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Old 08-09-2013, 10:36 AM   #1
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Any 2014 SS test drive review ?

So are any of these out yet? Searched youtube and found nothing other than New York car show.

Any drivers experiences will be mostly welcomed too
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Old 08-09-2013, 10:55 AM   #2
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Are you looking from something from like Car and Driver, or Joe Schmo Camaro5 member?

Haven't seen anything from any car publications.

Couple dealers have gotten them in. Maureen from Rodgers posted that they got some. Haven't heard much of a member going and testing driving one though. They aren't around me unfortunately :(
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Old 08-09-2013, 10:58 AM   #3
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Here's my 2 cents...I just picked up a 2014 SS yesterday. I had both a 2011 SS convertible and a 2012 SS coupe as rental cars in the past, and I really don't notice any difference in driving dynamics. To be fair, I haven't really pushed it yet as it's still pretty new, but it feels like a Camaro and it's a blast to drive. The color HUD is pretty nice, it seems to be a tiny bit brighter (and it has a G-force meter, which was previously on just the ZL1, I believe). The color DIC is also very clear and easy to read.
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Old 08-09-2013, 11:07 AM   #4
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Here's my 2 cents...I just picked up a 2014 SS yesterday. I had both a 2011 SS convertible and a 2012 SS coupe as rental cars in the past, and I really don't notice any difference in driving dynamics. To be fair, I haven't really pushed it yet as it's still pretty new, but it feels like a Camaro and it's a blast to drive. The color HUD is pretty nice, it seems to be a tiny bit brighter (and it has a G-force meter, which was previously on just the ZL1, I believe). The color DIC is also very clear and easy to read.
Can we see pictures of your new badass 2014 Camaro?
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Old 08-09-2013, 11:30 AM   #5
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Can we see pictures of your new badass 2014 Camaro?
Most are from the dealer lot, since I got back pretty late last night. Weather's been pretty lame here the past week or so, once it's sunny out I'll be taking a bunch of pics:
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Old 08-09-2013, 12:04 PM   #6
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Old 08-09-2013, 12:06 PM   #7
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Pictures look good to me .
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Old 08-09-2013, 12:09 PM   #8
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I don't think there were any major differences between the 2013 and the 2014, I'm not sure why there would be any test drive reviews? This is just a mid cycle refresh, not a brand new car?
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Old 08-09-2013, 12:15 PM   #9
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no need for test drive reviews. Same car as the 2013. Only difference between it and 2012's is the electric steering.
And other than the steering wheel, nothing functional changed from the 2010-2011, besides the various suspension changes that took place in 2012.
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Old 08-09-2013, 12:23 PM   #10
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I doubt you will see any 2014 reviews other than the plethora of future Z/28 stuff. Hell, they barely got any attention when the suspension changed to FE4 in 2012.
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Old 08-09-2013, 12:30 PM   #11
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So the dealer put on thr front plate frame?
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Old 08-09-2013, 12:45 PM   #12
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So the dealer put on thr front plate frame?
I noticed that as well! Do you need a front plate in NJ?
I would have them remove and fix if was not mandatory!

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Old 08-09-2013, 01:05 PM   #13
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I'm curious, as many of us are discussing the hex vents here - on that hood when you wash the car, what path does the water drain take?

love the color...
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Old 08-09-2013, 01:20 PM   #14
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Most are from the dealer lot, since I got back pretty late last night. Weather's been pretty lame here the past week or so, once it's sunny out I'll be taking a bunch of pics:
So I guess you're off the fence?
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Old 08-09-2013, 01:24 PM   #15
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I noticed your grill doesn't have a cross pattern that the pre 2014s had. Is that an option on the 14s? I really prefer that!
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Old 08-09-2013, 01:28 PM   #16
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I noticed your grill doesn't have a cross pattern that the pre 2014s had. Is that an option on the 14s? I really prefer that!
RS grille vs non RS grille

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Old 08-09-2013, 01:38 PM   #17
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Very nice and right color !!
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Old 08-09-2013, 01:55 PM   #18
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Thanks all, and didn't mean to hijack this thread (sorry Cyber Gray). The dealer put the front plate frame on, since front plates are required in NJ. Can't comment on the draining of the hood vent for now, it's still too shiny to even think about washing it. In regards to the grill - it looks like the "Heritage Grill" for the 2014 MY is similar to the one in the Z28, according to the Camaro5 Fest Accessories and Performance guide, so there might be other grill insert options as the year goes on.

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And yes, I'm definitely not on the fence anymore!
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Old 08-09-2013, 02:15 PM   #19
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Thanks all, and didn't mean to hijack this thread (sorry Cyber Gray). The dealer put the front plate frame on, since front plates are required in NJ. Can't comment on the draining of the hood vent for now, it's still too shiny to even think about washing it. In regards to the grill - it looks like the "Heritage Grill" for the 2014 MY is similar to the one in the Z28, according to the Camaro5 Fest Accessories and Performance guide, so there might be other grill insert options as the year goes on.

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where did you find the info on the Heritage grill? I am going to need one for my 2014 1LE when it comes in.
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Old 08-09-2013, 02:43 PM   #20
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where did you find the info on the Heritage grill? I am going to need one for my 2014 1LE when it comes in.
That was from a guide in the following thread post:

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showpo...5&postcount=17

I'm sure there's a decent chance this may be wrong, as there aren't many 2014 part listings further down, but I guess time will tell.
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Old 08-09-2013, 03:13 PM   #21
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Most are from the dealer lot, since I got back pretty late last night. Weather's been pretty lame here the past week or so, once it's sunny out I'll be taking a bunch of pics:
Does it still have the new car smell
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Old 08-09-2013, 03:35 PM   #22
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thanks, I will check it out.
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Old 08-09-2013, 05:10 PM   #23
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Old 08-09-2013, 08:40 PM   #24
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beautiful car. i was curious, did you consider a vert too?
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RS grille vs non RS grille
Wow, I prefer the non-RS grille, is there any way to get that grille with the RS package?
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