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Old 08-18-2009, 05:54 PM   #1
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Thumbs up 2010 Camaro sold out in Japan already

As reported (and seen) earlier, the 2010 Camaro is bound for the Japanese market as well.

Ahead of actual deliveries, GM's Japan arm -- the General Motors Asia Pacific (Japan) is reporting that it has already sold more than 120 orders.. which is more than it's allotment (120) of Camaros for the year! GMAP spokesman Michihiro Yamamori confirmed the orders. Final prices will not be announced until October, but according to Edmunds, the Camaro should arrive in Japan in both V6 and V8 versions, with pricing likely to be the equivalent of $45,325 to $56,390.

It seems that the Camaro is selling out in whatever market it's being introduced to, whether that be the US or abroad. Proof that the design of the new Camaro is truly universally appealing, regardless of culture or geography. Go GM go Camaro!!

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Many of the orders are reportedly from men in their 30s and 40s who haven't been put off by GM's June 1 bankruptcy filing.

Along with the Chevrolet Corvette and the Ford Mustang, the Camaro has long had a strong cult following on Japan's roads. Owners love the power, speed and style of American muscle cars and the strong visual statement they make.
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Old 08-18-2009, 05:56 PM   #2
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Along with the Chevrolet Corvette and the Ford Mustang, the Camaro has long had a strong cult following on Japan's roads. Owners love the power, speed and style of American muscle cars and the strong visual statement they make.
Kinda makes you wonder why they build boring, bland, blahmobiles like the camry and accord.
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Old 08-18-2009, 05:57 PM   #3
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very cool!! thanks Tran
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Old 08-18-2009, 06:11 PM   #6
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it was only 120 cars...come on.....how many drivers over there and only 120 cars....
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Old 08-18-2009, 06:14 PM   #7
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Old 08-18-2009, 06:15 PM   #8
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it was only 120 cars...come on.....how many drivers over there and only 120 cars....
The point isn't the raw # that GM has sold there, but that there is demand in asian markets among asian drivers and that they have sold out whatever allotment they already have for the upcoming year.
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Yes, I guess with a country of 127,000,000 people, you better sell 120 camaro's. It's no big story then.
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Old 08-18-2009, 06:21 PM   #10
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yea, I know, I am glad its only 120....if it were more, would it not take away from what they have to sell to us?
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it was only 120 cars...come on.....how many drivers over there and only 120 cars....
It's only 120 cars because that's all Japan will allow GM to export.
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Old 08-18-2009, 06:32 PM   #12
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Hardly surprising news, but good none-the-less.
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It's only 120 cars because that's all Japan will allow GM to export.
Exactly. Being able to sell out the allotment before year end shows great interest.
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Old 08-18-2009, 06:55 PM   #14
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Exactly. Being able to sell out the allotment before year end shows great interest.
Might not be a huge number, but they sold everything they had...will have
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