Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums -
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - > Members Area > General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion

Thread Tools
Old 01-31-2009, 09:42 PM   #1
Corvette and Camaro lover
carsismeZ06's Avatar
Drives: 2010 Camaro...some day...
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Ohio
Posts: 983
American-European Cars

For some reason, I'm on a roll today, and I just thought will there ever be a car like the C4 Corvette ZR-1 or Buick Regal GNX that was American made, with the help of Europe? Lotus helped out Corvette and McLaren helped out Buick, and both of those cars have literally unbelievable performance, why not again? The ZR-1 holds a lot of records that still stand today, and the Buick GNX is a pure sleeper. I don't car what you're driving in, you're going to get beat by a GNX every time. If there was another Ameripean car, it would be stellar no doubt.
carsismeZ06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2009, 09:47 PM   #2
Jayhawk USN
The_Blur's Avatar
Drives: Demon Super Sport
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: San Diego
Posts: 14,765
Send a message via AIM to The_Blur
Honestly, I'd love to see more American-European interaction. I like that GM has Saab under its brand name, but I think that a company with the name General Motors should be as egalitarian as possible by taking stakes in the top of the exotic brands, including the likes of Ferrari. That sort of investment would pay off in the performance arena, although I'm sure that the likes of Pelosi would make a religion of bringing down such ambition.
FM: The_Blur/1110/USN//
TO: Camaro5//
INFO: RDP Motorsport//GEN5DIY//Cultrag Performance//JPSS//Rodgets Chevrolet//
SUBJ: Operation Demon//
REF: Buy at Invoice, RACECARWEAR
warn 145:155 ban
The_Blur is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2009, 03:51 PM   #3

MrIcky's Avatar
Drives: Dodge Ram Megacab & Cobalt SS
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Boise
Posts: 1,536
Apologize if this doubleposted.

I thought most of America's lineup now was coproduced overseas. At minimum, there is engineering input from Europe or Australia.

As far as investing in European companies, Ford and GM went nuts doing that in the 90s and now they are running as fast as they can from it.

Ford is just inking the deal to sell Land Rover and Jaguar. There attempts to buy into Ferrari were pretty legendary. Ferrari rebuffed them like crazy. I know GM has stake in Lotus and Saab.
MrIcky is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
5th gen on top gear camarokidz28 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 81 08-19-2008 01:08 PM
Cars as food . . . DGthe3 Off-topic Discussions 4 05-30-2008 11:43 AM
Import or not? KILLER74Z28 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 128 01-11-2008 08:42 PM
American Muscle: Ford, Dodge, and Chevy fierocamaro Off-topic Discussions 1 10-31-2006 10:43 AM
Rear-drive cars KILLER74Z28 General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 0 08-21-2006 02:42 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:26 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.