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Old 03-20-2012, 08:06 PM   #1
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Autoblog on 2012 ZL1 Delay

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http://www.autoblog.com/2012/03/20/c...imited-2012-m/
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:11 PM   #2
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I can see a lot of ZL1 guys getting mad if their 2012 ZL1 turns out to be a 2013 ZL1.
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:12 PM   #3
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I like the fact that c5 has clout. Thanks for the link, GB.
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:13 PM   #4
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I can see a lot of ZL1 guys getting mad if their 2012 ZL1 turns out to be a 2013 ZL1.
"but he admits that depending on timing, it's possible that Oshawa could transition directly to 2013 model year builds. Either way, contrary to rumors, ZL1 models already built will be delivered as 2012 models"
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:13 PM   #5
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Thanks, great find! I have been thinking of the possibility of being bumped into 2013. Disappointed if it happens, but I will survive.
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:19 PM   #6
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"but he admits that depending on timing, it's possible that Oshawa could transition directly to 2013 model year builds. Either way, contrary to rumors, ZL1 models already built will be delivered as 2012 models"
I read that. I meant that ones that haven't been built yet. The ones that owners ordered a 2012, but get a 2013 because their car wasn't built by the delay.
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:20 PM   #7
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If it gets bumped up to a 2013, it will have to directly start competing with the lighter 650HP 2013 Shelby GT500...Its not going to be pretty for the Camaro
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I could care less if they call mine a 2012, 2013, 1978 or whatever as long as I see it sometime this year. I would like to be able to drive it some before winter. I guess this truly is 2009 all over again. I don't really see why a 2012 will be worth anymore than a 2013 low build numbers or not. It's not like they are going to take HP out of the 2013 or somehow make it perform less are they?
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I read that. I meant that ones that haven't been built yet. The ones that owners ordered a 2012, but get a 2013 because their car wasn't built by the delay.
My apologies... I misinterpreted your post!
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:40 PM   #10
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I could care less if they call mine a 2012, 2013, 1978 or whatever as long as I see it sometime this year. I would like to be able to drive it some before winter. I guess this truly is 2009 all over again. I don't really see why a 2012 will be worth anymore than a 2013 low build numbers or not. It's not like they are going to take HP out of the 2013 or somehow make it perform less are they?
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Counting blessings each day....... not worried about getting a car a month or two later that I consider unlike any other in 45 years. Period. Just my .02.
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Counting blessings each day....... not worried about getting a car a month or two later that I consider unlike any other in 45 years. Period. Just my .02.
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:53 PM   #13
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I am patient. I ordered a 2012. I want a 2012. Sitting at 3000 since 1/31. I would be disappointed if it wasn't a 2012 and it might even cause me to change my mind. I FULLY support the hold and understand it. I think a little more communication through my dealer to me would be better. Whatever this it is must affect every car.
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Same boat for me. 3000 status, and as high as 3400 right before the shut down.
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