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Old 08-28-2013, 10:02 PM   #1
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Edmunds.com's interview with Al Oppenheiser

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Old 08-29-2013, 01:16 AM   #2
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Nice find; thanks! Favorite line? "Once you break the car in, it's ready for the track."
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Old 08-29-2013, 02:16 AM   #3
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ZL1 curb weight - 4,120 lbs
SS curb weight - 3,860 lbs

If the Z/28 is over 100 lbs off an SS, that would make it sub 3,760 lbs. If the Z/28 is close to 300 lbs off a ZL1, that would make it around 3,820 lbs. How can it be both?

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Thanks for posting Wolverine! Nothing new from Al, a good look at the car though. GT3/GT-R Nurburgring lap times are 7:24, :25'ish. I'd expect roughly the same from the Z/28. Don't think physics allows any faster (weight). Ballsy and laudable for Al to come right out and say the car is a competitor to GT-R ($$) and GT3 ($$$).

And you can't get a manual transmission on the current editions of either of those cars. Looks like real men will be driving a Z/28 on track. Practice your heel/toe bitchez!
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Old 08-29-2013, 08:58 AM   #5
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ZL1 curb weight - 4,120 lbs
SS curb weight - 3,860 lbs

If the Z/28 is over 100 lbs off an SS, that would make it sub 3,760 lbs. If the Z/28 is close to 300 lbs off a ZL1, that would make it around 3,820 lbs. How can it be both?

It's a Schr÷dinger Car ;-)
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