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Old 02-06-2009, 08:53 PM   #1
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Ok, dont hate me, but tough choice!

Ok, there are TONS of 07-08 gt500s with less than 10k miles selling for 33-35k. I currently have a 1ss/rs on order, so i will be spending around the same for either car. now i absolutely love the new camaro, but the gt500 has always been a dream. while the camaro is a brand new model, it will still be mass produced, and the shelby will always be a shelby while i feel the camaro will soon be old news just like the new mustangs. HALP!

Edit: I know this is a camaro site, but i hope you guys can leave the bias out of this.
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Old 02-06-2009, 08:55 PM   #2
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Good Luck!!! I hate Fords myself except for the F-150's.
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Old 02-06-2009, 08:56 PM   #3
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I think you chose the wrong site for that.
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Old 02-06-2009, 08:56 PM   #4
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i am fully aware, thats why i posted it on other sites as well.
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Old 02-06-2009, 08:58 PM   #5
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well its gonna be biased on what site your on

if its a ford site its gonna be the gt500

this site its mostly gonna be the camaro


a few words (test drive both cars then make your decision
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Old 02-06-2009, 09:25 PM   #6
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I don't like Ford at all.
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Old 02-06-2009, 09:31 PM   #7
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To tell you the truth, all bias aside, I don't see anyone paying as much for a 1SS as for a GT 500. Even If you get all the options.
So I don't see how you would spend the same amount on each one.
Unless you plan on modding the Camaro as soon as you get it, but I would consider those expenses apart from the total price.
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Old 02-06-2009, 09:40 PM   #8
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Ok, there are TONS of 07-08 gt500s with less than 10k miles selling for 33-35k. I currently have a 1ss/rs on order, so i will be spending around the same for either car. now i absolutely love the new camaro, but the gt500 has always been a dream. while the camaro is a brand new model, it will still be mass produced, and the shelby will always be a shelby while i feel the camaro will soon be old news just like the new mustangs. HALP!

Edit: I know this is a camaro site, but i hope you guys can leave the bias out of this.
In the end, you have to make a decision based on which car you feel meets your wants/desire more than the other. Considering that you don't even have the option of driving a SS Camaro yet, I think it would be impossible to make an educated decision between the two.

For some, just that fact that the car is manufactured by Ford is enough to disqualify it from consideration. To others, the opposite is true. Is there an immediate need to make a decision on your part? If not, why not wait until the Camaro hits the showroom and, if they let you, drive one and get a feel for it. Then go drive a GT500, again, if they let you. Then you can make a decision from an informed position. The low mile, GT500's are going to be out there for some time, so don't think that if you don't act immediately you will miss your opportunity to buy one.

On a related note, here is a video that does a decent job of mixing the heritage of the classic Shelby and the new version:


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Old 02-06-2009, 09:43 PM   #9
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I love mustangs, have had quite a few of them. Get the camaro, the name shelby doesnt mean that much anymore. He has whored himself out to ford and z max. I would have rather they just kept it named a cobra, I guess just putting the word "shelby" on it makes it something special?
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Old 02-06-2009, 09:46 PM   #10
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For me personally I would rather have the brand new car for the same money. At the end of the day though, you should buy the car that you want.
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Old 02-06-2009, 10:00 PM   #11
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To tell you the truth, all bias aside, I don't see anyone paying as much for a 1SS as for a GT 500. Even If you get all the options.
So I don't see how you would spend the same amount on each one.
Unless you plan on modding the Camaro as soon as you get it, but I would consider those expenses apart from the total price.
its a used gt500
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Im sure its been babied too. Previous owner was a little ol' lady? Suuuuuuure.
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its a used gt500
I wouldn't buy a used car

but that's just me.
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Old 02-06-2009, 10:18 PM   #14
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Im sure its been babied too. Previous owner was a little ol' lady? Suuuuuuure.
Seriously, a lot of them are low miles and hardly driven. A lot of people initially went out and bought these cars thinking they would be produced for two years only and in low numbers. Now that they have realized that the GT500 will be carried on through 2010, at least, many of them are selling. That and the current economic issues in the country are forcing some to divest themselves of their toys. Unfortunate for them, a blessing for those who are looking to get into one.
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