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Old 08-26-2009, 08:07 AM   #35
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I think Camaro needs a "true hardtop". Sans the B pillar. This would be true to the 1st gen. Camaro and greatly improve the cars looks. It shouldn't be that hard to do and it would greatly improve visability.
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Old 08-26-2009, 08:09 AM   #36
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Guys, these are test vehicles. Who cares what color combo they are.
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Old 08-26-2009, 08:21 AM   #37
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Yeah the tan and silver isn't doing it for me either. Maybe they were color blind.
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Old 08-26-2009, 08:22 AM   #38
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I don't like the convertile on the Camaro at all, but the convertible enthusists will.
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Old 08-26-2009, 08:35 AM   #39
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i dont like convertibles. and that Tan looks hideous. ive never understodd why the rag top has to be a diff color than the car. why not just make it the same color? black with black........red with red. tan is bad on anything
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Old 08-26-2009, 08:40 AM   #40
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Summit White convt. with white top and of course, IOM stripes. It will be the bomb! Can't wait to order one.
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Old 08-26-2009, 08:46 AM   #41
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I actually don't even like the look of the convertible at all... Or 99% of the convertibles I've ever seen (any car)... so maybe that's why?
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Old 08-26-2009, 08:55 AM   #42
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I guess it's ok looking but its not done yet. ;
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Old 08-26-2009, 08:57 AM   #43
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Nice who really cares about the color combo like they said before it's a test mule maybe the tan was the only color available and they needed to get these on the streets.

I myself cannot wait to order my vert I might get both a coupe and vert at the same time

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Old 08-26-2009, 09:09 AM   #44
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I'm not sure, but it looks to me like the last one in line thought to have a black top MAY be an optical illusion? To me it kind of looks like the top may be down and there is a black/dark colored car behind it making it look like the car has a black top. Maybe I'm just imagining it, the fence kind of obscures things.
Good eye, the top does appear to be down.
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Old 08-26-2009, 09:15 AM   #45
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^ Yea, I never would have noticed that myself...

As already stated, these are test cars and most of the time, the factory won't even let you order that combo. Silver cars are traditionally limited to black or gray tops.

I say GM should allow ordering to begin next week. I think having the convertible would be a good thing since a lot of the Vette buyers are holding off because they like having a removable top.
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Old 08-26-2009, 09:18 AM   #46
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Summit White convt. with white top and of course, IOM stripes. It will be the bomb! Can't wait to order one.
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Old 08-26-2009, 09:32 AM   #47
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Guys, these are test vehicles. Who cares what color combo they are.
Exactly what I was thinking... the color of the material is totally irelevant to the need to test the mechanics and wear and tear issue. In fact, the Tan is probably the required color (over black or blue) because the Tan will best show any rubbing/tearing/stretching issues when the top goes up and down a few thousand times (hopefully) before they know they got it right...

The engineering it takes to put a top up and down is nothing new, but being the owner of a BMW convertible, I can certainly appreciate the amount of trial and error needed to make sure fitment is properly addressed with this being a brand new car and the fact that they want these tops to last and remain water/wind tight for years of use and for a performance car, all the more important. All that said, I wanted a convertible, but the missus vetoed it because our 2000 323i is suddenly leaking and she simply isn't a fan of bright sun and wind blown hair... I drive the beemer any chance I get with the top down...
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Old 08-26-2009, 09:40 AM   #48
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They should do a hardtop convertible... It was successful for the Pontiac G6, why not the Camaro? Sure it adds weight, but every convertible adds weight, and to have the style of a hardtop and the flexibility of a convertible, I think almost anyone could give up a little weight on an already near 2-ton car.
the only way i would get the convertible is if it were a hardtop... i'm super bummed that it won't be.
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Old 08-26-2009, 09:46 AM   #49
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Hmm, i'm just not a fan of the convertible on a nice car like this, to me it ruins the design and is ugly. But I could see why some would like it.
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Old 08-26-2009, 09:53 AM   #50
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I actually like the color combination.
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Old 08-26-2009, 10:07 AM   #51
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i'd rather just have t-tops
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