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Old 07-21-2008, 06:19 PM   #51
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EVERY V8 IS GOING TO BE AN SS, THAT JUST BOTHERS ME!!! I WANTED SOMETHING ABOVE AND BEYOND WHAT EVER ONE ELSE IS GETTING!! I DESERVE SOMETHING BETTER THAN WHAT ANYONE CAN GET!!! SET ME APART FROM THE CROWD PLEASE!!
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Old 07-21-2008, 06:20 PM   #52
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Personally, I don't want to buy an SS knowing that there is a monster waiting 6-12 months down the line. I'd rater wait.

Not knowing there will be one cause problems for me.

Assuming there will be one, causes problems if there isn't one.

You see the dilema?
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Old 07-21-2008, 06:21 PM   #53
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EVERY V8 IS GOING TO BE AN SS, THAT JUST BOTHERS ME!!! I WANTED SOMETHING ABOVE AND BEYOND WHAT EVER ONE ELSE IS GETTING!! I DESERVE SOMETHING BETTER THAN WHAT ANYONE CAN GET!!! SET ME APART FROM THE CROWD PLEASE!!
and thats why the monster Camaro is important in my eyes.
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Old 07-21-2008, 06:21 PM   #54
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I agree. However, the Z28 is for enthusiasts. And without it they have decided to leave us out.... For now.

I will certainly be happy with any blown LSA derivative Camaro. But the lack of Z28 is a big deal to the long term enthusiast. That doesn't make it a bad business decision. It is just bad news.

...that's EXACTLY how I feel. Which is too bad, because I know that the people who were behind this comeback thought very much of the enthusiasts and our heritage as Camaro fans.

But when I hear "Chevrolet is encouraging the SS strategy with cars such as the HHR SS and Cobalt SS. Consistent with this strategy, we have a Camaro SS"...I'm sorry it just sounds vanilla. Yes, I'm sure it will be very exciting to drive and the best bang for your buck as it always has been. But it sounds like this move was to make it "fit in" more with the Cobalt and HHR...which to me is an excuse. If that's the case, rebadge the ZR1 to SS and I'll shutup about it.
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Old 07-21-2008, 06:22 PM   #55
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Look dont get to sad over this. Wait till Aug 6th and Sept 19th. We will get more info then. All I can say is keep talking about the Z28 and how much you want one.
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Old 07-21-2008, 06:23 PM   #56
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Personally, I don't want to buy an SS knowing that there is a monster waiting 6-12 months down the line. I'd rater wait.

Not knowing there will be one cause problems for me.

Assuming there will be one, causes problems if there isn't one.

You see the dilema?


Same dilemma I am facing now.
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Old 07-21-2008, 06:24 PM   #57
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People, look at her title: Product Manager. It does not say Vice President. It does not say President. It does not say Chief Executive Officer. Things can CHANGE people! Just because there isn't a plan RIGHT NOW doesn't mean there won't be one LATER.
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Old 07-21-2008, 06:24 PM   #58
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I'm willing to bet GM has plans for the Z28 coming out within a year after production. It will probably be the rumored "Top Dog" with the detuned ZR1 LS9. Come on lets think about it.....Caddy has the CTS V....They'd be crazy to invest that motor into the CTS and not the Camaro as well.

The problem is though, why don't they just state that.....
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Look dont get to sad over this. Wait till Aug 6th and Sept 19th. We will get more info then. All I can say is keep talking about the Z28 and how much you want one.
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I understand that it MIGHT come some day. But the other part of MIGHT is it wont come. Wait another year, FOR MIGHT!! No thanks.
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Old 07-21-2008, 06:27 PM   #61
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that monster is probably going to be priced closed to 50,000 and you could also spend the extra money on the ss

but i understand your dilemna...

i want a concertible ss rs I have to wait till 2010 that mean i'm going to be freakin 26 by the time i get the car i want...thats horrible
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People, look at her title: Product Manager. It does not say Vice President. It does not say President. It does not say Chief Executive Officer. Things can CHANGE people! Just because there isn't a plan RIGHT NOW doesn't mean there won't be one LATER.
Maybe it won't be called a Z28?
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Old 07-21-2008, 06:28 PM   #63
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I'll just have a Z/28 badge fabricated for myself and stick one on the decklid. Small and inconspicuous, and about the size of the SS badge, but it'll be there
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Personally, I don't want to buy an SS knowing that there is a monster waiting 6-12 months down the line. I'd rater wait.

Not knowing there will be one cause problems for me.

Assuming there will be one, causes problems if there isn't one.

You see the dilema?
Buy an SS, then when the Z28 comes out, sell it.
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Old 07-21-2008, 06:33 PM   #65
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I am still hoping that a Z28 will be made to battle the very ugly, sad puppy dog looking car that ford lovers call a gt500. When it comes to buying the SS now, or waiting a year for the a HOPEFUL Z28, just remember that if you have enough money to buy the z28 a year down the road then you probably have enough money to buy the SS, and trade it in for the z28 later. I don't see a problem...

Buy the SS now, allow GM to sell a ton of camaros,,,,If the Z28 comes out, TRADE IT IN! Then people like me who are waiting for a used SS can buy it, thus GM will sell more camaros...Thus we are all happy, And Camaro will live on...
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Its obvious the z28 is the one that will be built to compete against the gt500

do you realize that with an ss your getting 400 hp!!!

thats insane lets not get too greedy

not to mention the freakin v6 has as much as the last gen z28 and ss's

if anybody should be complaining its us convertible buyers...

2010??? are you serious....!!!
Yes, however, my 3600 lb. makes about 400 FWHP (it put down 366 RWHP on a dyno'.) SO... the reason I want more power is because the new car, with it's 3700+ lbs. is going to not feel my faster. I'm not deminishing the 2010 is WAY better in like every way to my '02, but I was expecting more. I'm not sure if you've driven many fast cars (and I'm sure you have) but I love the rush of acceleration from monster power, and 430 is just not going to do it in a almost 4000 lb. car. Sorry. I don't have a problem with waiting, just that she says one thing and someone else says another.

That's why I want a Z28 - over-and-out.
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Personally I'm with this LS/LT crap. I don't care if all other regular chevy models come with that, it's rediculous IMO as a previous Camaro owner and still enthusiest. Why not just say RS vs. having an RS package? Corvette is not LS/LT/ZO6 is it?

Sorry, just venting a little.
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Buy an SS, then when the Z28 comes out, sell it.
you always end up losing a lot of money when you do something like that...and then if you finance it you might be upside down on your loan...

thats always unpleasant
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Buy an SS, then when the Z28 comes out, sell it.
there nothing like stepping in a monster and feeling the power coming off an LS Cobalt... getting in an SS will dilute that feeling, thats not to say I wont test drive one when an SS comes available though.
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Christ no one at fords waiting ....they pop out a different ford for every person!
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If you're talking to CAMARO people about a CAMARO, They'll know what an SS is. No one wants to brag about their cobalt SS, their HHR SS, etc. If you're talking about an SS to the point of "check this out." The muscle car people will know that you're taking about a Camaro SS. Otherwise they'd laugh that you think your cobalt SS compares to their chevelle/camaro/corvette.

So by the same reasoning you guys are saying don't use SS, I'm saying go for it with the SS badging.




If you guys are so inclined and pissed off, follow fastball's advice and stick a SC on the ls3. You'll have your own Z28 GT500 killer.
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Personally I'm with this LS/LT crap. I don't care if all other regular chevy models come with that, it's rediculous IMO as a previous Camaro owner and still enthusiest. Why not just say RS vs. having an RS package? Corvette is not LS/LT/ZO6 is it?

Sorry, just venting a little.
i like the rs package because it gives us halos and afterburners...

and i remembe telling f-bod to add a lights package so i feel partly responsible

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Straight from the horses mouth

Will there be a Z28 model?

CP: "There will be no Z28 model. Through the four generations of Camaro, there have been cases where Chevrolet chose to make the Z28 the top dog or the SS the top dog. As you're aware, Chevrolet is encouraging the SS strategy with cars such as the HHR SS and Cobalt SS. Consistent with this strategy, we have a Camaro SS."

heres the link to the full interview

http://www.automobilemag.com/new_and...wer/index.html

that makes perfect sense, and at the same time, none whatsoever...

I'm not the biggest Corvette fan out there but I'm pretty sure there is no such thing as a Corvette SS....?
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Its not about a badge. Its about what under the badge that counts!

I have to agree with Bowtie Guy Z28, Why put it on a CTS-V and not the Camaro... good point.
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that makes perfect sense, and at the same time, none whatsoever...

I'm not the biggest Corvette fan out there but I'm pretty sure there is no such thing as a Corvette SS....?
A corvette SS would be the equivalent of a ZR1. They won't use the SS name on a corvette because GM feels that, ALL CORVETTES ARE SUPER SPORTS!!!

If you want the article I read that from you will have to give me time to find it...
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