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Old 04-23-2009, 12:33 PM   #1
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2010 Chevy Camaro V6 LT vs. 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 V6

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Old 04-23-2009, 12:38 PM   #2
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Old 04-23-2009, 01:03 PM   #3
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Love that peel out at the end.
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Old 04-23-2009, 04:41 PM   #4
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nice.
so why does GM officially say 6.1?
have they changed that? thats the lowest i ahve seen from GM
but everyine else can get atleast 5.9
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Old 04-23-2009, 06:31 PM   #5
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The comments on the video are pretty funny.

By the way, did I miss a part of the video where they listed the prices of the cars?
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Old 04-23-2009, 09:07 PM   #6
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Burnout at the end was the best. If the V6 can do that...

Shame to hear about the interior though. Some have said the plastics, though hard, feel high quality. They say they feel cheap and flimsy. Hard is ok by me, cheap and flimsy is not.
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Old 04-23-2009, 11:06 PM   #7
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Yeah I saw that yesterday. It's hard to believe the chevy won (barely), seeing that the gencoupe was faster, stopped quicker and had better g numbers. But they did'nt discuss price and I'm sure the track gen is a few grand more than the camaro. As far as the rougher ride and tranny complaints: If I were to get a gencoupe, I would go with the GT version with the auto and that would solve both issues and also bring the price down. In which the huyndai would have surely won the comparo. Not knocking the camaro, they are both good cars and I have'nt decided which one I really want until I drive them both...
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Old 04-23-2009, 11:07 PM   #8
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The comments on the video are pretty funny.

By the way, did I miss a part of the video where they listed the prices of the cars?
I don't think so. But the 3.8 with the trackpack is ~30 000 I think. Was it a 1LT or a 2LT? Either way, its thousands less than the Genesis

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Burnout at the end was the best. If the V6 can do that...

Shame to hear about the interior though. Some have said the plastics, though hard, feel high quality. They say they feel cheap and flimsy. Hard is ok by me, cheap and flimsy is not.
There is more than 1 type of plastic that is used.
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Old 04-23-2009, 11:19 PM   #9
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I don't think so. But the 3.8 with the trackpack is ~30 000 I think. Was it a 1LT or a 2LT? Either way, its thousands less than the Genesis


There is more than 1 type of plastic that is used.
it was a 2LT because they said it had leather seats.

i think the hyundai they tested was closer to the price of the SS than the price of the 2lt...........even then the Lt was extremely close in time.

are magazines just reusing the times they achieved the first time? if so thats hardly fair
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Old 04-24-2009, 10:48 AM   #13
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Shame to hear about the interior though. Some have said the plastics, though hard, feel high quality. They say they feel cheap and flimsy. Hard is ok by me, cheap and flimsy is not.
Such determinations are subjective. To some -- ALL plastics are "cheap and flimsy"...Magazine drivers with access to high-end lucury vehicles are no exception....

I for one thought the inside felt robust.

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If I were to get a gencoupe, I would go with the GT version with the auto and that would solve both issues and also bring the price down. In which the huyndai would have surely won the comparo.
The Grand Touring version wouldn't return as high performance numbers, though...coupled with the LT's smoother, FE2-suspended ride...wouldn't it make the comparison more in the Camaro's favor?
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what a burnout for a V6! I really thought at first the interior was supposed to be real good, but it 's sure getting more criticism.
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