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Old 07-27-2011, 11:39 AM   #5881
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I know I would be proud to drive a THR!

Even though it is just a rumour it has me spooked..... I am starting to wonder if waiting for a Z/28 will take me out of the 5th gen Im not sure I am willing to do that, I realllllly love the look of the 5th Gen!!!!!!

Ughhhh decisions decisions....
I'm kinda' worried about that, too. While Z28 is, now, not the model I'm most interested in, I do hope this is not the first generation that is not blessed with such a paramount model. That would be a REAL shame... If the 6th Gen comes along as soon as '15, I'm really affraid this might happen... I'll reserve judgement until I see the new one though

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We will know if we get a Z28 before the last 5th gen rolls off the line
Hopefully a lot sooner. I'm sure GM doesn't want to sell anything at a loss, and if the 6th comes along as reported, it seems like it would take at least a couple years to make that money back, which puts Z28, IMVHO, in a precarious position. I'm keeping my fingers crossed, because I see a lot of enthusiasm in here for it, even if I've moved camps. I still have my Z-tatoo, so I still fully support it
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Old 07-27-2011, 11:40 AM   #5882
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I agree!
The styling is what's selling the Camaro. If they mess with that too much, OUCH!

Stealth/GT3000 styling UGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!
I would like to ask someone to try to show me exactly how they could improve on the design of the 5th, because in all seriousness, there's not an angle I don't love, and can't think of a way that it could really look much better. Of course I'm not a very imaginative person... I'm pretty simple, lol
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Old 07-27-2011, 11:42 AM   #5883
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I'm kinda' worried about that, too. While Z28 is, now, not the model I'm most interested in, I do hope this is not the first generation that is not blessed with such a paramount model. That would be a REAL shame... If the 6th Gen comes along as soon as '15, I'm really affraid this might happen... I'll reserve judgement until I see the new one though



Hopefully a lot sooner. I'm sure GM doesn't want to sell anything at a loss, and if the 6th comes along as reported, it seems like it would take at least a couple years to make that money back, which puts Z28, IMVHO, in a precarious position. I'm keeping my fingers crossed, because I see a lot of enthusiasm in here for it, even if I've moved camps. I still have my Z-tatoo, so I still fully support it
We still have no clear cut date on when the 6th gen will arrive, it could be as late as 2016, which makes more sense anyways.
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Old 07-27-2011, 11:44 AM   #5884
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We still have no clear cut date on when the 6th gen will arrive, it could be as late as 2016, which makes more sense anyways.
^^^ truth ^^^

GM hasn't said anything yet, so I'm not getting my panties in a twist
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Old 07-27-2011, 11:54 AM   #5885
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so I'm not getting my panties in a twist
Me either but they are starting to scrunch up a bit......
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:03 PM   #5886
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Me either but they are starting to scrunch up a bit......
They're getting tight and not in a good way. There's nothing to worry over yet though ZL1 is on the horizon, and hopefully Z28 isn't far behind. A new V6 for '12 and some improvements from FE4 are coming... It's going to be a great several years
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I think the big thing everyone needs to remember is the next gen wont lose any weight
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Old 07-27-2011, 01:51 PM   #5888
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I agree!
The styling is what's selling the Camaro. If they mess with that too much, OUCH!

Stealth/GT3000 styling UGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!
They did the C5 right. Modern look with classic style. It's like Kate Beckinsale, you don't want to change a thing, you just want to go for a ride.

I even still like the Stealth/Mitsubishi (not surprising since I owned one.) That look would be cooler than the current Moosetangs, but if they go that route, it won't be a Muscle Car, IMO. Then again, I don't care too much what FoMoCo does, but I would like to have them keep competing.

Did I make it clear that the Stealth-ish concept art was for those other guys? GM wouldn't throw away the beauty they've created, just put her in a little different catsuit.

All these things roll around in my head and the voices tell me that ZL1 may be the penultimate Muscle Car of all time.


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Couldn't have put it better myself, my friend.


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Old 07-27-2011, 02:45 PM   #5889
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All these things roll around in my head and the voices tell me that ZL1 may be the penultimate Muscle Car of all time.


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All that's rolling around in my head now is having Kate Beckinsale in my ZL1!
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Old 07-27-2011, 02:59 PM   #5890
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I think the big thing everyone needs to remember is the next gen wont lose any weight
It has to. The mustang is. For the 6th gen to compete it needs to drop at least 200 lbs.
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It has to. The mustang is. For the 6th gen to compete it needs to drop at least 200 lbs.
I do not believe the mustang is and withe the Camaro not having its own dedicated chassis it will get smaller but stay at the same weight.
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Old 07-27-2011, 03:10 PM   #5892
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The next best thing... is not always the next best thing. Just look at history. I do like the direct injection GenV on the way, but will I like the new body any better, or worse???
I really like the 5Gen Camaro, just give me an LS7-Z28 and I'm in heaven!!!
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Old 07-27-2011, 10:28 PM   #5893
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Not really Z related, but it is Camaro related. Drove by the local dealership today, and man, is the color palette outside ever BLAND!!

Black, white, yellow, red, orange (which is actually Campbell's Tomato soup orange/red.)

The general really needs to get those new colors chosen, because the dealer displays are really visually unappealing
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I would like to ask someone to try to show me exactly how they could improve on the design of the 5th, because in all seriousness, there's not an angle I don't love, and can't think of a way that it could really look much better. Of course I'm not a very imaginative person... I'm pretty simple, lol
I have been going over this one.... over and over and over and over(you get the picture). The answer is..... I CANT. GM really knocked the design out of the ballpark and I just dont see how it can be topped.

They have their work cut out for them, thats for sure!
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