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Old 11-19-2008, 09:25 AM   #1
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When will we get to see performance tests?

Does nayone know how long it'll be untill we see the production cars get performance testing, preferrably by MotorTrend ?
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Old 11-19-2008, 09:30 AM   #2
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Well, the V6's have already been "driven" by the mags but no formal testing has been done.

Here's the link to all the V6 reviews.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6363

I'm really waiting to see the SS get run through the gauntlet... Anxiously waiting...
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Old 11-19-2008, 10:00 AM   #3
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Well, the V6's have already been "driven" by the mags but no formal testing has been done.

Here's the link to all the V6 reviews.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6363

I'm really waiting to see the SS get run through the gauntlet... Anxiously waiting...
I can't wait to see some SS times, tests, and reviews.
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Old 11-19-2008, 10:12 AM   #4
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I can't wait to see some SS times, tests, and reviews.
I can't wait to drive one!!!!!
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Old 11-19-2008, 10:30 AM   #5
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I can't wait to drive one!!!!!
I'll have to wait to drive one. It'll be a 2012 model by the time I can get my hands on one. :(
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Old 11-19-2008, 10:32 AM   #6
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I'll have to wait to drive one. It'll be a 2012 model by the time I can get my hands on one. :(
Perhaps there will be someone you know who buys one and let's you take it for a ride. Or absence makes the heart grow fonder.
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Old 11-19-2008, 10:44 AM   #7
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I want to see MotorTrend's numbers for the SS
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Old 11-19-2008, 11:01 AM   #8
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Man I wish they would get on with the SS testing...Please!
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Old 11-19-2008, 11:02 AM   #9
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Man I wish they would get on with the SS testing...Please!
Which do you want worse: SS testing or CGM pictures?
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Old 11-19-2008, 11:04 AM   #10
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You are right, Gimme pics of the cyber grey!!!!!!!!!!! SS performance i can estimate, but i want to see cgm on a real car.
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Old 11-19-2008, 11:05 AM   #11
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You are right, Gimme pics of the cyber grey!!!!!!!!!!! SS performance i can estimate, but i want to see cgm on a real car.
That was my guess too.
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Old 11-20-2008, 09:14 PM   #12
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photo shop???? I want numbers... Go to the candy shop if you want colors... I'm not considering a Camaro due to color... Mopar already wins hands down in that catagory...
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Old 11-20-2008, 10:05 PM   #13
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I want to know skidpad G's. Im looking for low .90's....
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Old 11-20-2008, 11:21 PM   #14
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I want to know skidpad G's. Im looking for low .90's....
You should be quite pleased
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Old 11-21-2008, 12:37 AM   #15
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i test drive one at the proving grounds tomorrow. i'll let you know how it goes.


ok, so that was BS. sorry...i couldn't resist!
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Old 11-21-2008, 01:02 AM   #16
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http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9870

I think in this thread it will give you an idea whats to expect..
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Old 11-21-2008, 09:27 AM   #17
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The SS tests have to be coming pretty quick right??? Unless they are still tuning the suspension. I know there is a rumor that the ss will go back to the ring...

Maybe that's what they are waiting for......

GAH. I WANNA KNOW!
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Old 11-21-2008, 10:09 AM   #18
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Meh. Magazine drivers usually aren't great. They're still journalists. I place little faith in Magazine numbers.


Magazine racing is for kids. Dyno racing is for Supras. You want to know how fast your car is? Go run it.
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Old 11-21-2008, 11:02 AM   #19
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You should be quite pleased
The new mustang GT with the track package did .93 on the skidpad, Im hoping for over that. Really looking for .95..

I cant wait!
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Old 11-22-2008, 05:35 AM   #20
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Meh. Magazine drivers usually aren't great. They're still journalists. I place little faith in Magazine numbers.


Magazine racing is for kids. Dyno racing is for Supras. You want to know how fast your car is? Go run it.
Yeah, but at least they are equally as bad with all of the cars they test so the results are even when compared to other cars they've tested...
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Yeah, but at least they are equally as bad with all of the cars they test so the results are even when compared to other cars they've tested...
That's not really true. Their times are off from bone stock/stock tire record holders anywhere from 3-6 tenths, which, when it comes to magazine racing, is a lot.

When you see a magazine 1/4 mile time, just assume that that pass was made in the middle of summer at LACR and the car will go at least that.
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Old 11-22-2008, 01:37 PM   #22
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That's not really true. Their times are off from bone stock/stock tire record holders anywhere from 3-6 tenths, which, when it comes to magazine racing, is a lot.

When you see a magazine 1/4 mile time, just assume that that pass was made in the middle of summer at LACR and the car will go at least that.
I believe he meant when comparing MT to MT or C&D to C&D or Edmunds to Edmunds it is consistent. But to compare Edmunds to the real world . . .
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Old 11-25-2008, 06:00 PM   #23
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The performance numbers should be really good (better than some might expect), because most of the first magazine testing will be done in the cold air of winter.
And LSX motors just love cold air.
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Old 11-25-2008, 06:14 PM   #24
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I've ordered my Camaro today in CGM. The salesman gave me an idea of the shade. I hope it's darker vs lighter...can't wait to see the real deal.
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I would love to see high 12's, but I think it's going to be low 13's. I'm thinking 13.1-13.3. I hope I'm wrong.
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