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Old 07-21-2008, 05:07 PM   #76
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mine worked great. Although i was disappointed there wasn't more material and video.
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:08 PM   #77
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Im so dissapointed. No SS. No better interior shots. ugh... :(
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:08 PM   #78
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I'm a little disappointed. I mean, the car looks very good. Clean lines and a much better interior than the prototype. My disappointment is in the fuel economy. After all the talk I expected something special. 26 mpg hiway is not special. The 2002 Camaro V6 was rated at 29 mpg by today's rating standard.

Boy, just my luck. Now I'm still trying to decide what will be my next new car. I though the SS was a possibility, but now that is out of the question. Fuel economy is important for a DD with fuel at $4/gallon.
yes and how much more HP does the 2010 have?
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:11 PM   #79
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I'm dissapointed.
Won't be able to get one until April, and even then it will be marked up.
So I'm looking at June. I think I'm gonna go for a Cobalt SS instead.
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:12 PM   #80
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As we say here: ça ne marchait pas ici, GM nous a fait d'la grosse de-mer et y'avait la Z28.

tout ça pour ça.

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Old 07-21-2008, 05:12 PM   #81
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I couldn't get onto this forum for 50 minutes...don't know if I was alone in that.

As we've seen the red RS is freakin' awesome. I was very disappointed it was so short and we didn't see any good pics of the interior.

And no SS.
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:12 PM   #82
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I think the 2002 was about 200 hp. I'm not the one who was touting how "special" this car was from a fuel efficiency standpoint. I believe the 2002 SS was 26 or 27 mpg hiway with an M6. I guess the 3.6 DI is not so special.
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:16 PM   #83
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Awsome video!! did yall notice Ed Peper cal it a 2009 camaro?
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:17 PM   #84
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what a let down :(
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:18 PM   #85
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Yep....webcast was a little lame. Glad I didn't make a special trip to see it in person. The spec sheet was way more exciting.
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:19 PM   #86
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what a let down :(

I have to agree with you on that one they could only have launched the website instead and accomplish the same thing
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:20 PM   #87
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I have to agree with you on that one they could only have launched the website instead and accomplish the same thing
Especially for those like me who couldn't see the vid ...
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:20 PM   #88
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Severely let down by webcast... They spent more time talking up their other models than talking about the Camaro, and we didn't even get to see an SS or anything up close.
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:21 PM   #89
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Do you think he screwed up when he said production begins Feb 16? That would be quite a wait, say mid summer, before we could get one.
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:23 PM   #90
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The car looked great but the reveal was a little disappointing. I agree, no SS shown? What's up with all the GM sites having the cartoon cars up? The colors give you a decent general on what it will look like, but it would have been better with the real car. I have some mixed emotions on this...When the concept came out, we learned it wasn't coming for like 2 more years. Then we get all the hype about the reveal, for a 10 min. PR video. We finally get the specs to see the thing weighs a metric ton. I have a creepy feeling the SS is going to run about $35-38,000.
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:24 PM   #91
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Nah, they only take a day or two to build start to finish, then out the door and on their way...March or April still makes sense....
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:24 PM   #92
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VERY DISAPPOINTED...not in the car, but in the unveiling itself.

not sure if anyone caught the very beginning where they were mentioning how great a day it was not only for us here in north america for the launch of the camaro; but over seas for the launch of the Invicta...

they then cut to a beautiful outside setting with the Invicta being dropped from the sky with a band playing in the forefront and hundreds of people standing in amazement watching it.

we get an RS driving into 'Bill's garage' with little fanfare at all. terrible interior shots...no opening of the engine bay...no revving the engine...and only one car.

apparently, GM has forgotten how special an unveiling can be...or should i say SHOULD BE! i would guess they had a pretty big audience watching it live and will have an even bigger audience watching the rebroadcasts.

this is not the way the car should have been launched.

i watched the live launch of the 09 Vibe a bunch of months back and it was 10 times better. why couldn't the camaro launch be as exciting as that???

too bad cause the car is gonna rock.
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:27 PM   #93
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in person they were able to get a "closer look", which was showed as them crowding around the car probably for a hands on look.

I was disappointed with the unveiling as well. car looked beautiful though.

Problems:

1. The presentation was way too short. only 10 minutes, and half of those minutes talking about other cars.
2. Brought in an RS but didn't reveal any of the RS features. didn't show the taillights, nor the passenger side (gas cap door is bland I know, but I would have at least liked to see it.)

also, the PDF brochure and ignition video both show a HUD. Both say the Camaro shown is the concept and subject to change. Why do that? You KNOW poeple are going to see that and expect to see it on the production car, yet it's been "officially" cut from the production model. What gives? I don't care about the HUD, but I do know a lot of people are going to bitch and it may even be deal breakers because of the suprise.
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:29 PM   #94
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Quite disappointed ... we need the Z28 NOW!

I'd be sad to be forced to go to the GT500
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:31 PM   #95
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Can SOMEBODY buy some LIGHT BULBS for the garage so I can see the damned car already? Nothing like looking into a BLACK interior in a DARK GARAGE! Come on guys! This is the same company that brought us the Motorama extravaganza's of the 50's? WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON OVER THERE? Ed, when you get into the car, turn the key to the ACC position so we can see the lighting. Where was the SHOW in the SHOW?
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:33 PM   #96
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The 2002 Camaro V6 was rated at 29 mpg by today's rating standard.
#1, those are estimated numbers. And you always estimate low, so as not to raise and then dash the hopes of a customer. If I were to bet, I'd place money on 27mpg...not that it would make a difference above 26.

#2, this car also has 300hp with those 26/27 mpg. In 2002, you had to settle for 200hp.

There isn't a noticeable difference between 27 and 29. you might be talking a couple hundred dollars a year......
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:33 PM   #97
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Anyone watch or (hear) the ignition video on chevy's website. Friggin badass
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:33 PM   #98
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Yeah, I was dissapointed... It's nice to see how excited they were. But, Didn't really have the effect the Concept reveal did. Ah well, Good news is we've got the information we've been waiting for and it's all good news so far!!!


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Old 07-21-2008, 05:37 PM   #99
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Jalopnik now has pics from today's event.... http://jalopnik.com/5027353/jalopnik...veil-live+blog
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Old 07-21-2008, 05:37 PM   #100
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2002 numbers were estimates too. The LS1 M6 was rated as high as today's 3.6 DI. Seems to me the newer technology would be superior to 2002. LS1 was eight cylinders to 3.6 DI's six. Just disappointed, that's all.

For someone not as interested in fuel economy (especially the SS), this looks like a very nice car! The boys at GM are to be commended for that. The body lines are great!
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