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Old 08-21-2008, 11:42 PM   #52
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guys nothin for nothin it's not that impressive to me I was expecting an air-dam & maybe a wing on the deck.
im glad no wing
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Old 08-21-2008, 11:54 PM   #53
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Don't take the 30k as gospel, its just Edmunds' estimate.
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Old 08-22-2008, 12:04 AM   #54
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Why don't people like the SS bumper? I love it...it sets the SS apart from the V6. And I really hope that it is $30K because I want that 400 hp
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Old 08-22-2008, 12:07 AM   #55
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oh yeah and I like big wings and ground effects kits...I hope thats an option thats not too expensive
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Old 08-22-2008, 12:12 AM   #56
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Hmmmm, under $30k huh... wonder if I can sneak an SS under the 'wife radar' then?

If that's the case, I wonder what the lower rated 39x bhp V8 will come in at?
Probably the same, or more. The 390ish HP L99 is the V8 with an auto, which usually costs around $800 over the manual transmission on other GM cars. Both are still SS trim. Remember, more power does not necessarily equal more cost.

Nothing too shocking here. We've seen the SS look before and I'm sure many if not most of us were expecting the SS to sticker right around $30K. I know I was estimating a starting price for the SS around $29K with a loaded example around $35-37K, depending on what options are actually available.
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Old 08-22-2008, 12:17 AM   #57
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i think its funny that other magazines and websites can make estimates and people would berate them but then edmonds makes a lowball guess and people start acting like its gospel

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remember no prices till much later in the year.
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Old 08-22-2008, 12:38 AM   #58
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Well Edmunds does carry a lot of weight. They're pretty much the auto industry experts, doing everything from new car reviews to pricing strategies to market analysis to used car appraisal. In fact they're the source for a number of auto-media outlets. They're usually pretty reliable, so even though that number is not at all official, I think we can trust it a little more than other numbers that have been thrown out before.
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Old 08-22-2008, 01:05 AM   #59
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Well Edmunds does carry a lot of weight. They're pretty much the auto industry experts, doing everything from new car reviews to pricing strategies to market analysis to used car appraisal. In fact they're the source for a number of auto-media outlets. They're usually pretty reliable, so even though that number is not at all official, I think we can trust it a little more than other numbers that have been thrown out before.
Just like we can trust their driving numbers.
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Old 08-22-2008, 01:09 AM   #60
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The SS looks too squarish in the front for me what happend to the more round concept ???? I think the RS looks better and I think a lot of other people agree...
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Old 08-22-2008, 01:29 AM   #61
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^^^ The question is if the RS/SS would look different from the SS?
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Old 08-22-2008, 01:40 AM   #62
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i believe he meant the v6 looked better
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Old 08-22-2008, 01:40 AM   #63
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awesome great lines, also I love the front of it too.
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Old 08-22-2008, 03:20 AM   #64
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Woah there is NO WAY I can fit 18 inch rims over those brakes! Oh well will have to live with 20s then
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Now list the final accessory list so I can get my money right!
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Old 08-22-2008, 05:32 AM   #66
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Question Competitive Pricing

Since day one the word has been that the camaro pricing would be competitive with the mustang...so with that sad..i cant help but wonder why would the camaro ss which will be around at least 100 more hp than the mustang GT only run about a thousand more...and then consider that a charger srt is easily over 40k pushing 425 hp...i would be the happiest guy on the planet if its around 30k but is it just me or does this not seem that realistic?
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Old 08-22-2008, 06:23 AM   #67
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I think the SS badge would look better where the bowtie is on the front, and it should be bigger.
YES YES YES. The SS should have an SS in the middle of the grill NOT a bowtie, like the old SS cars.
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Old 08-22-2008, 06:54 AM   #68
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Is the rocker panel treatment new or did I just not notice it on the black SS?
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