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View Poll Results: If the "HP edition" Camaro was called Z28:
Yes, I would still be interested in purchasing the car. 537 78.17%
No, I wouldn't buy it because that's not what I think it should be called. 150 21.83%
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Old 01-15-2011, 04:33 PM   #85
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The "SSX" that everyone talks about has Pfadt coilovers and suspension components.

There is no way that will work with the magnetic suspension.

Besides, that's a fully preped track car. No way GM will make that type of car availble to the public.
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Old 01-15-2011, 05:01 PM   #86
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If its not a Z28 then I dont want it. I will keep my SS. The only other Camaro I will buy will be a Z28 if they ever build one. I want the heritage , I want the the nameplate that comes with a Z anything else will just be a supercharged Camaro in my mind. JMO
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Old 01-15-2011, 05:10 PM   #87
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I really like the comments I'm reading in here!!

Keep 'em coming guys!!!

And remember to vote!!

Yes -- if you would rather buy a car named "Z28"
No -- if you would only buy it if it were named something else.
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Old 01-15-2011, 05:24 PM   #88
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I really like the comments I'm reading in here!!

Keep 'em coming guys!!!

And remember to vote!!

Yes -- if you would rather buy a car named "Z28"
No -- if you would only buy it if it were named something else.
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If the engineers are saying, "We can do better by the Z/28 heritage." Fine, call it HP and get started on the Z/28.

They can use that new 5.5 liter, along with a close ratio trans, 4.1 diff gears, light interior, hard suspension bushings etc.

Can't call it ZL1, they're letting SLP use that.
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Old 01-15-2011, 05:36 PM   #89
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Hell yea.I'll buy it no matter what they call it.Sweet car is a sweet car
I would like to see a Z/28 personally.
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Old 01-15-2011, 05:36 PM   #90
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If the engineers are saying, "We can do better by the Z/28 heritage." Fine, call it HP and get started on the Z/28.

They can use that new 5.5 liter, along with a close ratio trans, 4.1 diff gears, light interior, hard suspension bushings etc.

Can't call it ZL1, they're letting SLP use that.
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Old 01-15-2011, 05:41 PM   #91
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I know everyone on this site are looking forward to a new Z/28 being released in the future as I am but I really do not think it will matter much if this higher hp edition is named it or not. Really I think they need to name it something new and fresh to add to Camaro as a new model that can create a legacy of its own as the Z/28 & ZL-1 have in the past. The Z/28 should be saved I think for the 6th gen introduction in 2014 or 2015 then we will have 4 different models to choose from V6/RS, SS, Z/28, High HP model, along with the convertible. Either way the Camaro brand is soooooo strong now that the Z/28 will return in the future soon I guarantee it and it will be even more special when it does!
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Old 01-15-2011, 06:14 PM   #92
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even though it might not be called the z28, the style is going to be new.
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Old 01-15-2011, 06:38 PM   #93
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Really? If they used the IROC-Z name plate, that doesn't mean that hey have to have the race series start all over again. Who's going to care if the series doesn't exist if the name plate is used. When I owned mine it was after the series was over but my car still said IROC-Z on the side of the car
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Old 01-15-2011, 06:41 PM   #94
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I think this is much ado about nothing. "HP Edition" maybe the internal designation for the program but does anyone honestly think that sounds like something a marketing team at GM would land on. Vehicle development programs rarely operate under the same name the product is eventually be sold under, especially when it comes to performance vehicles.
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Old 01-15-2011, 06:43 PM   #95
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Although I doubt it, it would be cool to see IROC and the IROC Camaro back. It would really be cool to just see a racing series of Camaro, Mustang, Challenger, but using the cars as close to stock as possible.
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Theres the CMC which is the Camaro(&firebird) Mustang Challenge. And there is the American Iron Racing League which is basically open to all American muscle.

They're both held by NASA, National Auto Sport Association
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This is the 5th generation Camaro that I have waited patiently to buy. Power, handling, styling, the best of what GM has to offer to us today. The Z/28 was originally developed to be an absolute screamer on the race track by putting the best parts available into a package for a special Camaro. The heritage associated with this nameplate is second to none. If this car is going to be the pinnacle of Camaro performance in the 5th generation platform, then it deserves a name none other than Z/28.
Exactly!!
Please dont give GM any ideas! The Z/28 must return to its rightful place PERIOD!!
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Old 01-15-2011, 06:56 PM   #97
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What if it was called the GT575? Would you still not care lol
it could be called anything. just take the god damn badges off it you dont like it.
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For people that don't know the heritage of the Z28 or don't care then I would tend to agree. However, I believe this is a minority opinion.
heritage of the Z28??? this car is not what the z28 is. this is something other than what a z28 is known for. therfore it should be called something lese. but you guys here are so wrapped up in the z28 nameplate....and it hasnt even been confirmed as the "z28" yet!
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