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View Poll Results: Why aren't you getting the convertible Camaro?
I just prefer coupes 141 60.52%
I don't feel like waiting 57 24.46%
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Old 03-14-2009, 06:59 PM   #1
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Why aren't YOU getting a convertible?

So for those of you who are getting your coupe soon (or sometime this year), what made you decide to get the coupe, and not wait for the convertible?

Do you not like convertibles? Is the wait too long for you? Or are you getting both?

For me, it's because I can't use the convertible much where I live. And I don't like the look of it when it's closed.
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Old 03-14-2009, 07:01 PM   #2
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And I don't like the look of it when it's closed.
Until now, I just found one picture of a closed convertible.
Does anybody have some?

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Old 03-14-2009, 07:02 PM   #3
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Couldnt wait that long. I may have to trade it in when the convertable comes out.
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Old 03-14-2009, 07:03 PM   #4
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need another option up there.... less weight to deal with along with frame rigidity for the track....lol
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well for one I have to wait anyway but I prefer the coupe never liked the cloth tops. If it were a hard top convertible like the G6 then I would definately get convertible. But Im not complaining. I just prefer the coupe
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Old 03-14-2009, 07:32 PM   #7
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Old 03-14-2009, 07:33 PM   #8
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Personally it's because I hate convertibles as they will eventually leak plus I would never use it so why pay thousands extra for something you will never use?
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other, I like coups and didn't want to wait
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Old 03-14-2009, 08:24 PM   #11
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Old 03-14-2009, 08:27 PM   #12
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Old 03-14-2009, 08:35 PM   #13
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need another option up there.... less weight to deal with along with frame rigidity for the track....lol
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Old 03-14-2009, 08:39 PM   #14
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I live in Oregon, with an average rainfall of 41.5" per year.... the convertible would be a stupid choice. Now if I lived in Cali, AZ or somewhere warm, different story. People who live here and have convertibles get to enjoy them about 3 days a year.
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Old 03-14-2009, 08:42 PM   #15
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Cause I have a 69 Cadillac convertible, and I don't think sports cars should be convertibles or automatics for that matter. JMHO. However they do look nice but just not my thing.
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Old 03-14-2009, 08:55 PM   #16
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Until now, I just found one picture of a closed convertible.
Does anybody have some?

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You ask, and you shall recieve. The last 2 are from Tran. I dont recall who posted the first one. Enjoy
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Old 03-14-2009, 09:02 PM   #17
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Coupes maintain the bodylines and that magnificent greenhouse that makes the car so appealing in the first place. Not to mention a 'vert is never a good idea for the performance-minded enthusiast.
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Old 03-14-2009, 09:03 PM   #18
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I prefer the convertible and would be getting that if i could, but cant wait that long. my current car has 170k miles on it and im putting another 3-4k a month on it. I love the alero to death and am initially keeping it as the daily driver but dont think it can hold up to 200k + it would need to wait for the convertible.
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structural rigidity, weight, and price are all reasons I'm not getting a convertible. This is one of the few convertibles that looks great with both the top up and down, and it would be nice to have an open air driving experience, but the three reasons for not getting one are too strong.
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The idea of a convertible car has never appealed to me. I hate the way they look when "closed", and I still don't even like them when they're open. Driving it, I think it would feel too open, IMO. I would not like all of the noise and wind. And I would be pissed to find bird sh!t in my seat
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Old 03-14-2009, 09:52 PM   #21
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Already have three vert's in the toy chest, need a coupe for some change!
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Old 03-14-2009, 10:59 PM   #22
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i don't mind having one, but i'm with spike on that \/

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need another option up there.... less weight to deal with along with frame rigidity for the track....lol
it's also easier to maintain & you ain't gotta worry about getting rips in sheet metal
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Old 03-15-2009, 12:49 AM   #23
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I personally am getting the Coupe because I already have a Convertible.

2007 Saturn SKY Redline

But I only bought that back in 2007 because they pushed the Camaro all the way from 2006 to 2010, and I needed a Man Toy in the worst way.


Plus the Camaro needs to be a hard top in my opinion, looks more aggressive.
The SKY was designed as a convertible and the Camaro was designed as a hard top!
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Old 03-15-2009, 12:53 AM   #24
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I do like convertibles but the whole mean look of the Camaro is lost when the top is missing. If I want a convertible I would get a merc or something else. The Camaro is a muscle car and without the top it loses the "power".
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Old 03-15-2009, 01:12 AM   #25
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Honestly I've never actually driven a convertible lol so i can't comment on how it feels but i think convertibles only look good on certain cars. muscle cars just happen to not be one of those cars IMO. BMW, Mercedes, Audi, etc. all those cars look good in convertibles and i would drive those in convertible. not a camaro or a mustang or anything like that
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