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Old 04-08-2010, 10:17 AM   #183
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I hope someone figures out how to install a HUD on the 2010!!

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We can hope but not going to be easy or cheap. You would need a new dash an d windsheild. I have it on my GTP and it's the only thing missing from my 2SS, that and a full tank of gas.
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Old 04-08-2010, 10:18 AM   #184
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I was hoping for a gear option that could help drive down the insane prices companies are charging for gears right now.
And you care about all this why? Are you looking to get rid of your car or just add another? You spend lots of time on here so just wondering.
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Old 04-08-2010, 10:18 AM   #185
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what was done to V6, a GM AF CAI? or maybe a 'fuse pull'?

I do like the SG in a V8, though..

how about offering a convertible in limited SG

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Old 04-08-2010, 10:20 AM   #186
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If there are no changes to the V8 models, then it is official... "stock" Mustang will beat up a "stock", both V6 and V8. Even though the V6 & V8 have more hp's, the weight differential alone will be enough for the Mustang to beat them up.

For those saying what did you expect from a 2nd year model? Ford did the exact same thing. Redesigned the car last year, and changed the engines this year and just changed the engines this year.
yeah, but thats because their v6 up to that point had been a carry-over - when they came out withe the 2010 camaro, a new engine came out for it as well (yes, i know its on the cts, but you see what I'm saying)

If they came out with our v6 camaro and put in the v6 malibu motor or something, then yes, they would have needed to step up, but fact of the matter is they had the right lump in the car to begin with, so why complain about changing it so soon
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Old 04-08-2010, 10:21 AM   #187
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I dunno about you guys...but since HUD is confirmed...I wonder if there's a chance that the HUD will relay Navigation information via OnStar...that'd be kickass....
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Old 04-08-2010, 10:21 AM   #188
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I think the Camaros problem will be the same as the Mustangs. Until they bump up the HP on the base vette, they can only go so far with the SS before it starts stealing sales. The GT has the same problem with the GT500. They are not really going to be able to add alot more horsepower before it gets too close to the 550 of the GT500. The Mustang was lucky this year because there was a big HP gap between the GT and the GT500.
Just my opinion.

While I kind of agree with you. GM did under rate the 98-02 fbodies hp so it woudlnt upset the vette guys. Thats the common consensus amung the fbody world anyways.
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Old 04-08-2010, 10:21 AM   #189
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Having the HUD, I would like to see another Blue, a suspension package option and some additional wheel choices that don't cost almost $5K.
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Old 04-08-2010, 10:22 AM   #190
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Here's the official press release:

Chevrolet supports Camaro’s consumer momentum with exciting updates for 2011

312 horsepower for V6, expanded availability of Synergy color and heads-up display new for 2011


2010-04-08


The 2010 model year proved to be a very successful and exciting year for the segment-leading Chevrolet Camaro. For the 2011 model year, Chevrolet looks to expand the car’s popularity among consumers with the introduction of additional features.

“We are pleased with Camaro’s success in the market during its first year of production,” said Jim Campbell, U.S. Vice President, Chevrolet Marketing. “The 2010 model year has been a banner year for us, and we plan to build on this momentum.”

Horsepower increase for V6 engine

The 2011 Camaro V-6 engine completed SAE certification testing and is now officially rated at 312 horsepower at 6500 rpm and 278 lb-ft of torque at 5100 rpm. This rating is eight horsepower higher than the previous year and also marks an increase in torque from the 2010 rating of 273 lb-ft.

“The 304 horsepower in the 2010 Camaro was actually a conservative rating on our end,” said Tom Sutter, GM V-6 chief engineer. “But we knew already that this award-winning engine produced at least the amount of power we stated, but now we’ve gone the extra step in certifying the engine for this application and have verified an additional 8 horsepower.”

The 3.6-liter V-6 with variable valve timing (VVT) and direct injection employs four independent cam phasers to change the timing of valve operation as operating conditions such as rpm and engine load vary. The result is linear delivery of torque, with near-peak levels over a broad rpm range, and high specific output (maximum horsepower per liter of displacement) supporting overall engine response and drivability. When combined, direct-injection and VVT enable an unmatched combination of power, efficiency and low-emissions in gasoline V-6 engines.

SAE certification is a voluntary power and torque certification procedure developed by the SAE Engine Test Code committee. This procedure (J2723) ensures fair, accurate ratings for horsepower and torque by allowing manufacturers to certify their engines through third-party witness testing. Chevrolet was the vehicle brand to begin using the procedure.

Synergy color to be made available across the lineup

Earlier this year, Chevrolet introduced the Camaro Synergy Special Edition which is based off the concept displayed at the 2009 SEMA show in Las Vegas. The Synergy Special Edition is limited to a 1LT model, but the Synergy Green exterior color will be made available on all trim levels for a limited run during the 2011 model year.


“When we looked at the overwhelmingly positive reaction we received from SEMA attendees and consumers on Synergy Green, making the color available across the board was pretty much a no-brainer,” said John Fitzpatrick, Camaro Marketing Manager.

Customers will be able to order this color for a manufacturer suggested retail price of $325.

Head-Up Display

Already available on the Chevrolet Corvette,the 2011 Camaro will become the second Chevrolet vehicle to offer the popular Head-Up Display.

Camaro’s Head-Up Display will include:
  • Vehicle speed
  • Tachometer
  • Compass
  • Outside air temperature
  • Manual Paddle Shift Gear Indicator (if equipped)
  • OnStar Turn-by-Turn
  • Audio functions
  • Phone information
  • Selected gear
  • Turn signal indicators
  • High-beam indicator signal
  • Vehicle messages

“Head-Up Display has been a very frequent customer request” said Cheryl Pilcher, Camaro Product Manager. “People familiar with the HUD system simply love it. It truly enables drivers to keep their eyes on the road.”

Production of the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro begins on June 7, 2010.

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Old 04-08-2010, 10:22 AM   #191
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Things I could care less about!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

V6 HP increase
HUD
Green paint...cars were not meant to be painted green!!!!

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Old 04-08-2010, 10:23 AM   #192
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Where are the Power Passenger Seats GM? Please tell us that you are just holding off telling us until the press release!
I have heard more people complain about not having a power passenger seat then I have about not having a HUD!
Me too. I've always been puzzled that they saw fit to include heated side mirrors in the 2LT/2SS but not a power passenger seat.
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Old 04-08-2010, 10:26 AM   #193
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Here's the official press release:

“The 304 horsepower in the 2010 Camaro was actually a conservative rating on our end,” said Tom Sutter, GM V-6 chief engineer. “But we knew already that this award-winning engine produced at least the amount of power we stated, but now we’ve gone the extra step in certifying the engine for this application and have verified an additional 8 horsepower.”
Am I reading this right? Does this say that the ACTUAL power output is unchanged? Just that they rated it conservatively before and now have certified it a bit higher?

If so, that's great and all, but not what I would consider an "exciting" change for 2011...
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Old 04-08-2010, 10:26 AM   #194
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And you care about all this why? Are you looking to get rid of your car or just add another? You spend lots of time on here so just wondering.

Umm I said why I cared about it in the sentence you quoted. Cheaper aftermarket parts due to more suppliers. Instead of getting hosed $600 for a set of gears I could get them from GM cheaper or vice versa.

Competition drives down aftermarket parts prices. Aftermarket parts make my car faster. Competition makes my car faster for cheaper = happy wife = happy me w/ faster car.
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Old 04-08-2010, 10:28 AM   #195
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Onstar on HUD...that's cool
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Old 04-08-2010, 10:28 AM   #196
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sooo...my 2010 camaro already had 312 hP??
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