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View Poll Results: If AWD was offered and was in your price range, would you want this option?
Yes, I'd love AWD (for racing, winter, better handling, etc.) 112 28.07%
No (I like kicking out the rear end, adds weight, not necessary, etc.) 175 43.86%
Only if I could turn the AWD option off if I wished to do so. 95 23.81%
Still not sure. Have to think about it. 17 4.26%
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Old 12-08-2009, 07:00 AM   #85
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No way, not all wheel drive. It wouldn't be a Camaro! If I wanted all wheel drive I would buy a WRX or an Audi quattro.
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Old 12-08-2009, 07:05 AM   #86
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What are they thinking? AWD in a Camaro just isn't cool. If you want AWD go buy an Audi or something else.
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Old 07-14-2010, 04:11 PM   #87
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AWD! As well as a mid engine Vette. The so called muscle car tradition is not letting these awesome cars advance and letting ricers and other gay crappy cars kick their but.
I will always have a muscle car, but I would like to see some changes.
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Old 07-14-2010, 04:16 PM   #88
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AWD! As well as a mid engine Vette. The so called muscle car tradition is not letting these awesome cars advance and letting ricers and other gay crappy cars kick their but.
I will always have a muscle car, but I would like to see some changes.
It's good to see that newb necromancy is alive and kicking.
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Old 07-14-2010, 04:20 PM   #89
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AWD! As well as a mid engine Vette. The so called muscle car tradition is not letting these awesome cars advance and letting ricers and other gay crappy cars kick their but.
I will always have a muscle car, but I would like to see some changes.

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Old 07-14-2010, 04:21 PM   #90
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I would be happy if they just made it lighter.
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Old 07-14-2010, 04:24 PM   #91
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Did not mean to offend anyone. Sorry I couldn't get any softer for your reading. It's just my opinion.

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Old 07-14-2010, 05:13 PM   #92
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but seriously awd? no freaking way. awd g8? where do i sign? not right for the camaro imo
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Old 07-14-2010, 08:09 PM   #93
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I am for AWD. If you don't want one because you like the heritage, thats fine, but if you live in an area with bad weather, or just want the extra handling, I am all for that.

I understand that you buy a Camaro because maybe you want a heritage, as far as muscle cars go, the Camaro has some of the richest history. But if you are against AWD, are you also against a great suspension and great handling? Because I assure you that back in 1967, the Camaro didn't have either.

If it means more sales and an edge on the competition, why the hell not!
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I am for AWD. If you don't want one because you like the heritage, thats fine, but if you live in an area with bad weather, or just want the extra handling, I am all for that.

I understand that you buy a Camaro because maybe you want a heritage, as far as muscle cars go, the Camaro has some of the richest history. But if you are against AWD, are you also against a great suspension and great handling? Because I assure you that back in 1967, the Camaro didn't have either.

If it means more sales and an edge on the competition, why the hell not!
believe me the irs was hard enough for me to wrap my head around. i had to pray about it lol. but awd puts it in a whole new class. i like the idea of the car just wouldnt want it to be called a camaro. that name is sacred and should stay rwd. this falls under the same mutilation in my eyes as when they put 4 doors on a charger.
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Old 07-14-2010, 08:23 PM   #95
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Interesting idea but I think it would change the intire personality of the Camaro.
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Improved performance and handling via AWD is very misunderstood. On its own, it helps acceleration a little bit at low speeds and hurts it at high speed. Its only beneficial when you have more power than grip. Beyond that, its added weight and more power loss. With the weight and increased losses you get worse fuel economy. Handling also has a bunch of misconceptions related to AWD, namely that it helps. AWD generally worsens handling characteristics of a car. It increases the tendency to push (understeer, or tight). This is due to driving the front wheels as well as increasing the weight over the front end. Only cars with a active difs see much handling benefit from AWD. But the mere presense of AWD isn't a piece of magic that takes a regular into supercar territory (despite what the Japanesse try to do).

Look at all the sports cars and supercars out there. How many are RWD only vs AWD? Its pretty one sided, and not because the American, British, German, Italian, and Japanesse engineers don't understand the advantages of AWD ... its one sided because they understand the disadvantages of AWD.
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I would be happy if they just made it lighter.
I feel the same way. I don't think that the Camaro needs AWD.
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