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Old 03-27-2013, 12:58 PM   #176
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I like the z28 BUT will get the zl1 for the front fascia, RS HALOS, mylink, RADIO, SPEAKERS, and all I need on the zl1 is the Recaro seats
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Old 03-27-2013, 12:59 PM   #177
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Or Actually will they have a 2014 SS 1LE package? if yes I might jjust wait and see how that looks!
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Old 03-27-2013, 12:59 PM   #178
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:00 PM   #179
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:00 PM   #180
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Congrats GM for delivering a dedicated track car. I like the news about the recaros becoming available in the SS and the ZL1, I might order a set.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:00 PM   #181
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:00 PM   #182
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Not that I am aware of but I would guess all the standard colors apply. I'm not expecting a Z28 only color option but I could see a new striping option given the new hood design.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:01 PM   #183
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I still think the ass is hideous, but who cares about that. Now the car is stunning!

I respectfully detract my commments from yesterday.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:01 PM   #184
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Chevy hit a home run here. Looks great, LS7, and manual only option. Not to mention lighter weight too.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:01 PM   #185
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I just want those seats and those wheels!
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:02 PM   #186
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:03 PM   #187
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Well,well,well...I said a long time ago Z28 with LS7 427 and was immediately shot down by the so called experts in here.That it was too expensive and too heavy to make it in a Z28.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:04 PM   #188
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Awesome news! Surprised, but glad, that they went with the LS7. Looks to have the right kinda formula that makes a z28, a z28. Good job GM! Keep this work up.

Also.. am I the only one who likes the entirety of the new redesign? I actually like those tail lights.. Maybe more so than the 2010-2013 tail lights..
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:05 PM   #189
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Oh corse the Mustang is laggin behind! It has 125 less Cubic Inches lol. Its Fords turn now in 2015 to come out with somethnig better. Then it will be GM's turn again. The Z/28 will be a bad ass car! I dont see it flying off the dealerships though. To impractical for most drivers, and with the price tag im sure it will have, it wont be worth it for most. I see it selling well the first few months when all the z/28 loyalist, and hard core enthusiast line up to get their hands on it. I think the ZL1 will out sell it its just a better bargin for most. People have grown so accustomed to all the little features that should have never been put in cars like these. I give GM props for making a car like this the way it should be, with out all the creature comforts!

Im wondering where all the people that hated it yesterday are? I will admit it looks a lot better in this color but its still ugly. The front is fine, but that rear should never have the z/28 badge on it! Stil is going to be a good performing car. i cant wait to see some track and strip times from it.
You forget the Camaro likely gained weight from 2010 - 2012 with the reinforcement for the ZL1...
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:05 PM   #190
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"To optimize the track performance of the Camaro Z/28, the engineering team subjected it to an intensive lightweighting program, saving 100 pounds (45 kilograms) compared to the naturally aspirated Camaro SS and 300 pounds (136 kilograms) to the supercharged Camaro ZL1."
SS = 3,860 lbs - 100 = 3,760
1/4 mile guess with ~+80hp and -100lbs: 11.7 - 12.1
0-60 guess: 3.9

The front is better on this than the '14 SS.

But the rear... I think somebody found a box stamped "1978 Z/28" and said hey what about these?


Pretty nice if it comes with a 48k-50k price.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:06 PM   #191
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Wheel opening tack-ons for wider tires?
like the front.
not the rear.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:07 PM   #192
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I wonder when they hit the lots and streets if people will really want to have this car once they drive it.

No A/C (optional, will add ~80+lbs)
No sound deadening
No stereo
No fog lights
No HIDs
No carpet in trunk
Stiffer track oriented suspension


If I wanted something without modern creature comforts I would buy an old car and just upgrade the motor.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:07 PM   #193
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daaamn why buy a ZL1 now
Standard A/C
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580hp LSA is still no slouch.


Everyone's lauding the weight savings of the Z/28, but in all honesty I still think the ZL1 is the better overall "practical" super muscle car.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:08 PM   #194
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I love how little creature comforts this car has! Amazing job GM!
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:09 PM   #195
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The zl1 kind of loses its place now I guess...... Anyway, can anyone get photoshopping? I'd love to see this in black
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:09 PM   #196
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How hard it is to save 200lbs on a ZL1 by stripping out the a/c, radio, speakers, fog lights, sound deadening, etc. Buy some light wheels and the weight difference won't be that much.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:09 PM   #197
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I don't like the exterior much. The wheel flares look like an afterthought and the rear is ruined. However, I like the 427 and bare bones approach. I bought a 1ss just because I didn't need or want the stuff in a 2ss. I would however order a/c and a radio. If they really wanted to lose some weight, delete onstar, power mirrors, power locks, rear window defroster, (I would say power windows tool but I'm not sure I could deal with leaning over to roll down a passenger window), cruise control, steering wheel controls, sound deadening material, and lighten the rims and tires. Can someone verify that it doesn't have a radio? I only heard that it only had one speaker. All the interior pictures I've seen show a radio.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:10 PM   #198
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i would say opposite. z/28 wins road coarse, zl1 wins straight line...
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:11 PM   #199
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Where's the fifty pages of bashing of the new Z/28?
I had to laugh. I guess it's the power of the Z/28 badge.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:11 PM   #200
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Ok, there are a lot of people who are turning and bashing those who said they didn't like the refresh yesterday. I am one who did not like and still don't like the new look. For those who are trying to spin this around, let's get the following clear:

-The Z/28 is out weighing the fact that the looks are still not to everyone's liking, as to be expected, the Z/28 specs are fantastic and its what we've all been waiting for. GM did the name proud.
-But, how much more excited would everyone be if all of those Z/28 specs and moniker were applied to the current body style?
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