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Old 11-19-2009, 11:38 AM   #26
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I just dont see a Camaro being successfully sold at that price.
After watching a regular GT mustang with a Roush Kit (CAI, Wheels and roush badges) being sold at barret jackson for over 50k-70k, everything is possible.

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Old 11-19-2009, 11:46 AM   #27
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Car looks killer Chris. Great job as usual. (I think A LOT of people forget the price tag for labor, which is why the price is high as well.)
Any word on the matching '69 Camaros yet?
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:02 PM   #28
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my guess is 666 means "parts" includes the car.
exactly...

~37k for a 2ss with basic options (which goes along with assuming 40k for the car as they seemed to have done)
~25k ls9
~5k for swap (labor and any various parts)
~10k for the body work and 1-off grill and tails
even going way over and saying the custom wheels were 10k


= ~90k if you round up 3k

so is it worth 60k for bragging rights and hopes that it will claim the same collector status as a 1st gen Yenko in 40 years?



regardless I like some aspects of the car, almost a bit too smooth though which took away from the edgy fighter jet look some of the body lines suggest
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:11 PM   #29
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:12 PM   #30
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You've got to be joking. Seriously? It's a nice looking Camaro and all but I'd say it's worth no more than maybe $85k and that's being generous. This is JMO though. Good luck selling those...Why would anybody plunk that much down for that when you can get a ZR1 Vette for considerably less $. Sorry...not impressed.
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:16 PM   #31
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Very nice - however, I would rather buy a 33K Camaro and a 60-80K Corvette Z06 and save the $47K. That is, if I was loaded. But then again, if I was loaded - I wouldn't have to worry about 150K. Anyway..
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:18 PM   #32
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It looks pink :( Someone needs to correct the white balance!!
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:18 PM   #33
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Thats like paying 75K for a Supersnake mustang but worse! :P
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:27 PM   #34
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I agree with mostly everyone when I say "150k is too much for that car." It is nice, but I'd buy a ZR1 first.
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:29 PM   #35
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I would have to disagree with the supersnake comment though, that car is purpose built for the drag strip this camaro is built for the person with more money than sense.

The value of this car will only drop. It will not increase like one may hope for in 20 years. Sorry but What is so Iconic about this car? Hell my monte carlo only had 2000 built ever but I will tell you it's worth maybe 1k more than a normal run of the mill 04 monte.

No special edition cars are really worth it unless you are talking super rare exotics, etc.... And even with those the resell on some are near 30-40% of what the original cost was.

Some good mods to a an overall same basic design from the factory.
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:31 PM   #36
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150K? that engine and drive-train better be bullet proof. better have a twin screw, 800hp, weigh 3500-3600lbs, and pull over 1 G on the skid pad. and put down better times around the ring then a C6 ZO6.
All of these things are possible without a twin screw, 800hp or 400lbs cut off. Just sayin

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exactly...

~37k for a 2ss with basic options (which goes along with assuming 40k for the car as they seemed to have done)
~25k ls9
~5k for swap (labor and any various parts)
~10k for the body work and 1-off grill and tails
even going way over and saying the custom wheels were 10k


= ~90k if you round up 3k

so is it worth 60k for bragging rights and hopes that it will claim the same collector status as a 1st gen Yenko in 40 years?



regardless I like some aspects of the car, almost a bit too smooth though which took away from the edgy fighter jet look some of the body lines suggest
+How much for this stuff though?
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I'm not sayin I can afford it or that I even like all the changes they have made but a few of us may not be taking in to consideration the HUGE amount of money it takes to build this type of machine and still make a profit after paying all the people involved.
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:31 PM   #37
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Wow. Suprised by the comments here.

I think she is ugly like that.... Sorry, just my opinion.

I don't doubt it's an animal, but.... meh. Not feelin it.
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exactly...

~37k for a 2ss with basic options (which goes along with assuming 40k for the car as they seemed to have done)
~25k ls9
~5k for swap (labor and any various parts)
~10k for the body work and 1-off grill and tails
even going way over and saying the custom wheels were 10k


= ~90k if you round up 3k

so is it worth 60k for bragging rights and hopes that it will claim the same collector status as a 1st gen Yenko in 40 years?



regardless I like some aspects of the car, almost a bit too smooth though which took away from the edgy fighter jet look some of the body lines suggest
dont forget you are paying them for the work. the LS9 is not just a "drop-in" motor in this car. you have to custom fab brackets for the alt, p/s, a/c, plus route the dry sump oiling, in addition to other little "tricks" to install one. not an overnight task.
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:34 PM   #39
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Hell my monte carlo only had 2000 built ever but I will tell you it's worth maybe 1k more than a normal run of the mill 04 monte.
04? As in 2004? I think I can tell you why it isn't worth any more....give it one or two more years and you will get there.
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:38 PM   #40
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tail lights are sick though
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:40 PM   #41
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I like.. but 150k?¿? i'd opt for the zr1.. to each his own though. dont get me wrong its still a beautiful machine
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:41 PM   #42
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I like.. but 150k?¿? i'd opt for the zr1..

ZR-1 for me too at that price...

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Old 11-19-2009, 12:43 PM   #43
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DAMN What a price tag!!! Definitely would go for the ZR-1!! Looks awesome though "IM JEALOUS!!!"
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:50 PM   #44
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tailights are sick and what they should ahve done from the start...as for the rest its ok but not flying off the handle for one
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:51 PM   #45
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:58 PM   #46
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I wonder what the value is for replacing it when it is wrecked? 150 spent, 35k recovered.

The person buying it will not need to worry. He most likely has plenty of money to throw around. It is a gorgeous car. Just not worth 150k.
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Looking at those tires, I guess it isn't made to touch the ground when in motion. At 150K, I guess it must be a hover car.
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Old 11-19-2009, 01:12 PM   #48
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Old 11-19-2009, 01:27 PM   #49
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150k?!!? Nah.
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Old 11-19-2009, 01:32 PM   #50
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ZR-1 for me too at that price...
Im sure that a person who´s going to buy this car has already a ZR1 in his garage.

A lot of you are saying that its too expensive, its going to be hard to sell, etc
If Fesler is saying that they wil produce 60 per year, I can bet that at this time they have several orders.

People like to pay crazy amounts of money just to have something different or special.

Im just happy to see that companies like fesler are interested in the camaro. In the past you only saw mustang companies (Steeda, Roush, Saleen).
This give us (regular guys who cant afford a 150k car) the chance to have new options like the tail lights, grill, wheels, interior parts...


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