people, really need the practicality of a sedan, and don't really care about being a few tenths of a second slower than a Camaro, then go for the CR8. It's the next best thing, being the "family man's" Camaro

All I know is that for me, while i'm still young with no family, I'll take the Camaro any day of the week. Because the back seats are very decently sized and I rarely have more than one passenger. Whatever you choose please, please get a manual and not an automatic

BTW, welcome to the site. I'm from Oman
Lol thanks, Am from UAE - Dubai. and for the manual, i don't know about it. I study and work at same time. also dubai kinda have traffic. so manual will be little bit pain but i like it a lot. Ill think about it, because i found red camaro SS 2010 Red used and it has 4.2k kilometer and priced at 40800 Dollar which is around 150000 DHS, Automatic gear. the price is quit expensive. ill just keep searching
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Old 12-10-2010, 12:10 PM   #14
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The Used Camaro that you found is VERY expensive! I can help you find one for around 130000 Dirhams! And I understand the appeal of autos vs manuals, I just can't let myself miss out on all the fun that a manual offers. Yes, at first it was kind of a pain to get used to rowing the gears during traffic, but it became like second nature (to me at least) very quickly.

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