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Old 02-20-2012, 03:38 PM   #52
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more v6 options like previously stated... the mustang v6 has a performance package why shouldnt we? i know it would sell. also please stop using the AY6 manual transmissions on the v6 also. many of us manual v6 drivers have problems with it and GM wont address it really. also almost more important to me atleast....camaro gotta lose some weight. atleast where not as heavy as a challenger tho lol
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Old 02-20-2012, 03:42 PM   #53
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Agree with the comments about bringing a blue back and a blue like ABM not a super dark almost black one. Also more bright colors that pop and make them available on all trim levels and performance levels the first year not a Synergy Green fiasco on models.

Maybe even throwback colors like PURPLE or that other aqua/green color.

Avoid the Dodge solution on wheels (chrome clad) at all cost.

More GMPP parts like CAI, exhaust tips (just tips with bowties), shifter knobs and sticks in stainless or some such finish (with logo). Stuff my logo parts dept can stock in their showroom and just sell me spur of the moment or even at time of purchase of the car and have it added on right there.
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Old 02-20-2012, 03:48 PM   #54
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How about a FIREBIR.......... Never mind.
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Old 02-20-2012, 03:52 PM   #55
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Sun visors that block the sun, front and full length side. Should slide out and extend full length of the side window. Just like an Equinox or C/K.

Harmon Kardon or similar top quality sound system.

V8 auto trans with no AFM.

Keep the retro theme going, make it even more like a '69 Z28.... hideaway headlights, hounds tooth,

A little smaller, a little lighter.... but a hair more side window height, less roof chop. This will make using an ATM possible, and still look like a '69 Z.

Factory tint on the rear windows.

A couple real sweet blues like IBM and ABM.

Fascia suppliers that can match the front fascia to body color perfectly or have the plant paint the whole car. 2 cars in row for me, front fascias not even close to matching the body color. Yes, an old issue, but unless addressed will be a new issue.

Dirt nib free paint.
I agree with a lot of this, but especially the line about the roof line. I think lowering the belt line will give it a better proportion, plus may improve visibility. It doesn't need that much roof chop. I don't care about hid away headlights and thay may not work with HIDs. Blue is good.
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Old 02-20-2012, 03:59 PM   #56
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WHAT Z28?????



You know there is only ONE way I will quit asking.......
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:01 PM   #57
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I'd be in a 2010 TransAm at the moment were it possible.
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:01 PM   #58
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Upgraded technology package with a better quality sounding speaker system and Recaro seats as an option.
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:05 PM   #59
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Redesign the dash. 7 " touch screen nav. The dash needs a center pillar. Like the vette. TRUNK SPACE!!!! Camaro= 7.9 cf Mustang=13.4. Trunk lid design LOL. Interior design fit and finish. A place to put your elbows when driving long distance.
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:12 PM   #60
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Options, Options, Options!!!!!!!

Performance packages for all models ( gears brakes suspension exhaust)

Interior design (body color leather for all colors, infotainment system, seat upgrades, suede)

Basically i would love to be able to shop in the camaro parts bin when ordering any Camaro I.E FE4, brembos on a V6, MR on an SS, etc

looking at the competition they require multiple packages to make there cars similarly equipped as say a 2SS RS. so i dont want to got that route. the job you guys have done so far is awesome.
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:13 PM   #61
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Remove the bowtie and put CAMARO back on the 2012 steering wheel design
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:16 PM   #62
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Do NOT bring back the houndstooth interior. Dawgs will suffer needlessly!
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:26 PM   #63
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Alot of these ideas are great and i think in alot of our minds. For my input...

I think light color options on the gauges and HUD would be a cool idea but overall i could live without that

I think a v6 performance package would do good with sales for us on a budget. as long as its cheaper than just getting the SS

the sunvisors are nearly useless... i can use them but i'm 6'3 so my heads in the roof anyways, my girlfriend can't even raise her ass up to get her head high enough to make the sunvisor useful. i love its small size so it doesn't stand out and look bad, but with how small it is you could just do without it... so a bigger one would be ideal and actually useful

The infotainment system is a great idea, incorporate more readings into the DIC and the idea of a nav system with a 7" tv would be the best upgrade that would be most used i can think of. (this is probably the one thing i really would of liked to seen as an option)
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:46 PM   #64
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release the carbon edition as a appearance package for all models
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:55 PM   #65
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How about All-Season tires at least as an option on the 20 inch wheels. Or standard, and make the summer only tires an option.
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:59 PM   #66
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Janet....thank you very much for wanting our input...and also that is my wife's name!

I doubt you can say, but I'm really curious to know if you will be prividing feedback on the current Gen or the next gen Camaro. With that in mind I will divide up my responses:

5th Gen:
I realize complaints about weight and visibility will not be changing with the 5th gen as those kinds of changes would warrant a complete re-design to do any significant changes. Intead, here are my ideas that I feel are doable for a 5th gen refresh.

- I like the comments on extendable sun-visors.
- Maybe add "key memory" where the seat and mirrors adjust depending on key used.
- Updates to the 2012 interior are nice (dash, wheel, and adjustable passenger height). I don't think it needs another interior redesign, but if it was possible to somehow integrate some kind of touch screen or nav I can see that drawing interest...although I will also say I wouldn't opt for it myself and I can see how Camaro buyers in general will probably have less interested in that type of tech than say...Cadillac buyers.
- Along those same lines, I think Ford has really taken a nice step with their driver informational center...offering more customization and track "apps". Maybe this would be something that could be done easier than a nav system.
- I also like the comments on offering some sort of performance package for each car. Perhaps include lower gearing (Maybe 3.55s or 3.73s unless you all felt that would be too low), a 1" lowered stance with performance oriented suspension, and anything else that could be beneficial without the package being overly expensive.
- Give us a more extensive GM warrantied performance parts list. This would be great...gears, shorty or long tube headers, and a proper air intake that really adds horsepower over just function.
- I know blue colors have not sold well on this car, but its amazing how many comments my Aqua blue gets. I think if it wasn't for the aqua hue it would have sold much better, even though in the sun light it is very close to jet-stream blue. My recommendation for the most amazing blue color? Stryker blue from the Pontiac G8 or perhaps Jetstream blue, but it seems a bit lighter. Don't offer a light baby blue, or something too dark...keep it medium and people will like it. Throwing in a metallic attribute really makes these cars "pop".
- As far as a design re-fresh, you need look no further than the Leno concept. Everyone loves that design, although it could step on the design of the ZL1 a little much now that it is out.
- Continue to offer the 5 spoke wheel design, but also offer a polished ZL1 "SSX" type wheel option. Everyone wants that wheel so so bad. Think about adding it as a GMPP part, but maybe price it at a point that will actually sell....cause it will sell.
- Offer a rear diffuser very close to the 2009 concept or original Transformers bumble bee look. SLP offers one on their own Camaros and they look simply fantastic. If not that....make it slightly meaner...perhaps longer "fins".
- Offer ZL1 style or ZL1 like rear wing for all to have.


As for the 6th Gen:

- Put it on the alpha platform...it just makes sense. Unless you guys have another lightweight platform on your hands...just do it. The thought of a 3,400ish lb V6 with 330+ HP or a 3,500 lbl SS with 420+ HP makes all of us drool.
- It could be smaller, but not a lot smaller...somewhere between 4th and 5th gen size.
- Keep the 2+2 layout, with the aggressively high belt line which gives this car is outstanding road presence. Give it the mean hips and a front end that lets others know this car means buisness. Honestly...really not sure how it can look much better than the 5th gen....Camaro team is going to have one hell of a time with this, but keep the same basic forumula and priciples and it will be fine.
- Tight tire to wheel well.
- Give it a more modern but still unique interior...at the very least incorporating the things mentioned for the 5th gen above. Offer something like CUE in the high end trims. If anything, it has to be a sport-ish interior...as much as I love the new malibu and Cadillac ATS interiors, this one needs to be a bit more Camaro-esq.
- Last but not least...keep it affordable. Offer a wide range of trims options so your base V6 can begin in the low to mid 20s, but a full decked out SS running up to low-mid 40s.

Sorry for the long response, but you wanted feedback..and now you have mine!
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Old 02-20-2012, 05:02 PM   #67
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I'd like to see a performance package for the v6. I really wish for a new blue, Jetstream Blue *cough *cough. Add a red accent option to the car. Like how the inferno orange is, it would be sweet to get it in any body color. Also, make the ambient lighting to be able to change colors.
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Old 02-20-2012, 05:07 PM   #68
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For taller guys, be more forthright about actual headroom with or without a sunroof...

I would have purchased one if the actual head clearance was the same as the

models without one...
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