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Old 10-17-2012, 09:24 AM   #1
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Old 10-17-2012, 02:19 PM   #2
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If they did a hardtop vert I would be willing, but I'm happy with the coupe.

When the ragtop is closed the car just doesn't look right to me.

Granted, when top top is popped, it's sex on wheels.
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Old 10-17-2012, 03:19 PM   #3
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If they did a hardtop vert I would be willing, but I'm happy with the coupe.

When the ragtop is closed the car just doesn't look right to me.

Granted, when top top is popped, it's sex on wheels.
This is one of the few cars that I like with the top down. CAMARO doesn't lose any of the character, IMO
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:32 AM   #4
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This reviewer seems to think there is no on-screen Navigation available. I hope that's not right, because My order form shows a $795 "audio w/Nav" option.
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:57 AM   #5
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This reviewer seems to think there is no on-screen Navigation available. I hope that's not right, because My order form shows a $795 "audio w/Nav" option.

No worries, I have the on-screen navigation on mine and it works great.
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Old 10-18-2012, 11:31 AM   #6
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No worries, I have the on-screen navigation on mine and it works great.
Thanks, that's good to know.
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Old 10-18-2012, 12:28 PM   #7
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Old 10-18-2012, 12:55 PM   #8
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A heated steering wheel
Exactly. At 4:00 into the video, he asks why there isn't a heated steering wheel.

As soon as he said that he confirmed what I already thought when he started his review.

He calls himself a car expert but probably is extremely far from qualifying as one.
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Old 10-18-2012, 01:54 PM   #9
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Can't hear the stereo system while driving on the highway with the top down?
Have to rely on a reinforced A-pillar because there is no rollbar included?
On-Star turn-by-turn no good - need the map view that comes with the NAV option?
No heated steering wheel on a $66,000 car?

Geez, why do people even buy a ZL1 Camaro?
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Old 10-18-2012, 02:40 PM   #10
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Can't hear the stereo system while driving on the highway with the top down?
Have to rely on a reinforced A-pillar because there is no rollbar included?
On-Star turn-by-turn no good - need the map view that comes with the NAV option?
No heated steering wheel on a $66,000 car?

Geez, why do people even buy a ZL1 Camaro?
You also forgot no PTMs, and a limited top speed (155mph) for the Verts.
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Old 10-19-2012, 06:13 PM   #11
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convertibles dont, and never will do it for me. For some reason, i associate verts with being femine. idk, no offense to those who do like it, but IMO im always going to be a coupe guy
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Old 10-20-2012, 10:59 AM   #12
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Coupe can be tracked
Convertible cannot be tracked

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Old 10-20-2012, 11:34 AM   #13
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If they did a hardtop vert I would be willing, but I'm happy with the coupe.

When the ragtop is closed the car just doesn't look right to me.

Granted, when top top is popped, it's sex on wheels.
Agree with all points except the first one....unless it didn't add weight. I hard top would add ANOTHER 200lbs most likely!!!!
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Old 10-20-2012, 12:03 PM   #14
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I like them both. But if I were going to spring for one, which seems very likely now, I'm going with the 'vert. I'm not a road racer. So tracking doesn't mean squat to me.
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Old 10-20-2012, 12:43 PM   #15
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I like them both. But if I were going to spring for one, which seems very likely now, I'm going with the 'vert. I'm not a road racer. So tracking doesn't mean squat to me.

What the heck do you do with 580hp on public roads? If you drive it in anger for more than a few seconds, you'll find your self in the back of a police car.

I can't imagine paying thousands of dollars for performance I'll never use.
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Old 10-20-2012, 03:20 PM   #16
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What the heck do you do with 580hp on public roads? If you drive it in anger for more than a few seconds, you'll find your self in the back of a police car.

I can't imagine paying thousands of dollars for performance I'll never use.
There are plenty of people out there with high horsepower and don't track there cars, and are out on the roads "tearing it up" and doing it discretely enough....until they are not and then end up in the back of a police car
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