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Old 06-16-2010, 12:07 PM   #1
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Motortrend tests the 2010 Hurst Camaro Performance Series 4 Supercharged

As featured on CAMARO5 HOMEPAGE.


WOW!

Motor Trend's take on the 2010 Hurst Camaro Performance Series

http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/...est/index.html





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First Test: 2010 Hurst/Camaro Performance Series 4 Supercharged

The Gentleman's Hotrod Lives!

June 16, 2010 / By Nate Martinez


When George Hurst was crafting his first factory-backed special edition car -- the 1968 Hurst/Olds -- he had one goal in mind: create a "gentleman's hot rod" that looked great and ran fast. Mission accomplished. The Hurst/Olds made a statement on both the street and the drag strip, and, of course, you grabbed the gears with its now-legendary Hurst Shifter.

Fast-forward 42 years and the supercharged black and gold 2010 Hurst/Camaro continues Hurst's famous philosophy. Built by Hurst Performance Vehicles in southern California, the Hurst/Camaro has simple, yet impactful, performance modifications matched with a subtle, but to-the-point classic flair.

Each of the 50 "Performance Series 4 Supercharged" limited editions arrives at HPV's factory as a stock Camaro SS. White, black, and silver serve as the primary exterior palette, although others colors can be optioned. Our black tester wore thick matte black and thin gold striping, giving it a contemporary take on the classic hotrod look. All of the side lettering that looks like decaling isn't. It's painted on and protected by a hefty clearcoat layer.

A sleek "Airspeed" trunklid spoiler modifies the Camaro's rear form, while each corner receives classically styled 20-inch forged aluminum alloys from HRE Wheels (20-in. x 9-in. front/ 20-in. x 11-in. rear) to reduce unsprung weight and, of course, bump up the wow factor. Its 1-inch lower and stiffer stance comes courtesy of adjustable Eibach coilovers and a thicker front anti-roll bar. Hurst's latest modern day hotrod is handsome and classy, accomplishing a lot with a little.

Small details carry on within the cavernous black interior. Wide, Hurst-badged buckets wrapped in Katzkin leather offer plenty of support over long drives, while simultaneously bolstering the glutes and lats during canyon runs. The leather first gets dyed gold then black, so that small hints of the former glisten through. Gold stitching trims the dash, doors, and seats to complete the look. It is not overly "tunerish;" only six Hurst labels can be spotted inside the clean cabin. Oh and there's one more thing -- the shifter.

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Old 06-16-2010, 12:40 PM   #2
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http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/...est/index.html

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Old 06-16-2010, 01:11 PM   #3
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Old 06-16-2010, 04:06 PM   #4
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Wow motortrend said something nice about the camaro. Looks alot like the insideline test track....
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Old 06-16-2010, 04:12 PM   #5
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Something is bothering me about the 1/4 mile time, the CTSV got a 12.2 with 556, they are saying this car with over 600 is doing a 12.3
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Old 06-16-2010, 04:19 PM   #6
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Old 06-16-2010, 05:06 PM   #7
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ugly shifter!!!!

but otherwise it looks and sounds good.
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Old 06-16-2010, 05:09 PM   #8
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ugly shifter!!!!

but otherwise it looks and sounds good.
That's the MOPAR Pistol Grip one... they haven't completed engineering on the T-Grip for the Camaro yet...
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Old 06-16-2010, 05:58 PM   #9
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The times don't match the HP?.... It should be high 11's.... Course it Motortrend too..... Ford fanboys
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Old 06-16-2010, 06:32 PM   #10
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Something is bothering me about the 1/4 mile time, the CTSV got a 12.2 with 556, they are saying this car with over 600 is doing a 12.3
Do you think that the weight of the car be a factor? Im not sure how much the CTSV weighs but i know the Camaro is really heavy to begin with. From quarter mile tests between the StanK GT and the Camaro SS, the Camaro was only a tenth of a second faster even though it has a lot more HP and this is because the mustang was 500lbs lighter.
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Old 06-16-2010, 06:33 PM   #11
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and yes, that shifter is hideous.
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Do you think that the weight of the car be a factor? Im not sure how much the CTSV weighs but i know the Camaro is really heavy to begin with. From quarter mile tests between the StanK GT and the Camaro SS, the Camaro was only a tenth of a second faster even though it has a lot more HP and this is because the mustang was 500lbs lighter.
Don't read to much into Ford's numbers the car is highly underated and dyno's higher then the LS3's 426
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Shifter is ugly as well as the seats.
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Old 06-16-2010, 07:57 PM   #14
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Love the paint job, hate the shift knob which is effin' ironic since that should be a cool focal point of the "Hurst Camaro". If the right knob wasn't ready, they shoulda waited until it was.
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Don't read to much into Ford's numbers the car is highly underated and dyno's higher then the LS3's 426
Not necessarily. That "official" dyno video they had a while back was done in 5th gear or 4th, I forgot even though it wasn't a perfect 1:1 ratio so the numbers were skewed in Ford's favor.
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no way its 600...
the hp550 or whatever ran a 11.9 with 550 horse
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Old 06-16-2010, 10:39 PM   #18
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no way its 600...
the hp550 or whatever ran a 11.9 with 550 horse
Traction issues most likely.
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Wow I wonder how much they paid for that advertising plug.

Seriously, I'm tired of all these ridiculously priced so called tuner packages that shave off barely 1 second off stock times etc.

NO Camaro, not even the Z28 should EVER exceed $45k period.


This package is essentially:
stripes
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Not worth 64k imo.

So yeah I'm done with the "special" packages.

Mcd's Happy Meals have and hold more value.
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Old 06-16-2010, 10:53 PM   #20
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uhm, i like the shifter
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Old 06-16-2010, 11:04 PM   #21
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im running 12.32 with 22inch wheels!
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Hurst should break 12's wtf?
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Old 06-16-2010, 11:51 PM   #22
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let me guess, the 2011 Mustang still beats it with street tires??
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I like it everythin' about it except the wheels---- X.
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Old 06-17-2010, 12:51 AM   #24
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Seems a little slow in the 1/4, shouldn't 600+hp get you into the 11s?

Looks great- love the paint scheme and the wheels, but the shifter's gotta go.

I dunno. As much as I like it, it almost seems like you could get better numbers for less money if you do your own mods...
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Old 06-17-2010, 01:29 AM   #25
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I'm sorta digging that spoiler. Wonder if you can buy it seperate?
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