Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
JDP Motorsports
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > General Camaro Forums > Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics

Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics Discussions related to the 5th gen Camaro Z/28 model

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-12-2013, 05:14 PM   #76
FINALLYSATISFIED
Est.1775
 
FINALLYSATISFIED's Avatar
 
Drives: ZL1#206 (Sold) 6th Gen!?
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: SoCal
Posts: 5,406
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zfatuated View Post
Only directed towards the bubble-wrappers reading the thread.

Cars are for driving...

FINALLYSATISFIED is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 05:26 PM   #77
mr02Z/28
 
Drives: 2002 Z/28,1968 Chevelle convert.
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Phila.,PA
Posts: 688
LoL ....... WoW, more then a ZL1 and North of $56,500 ........ Maybe folks are correct, this car looks like it will be a $70,000 Camaro the more we hear about it, insane but cool ...

By the way, let's be honest ...... who will really be racing this car on a consistent basis, like the car was originally designed for ??? I'm not talking about 1 or 2 races a year or even 3 events .... And is the car under warranty when raced or if something malfunctions ?
mr02Z/28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 05:40 PM   #78
HeritageLS
 
HeritageLS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 1LS Camaro (Victory Red)
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Long Island
Posts: 188
Jay Leno reviews 2014 Z/28 Camaro - August 12 [video]

This car is perfection

If only the lower models could rid themselves of that ugly chrome strip like the Z28 was able to sneak past without. Great job GM
HeritageLS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 05:42 PM   #79
2cnd chance
It Will Be Mine
 
2cnd chance's Avatar
 
Drives: A Z06 or a 2015 1LE?
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: The Road
Posts: 6,216
Quote:
Originally Posted by HeritageLS View Post
This car is perfection

If only the lower models could rid themselves of that ugly chrome strip like the Z28 was able to sneak past without. Great job GM
Yes!
What chrome? The eyebrow that's part of the RS package?
__________________
2cnd chance is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 05:48 PM   #80
Stex

 
Drives: 67 goat, 69 goat ram air III
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: South texas
Posts: 786
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zfatuated View Post
Thought the same thing and meant to write it but forgot to. An aggressive stance for sure. There is nothing poseur looking about it as opposed to other wannabe "track cars" on the road. Going to be intimidating on the track for sure.



Yeah, it is always sad to me to hear of the bubble-wrappers getting their unappreciative hands on cool cars and packing them away for the sake of speculation. Pathetic really. As a car guy, I want to use the product as the creators intended. The whole never been rained on, never touched by human hands or looked at with an angry glance car ads just nauseate me. Here's a big FU to any of you jackwads reading this.
That is OK, they probably think you are nuts for driving the damn thing.
Laissez-faire
Stex is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 05:48 PM   #81
Zfatuated

 
Drives: BAC Mono
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Reno
Posts: 869
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2cnd chance View Post
If it's an unlimited build, who cares? I think despite Jay's comment there will be as many as wanted.
Of course I hope you are right but the quote from the Jay/Al video is

Jay: "The cool thing is they're only going to build about, what, 1500 of this a year?"

Al: "That's right, yup..."

Some of you guys know way better than I do, from past GM/Chevy experience, if Al is prone to being agreeable in these interview situations or if he would have said something to the effect of "No, we plan to build as many as the market has appetite for". What is his past track record of sticking to interview claims?

If their conversation is to be taken at face value, Chevy decided to do a limited edition after all. Or it's constrained by capacity to hand build the engines. Or both. Hey, it's all just mental masturbation. I've got no opinion which way it will go and will just wait, with my March dated, signed, MSRP buyers order and see what shakes out.

We'll know soon enough, in TWO WEEKS! Right?

Sorry, couldn' t resist...
Zfatuated is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 05:54 PM   #82
Sesiom Summers
 
Drives: Camaro Z-28 2001
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Winter Park /Orlando - FL
Posts: 241
Send a message via MSN to Sesiom Summers
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mister Will View Post
I just wish an LS7 was part of that list.

you can buy any engine from Chevy, the even give you warranty, so you can buy the LS7 or even LSA, LS6 if your wallet is enough big :P
__________________
Ready to rumble!!! Z-28'01 => 470 hp
Sesiom Summers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 06:07 PM   #83
Zfatuated

 
Drives: BAC Mono
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Reno
Posts: 869
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stex View Post
That is OK, they probably think you are nuts for driving the damn thing.
Laissez-faire
You are right of course. And I'll pay for it when I eventually do sell, "He tracked it! Waaaa! It's ruined! Waaaa! Gimme a 75% discount because you tracked it!". I'm so over that crowd...haha.

No one asks the question: what's the value of a frequent Z/28 induced dopamine and endorphin high? Priceless, I'd contend. Certainly far more than than whatever the bubble wrappers will ever make in "profit", when corrected for inflation. Seems that minor issue is always conveniently overlooked. If you are honest with yourself, cars aren't investments no matter what anyone will try to tell you. Or what you tell your wife...

PS- I take some solace in seeing a new BOSS 302/S (that's the Ford parts dept sold race car, for those who don't know) went for less than MSRP at the Reno Barrett-Jackson. Sold for $75k as I recall, new ones sold for $85/$89k depending on 3-way shocks or not. So maybe the bubble wrappers have less interest in specialty track cars and don't muck up the market for new Z/28's. It's not a direct comparison for the Z/28 so not sure how applicable my assumption might be.
Zfatuated is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 06:24 PM   #84
Blk-Ice
750HP of Twisted Reaper!
 
Blk-Ice's Avatar
 
Drives: Blk 2SS with Gun metal Gray Stripes
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Northern VA & NC
Posts: 1,787
I like how they quickly moved past the tail lights on the walkaround.....lol! All in all its a nice looking ride. I would buy it and DRIVE IT LIKE I STOLE IT!!!!!!
__________________
"Life is a warzone...Adapt, Evolve, Never surrender!"
Fear the LMR Twisted Reaper Brotherhood!

Blk-Ice is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 06:26 PM   #85
2cnd chance
It Will Be Mine
 
2cnd chance's Avatar
 
Drives: A Z06 or a 2015 1LE?
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: The Road
Posts: 6,216
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zfatuated View Post
You are right of course. And I'll pay for it when I eventually do sell, "He tracked it! Waaaa! It's ruined! Waaaa! Gimme a 75% discount because you tracked it!". I'm so over that crowd...haha.

No one asks the question: what's the value of a frequent Z/28 induced dopamine and endorphin high? Priceless, I'd contend. Certainly far more than than whatever the bubble wrappers will ever make in "profit", when corrected for inflation. Seems that minor issue is always conveniently overlooked. If you are honest with yourself, cars aren't investments no matter what anyone will try to tell you. Or what you tell your wife...

PS- I take some solace in seeing a new BOSS 302/S (that's the Ford parts dept sold race car, for those who don't know) went for less than MSRP at the Reno Barrett-Jackson. Sold for $75k as I recall, new ones sold for $85/$89k depending on 3-way shocks or not. So maybe the bubble wrappers have less interest in specialty track cars and don't muck up the market for new Z/28's. It's not a direct comparison for the Z/28 so not sure how applicable my assumption might be.
I snicker when guys talk about having a 2013 1LE or a 2010 SS or a 2012 ZL1 as though it has "great" long term value. How many 5Gens are there? Even the Z/28 at 3,000 plus units will be hard pressed to see an increase in value for many many years. Bottom line "live in the now" and enjoy the car.
__________________
2cnd chance is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 06:34 PM   #86
2cnd chance
It Will Be Mine
 
2cnd chance's Avatar
 
Drives: A Z06 or a 2015 1LE?
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: The Road
Posts: 6,216
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blk-Ice View Post
I like how they quickly moved past the tail lights on the walkaround.....lol! All in all its a nice looking ride. I would buy it and DRIVE IT LIKE I STOLE IT!!!!!!
I think they were more focused on the performance aspects.
__________________
2cnd chance is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 06:41 PM   #87
Zfatuated

 
Drives: BAC Mono
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Reno
Posts: 869
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2cnd chance View Post
Even the Z/28 at 3,000 plus units will be hard pressed to see an increase in value for many many years. Bottom line "live in the now" and enjoy the car.
Right on!



PS- I like the taillights. Never had a moments thought that I did not. Totally dig them.
Zfatuated is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 06:45 PM   #88
Fiftydriver

 
Fiftydriver's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro 2SSRS RJT L99
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Fort Shaw, Montana
Posts: 1,219
I like it ALOT, but not enough to trade in my project 2010 SSRS. I think for the price, I will keep my current 2010 and get it paid off and then look at the 2014 Corvette Stingray which will be pretty much the same price as the Z28.

If I did not have my 2010, I would certainly be all over this new Z28!!
__________________
Fiftydriver

2010 SSRS, RJTC, L99, Maggie 2300 SC, 3.4" pulley, Roto-Fab CAI, Dynatech Supermaxx LT headers, Dynatech High Flow cats, Corsa Cat back exhaust, Dual Elite Engineering catch can, MSD wires and Jannetty custom tune, JRE custom diff w/ posi mod, 3.91 LPE gears, Pfaht trailing arms, Pfaht trailing arm and Diff bushings, drop springs and sport sway bars front and back, Fesler dual guage pillar pod w/ AM Cobalt Boost and A/F guages.

More to come!!
Fiftydriver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 07:01 PM   #89
Abstrak
 
Abstrak's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 AGM Camaro LS / Team LFX
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Maryland
Posts: 547
I hate the rear end but I would love to have that front fascia I wonder if that will be interchangeable.
__________________
Abstrak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 07:24 PM   #90
backtotintops
 
backtotintops's Avatar
 
Drives: 14 Z/28 0#
Join Date: May 2013
Location: NY
Posts: 517
Quote:
Originally Posted by Scott 78 View Post
These prices are getting insane.
what prices? Nothing is firm. This car is a steal at 60 and maybe even 70.



Quote:
Originally Posted by KMK454 View Post
at 60 to 70k, there are a lot of other interesting and tempting track toys out there: C7 Z51, used C6 Z06s and Grand Sports, Cayman S, 911s, M cars, Lotuses, SRT10s, and more.
Something makes me pretty sure this will punish anything on your list except maybe the viper.



Quote:
Originally Posted by 2cnd chance View Post
Sometimes I question Jay's "true car guy" cred. Lots of huh? moments.

Still huge congrats to GM and even 23 mpg, wow!

I agree on Jay...I think more poseur than track guy and I too was stunned at 23...probably coasting downhill with a tailwind.



Quote:
Originally Posted by Zfatuated View Post
PS- I like the taillights. Never had a moments thought that I did not. Totally dig them.
me too...it was the re-design of the taillights that actually got me interested...seems so many people do not know these are styled from an earlier camaro...I'm not a camaro guy yet and even I knew that.
backtotintops is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 07:53 PM   #91
MBS

 
MBS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 rs 2lt
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: wisconsin
Posts: 1,799
Loved that video,just wish he would of smoked that Porsch Jay Leno knows his cars and He loves Detroit Muscle , ,
Very Informative and I want one ,What a beast , Now how do I come up with the $$$?
MBS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 08:15 PM   #92
Camaro_Corvette
36.833283,-76.021958
 
Camaro_Corvette's Avatar
 
Drives: Team 1LE
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Earth
Posts: 23,124
Quote:
Originally Posted by Scott 78 View Post
These prices are getting insane.
The performance is getting insane. Sounds like one doesn't go without the other.
__________________
I hate parking threads...
Camaro_Corvette is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 08:37 PM   #93
Mgizzle
 
Mgizzle's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 Camaro 1LE 1SS
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Detroit
Posts: 596
What an amazing car, I am without words.
__________________
I work for General Motors and am not an official spokes person for General Motors. My views and opinions are my own and not those of General Motors.
Mgizzle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 08:49 PM   #94
911medic

 
911medic's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 SIM 2LT/1970 Camaro
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Near Minneapolis, MN
Posts: 1,517
Was that "more than 500HP" comment the first time an actual HP number (or at least a starting point/floor) regarding the Z/28 has been confirmed? I mean, we all figured it would be >500, but I don't remember actual numbers being stated.
__________________
All bleeding stops eventually -- 2012 2LT Auto w/sunroof -- My journal thread
Roto-Fab Intake & W/W Relocate Kit -- ADM Race Scoop -- Dynomax VT Axle-Back Exhaust -- Vitesse Throttle Controller
RX Catch Can -- Drake Bowtie Delete -- JacFab Radio Face Cover -- LED Fog Lights -- LED Dome/Trunk/Plate Lights
Wishlist: VMax Ported TB -- Dash ABL -- Footwell/Cupholder/Door Pull/Homelink Button Lighting
911medic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 09:22 PM   #95
daveagogo1
TRI COUNTY TAMPA
 
daveagogo1's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 1SS/RS VR/BLK A6
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Trinity, Florida
Posts: 6,626
Quote:
Originally Posted by 911medic View Post
Was that "more than 500HP" comment the first time an actual HP number (or at least a starting point/floor) regarding the Z/28 has been confirmed? I mean, we all figured it would be >500, but I don't remember actual numbers being stated.
That was stated at the unveiling. No surprise there. It does live in the Z06 afterall.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by HufferSS View Post
Fast cars have rubber on the quarter panels...you sissies need to knock it off.

daveagogo1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 09:22 PM   #96
oldfriend


 
oldfriend's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 SS BLK IO interior
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: 32*38' 49N. 16*55'42W
Posts: 7,004
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eich View Post
Jay says, "Go for a test drive, I think you'll be impressed". I wonder how many dealers are going to hand out test drives of the Z28 ? !!
They will , but for the 2001 year model !
__________________
2010 BLK 2SS RS IO
oldfriend is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 09:47 PM   #97
L99CAMA2011


 
L99CAMA2011's Avatar
 
Drives: One of the baddest handling Gen 5s
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Masachusetts
Posts: 2,695
Quote:
Originally Posted by dixonk View Post
My ears perked up when I heard him say that all the parts will be available to buy for the SS!

Seats, intake, spoiler....drool.
Rear end with LSD nice. I hope those fender extensions are available as well so we can run wider wheels.
L99CAMA2011 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 09:51 PM   #98
L99CAMA2011


 
L99CAMA2011's Avatar
 
Drives: One of the baddest handling Gen 5s
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Masachusetts
Posts: 2,695
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mister Will View Post
I just wish an LS7 was part of that list.
Dude Pfadt put an LS7 in their RingSpec Camaro so we do kind of have that option.
L99CAMA2011 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 09:54 PM   #99
spratleyea
Graphic artist
 
Drives: 2010 wht w/silver ralley stripes
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Hampton VA.
Posts: 355
z/28

Quote:
Originally Posted by GraySS2011 View Post
I like checking out the cars on Jay Lenos garage site. Ad states he will have. Z/28 on his site on August 12

Review is up:

Forgive the improper grammer but this car "aint nothing but the truth".
spratleyea is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2013, 11:20 PM   #100
2010SLVRBULIT


 
2010SLVRBULIT's Avatar
 
Drives: G5 & C6
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: MARS
Posts: 6,988
@ that $, I'd rather get a newer, slightly used Z06/427..
2010SLVRBULIT is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:17 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.