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Old 08-07-2013, 08:56 PM   #35
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After cruising in my new 'vert and after having my coupe for 2 years I will NEVER have a coupe again, EVER!!!!!!
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Old 08-07-2013, 08:57 PM   #36
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i have bought new cars for quite a while. and i just prefer to buy a new car, i keep them forever and i know how it will be treated. the SS gets 24 hwy, and LT 29. pretty significant. and agian, the speed limit is 70, whether you have a ford focus or a ZL1. where you going to use all that horsepower? 323 in v6 is plenty for me, i dont race, and looking for daily driver.
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Old 08-07-2013, 09:00 PM   #37
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i have bought new cars for quite a while. and i just prefer to buy a new car, i keep them forever and i know how it will be treated. the SS gets 24 hwy, and LT 29. pretty significant. and agian, the speed limit is 70, whether you have a ford focus or a ZL1. where you going to use all that horsepower? 323 in v6 is plenty for me, i dont race, and looking for daily driver.
I can hit 70 in 3rd No Problem with my 6.
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Old 08-08-2013, 07:38 AM   #38
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when looking at new verts on the dealer lots, is there a way to see the water bags everyone talks about? or does the car have to be taken apart to see them. i was curious. does any other make or model use these bags, or just the camaro?
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Old 08-08-2013, 08:01 AM   #39
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i have bought new cars for quite a while. and i just prefer to buy a new car, i keep them forever and i know how it will be treated. the SS gets 24 hwy, and LT 29. pretty significant. and agian, the speed limit is 70, whether you have a ford focus or a ZL1. where you going to use all that horsepower? 323 in v6 is plenty for me, i dont race, and looking for daily driver.
My point exactly, "buy an SS", blah, blah.. You don't need an SS and you certainly won't regret not buying it. I have a V6 and it has more than enough power and on top of that, I don't have to buy premium gas...

(On the same note, the SS guys get upset when I tell them I averaged 31mpg on our long road trips and look just as good as they do)
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Old 08-08-2013, 08:56 AM   #40
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(On the same note, the SS guys get upset when I tell them I averaged 31mpg on our long road trips and look just as good as they do)
Ummm, I don't get upset.....
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Old 08-08-2013, 03:34 PM   #41
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Neither do I.

Bought a G8 with the six. Not bad.

But when it came time to buy the Camaro, went with V8 with no hesitation.

Conscious decision. Perfectly willing to settle for the lower mpg.
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Old 08-08-2013, 04:53 PM   #42
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If I Hammond to see one one the lot, I May buy one in Clarkson county.
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Old 08-08-2013, 08:26 PM   #43
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you folks with the SS, are those cars your daily drivers or just weekend car? if i didnt have 55 miles round trip to work and back, then i woiuld consider the V8. but, i just dont want to feed gas all the time. i have an 07 Envoy Denali with the 5.3 V8. i use it to tow and trips out of town with my son. but, it uses the gas. however, its not my daily driver. the camaro would be. I had a 86 Camaro with the 305 V8, was a good engine and did pretty good on gas, but gas a little cheaper back then.
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Old 08-08-2013, 08:59 PM   #44
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you folks with the SS, are those cars your daily drivers or just weekend car? if i didnt have 55 miles round trip to work and back, then i woiuld consider the V8. but, i just dont want to feed gas all the time. i have an 07 Envoy Denali with the 5.3 V8. i use it to tow and trips out of town with my son. but, it uses the gas. however, its not my daily driver. the camaro would be. I had a 86 Camaro with the 305 V8, was a good engine and did pretty good on gas, but gas a little cheaper back then.
Mine is a toy, my DD is an '05 Tahoe Z71
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:50 PM   #45
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wow, well the tahoe is probably worse on gas than the camaro
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Old 08-08-2013, 11:22 PM   #46
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Yea, 15 mpg and 37 miles each way to work M-F, but don't want tons of miles on my toy
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Old 08-08-2013, 11:29 PM   #47
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Old 08-09-2013, 05:47 AM   #48
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Beautiful pic. Get the vert.
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Old 08-09-2013, 07:45 AM   #49
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if the camaro ss came with all seasons, and got 29 on the highway, and if price was closer to LT, i would consider. i have driven both SS and LT, both a friends car. both were 2010. LT was auto, SS was manual. of course taking off, the SS had more get up and go, but once i was on hwy at 70, they both were same to me. both drove really great and i could live with either, but being a daily driver, 50 miles round trip, i am not loaded and dont want to add to Conoco and BP bottom line anymore than i have to. lol. plus the price of car alot higher on the SS, and if i get vert, the LT is closer to being affordable
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Old 08-09-2013, 12:40 PM   #50
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You are the one driving it and paying for it, so you must decide the best compromise.
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Old 08-09-2013, 07:54 PM   #51
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what are your views on a beige vert top? black and the blue would look nice and you dont see alot of beige tops, mostly all are black. thanks
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