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Old 02-13-2009, 09:20 AM   #76
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OK, based on that comment, I am going to guess that the 2011 Camaro linup will include an LS7 version and some of the bells and whistles that were available on the BLACK and JR. cars.
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No, maybe offered aftermarket, but not factory. Don't hold your breath for a factory supercharger yet. No new colors that i know of, and we're "paint shop" usually the first to know.
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Ohhh Sweet Jeebus!...you just didn't do this did you?? Here we go
+1, Now I think I'll wait 'til 2011 to get my 2SS/RS if this is as good as you make it out to be. ") All hail the new 5th Gen. ")
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I think they need a stripped light weight model, roll windows, manual seats, just a base model with a high performance suspension, rear end, brakes, & motor....Supercharged as long as I am dreaming. The options would be A/C power brakes and steering, stereo and tented windows. This would be a high dollar car.

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lol no it's not outdated by anymeans. Read into it some more.

And if you can't some GMPP parts that are being mulled over may enlighten you.

I am just curious as to what you guys would like, paint wise, options. What some other cars have that you would like included.

I would love to have NAV, i use it all the time in my truck.
Would love to see a more true "Hugger Orange" color and the NAV and HUD. I would wait for the Z-28 also, but I'm anxious enough to get the 2SS/RS as it is. ")
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lol no it's not outdated by anymeans. Read into it some more.

And if you can't some GMPP parts that are being mulled over may enlighten you.

I am just curious as to what you guys would like, paint wise, options. What some other cars have that you would like included.

I would love to have NAV, i use it all the time in my truck.
GREEN! preferably a lighter metallic green and dark emerald green like what was on the '96 C/K series trucks... that color was called Emerald Green Metallic

do the windows have express up? or is it just down? if its just down, then add express window up as standard on the 2LT and 2SS models, optional on the 1LT and 1SS models

make ambient lighting a "my color" option like what is on the Mustang

parking assist sensor to let you know when something is behind the car as you're backing up

add a 30GB hard drive to the stereo options





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Same here, i am very excited to go out and buy a new Camaro. But I know what i want and i will just sit and suffer until it is produced, or not. In these times, I have to be careful what I buy as my job is not %100 secure. Oshawa Impala line is most likely on the chopping block, which may bump me out of a job. Time will tell. Generous Motors is starting to really piss alot of us off with their underhanded tactics towards the workers who had nothing to do with the mess GM is in right now.

SOOO we will see what happens on a new camaro purchase. Z/28 or nothing for me. My truck is going back in 1 year from it's lease and i wont buy another GM product if they pull out of canada. I could have a new Challanger in my driveway lol.

But back to the main topic. the 30 gig HD is a GREAT idea!!! Eliminate CD's and DVD's already. When a small micro SD card for your cellphone can hold more high quality igh def media then your dvd 9 or most Blu Ray discs, It's time to use that technology. I think that would be a great addition to the vehicle. Using smart micro sd cards as a option instead of the HD for your music. And also music on demand would be good too. Use your XM/On star antannea to hook up to the satellites for music on demand from the internet sites owned by or paritally owned by the manufactuing company.
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But back to the main topic. the 30 gig HD is a GREAT idea!!! Eliminate CD's and DVD's already. When a small micro SD card for your cellphone can hold more high quality igh def media then your dvd 9 or most Blu Ray discs, It's time to use that technology. I think that would be a great addition to the vehicle. Using smart micro sd cards as a option instead of the HD for your music. And also music on demand would be good too. Use your XM/On star antannea to hook up to the satellites for music on demand from the internet sites owned by or paritally owned by the manufactuing company.
Actually, I'm good with just making the USB port standard on all models. I really don't want a real 30GB HD included with the car. I can pick up a 32GB USB flash drive for $60 (link) and take that into the house or work with me and add more music when ever I want. I can also easily use a 64GB flash drive or whatever else comes along in the future.

One thing though, please move the USB port to a better location so it doesn't take up space in the center armrest storage area. That storage area is small enough as it is.
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I forgot one, do away with the sharkfin radio/onstar antena, low profile one like dodge boys use, look so much better.
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Since I'm going to have to wait until 2011-12 to buy one anyway, I figure I'll throw in my .02

Get rid of that stupid, non-functional hood scoop. I think the V6 fascia looks much cleaner. I love the cowl induction type hood. It doesn't even have to be functional, although functionality is always preferred. Save the scoops/bells/whistles for the high-end Z/28 model with the LS-7 (I think the LS9/A should be the ZL-1, since that was the big daddy). But I'm not a big fan of the scoop. Although I guess we can tell the ricers it adds 50rwhp.

NAV system, please. Almost every car is available with one of these, but leave it to GM to play catch up. I read in one of the magazines it wasn't being offered because this car wasn't marketed toward the upscale market (i.e. people who will pay the extra 2500 for it). STUPID. That's why the old F-bodies ultimately failed because they were marketed towards a certain group of people. The Mustang sells because it's marketed towards everyone. Horsepower junkies aren't the only people that think it's attractive. Women, girls, older men, young guys... It has a slightly less aggressive look to it that appeals to a broader spectrum of buyers. This Camaro is about as mean looking as a car can get, which I love, but a 16 year old highschool cheerleader probably won't. The outside of this car is phenomenal, but a cheap interior might be a breaking point of someone who wants a little CLASS with their beast. Plus the new Mustangs have it.

Which leads me to -- different interior. I like this interior, I do, but I think I will grow tired of it quickly. Sure, it's got lots of neat shaped buttons and colorful lights, but I think they went overboard with it. I would like something a little classier and cleaner looking. Especially the guages. I love how they're trying to bring back the '67/'68 look of the guages, but I think they're kind of small. Well, I say small. I think the centers are too big, leaving very little actual guage to be seen. And those louvers around them look too busy. Give me a guage that's a little bigger with a longer needle and bigger numbers. The seats are A++++ already - leave them. Especially if they have the accent stitching. That's the class I'm talking about. Makes it look upscale.

USB port standard on all models. Flash cards can plug right in, and just about every MP3 player has a USB cable to plug into your computer, so rather than the expense and space required for a HD, just do a USB port.

Smart Keys. My girlfriend's $16,000 2007 Nissan Sentra has this. I guess this shows how lazy I'm getting as I age, but there's something really nice about not having to ever take your keys out of your pocket and fumble for them just to get into your car. Especially when you're trying to flee from the aliens. Remote start would be nice, too.

HUD - couldn't care less about. If you're going too fast to be able to look down 30* to see your speedo, you shouldn't be going that fast.

Some lightweight 19" forged wheels. This could easily cut 7-10lbs off EACH of those huge, 20" cast wheels. I don't know why this big wheel trend is so popular. Has anyone ever picked one of these things up? I used to change tires at Sears years ago, and I HATED all those guys that brought in their cars with 20" wheels. Not only were they heavy as crap, changing low profile tires is never fun. Keep your dubs, GM. Give me some wheels that can perform.

The valved mufflers from the Corvette. They "only" add 6hp, but that's mostly because the exhaust is about as free flowing as they come (it is designed/made by Borla!), but to hear it ROAR at WOT is just toooo cool.

GMPP shorty headers STANDARD. Seriously, why aren't these standard? They don't hurt your MPG (if anything they would help), and since it has cats it would only be marginally louder if at all, so WHY AREN'T THEY STANDARD? They're the same stainless design as the manifolds that come on the LS engines (which almost look like micro shorty headers), so surely they wouldn't be that much more expensive to make/install than the manifolds.

Painted stripes, like Bumblebees. Sweeeeeet.

And those are the main things I would like to see that might actually have a chance. The next few are wishful thinking.

ZR1 BRAKES!!! The Brembos are A+, don't get me wrong. But CCM brakes (which, just FYI, were sourced from the Ferrari Enzo and FXX), would cut about 100lbs off the car, not to mention last longer. Obviously the costs would prohibit this being a standard element, but would be a great option for those looking to cut some unsprung, rotational mass.

Carbon fiber hood. I don't know what the hood weighs, but the one off my 1968 Camaro weighed a solid 70lbs. At least. A carbon fiber hood would weigh around 20. So there's another 50lbs gone.

Carbon fiber fenders/trunk lid would probably cut another 30-40lbs.

So with CCM brakes (100), CF hood/fenders/trunk lid (80), and some lightweight 19" wheels (30), suddenly your 3800lb light-heavyweight is down to the middleweight class at around 3600, which is more competitive with the new mustang's welterweight of 3500.
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Old 02-13-2009, 02:48 PM   #87
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so... 2011 model.

new features, what would you want?

Aside from the obvious Z28 "which i think i am personally holding out for"

And no i wont tell you what is coming in 2011 model year or subsequent model years "Gm already has a fairly good idea on whats coming" as Scott asked me not too and i wouldent anyways. I ain't skeered of suburbans, but some things must remain a secret for the time being, although i would LOVE to tell you because it would blow(n) your minds.

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Why why why would you do this? How could you ask us this when this car isn't even out yet?

2011 will blow my mind? So you're telling me the 2010 is outdated already? Great...
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i would step over my own mother for a blown 571 big block with duel king demon carbs. Fuel injection is nice. But i am partial to carburation for a musclecar.

I would also like to see the hideaway headlights, although it's not going to happen. A full hotchkis suspension setup. Sport and cruise mode that lowers the car closer to the road for a true G-machine.

I would also like the vette exhaust tips molded into the body for a side exhaust behind or in front of the rear tires. More hood choices with a retro look.

pushbutton start with electric and fuel cutoff switches.

So i am basically describing my Camaro in my garage right now but some of these things would be nice in the new Camaro.
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Climate control would be nice. I can't fathom why this isn't in the 2010 model.
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I would like a Z28 in 2011 also. Also a sidepipe option would be cool with a ZL1 hood. But as far as the 2010, I'd settle for an 80 Zedder signature on it someplace.
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Zedder, Scott, and the GM team:

All I ask is a reasonably priced Z28 that can compete with the GT500. And offer a slick green color if you can make it work on the body. If not then forget the green and like you said yourself..

Just make a Z. I'll be waiting at the dealership when it arrives.

Also, Scott and Zedder can check their PMs for a simple question on timetables. Just for planning purposes.
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Ok all i know is that CAFE and most states are getting stricter with their regulations. the 500+ hp camaro/ z28, needs to be built "PRONTO" because the longer GM waits the most likely its not going to happen. we really need this car for 2011.
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I like this idea! Basically, bring back the COPO while we still can!!! Not that I could afford it, but it would be cool to see this option "secretly" available again. Other than that, I would like to see:

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4. "Real" Hugger Orange available
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TVS1900 please.
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I would really like to see Jestream Blue offered... I'm paranoid that Aqua Blue is going to be too greenish when it's not in a showroom environment :(
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If I told you 2 things would happen. 1. You would have no reason to come back to the thread and keep me entertained at work. 2. My wife would kill me as I would be out of a job. And I did promise to buy her a late 60's fastback mustang in the next year that I could restore for her. "Yuck, mustang sharing MY garage with my Z28. I bet the stang wets itself everynight from intimidation"
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Some questions/comments - There is no RS specific fascia. The RS package only adds HIDs, 20in wheels with specific finish, darker taillamps, spoiler on non-SS models, colored roof ditch moldings, and badges. slot is SS only

Just wondering why you'd want the auto-dimming mirror eliminated. Do you want it optional, or do you want it removed completely? It's not that great of a feature, somewhat gimmicky imho and would save cost. I hope they pulled a part# from another model using that

And why would you ever want electric steering over hydraulic? You generally lose so much steering feel and communication. Sure it has a very marginal fuel economy gain, but is that really worth it? Heck no. The early versions of ES are quite antiquated by two designs out there today that would be a good fit for the V6.
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OK well the mail-slot has nothing to do with the RS package. The fascias are LS/LT or SS specific, not RS specific.

I see what you're saying about the auto-dimming mirror. Given how common they are and how long they have been around, I doubt the cost savings of removing it would be significant. But yeah, there isn't much point to auto-dimming interior mirrors. Dimming side mirrors would be nice.

Still gotta disagree with the EPS. Even if they have gotten better, a 1 mpg improvement just isn't enough to justify giving up a more natural, mechanical feel to the steering.
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There have been a few of us asking for green for quite some time. I'd like to see an updated version of the first gen. Rallye Green on my 2011/2012 Z/28!
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If I told you 2 things would happen. 1. You would have no reason to come back to the thread and keep me entertained at work. 2. My wife would kill me as I would be out of a job. And I did promise to buy her a late 60's fastback mustang in the next year that I could restore for her. "Yuck, mustang sharing MY garage with my Z28. I bet the stang wets itself everynight from intimidation"
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#1 is supercharger kit(you said still no factory s/c cars, nothing about a kit)
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#2....damn, I don't know what else would blow my mind....I wanna say GenV but the Vette will get it 1-2 years before anything else. I guess if we see the release of a C7 GenV powered Vette in the near future we may see it soon too since it will be nearly two years before our 2011 Camaros are out and that follows the time line pretty well.
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Since I'm going to have to wait until 2011-12 to buy one anyway, I figure I'll throw in my .02

Get rid of that stupid, non-functional hood scoop. I think the V6 fascia looks much cleaner. I love the cowl induction type hood. It doesn't even have to be functional, although functionality is always preferred. Save the scoops/bells/whistles for the high-end Z/28 model with the LS-7 (I think the LS9/A should be the ZL-1, since that was the big daddy). But I'm not a big fan of the scoop. Although I guess we can tell the ricers it adds 50rwhp.

NAV system, please. Almost every car is available with one of these, but leave it to GM to play catch up. I read in one of the magazines it wasn't being offered because this car wasn't marketed toward the upscale market (i.e. people who will pay the extra 2500 for it). STUPID. That's why the old F-bodies ultimately failed because they were marketed towards a certain group of people. The Mustang sells because it's marketed towards everyone. Horsepower junkies aren't the only people that think it's attractive. Women, girls, older men, young guys... It has a slightly less aggressive look to it that appeals to a broader spectrum of buyers. This Camaro is about as mean looking as a car can get, which I love, but a 16 year old highschool cheerleader probably won't. The outside of this car is phenomenal, but a cheap interior might be a breaking point of someone who wants a little CLASS with their beast. Plus the new Mustangs have it.

Which leads me to -- different interior. I like this interior, I do, but I think I will grow tired of it quickly. Sure, it's got lots of neat shaped buttons and colorful lights, but I think they went overboard with it. I would like something a little classier and cleaner looking. Especially the guages. I love how they're trying to bring back the '67/'68 look of the guages, but I think they're kind of small. Well, I say small. I think the centers are too big, leaving very little actual guage to be seen. And those louvers around them look too busy. Give me a guage that's a little bigger with a longer needle and bigger numbers. The seats are A++++ already - leave them. Especially if they have the accent stitching. That's the class I'm talking about. Makes it look upscale.

USB port standard on all models. Flash cards can plug right in, and just about every MP3 player has a USB cable to plug into your computer, so rather than the expense and space required for a HD, just do a USB port.

Smart Keys. My girlfriend's $16,000 2007 Nissan Sentra has this. I guess this shows how lazy I'm getting as I age, but there's something really nice about not having to ever take your keys out of your pocket and fumble for them just to get into your car. Especially when you're trying to flee from the aliens. Remote start would be nice, too.

HUD - couldn't care less about. If you're going too fast to be able to look down 30* to see your speedo, you shouldn't be going that fast.

Some lightweight 19" forged wheels. This could easily cut 7-10lbs off EACH of those huge, 20" cast wheels. I don't know why this big wheel trend is so popular. Has anyone ever picked one of these things up? I used to change tires at Sears years ago, and I HATED all those guys that brought in their cars with 20" wheels. Not only were they heavy as crap, changing low profile tires is never fun. Keep your dubs, GM. Give me some wheels that can perform.

The valved mufflers from the Corvette. They "only" add 6hp, but that's mostly because the exhaust is about as free flowing as they come (it is designed/made by Borla!), but to hear it ROAR at WOT is just toooo cool.

GMPP shorty headers STANDARD. Seriously, why aren't these standard? They don't hurt your MPG (if anything they would help), and since it has cats it would only be marginally louder if at all, so WHY AREN'T THEY STANDARD? They're the same stainless design as the manifolds that come on the LS engines (which almost look like micro shorty headers), so surely they wouldn't be that much more expensive to make/install than the manifolds.

Painted stripes, like Bumblebees. Sweeeeeet.

And those are the main things I would like to see that might actually have a chance. The next few are wishful thinking.

ZR1 BRAKES!!! The Brembos are A+, don't get me wrong. But CCM brakes (which, just FYI, were sourced from the Ferrari Enzo and FXX), would cut about 100lbs off the car, not to mention last longer. Obviously the costs would prohibit this being a standard element, but would be a great option for those looking to cut some unsprung, rotational mass.

Carbon fiber hood. I don't know what the hood weighs, but the one off my 1968 Camaro weighed a solid 70lbs. At least. A carbon fiber hood would weigh around 20. So there's another 50lbs gone.

Carbon fiber fenders/trunk lid would probably cut another 30-40lbs.

So with CCM brakes (100), CF hood/fenders/trunk lid (80), and some lightweight 19" wheels (30), suddenly your 3800lb light-heavyweight is down to the middleweight class at around 3600, which is more competitive with the new mustang's welterweight of 3500.
LOL, yeah you dropped 200 lbs. but added $30,000 to the price. I love Camaros, but for 70K+, I'll buy a z06.
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Old 07-07-2009, 01:11 PM   #100
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how bout a yenko that would be great!!!
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