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Old 07-03-2011, 09:31 PM   #101
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YUCK! Someone get rid of that gold bowtie on the steering wheel! Why doesn't it say Camaro?!
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Old 07-03-2011, 09:38 PM   #102
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well i just bought my 2011 2LT cyber grey camaro 2 weeks ago tomorrow,and i have to say that im glad i did,i do not like the new dash and cant stand the new steering wheel....i love my 2011 steering wheel and would not part with it
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Old 07-03-2011, 09:40 PM   #103
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Looks great, but I am not a fan of the cruze/equinox style steering wheel.
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Old 07-03-2011, 09:46 PM   #104
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It’s gorgeous! But for a moment there I almost rubbed my eye-balls right out of their sockets. I thought I was color blind. The interior is awesome with the two tone colour of black and orange or red. Ay Carramba!
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Old 07-03-2011, 10:53 PM   #105
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What does the button below the hazards do? It still looks like a lock/unlock button. Is it now a redundant setup?
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Old 07-03-2011, 10:54 PM   #106
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What does the button below the hazards do? It still looks like a lock/unlock button. Is it now a redundant setup?
Yes, redundant setup.
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Old 07-03-2011, 11:20 PM   #107
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I've asked this question alot, but is a steering wheel swap possible?
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Old 07-03-2011, 11:22 PM   #108
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Not digging the new wheel at all... far too generic.

I don't understand the complaints about the steering wheel in the '10's and '11's being hard to hold. I've never understood that... isn't a problem at all to hold it for me, I love how it feels in my hands (no quoting out of context please!!).

I like the leather on the dash, a nice little touch, don't see the need for the lock/unlock switch to be on the door... it clutters up a nice simple door layout.

And the gauges, really don't like how they look. It's like someone needed to increase the font about 10pt but forgot to when it went to production... just looks weird.

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Steering wheel = poo.
Dash panel = nice!
Doorlock placement = pointless.
Gauges = poo.
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Old 07-03-2011, 11:33 PM   #109
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watta car??????.........I wish I have one.......
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Old 07-03-2011, 11:41 PM   #110
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I've asked this question alot, but is a steering wheel swap possible?
Grant makes an aftermarket wheel that the factory airbag and controls fit into and looks awesome I think

http://www.grantproducts.com/product...h/#65/3/70/103
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Old 07-03-2011, 11:50 PM   #111
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The steering wheel controls are for cruise on left side and radio volume , source, mute, and radio channel/CD track changing, as wheel as for Bluetooth connectivity
Love the dash stitching, but if they are gong to make some steering wheel changes why in the world did they not relocate the radio controls to the left side of the steering wheel??? If you are going to pick up your right hand to control the stereo its just as easy to use the head unit - and actually it is easier to find the knobs anyway. I mean they are just about useless to us M6 owners. But again, love the dash stitching...
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Old 07-03-2011, 11:55 PM   #112
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Not digging the new wheel at all... far too generic.

I don't understand the complaints about the steering wheel in the '10's and '11's being hard to hold. I've never understood that... isn't a problem at all to hold it for me, I love how it feels in my hands (no quoting out of context please!!).

I like the leather on the dash, a nice little touch, don't see the need for the lock/unlock switch to be on the door... it clutters up a nice simple door layout.

And the gauges, really don't like how they look. It's like someone needed to increase the font about 10pt but forgot to when it went to production... just looks weird.

In summary:

Steering wheel = poo.
Dash panel = nice!
Doorlock placement = pointless.
Gauges = poo.

It's because the Steering Wheel (While I have no problem with it at all) is absolutely 100% not ergonomic and is about looks not comfort, it is not a good steering wheel if someone wants to track with their car (and I mean actually track, none of that 0-60 ¼ mile crap anyone can drive in a straight line). My Camaro handles better than my 03' 350Z and weights a lot more too but the steering wheel just doesn't feel as good as the 350Z which is what most people were complaining about and you should see the V6 Gauges in Canada they are absolutely horrific the size of font they used.
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Old 07-04-2011, 12:01 AM   #113
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I like some of the new additions. Especially the steering wheel. I wish it had Camaro logo or the old red white blue shield on the center too, but it looks a lot better and more functional. The old steering wheel even if retro looked really too big with that center piece. If they could have made it more retro and could have shrunk center down a bit while still being air bag friendly I would have liked it better than the new one. I test drove a 2010 and it just didn't do it for me as the interior was lacking that feel that the exterior had. I do like the dash padding as that was another thing I didn't really like about the dash. It had that hard dash look and feel as my cobalt. I guess I'm a old soul trapped in a 26 year old body as like the classics better with the soft dash padding and smooth plastic. Now with the updates I hope to someday own one as the interior now matches the soul of the exterior.
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Old 07-04-2011, 12:29 AM   #114
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At some point man we all disagree with a statement. In fact if we all had the same tastes or opinions it would be kind of boring. The difference is some people disagree and say so in a mature and civil way. On the other hand some people lack the ability to disagree without insulting other people. Don't say " with all due respect" and in that same sentence disrespect me. If there is any hint of dumbness it would be in your inability to state you disagree and leave it at that. Learns your manners dude...
Children who list their parents cars and act like they're theirs.....

I think the main point to be taken from all of the people who are actually old enough, and do drive Camaros.... who are stating they don't like the new steering wheel, is when you piss off the enthusiast community you make a watered down product that will chase away repeat buyers.
I bought a Camaro because it's not - sorry, wasn't - a parts bin car. Now in just its third year it's already heading down that road. But I guarantee the price won't go down. And don't you think it should with reused parts?!
The door lock switch on the door looks quickly and poorly designed. Like an afterthought.
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Old 07-04-2011, 01:13 AM   #115
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Yes it does. Will let you know how it runs after I put some miles on it!
Just to have a better picture! So its 323hp.. Great thats what i was waiting for.. Tell us about the exhaust & that lovely noise .. Cuz the current V6 engine is not giving a great music
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Old 07-04-2011, 01:38 AM   #116
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About the only thing I'm interested in is the passenger seat.....the upgrades they made for the 2012 SS suspension I could buy cheaper and better parts most likely.
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Old 07-04-2011, 02:08 AM   #117
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Nice

The only thing I like over my 2010 is the power locks switch located on the door.

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Old 07-04-2011, 02:28 AM   #118
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I honestly liked the pre-2011 steering wheel and gauges... I feel that they have much more personality and retro look to them... what do you guys think?
Agree
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Old 07-04-2011, 03:11 AM   #119
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Old 07-04-2011, 05:05 AM   #120
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Seriously what do you expect, its going to sound like v6

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Old 07-04-2011, 07:21 AM   #121
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It's hard to tell due to the light, but did they change the lower grill?

I do like the stitching on the dash, but I prefer my 2010's steering wheel.
The lower grill looks the same to me... it looks different than yours because it's a V6.
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Old 07-04-2011, 09:02 AM   #122
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love my 2010 but congrats on yours nice ride!
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Old 07-04-2011, 10:04 AM   #123
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Children who list their parents cars and act like they're theirs.....

I think the main point to be taken from all of the people who are actually old enough, and do drive Camaros.... who are stating they don't like the new steering wheel, is when you piss off the enthusiast community you make a watered down product that will chase away repeat buyers.
I bought a Camaro because it's not - sorry, wasn't - a parts bin car. Now in just its third year it's already heading down that road. But I guarantee the price won't go down. And don't you think it should with reused parts?!
The door lock switch on the door looks quickly and poorly designed. Like an afterthought.
Excuse me for having enough pride in my father's 30 years at GM to list all the cars we've been able to buy in the last 15 years. You know nothing about me.

The steering wheel was redesigned BECAUSE PEOPLE DIDN'T LIKE IT. There are TONS of reviews out there that praised the 2010-2011 models immensely but the #1 sticking point out of most of them was that the steering wheel was flat-out uncomfortable to use. The corporate steering wheel, on the other hand, is arguably one of the most comfortable wheels in the industry right now.

It's like Scott always says: For every one person you make happy, you piss off another person.

Just wait. A year from now, nobody will care about the steering wheel. It's just like every other stupid freakout on this site. The SS front fascia, the headlights on the IVERs, the ambient lighting, the convertible's trunk lock cylinder, etc. Everyone said they were deal breakers, that they were never going to buy a Camaro because of it, that GM was stupid for doing whatever. Today, NOBODY CARES.

There's a reason this site has a reputation for drama like this.

As for the door lock switch...it's a SWITCH. What do you want GM to do, make it out of 24 karat gold?
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Old 07-04-2011, 10:18 AM   #124
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I hope you read these posts GM.

I am a 50yr old man who still drives a Dodge Caravan, and to top it off I work for Toyota. I saw the new last year and couldn't live without one. The steering wheel was so unique it made the otherwise drab dash. Many of us have no ambition to race the car, we just want to drive something that stands out from the crowd. There are many other things that the critics hammer about the car, and if they listen to them all it will begin to look like just an ordinary car.
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Old 07-04-2011, 10:21 AM   #125
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Cruise it up 79!!!

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Outside of Pgh, Near Washington. That's where I'm from originally.

Lots of good hills to test her out on!

You Should definitely bring it up to Erie...We have a lot of Camaro owners and a car show every Monday night to check out the new car!! Pm if interested I will give you the details.
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