Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums -
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - > General Camaro Forums > 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions

Thread Tools
Old 07-26-2009, 04:48 PM   #1

KJS's Avatar
Drives: '10 RJT,'95&'14 Vette
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Cut Throat, NY
Posts: 1,708
Thumbs up Weekend with the Camaro...they never stop admiring it.

My wife and I have had our '10 Camaro for a few weeks now and it is her daily driver, I get to drive it on weekends.

I had five different places to go this w'end - here's the stories:
1) Out on eastern LI, NY there was a Bricklin auto show which I drove out to see. I am kind of use to the Camaro being the center of attention, so I parked a half a block away so as to be discrete yet still keep an eye on it. After about 10 minutes several people looking at the Bricklin's started walking over to the Camaro, then the Bricklin owners come over and then people walking down the street stop - all asking questions, asking if they could take pix, etc. They all loved the look, asked if this was being made yet and if they could buy one now.

2) Next stop was to get gas. Stopped at a gas station on the way back. Several people asking about the car, the attendant asking if he could look under the hood. Even the '10 Mustang owner next to me gave me the "ok" nod.

3) Next stop was the pool and spa store for some pool chemicals. There are about 5 people who work in the store. Within 30 seconds all 5 were in the parking lot looking it over, talking pix and asking questions. After about 5 minutes a customer comes out of the store and says "Excuse me, but can anybody ring us up. There's about a half dozen customers waiting!!!”

I drive home from the Pool store and there is a van following me for several blocks. As I pull into my driveway, he stops at the end of the drive and asks me if he can ask a few questions and look at it. Well, why not.

4) Today I drive to get some oil for the lawn mower, as I pull into the parking lot a guy with his family in his van pulls up next to me....absolutely stunned to see the car in person. Calling out to his wife how cool the car is, asking questions, the kids asking if it is the transformer car....

5) On the way home from getting the oil a car full of young guys in a clapped out Maxima start honking, taking pix, thumbs up and high fiving...

Of course all this is in addition to the people who pull up to it and look and kids who just stare wide-eyed. car making so many people’s day....including mine!!! How cool is that!!!!!
"As ye sow, so shall ye reap" - Me

Mine at sunset
KJS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2009, 04:52 PM   #2

98_Camaro's Avatar
Drives: 2016 2SS Coupe
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 1,304
Let's face it: you're driving an iconic car. This is something that everyone wants to see at least once, and because of how rare it still is (albeit, less rare than back in May), people are still happy to see it. It's an American legend reborn.
It's good that you're happy about making others happy. Definitely a good spirit.
Gone but not forgotten:
1998 Bright Purple Metallic Camaro: 1 of 336
:2012 Carbon Flash Metallic SS Convertible A6: 1 of 1103
Now Driving:
2016 Summit White 2SS Coupe M6, NPP, & MRC
98_Camaro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2009, 05:32 PM   #3
"prima"Donna's Avatar
Drives: 2010 RJT VIN#7085 & 2014 CRT C7
Join Date: May 2009
Location: New York
Posts: 13,106
"prima"Donna is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2009, 06:17 PM   #4
amyroxs's Avatar
Drives: 2010 1LT Camaro
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 171
Send a message via Yahoo to amyroxs

Proud owner of a 2010 1LT Camaro since 6/19/09
amyroxs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2009, 06:21 PM   #5
Spyderseal's Avatar
Drives: 2010 SS (Sold)
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Texas
Posts: 85
Thats a bad ass pic in your Sig!!
Spyderseal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2009, 06:41 PM   #6

ljustin293's Avatar
Drives: 2010 VR CAMARO 2SS/RS
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: GA
Posts: 15,060
cool story
ljustin293 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2009, 06:58 PM   #7
Flaminbird's Avatar
Drives: 2000 Trans Am
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Bristow, VA
Posts: 480
Send a message via AIM to Flaminbird
Yeah I know how it is. I've had those kind of experiences for the last 7 yrs with mine.

Flaminbird 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
V6 Camaro Performance Upgrades rtcat600man Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 382 05-20-2018 01:25 PM
Camaro Laws ChevyNut Off-topic Discussions 107 11-09-2016 05:40 PM
2010 Camaro, Decisions Decisions… (Winding Road Review) Xmicro_SS 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 19 05-09-2009 11:40 AM
Detroit News panel wants GM to build Camaro concept Tran 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12 03-15-2009 04:38 PM
Consumer Guide's Impressions of the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro camaro5 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 30 04-29-2008 10:20 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:32 PM.

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