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Old 07-24-2009, 12:07 PM   #103
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I agree! I didn't like them from the moment I saw them on the first sketch for the showcar and I had to sculpt them for months in the computer and protested the whole time. I don't think they are a pleasing or interesting shape, they don't say Camaro, the chrome is totally out of place (would you stand for a chrome grill?) and they don't even go with the rest of the car and nobody would listen. (you think it's frustrating being on the outside of GM; try being on the inside) I've almost gotten used to them now though and I think they look OK if you take off the chrome rings.

P.S. The RS doesn't have darker lenses.... they are clear on both cars. The RS has the inner housing painted black so it doesn't reflect red everywhere. And they're not LED but I guess they look more like it because of the contrast.



I understand the idea of trying to mimic the styling of the front of the car for continuity but it just looks kind of odd to me to see both lenses doing this instead of just the outside lens. I think it might have looked better had the gap between the lenses been a straight vertical rectangle shape. In fact had the entire tail light bumper cut-out gone completely across with no part of the bumper in the middle it would have looked cleaner; much more like the front. Then a single-piece tail light lens could have been designed which would have been more in keeping with the heritage styling of the 67-69 Camaros, albeit styled after the new front with the swept-up corner.

The chrome I'm mixed on. I don't hate chrome but since it isn't really used anywhere else on the car it seems a bit odd here. It doesn't look necessarily bad, just inconsistent. Had the window frames also been chrome, or maybe the single horizontal bar in the center of the front grille been chrome, then it would make sense to have the tail lights rimmed in chrome.

But these are just nit-picking details; it's still a gorgeous car.
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Old 07-24-2009, 03:34 PM   #104
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here are comparion pics first is non RS and second is RS (Slightley darker) and third is concept
those are SS camaros not RS
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Old 07-24-2009, 03:47 PM   #105
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The first pic is of a non-RS SS (silver SS badge)
The second is of a RS SS (red SS badging)

RS is just an appearence package available for the SS (v8's) and the LS/LT's (v6's)
LS/LT's get the RED RS bagdges but SS keep the SS (but red for the RS)
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Old 07-24-2009, 05:36 PM   #106
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Really? I thought they hid them a little better by the pictures. My mistake.
If you haven't seen it already, check this out: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=33894 That lil mod definitely hides the mufflers very nicely!
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Old 07-24-2009, 06:27 PM   #107
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I think the lights look great. Just like the 70 and the 71/72 chevells, I liked the 71/72s quad round better than the 70s square lights in the bumper
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Old 08-14-2013, 06:05 PM   #108
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So the tail lights were not liked by some on the 2010
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Old 08-14-2013, 07:56 PM   #109
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Nominated for post of the day... should (didn't say it WOULD) remind people that new designs will have detractors at first, simply not liking because it's not familiar.

My opinion, since everybody wants to know: I like the new ones. I like mine, too... but the new ones are way gnarly, Bro!
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Old 08-14-2013, 08:53 PM   #110
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Nominated for post of the day... should (didn't say it WOULD) remind people that new designs will have detractors at first, simply not liking because it's not familiar.

My opinion, since everybody wants to know: I like the new ones. I like mine, too... but the new ones are way gnarly, Bro!

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Old 08-14-2013, 09:23 PM   #111
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Old 08-14-2013, 09:57 PM   #112
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Haha, it seems a lot of people wanted the taillights to be what they turned out being on the 2014s.... they got their wishes--four years later.
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Old 08-14-2013, 10:22 PM   #113
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Where's fbodfather??? He should drop in and lay ouy one big fat "I TOLD YOU SO!!!"
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Old 08-14-2013, 10:55 PM   #114
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I really like the new 2010 camaro's, almost every aspect except for the tail lights. I think the design looks like a corvette. I personally think they should have gone with the design like on a 67,68,69. The one piece design tail lights on each side not seperate lights like the vette. I am just wanting to know what you guys think about it.
I think they are great
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Old 08-15-2013, 12:30 AM   #115
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Wow, a blast from the past....

...and I bet there will be haters of the 6th Gen's tail lights too.
(Revive this thread again in about 2 years....)
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Old 08-15-2013, 12:33 AM   #116
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the 'pre-fresh' lights are awesome-looking!
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Old 08-15-2013, 09:20 AM   #117
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I think it's funny to revive this thread, it's so...funny? People hate change, and there will always be haters.
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Old 08-15-2013, 10:01 AM   #118
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No we like change.. but those lights are just ugly and they aren't new they are being reused from the Euro Camaros which were fugly too.

What should be on the back of the new Camaro is the Stingray trapazoids in LED.
that would have been perfect.
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