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Old 06-03-2010, 02:42 AM   #15
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simply, auto transmissions are faster


although unless i was gonna race i saw F@#$ auto's..manual is more fun

haha either way, it had better be a kick as car!
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Old 06-03-2010, 09:58 AM   #16
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simply, auto transmissions are faster
You have to be one Hell-of-a-driver to drive a stick car past the same auto'-equipped car. I need to do some more research on how these cars react with good-sized converters. I was an auto'-hater until I stalled my car; after that :tweetz: I DO hope they offer an auto' though; they' be silly not to, unless it makes more power than the '90 could handle (then that would just be bad@$$ for another reason )
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Old 06-03-2010, 11:08 AM   #17
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This guys comment is amazing.........

Rev 6:59PM (6/01/2010)


Please be joking. The Camaro has been a dated and bloated joke since the eighties. As far as I'm concerned it's easily one of the top five ugliest cars on the road today. In person they're simply hideous.

The big, bubbly plasticy look was acceptable two decades ago. Now? Not so much...
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Old 06-03-2010, 11:16 AM   #18
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The Z28 WILL be a manual only. Real perfromance cars come in manuals only. Just like Z06 and ZR1. It just wrong to have a muscle car with a auto.
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Old 06-03-2010, 11:45 AM   #19
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The Z28 WILL be a manual only. Real perfromance cars come in manuals only. Just like Z06 and ZR1. It just wrong to have a muscle car with a auto.
Really?... Not. Musclecars can have autos' and it's funny that most supercars pretty much have auto's (though they have actual clutches). I'll agree a stock auto' isn't as good as a manual, but a converter and shiftkit will make that auto' at least match a manual's performance, at least at the strip.
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Old 06-03-2010, 12:16 PM   #20
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I always think it's kind of funny when someone walks up to my car, looks in, and then snubs their nose and asks why I "ruined" my car by getting an automatic.

Seriously?! You think a car is ruined because a $900 option was added that makes the car just as fast as a manual transmission car that starts off with 26 more horses?

I just can't follow their reasoning. Most people think manual transmissions are more fun to drive, but the 5 o'clock traffic where I live will make you beg for the automatic
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Old 06-03-2010, 12:20 PM   #21
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I always think it's kind of funny when someone walks up to my car, looks in, and then snubs their nose and asks why I "ruined" my car by getting an automatic.

Seriously?! You think a car is ruined because a $900 option was added that makes the car just as fast as a manual transmission car that starts off with 26 more horses?

I just can't follow their reasoning. Most people think manual transmissions are more fun to drive, but the 5 o'clock traffic where I live will make you beg for the automatic
I will conceed a stick is more fun to drive - that's about it.
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Old 06-03-2010, 12:28 PM   #22
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Really?... Not. Musclecars can have autos' and it's funny that most supercars pretty much have auto's (though they have actual clutches). I'll agree a stock auto' isn't as good as a manual, but a converter and shiftkit will make that auto' at least match a manual's performance, at least at the strip.
Right. Most supercars have autos - that's the ONLY way they are capable of 3 second 0-60 times.
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Old 06-03-2010, 12:41 PM   #23
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Even if it gets more power than CTS-V, I think the 6L90 in that car will make if over to Z28. I'm sure they could save some money on validation and all that good stuff by keeping Z28 a manual tranny, but I don't think it makes as much sense. I see people comment on the GT500 not having an auto', so I think there is a market for a slushbox Z28. IMVHO.



No manual cars beat me at the track with my stalled '02 Z28
LOL .. but that still doesn't make you a real man
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Old 06-03-2010, 01:47 PM   #24
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LOL .. but that still doesn't make you a real man
I guess not, LOL
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Old 06-03-2010, 03:06 PM   #25
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The fastest cars in the world are automatics. I think they should just because the GT500 does not. Some people just want to get in and drive. BTW my 2SS is a stick.
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Old 06-03-2010, 03:17 PM   #26
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I guess not, LOL
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Old 06-03-2010, 09:42 PM   #27
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Alright guys to get back on topic a bit, don't look at that brief write up as anything special...as Milk said they even cited Camaro5 as the source of their info...they don't know anymore than we know at this point. As for the manual vs. auto battle I say who cares IMO...to each his own...it's still a Camaro and it will be badass regardless of an automatic or a stick all that matters is that it's a Camaro in the garage at the end of the day. GM has the Z28 locked in as their best kept secret to date IMO and the day they release the final picture of what she's going to look like and what is hiding under that massive cowl/scoop/whatever of a hood will be legendary. Until then...we shall wait and cower behind our computer screens with eyes and hearts waiting...
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Old 06-03-2010, 09:50 PM   #28
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ummmm..... did any of you guys read that article?

They got the whole story from this site.
Apparently they view you guys as a reliable source.
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