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Old 04-16-2011, 12:10 AM   #26
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Becky, can you do me a favor and try to find out if a sunroof option will be available on the ZL1. I would be very appreciative.
It will be available!
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Old 04-16-2011, 01:03 AM   #28
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Old 04-16-2011, 01:37 AM   #29
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I LIKE! I'm a bit partial to 10 Spoke designs....loved the look on my 01 SS and my Z06.

Will the optional SSX Wheels on the ZL1 be available in Competition Gray ?

Also might be interesting how they compare weight-wise to the "normal" ZL1 wheels.
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Have the SSX wheels been confirmed as an available option for the ZL1 or are they just trying to gather feedback for the possibility?
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Old 04-16-2011, 08:18 AM   #31
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Have the SSX wheels been confirmed as an available option for the ZL1 or are they just trying to gather feedback for the possibility?

From what I read yup its an option, infact according to fbodfather on
another thread this is the second ZL1 car made and is showing off these
SSX rims. I just wonder if there's a wieght differance between the two, and if they could show both at the NY auto show.
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RPO option or an accessory?

That will make a huge price difference. It would be real nice if it's an RPO, than you don't have to deal with installation hassles and the accessory gazillion percent markup.
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RPO option or an accessory?

That will make a huge price difference. It would be real nice if it's an RPO, than you don't have to deal with installation hassles and the accessory gazillion percent markup.


I'd get them either way, but really prefer not to pay a lot of money like the current 21" option and be stuck with two sets of wheels.
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Just make it with an Automatic option with a Navigation system PLEASE.......
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Old 04-17-2011, 03:32 PM   #36
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Old 04-18-2011, 11:40 AM   #38
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Those look sort of like CTS-V wheels, which are a major pain to keep clean since there tends to be lots of brake dust accumulation. At least the black color should hide the brake dust.

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Old 04-18-2011, 04:01 PM   #39
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I am thinking that these wheels are lighter even than the normal forged ZL1 wheels and they would make an excellent track day set of wheels and tires. I still prefer the standard ZL1 wheels as my favorites so far.
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I am thinking that these wheels are lighter even than the normal forged ZL1 wheels and they would make an excellent track day set of wheels and tires. I still prefer the standard ZL1 wheels as my favorites so far.

I agree, although I also prefer them from an aesthetics standpoint. I wonder if these will be offered in a track package of sorts or if they will just be a stand alone option.
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Old 04-18-2011, 04:57 PM   #41
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i still like the origianl ZL1 rims better.... but these would be sweet as an option for sure.
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Old 04-18-2011, 05:24 PM   #42
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I love these SSX wheels and they looked killer in person!!
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Old 04-18-2011, 07:56 PM   #43
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Stupid question...are the ground effects on the ZL black or dark charcoal gray?
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Old 04-18-2011, 08:13 PM   #44
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Stupid question...are the ground effects on the ZL black or dark charcoal gray?
They look flat black to me, maybe someone who was there can say for sure!
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They are flat black.
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Old 04-18-2011, 09:13 PM   #46
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Even better to match the flat black stripe.
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SSX wheels look sick! Wouldn't mind thme in polished aluminum either!
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Old 04-21-2011, 12:01 AM   #48
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those wheels do look really good. still hate the hood and Front fascia
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Those are much better than the polished wheels that were on the reveal car.
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Those are much better than the polished wheels that were on the reveal car.
While I also like them better than the original wheels that the ZL1 debuted with, those original wheels have really grown on me. They have a more substantial, muscle car look as someone else mentioned earlier. The SSX wheels IMO match the design ZL1 very well also with their sharp, angular spokes. The black finish and concave, thin, and angular spokes give the ZL1 a very mean and athletic track look. Different strokes for different folks, and I think GM did a great job on both designs that provide two different, distinct looks.

I just want to reiterate how happy I am that GM decided to make the SSX wheels available as an option. As soon as I saw them on the SSX car, it was love at first sight. IMO they are the best 20" forged monoblock design that I have seen for the 5th gen, aftermarket or OEM. As much as I lusted after photoshop pics of the ZL1 with SSX wheels, I never realistically thought it would happen. This announcement completely blindsighted me with pure awesomeness.

Once again, thank you so much GM for making my dream and vision for my future ZL1 a reality.

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