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Old 09-28-2009, 02:08 PM   #15
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To me, it's irrelevant what they name it. It's the performance I'm after. They can call it the "Turtle Edition" and I'd still buy it.
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Old 09-28-2009, 02:10 PM   #16
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To me, it's irrelevant what they name it. It's the performance I'm after. They can call it the "Turtle Edition" and I'd still buy it.
ZL1 would be perfect.
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Old 09-28-2009, 02:34 PM   #17
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Old 09-28-2009, 02:48 PM   #18
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Call it whatever you want. I want the LSA powered Camaro at a reasonable price $45K + or - 5K.

With mods, this thing would sky rocket in power.
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Old 09-28-2009, 02:56 PM   #19
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Call it whatever you want. I want the LSA powered Camaro at a reasonable price $45K + or - 5K.

With mods, this thing would sky rocket in power.
EXACTLY! This is how I feel!
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Old 09-28-2009, 02:58 PM   #20
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Im thinking there are two different Beasts coming our way......
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Old 09-28-2009, 03:00 PM   #21
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Whether it's a stripped-down weekend warrior or an optioned-out high-powered cruiser (like the CTS-V), I'm buying one either way

But personally, I'd prefer it to be optioned out.
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Old 09-28-2009, 03:04 PM   #22
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Mmm...Popcorn!



I think the key phrase is here:

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you'd try to stay true to the RPO

Try or not - we know they were previously running an LSA in the same Camaro we all know and love.

It will be a 4100lb behemoth. Fast though...

The only way it is cost-effective, is to minimize changes to the current model.

Suspension, fascias, hood, and engine.

And of course, Z28 badges!
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Old 09-28-2009, 03:06 PM   #23
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Mmm...Popcorn!


I think the key phrase is here:
Try or not - we know they were previously running an LSA in the same Camaro we all know and love.


And of course, Z28 badges!

Hmmm but what if what they were running a LSA in was not the Z/28........
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Old 09-28-2009, 03:35 PM   #24
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From Super Chevy magazine October '09.
I cant find the article on their website so I dont have a link.

Now I really have no Idea what to expect......


SC:Now that the Camaro is in the showrooms and on the street, whatabout extending the model lieup with a cobertible, and possibly a Z/28 version? What would a Z/28 be like?

AO: The convertible has been announced, but it has been delayed until 2011. As far as a Z/28, or a performance version, we've had this debate internally many, many times. What would you call the performance version? A Z/28? A COPO? A Yenko? Would you bring back a nostalgic name, or not? Create a new one? The SS was always the big dog Camaro, not the Z/28. The first Z/28 was built just to get us into the racing circuit against the Mustang and all the other cars that were in that class. If you were going to take a Z/28 approach, you'd try to stay true to the RPO, build a car that you could drive daily on the street, take to the drag strip and do well, or take to the track and do well, which the original Z/28 did. Take some things out of it, get the mass down, use and existing small-block, maybe an ls7, an ls9. Make it a great performing car for the purist.
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Hmmm but what if what they were running a LSA in was not the Z/28........
Then that opens up a whole new can of worms
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Old 09-28-2009, 03:43 PM   #25
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If the Z28 does end up having a factory supercharger setup when it hits the lots I sure hope to god GM does the right thing and uses a forged shortblock. Factory blower with cast junk is a waste of money for what it costs to go forged in the first place. Personally if i was going to be in the market for one of these id rather pay an additional $1000 knowing that the bottom end can take anything I could throw at it.
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Old 09-28-2009, 03:48 PM   #26
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No ..yall are seriously going to kill me... oh well at least I have popcorn
You guys enjoy torturing us dont ya?





No it won't kill you. We have done very thorough studies on the matter.......................it may SEEEEEM like it's killing you but it won't.

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I think my passion for the 5th Gen and its upcoming models and packages has turned into a very unhealthy obsession.......
Please to define this "unhealthy"

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Trim the fat and bring down the price so the people who don't want all the expensive features can get a no-nonsense car.
Fat, who are you calling fat????

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Im glad the beginning of my demise makes you Lol.....
killing, death, demise.....................come on Shnomac aren't you over exagerating just a teeeeny bit?

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I wold take a new Z/28 over her any day.......
Ha so would your WIFE

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Im thinking there are two different Beasts coming our way......
If two, then why not three?
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From Super Chevy magazine October '09.
I cant find the article on their website so I dont have a link.

Now I really have no Idea what to expect......


SC:Now that the Camaro is in the showrooms and on the street, whatabout extending the model lieup with a cobertible, and possibly a Z/28 version? What would a Z/28 be like?

AO: The convertible has been announced, but it has been delayed until 2011. As far as a Z/28, or a performance version, we've had this debate internally many, many times. What would you call the performance version? A Z/28? A COPO? A Yenko? Would you bring back a nostalgic name, or not? Create a new one? The SS was always the big dog Camaro, not the Z/28. The first Z/28 was built just to get us into the racing circuit against the Mustang and all the other cars that were in that class. If you were going to take a Z/28 approach, you'd try to stay true to the RPO, build a car that you could drive daily on the street, take to the drag strip and do well, or take to the track and do well, which the original Z/28 did. Take some things out of it, get the mass down, use and existing small-block, maybe an ls7, an ls9. Make it a great performing car for the purist.
Shnomac............once again you read what you want to read.
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