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Old 01-18-2009, 05:35 PM   #1
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Video!! Insight into Camaro performance and Handling

Alright...its not the camaro...but its the car with the early Zeta platform...a little weaker engine...slimmer tires...but still does .3 less than a 911 Turbo on the TOP GEAR track

Heres the video...please watch...the camaro can only be better than this car...but this car should offer a "preview" to people who want to know what an SS might handle like

http://video.google.com/videosearch?...=top+gear+VXR#

Its awesome...and the Brits actually love this car in the end...so does that mean that they should automatically love the new camaro...it would seem so
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Old 01-18-2009, 05:38 PM   #2
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Been posted here a while back. I have the full episode on itunes. Definitely should reassure anyone worried about performance and handling, and probably previews a favorable review for the Camaro!
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Old 01-18-2009, 05:43 PM   #3
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Alright...its not the camaro...but its the car with the early Zeta platform...a little weaker engine...slimmer tires...but still does .3 less than a 911 Turbo on the TOP GEAR track

Heres the video...please watch...the camaro can only be better than this car...but this car should offer a "preview" to people who want to know what an SS might handle like

http://video.google.com/videosearch?...=top+gear+VXR#

Its awesome...and the Brits actually love this car in the end...so does that mean that they should automatically love the new camaro...it would seem so
I'd say this is still a big stretch, they are not very near the same car. Same platform sure, but should be very different.
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Exactly. The point is, if a larger sedan can do that, imagine what a smaller sport coupe will do given similar mechanicals and engineering.
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Exactly. The point is, if a larger sedan can do that, imagine what a smaller sport coupe will do given similar mechanicals and engineering.
No doubt performance will be pretty good, besting most likely the other modern muscle cars but she will still be a fatty when optioned up. Cant wait to see some track/test times, they should be starting to spill in Motor Trend, et al. in the next couple of months...i guess IF GM let's them.
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I remember this one. It's my second favorite only to the ZR1/CTS-V/Challenger episode. Thanks for the like!!
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