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Old 09-04-2009, 02:30 PM   #1
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Camaro V6 vs. G-37 coupe

For years I wanted to buy a G-35(now G-37) as an every day driver, There used to be a "personal" class of car, like a Buick Riviera, Caddy Eldorado, or even the old Grand Prix. This is the sort of sporty coupe that I want.
Instead of the Infinity, I think the Camaro would be the way to go. I suspect the Infinity would be faster however, since its lighter. What do you guys think?
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Old 09-04-2009, 02:59 PM   #2
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I like the G37 as well and looked into getting one before I purchased my Camaro. In the end I liked the exterior better on the Camaro and a loaded 2LT was more than 10K cheaper.
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Old 09-04-2009, 03:00 PM   #3
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When comparing the V6, the G37 should be faster. Has more horsepower now as well, if I'm not mistaken.

However, I will say that I had a G35 sedan before I got my SS and I'm far more pleased with the SS.

...the G coupes have always come across as feminine to me. I thought they were going to fix it with the G37 coupe, but I was wrong...
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When comparing the V6, the G37 should be faster. Has more horsepower now as well, if I'm not mistaken.

However, I will say that I had a G35 sedan before I got my SS and I'm far more pleased with the SS.

...the G coupes have always come across as feminine to me. I thought they were going to fix it with the G37 coupe, but I was wrong...
The G37 is a nice car, but I don't like how the front bumper looks like it's smiling. It's not near as bad as the new Mazda 3's though.

G37 will be quicker, 330hp with similar torque IIRC. It's not a real lightweight car though, over 3600 pounds. I think the sedan is and has always been lighter.
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Old 09-04-2009, 03:58 PM   #5
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A G37 will beat the V6 Camaro in any objective performance category.
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I agree with the "feminine look" of the car statement above. Dated a girl who drove one and it was a nice ride but a little to "import" feeling for me (the car not the girl )
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Old 09-04-2009, 04:53 PM   #7
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I agree with the "feminine look" of the car statement above. Dated a girl who drove one and it was a nice ride but a little to "import" feeling for me (the car not the girl )
LOL, that struck me as funny- import girls are just fine in my book, which has nothing to do with the topic
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Old 09-04-2009, 09:17 PM   #8
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Is this a serious question? Its much faster than the V6 and almost as fast as the SS. 0-60 in 5 seconds flat, quarter in the low 13s at 105-108 MPH. The G37 coupe is awesome. Its the car I may be dumping my V6 Camaro for.
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Old 09-05-2009, 12:06 AM   #9
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Good choise!!! But i like the g35 (looks)much better than the G37.
what are you looking for in your everyday driver?
if its speed, stock for stock the g37 is the better choise. if i where you i would get the camaro. why? Because its much cheaper in every category also edmunds quotes 5.5 0-60 , 3.9 in 1320 vs 5.9 , 14.2 in maro
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As much as I love the Camaro I would be a turn coat in an instant for a G37, it`s the adult version of the Nissan Z, and in my opinion a much better looking version.
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It really just depends on what you like.... My wife was looking for a new car and she wanted to test drive a G37 to compare it to the other cars she liked. She test drove one and then borrowed a friends for a few days... Her final statement- Its quick but its just to prissy for me! She ended up getting a G8 GT because she said it was more her style. I guess what Im trying to say is drive them both so you can really get a feel for the car that matches you.
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Old 09-05-2009, 12:44 AM   #12
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Oh, I forgot to mention an added bonus. The 330HP rating of the G37 coupe is underrated, it has dyno'd at 344WHP but most are around 330-340WHP. Also, the stock block will take close to 900HP and it loves turbos
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Oh, I forgot to mention an added bonus. The 330HP rating of the G37 coupe is underrated, it has dyno'd at 344WHP but most are around 330-340WHP. Also, the stock block will take close to 900HP and it loves turbos

thats the only way to get power out of them and 12k for a turbo is nuts....
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Old 09-05-2009, 04:02 AM   #14
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The G37's are beautiful cars, nooo doubt. I'd love to have one if I could fit in one (too tall).

Oh, and I married myself a fine import-girl from the same country where the G37's are from .
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Old 09-05-2009, 10:18 AM   #15
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I loved the G35 but the 37 not so much. I test drove one just to see how it felt and it was quick but I didn't feel the power that I feel in my SS. I personally like the beefy look of the Camaro better and the SS front looks much more intimidating than the G37. Good luck with your choice.
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Old 09-05-2009, 11:39 AM   #16
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340WHP/280WTQ in a car that runs 0-60 in 5 seconds and the quarter in low 13s isnt any power? Its a 3.7L V6 and runs about the same times as a 6.2L V8 in the SS in a 3715 LB car thats not exactly "light". I think thats pretty damn impressive. Blows away the V6 Camaro performance. Stang, you must have a super duper SS because those are pretty much the same times your SS will run.
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Old 09-05-2009, 12:02 PM   #17
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I have an 08 G35 (306hp), and I can honestly tell you that off the line the Camaro V6 will get smoked by it, accelleration is much quicker/smoother, might even beat it in a 1/4 mile, 0-60 times
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Old 09-05-2009, 12:19 PM   #19
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I have an 08 G35 (306hp), and I can honestly tell you that off the line the Camaro V6 will get smoked by it, accelleration is much quicker/smoother, might even beat it in a 1/4 mile, 0-60 times
I would think so. The G35 is a high 13 quarter car and the V6 Camaro is a low 14 second car...
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I have an 08 G35 (306hp), and I can honestly tell you that off the line the Camaro V6 will get smoked by it, accelleration is much quicker/smoother, might even beat it in a 1/4 mile, 0-60 times
it weighs less thats why, the g37 starts at 35k, its more in the SS class
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Oh, I forgot to mention an added bonus. The 330HP rating of the G37 coupe is underrated, it has dyno'd at 344WHP but most are around 330-340WHP. Also, the stock block will take close to 900HP and it loves turbos
Wow, you actually believe ANY of that?
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340WHP/280WTQ in a car that runs 0-60 in 5 seconds and the quarter in low 13s isnt any power? Its a 3.7L V6 and runs about the same times as a 6.2L V8 in the SS in a 3715 LB car thats not exactly "light". I think thats pretty damn impressive. Blows away the V6 Camaro performance. Stang, you must have a super duper SS because those are pretty much the same times your SS will run.
What are you puffing on and can you spare some? Low 13's in the quarter? Please show me. I guess I have one of those super duper SS's that runs in the 12's.
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G37 is comfortable... nice exhaust note... and it ends there.



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Oh, I forgot to mention an added bonus. The 330HP rating of the G37 coupe is underrated, it has dyno'd at 344WHP but most are around 330-340WHP. Also, the stock block will take close to 900HP and it loves turbos
I USED to frequent some of the G forums (G35driver and my37), and I don't remember EVER seeing a stock G37 dyno that high. They were mostly around 260 - 270 at the rear wheels. Also, 900hp on a stock block?? Maybe for a brief second before it explodes.
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I USED to frequent some of the G forums (G35driver and my37), and I don't remember EVER seeing a stock G37 dyno that high. They were mostly around 260 - 270 at the rear wheels. Also, 900hp on a stock block?? Maybe for a brief second before it explodes.
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