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Old 10-25-2011, 04:44 AM   #1
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SONIC with ZL1 Wheels?!

I hope to god its just a rendering for ZL1 owners sake, but it looks like its going to sema
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Old 10-25-2011, 04:45 AM   #2
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atleast the drag guys know you can get it in 18" for the track
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Old 10-25-2011, 06:46 AM   #3
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haha i would totally drive that thing if it was the turbo version.
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Old 10-25-2011, 06:54 AM   #4
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Cool! I might pick up one of those Sonics if I can't get in on the ZL1 allotment.
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Old 10-25-2011, 07:50 AM   #5
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that actually a pretty good looking sports hatchback I would totally drive a turbo version of that car as a secondary to the camaro!
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Old 10-25-2011, 07:55 AM   #6
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I also read somewhere that a more powerful version of it will be coming out, perhaps an "SS" version. The tech guy at the local dealer had test driven the turbo 6M and he said it drives like a mini Corvette. :-)
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Old 10-25-2011, 08:21 AM   #7
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Actually, I think it looks pretty good for what it is. I have seen some v6 Camaros around where I live, with the plain rims that don't look any better than this thing.
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:19 AM   #8
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I like the red pin striping on the wheels, I was actually considering doing that on my zl1.
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:21 AM   #9
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I also read somewhere that a more powerful version of it will be coming out, perhaps an "SS" version. The tech guy at the local dealer had test driven the turbo 6M and he said it drives like a mini Corvette. :-)
That's because the Corvette guys actually did a lot of the suspension work on the Sonic.
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:24 AM   #10
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LOL @ Photoshop. Nicely done. Love the Z behind the wheel & the lights with red.

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Old 10-25-2011, 10:31 AM   #11
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Gm using the recycling technique again!!

I hope its not official and just a show car for SEMA.
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:44 AM   #12
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Not usually a fan of a hatchback, but that looks pretty cool!

(and yes, I realize that TECHNICALLY both my 3rd & 4th Gen Camaros were hatchback--I just have never really liked that rounded back end)
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Old 10-25-2011, 12:21 PM   #13
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I like the red pin striping on the wheels, I was actually considering doing that on my zl1.
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There was a Sonic at the NY auto show back in April of this year in sporty trim.
Sorry I only have a pic of the wheel and not the whole car.
The wheel looks like a take off of the SSX wheel.


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The tire is a Conti Premium Contact 2 summer tire in the 205/55R16 size.

The funny thing is, this is only a 4 lug wheel and hub. The actual production car has a 5 lug wheel and hub.
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