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Old 07-01-2007, 04:47 AM   #18
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I loved it from day one. Like what has been said before, It wasn't made to look retro. It was made to be instantly recognizable as a CAMARO. It does that job very well in my opinion. It looks like the 1st gen evolved seperate from the other Camaros into this one. I would change the grille out to suit my personal tastes, but I think the front end as it is looks just fine. I haven't even seen this car in person yet, so I'm sure I'll be blown away when I do. Hopefully one will show up somewhere I can get to after I get back to the States.
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Old 07-01-2007, 10:34 AM   #19
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I loved it from day one. Like what has been said before, It wasn't made to look retro. It was made to be instantly recognizable as a CAMARO. It does that job very well in my opinion. It looks like the 1st gen evolved seperate from the other Camaros into this one. I would change the grille out to suit my personal tastes, but I think the front end as it is looks just fine. I haven't even seen this car in person yet, so I'm sure I'll be blown away when I do. Hopefully one will show up somewhere I can get to after I get back to the States.
And we hope you get back here safe and sound in the very near future to check it out. You won't be able to walk away from it. It is that beautiful.
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Old 07-01-2007, 08:45 PM   #20
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"2008 camaro front nose, do you like it??"
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Old 07-02-2007, 09:30 AM   #21
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You all have good points, especially "whats it matter if all they see is tail lights" lol
i just thought the grill should have been more retro ,I mean come on we're in the retro years ,the 4th generation was futuristic enough, it was getting to the point where all the cars were looking like door wedge stoppers(that you use under the door to keep it open)
Chrysler ,nah ,they goffed with the 4-door Charger ,they could have called it a satelite or coronet, but no they goofed. Ford did well with the Mustang ,I almost wanted one till the girl across the street brought one home and I drove it ,still rides like a 69 mustang,rough! Camaros' and Firebirds have always been a favorite ,rode better ,and steered much better. Now if Pontiac would join the band wagon and put out a T/A ,the narrow front could retro to the 78 T/A's, but who knows.
well I've said my thoughts ,guess whats done is done ,how come they didnt ask us first ,huh? lol
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I agree on the rough riding new Mustangs... a friend of mine got a new GT and much to my great disapproval wanted me to ride down the road with her... It took a lot to get up and go and it was rough as all get out! I wasn't impressed at all!


To answer the overall question: I have ALWAYS loved the whole car! Like I have said before, I don't like the gauges inside the car because of the reason stated before... It will be hard to see just exactly how fast you're going and it will be hard to argue out of a ticket lol But I also believe they will change that up and make it a bit easier to read
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Old 07-02-2007, 11:56 AM   #22
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Ive loved her since I first layed eyes on her. my wife is an import fan, and she's been trying to get me into a toyota or something thats bigger than my camaro. but as soon as I saw the 09 camaro I told her thats my next car. she can get a toyota. Ill be damned If I get one
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Old 07-02-2007, 12:45 PM   #23
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I would much rather have a Toyota than a Honda or something lol... My dad has had a Toyota Tacoma & a Toyota Tundra, both were excellent trucks!

Atleast a Toyota is an American Made vehicle!
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Old 07-02-2007, 12:57 PM   #24
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I really love the new look!! I think that what GM settled on is a great comprimise between the old Camaro's and the Camaro's of the future !! I also think that it looks better then this concept...

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Old 07-02-2007, 02:01 PM   #25
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I really love the new look!! I think that what GM settled on is a great comprimise between the old Camaro's and the Camaro's of the future !! I also think that it looks better then this concept...

Cheers!!
It's a camaro gone euro. The front end slopes down like a 911 slant nose or a ferrari. It's losing the masculinity a little bit for a more streamlined body.
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Old 07-02-2007, 02:38 PM   #26
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Atleast a Toyota is an American Made vehicle!
There's a whole "can of worms" I could open up regarding Toyota and the companies push to convince the American public that Toyota vehicle's are "American". I think I'll keep quiet.


Toyota's, Honda's, Nissan's, etc. aren't for me. Nothing against those that own one, just not for me.
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Old 07-02-2007, 02:49 PM   #27
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There's a whole "can of worms" I could open up regarding Toyota and the companies push to convince the American public that Toyota vehicle's are "American". I think I'll keep quiet.


Toyota's, Honda's, Nissan's, etc. aren't for me. Nothing against those that own one, just not for me.
I have to fully Agree with EVERY word above.....
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Old 07-02-2007, 04:03 PM   #28
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I'm just saying that a Toyota is a "decently" made vehicle that really keeps its value... When my parents traded both of the trucks, they didn't lose much money at all on either of them.
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Old 07-02-2007, 05:04 PM   #29
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I'm just saying that a Toyota is a "decently" made vehicle that really keeps its value... When my parents traded both of the trucks, they didn't lose much money at all on either of them.
As the saying goes, "to each their own".

I wasn't trying to argue, or offend, just offering a thought on a subject I feel strongly about.

I hope your parents get many years of enjoyment from their Toyota.
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They dont have it anymore, mom now has a Pontiac Torrent Not sure why... They always had sportscars when I was little and now want SUV's lol
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Old 07-02-2007, 05:53 PM   #31
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They dont have it anymore, mom now has a Pontiac Torrent Not sure why... They always had sportscars when I was little and now want SUV's lol
You MUST convert them back to sports cars! Preferably the 5th Gen. Camaro!

They should get a coupe for your Dad, and a 'vert for your Mom!

Either that, or else.....:slice:

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well, mom has the Torrent, Dad has a Honda CBR600, and I have the Camaro. I'm sure they will be looking for something else soon haha they never keep anything long! :P
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Old 07-02-2007, 08:51 PM   #33
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The front of the Camaro is perfect, it screams AMERICAN MUSCLE, I have always loved the way the entire car looks, I can't wait to see one in person. Looks like I might be waiting a while.
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The front of the Camaro is perfect, it screams AMERICAN MUSCLE, I have always loved the way the entire car looks, I can't wait to see one in person. Looks like I might be waiting a while.
If you loved the Camaro just from pics, you're going to go ballistic when you see it in person.

As many have said, it is MUCH better looking in person. There are a LOT of angles in pics that I look and think 'urgh, that is not attractive at all', but in person every angle is flawless.

I actually wonder if that is why some people complain about the front end. It's usually the front end that looks bad in pics. Not so in person though.
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