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Old 07-07-2011, 10:46 PM   #15
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...but it seem to me that GM doesn't plan on building many which will leave many of us out in the cold.
LOLWUT ?

Everything I've read indicates GM will be making as many ZL1s as they can sell. There has been no announcement that ZL1 production will be limited by the manufacturer.

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Old 07-07-2011, 10:53 PM   #16
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LOLWUT ?

Everything I've read indicates GM will be making as many ZL1s as they can sell. There has been no announcement that ZL1 production will be limited by the manufacturer.

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I haven't read that ,but I hope your right. It's not common for a a car company to build a lot of this type of car though. I know they don't build many GT500's.
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Old 07-07-2011, 11:24 PM   #17
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I haven't read that ,but I hope your right. It's not common for a a car company to build a lot of this type of car though. I know they don't build many GT500's.

Here is a snippet from the Q&A session in the stickies that the GM deities put on for us back in February:

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David Caldwell:
Hello from the Chicago Auto Show. Big news today for Chevy Camaro, as we had the world premiere of the 2012 Camaro ZL1. I'm David Caldwell. Chief engineer Al Oppenhesier and mkt mgr John Fitzpatrick are alongside to answer your questions. We'll get as many in as we can in the next hr. Here we go....

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[Comment From richierich richierich: ]
limited production?

John Fitz - Camaro Marketing Mgr:
Richierich -- will do everything to match the market demand..


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Old 07-08-2011, 07:46 AM   #18
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I believe the 2012 model year will be a smallest
number of ZL1' being produced of any production
year.

Reasons being:

First year of being produced and Thier will be delays
In production do to final approval.
Having enough parts which maybe produced in other
countries.
A short production run year meaning production
starts early next year and ends with the rest of the
2012 models in late May.

As far as how many are produced the ZL1 has to share
the assemble line with all the other camaro's being
made at the same factory. Plus Thier are I believe three
other types of cars being made Thier such as Regals.

The one positive benefit I see and my hope is that
because they start production in let's say January
that this will be a slow time for for car sales. Thus
an excellent time to prioritize the production of ZL1's
over that of other cars. Especially since alot of dealers
are receiving preorders for these cars.

I'll be really interested to see what the final sales
numbers end up being for this car for the first
year of it's production.
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Old 07-08-2011, 07:58 AM   #19
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I wanted red jewel, but that is discontinued as well.
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Old 07-08-2011, 09:03 AM   #20
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I believe the 2012 model year will be a smallest
number of ZL1' being produced of any production
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I think that we can use the 2011 Convertible production numbers as a good guide for estimating the 2012 ZL1 production numbers, as the production time line for the two vehicles will be very similar -- Q4 ordering and January production start, and the both have unique parts when compared to the SS coupe.
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Old 07-08-2011, 09:23 AM   #21
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Well - GM's said they're not going to restrict production, but like others have posted, that doesn't mean there won't be possible delays. What's important is GM's said they will make as many as they can sell, and I think that's great.
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Hopefully dealers will be able to fulfill ALL firm orders with deposits paid in advance to be included in initial allocations!!
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Old 07-08-2011, 11:41 AM   #23
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I'm planning to be there when they open on the first day of ordering to put in my bid for exactly the options I want. My dealership is the 25th largest in volume in the nation, and I am first on their list (also at MSRP.)

I just wonder if preorders will count against a dealership's allocation? Anybody got an answer for that one?


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Ya.....sad to say that CGM is a thing of the past. Discontinued in 2012.

Perhaps Carbon Flash Metallic?
so what are the color options for the ZL1?
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If there's no CGM at all (I hope it's just on constraint due to the earthquake and will return) then I'll be going either black or VR.
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Old 07-08-2011, 03:33 PM   #26
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Ya.....sad to say that CGM is a thing of the past. Discontinued in 2012.

Perhaps Carbon Flash Metallic?
No Carbon Flash Metallic on ZL1 either the color is reserved for 45th anniv Camaros.
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so what are the color options for the ZL1?
Nothing official on ZL1 but fbodfather has said same color palette for ZL1 as the other 2012 Camaro colors.
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No color restraints. Silver, white, black, yellow, orange and Victory red are the only choices at this point."
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No Carbon Flash Metallic on ZL1 either the color is reserved for 45th anniv Camaros.

at least initially
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