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Old 02-18-2009, 05:01 PM   #29
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The SS and Z28 are already done. There just won't be any future high performance vehicles until GM is financially healthy.
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:02 PM   #30
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sigh...

I think I'll just have to get with the times...

No more V8s for a while I guess

anyone know a prius forum?
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:02 PM   #31
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I would be interested in knowing if this decision was based on profitabilty for such vehicles or if was just deemed politically incorrect. For example, has GM analyzed the cost to design and produce these high-performance vehicles vs their ROI?

I say bring back the COPO cars, let specialzed dealers order them and then build specialty versions and even have them titled under a non-gm or chevy name. Similar to what Saleen did for the Mustang. That might allow them to get under the CAFE standards since I don't think those rules apply to limited production vehicles are mfg's that produce small numbers.
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:03 PM   #32
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That's exactly why I'm buying now,NOT taking a chance on there not being another run of these cars...future don't look good for anything making any power!
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:05 PM   #33
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im still hoping for a duramaro that I can run off french fry oil.
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:05 PM   #34
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sigh...

I think I'll just have to get with the times...

No more V8s for a while I guess

anyone know a prius forum?
Pull yourself together man! *smacks ponycrusher*
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:05 PM   #35
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The SS and Z28 are already done. There just won't be any future high performance vehicles until GM is financially healthy.
Z28 is done but they aren't going to release it any time soon....

maybe in a few years...
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:05 PM   #36
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Holy overreaction, Batman!

The Camaro SS is already done, of course they'll keep building them, hell, people on this site have been driving them. The CTS-V will continue production, Cobalt SS will continue production, blah blah blah.

All it means is that future engineering/development of high-performance models has been suspended until further notice. Nothing more.
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:06 PM   #37
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sigh...

I think I'll just have to get with the times...

No more V8s for a while I guess

anyone know a prius forum?
You're gonna laugh at this thread below..

http://priuschat.com/forums/2010-toy...sell-msrp.html
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:06 PM   #38
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I figured this day would come...

I wonder what'll happen to Corvette?
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:08 PM   #39
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Pull yourself together man! *smacks ponycrusher*


I was just kidding, the prius is a POS

I sat in one the other day, thing was fully loaded, but it still didn't have power seats..... ridiculous. only one toyota in the showroom had power seats
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I figured this day would come...

I wonder what'll happen to Corvette?
^GM would rather kill off all other performance models before they kill the Corvette. But I'm suspecting the C7 is a long ways a way.
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Hold on guys.....the SS Camaro is a "regular" production car. The "SS" models and other "hi-po" cars included in that area are the ones requiring "extra" work to build, such as the "V" Cadi's, Cobalt SS and HHR SS, which are built off of a "regular" production model. The SS Camaro was always meant to be produced right from the start of the model, not an afterthought as the others. Say goodbye to a kick-ass Silverado SS and a next generation of STS-V's to go with the CTS-V.
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:10 PM   #42
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there goes my dreams for an aveo SS
Not to mention the G3 GXP. That was going to be sweeeeeeet!

Not!
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