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Old 10-28-2012, 06:43 PM   #15
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I own a 2011 SLP ZL-585. Great car and i love the fact that the stripes are painted and cleared over instead of stickers. Mine dynod 499hp/490tq RWH with 500 miles on it. SLP gives a 5year 100k miles warranty also! Its a steal at 49k. Put some lightweight wheels and real rubber and swaybars and youll be good for autocrossing as well.

Best thing is they only produce 250 a year so its very unlikely youll ever see a SLP car just like yours. Buddy here got the first zl-1 in utah in march. There is allready 3 zl-1s same color and wheels as his here in town. Its not as unique as it was!

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Old 10-28-2012, 06:56 PM   #16
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If your paying 49k for the slp skip it and pay up for the ZL1! The Zl1 is enginered to last.
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Old 10-28-2012, 07:02 PM   #17
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ZL1 ftw!. If not then the SLP is a well equipped car. To bad it's almost 3yo.
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Old 10-28-2012, 07:12 PM   #18
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If your paying 49k for the slp skip it and pay up for the ZL1! The Zl1 is enginered to last.
If you have an additional 10k laying around put it into the SLP car and youll be eating ZL1s and gt500s for lunch!
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Old 10-28-2012, 07:16 PM   #19
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Saw the pic on ebay of the 49k slp and looks dated. No comparison to the Zl1 which is only 8k more. If it was me I would go for the Zl1 and finance trough gm . If you want to save money like myself go for the 1le.
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Old 10-28-2012, 07:41 PM   #20
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To bad their not brand new. GM would give you 0% financng like they did my 11'!
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:16 PM   #21
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I wish a ZL1 was only 8,000 more, I can't find one where I'm at or on ebay for anything less than 61-65,000 and that's without the mark up.

These are fully loaded, drilled 16" rotors, 6 piston brembos on the front, lowered and adjustable sway bars.
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:18 PM   #22
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Depends on your needs.
For a street car that you might take to the drag strip occasionally, I'd jump all over the SLP Supercharged setup (can't argue with HP).

But if your plans include road racing, road course, autocross, etc, the 1LE would be the car of choice.
My plans don't include road racing, and I don't do much drag racing, I just wanted an upgrade in power and I really liked it being a 2010 (first yr car).
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:18 PM   #23
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many dealers in ny and nj area are selling Zl1s for sticker or just under sticker theres a new 12 in nj for 55k !
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:25 PM   #24
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If you have an additional 10k laying around put it into the SLP car and youll be eating ZL1s and gt500s for lunch!
If you put an additional 10k into the slp motor it wouldnt last a week! Ls3 is not designed to handle the stress of all that power.
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:33 PM   #25
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My plans don't include road racing, and I don't do much drag racing, I just wanted an upgrade in power and I really liked it being a 2010 (first yr car).
Why on Gods green earth would you want a 2010 knowing that earlier cars has lots of bugs. My 2012 vs my 2011 is still way better. Swaybar studs for example are larger and more robust for larger swaybars, the 2010 studs were puny for like Honda civics. 1LE and ZL-1 has tranny coolers, diff coolers, electric power assist, dual mode exhaust. Screw 2010s.
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:42 PM   #26
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If you put an additional 10k into the slp motor it wouldnt last a week! Ls3 is not designed to handle the stress of all that power.
This. For the price I guarantee most people would want the ZL1. Not many people would choose an aftermarket SS over a gm manufactured car such as the 1LE or ZL1. Plus you get the GM warranty. Just something to think about.
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Old 10-28-2012, 09:39 PM   #27
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My plans don't include road racing, and I don't do much drag racing, I just wanted an upgrade in power and I really liked it being a 2010 (first yr car).
Sounds like you already decided. The slp fits your wants perfectly. The 1le is meant to handle and does not have a bump in power over a regular ss.
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:53 PM   #28
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Sounds like you already decided. The slp fits your wants perfectly. The 1le is meant to handle and does not have a bump in power over a regular ss.
Maybe not, but it does have better gearing and lighter wheels, which will give a slight edge over a stock SS IMO.
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