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Old 09-22-2009, 10:10 AM   #1
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Thumbs up New 2011 Z28 is Back

Now lets see who wins out of the GT500 and a Camaro. 556hp new Z28 is a go. http://www.motortrend.com/index.html
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Great news to hear. Here's a link directly to the article : http://www.motortrend.com/auto_news/..._go/index.html
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Very cool indeed. I can only imagine what this will cost though. I'm going to guess a base price of $45-47k
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The Z28 is likely to only be available with a six speed manual transmission.


and this is a problem how?
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WHat I dont understand is the labeling

SS has always been the heavy hitter big horsepower car
Z28 has been the no but performance (high revving)

IMO the labeling needs to be switched
but good ot know a big boy is coming out
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Very cool indeed. I can only imagine what this will cost though. I'm going to guess a base price of $45-47k
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Why? Insiders say the Z28 business case now makes sense because the new UAW contracts have reduced the labor costs on the car to the point where GM feels it can price it competitively -- and far enough away from Corvette
I dont know, sounds like they might offer it at a good price to keep Corvette sales up.
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hell yeah z28 for the win that is what i am talking about
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WHat I dont understand is the labeling

SS has always been the heavy hitter big horsepower car
Z28 has been the no but performance (high revving)

IMO the labeling needs to be switched
but good ot know a big boy is coming out
It makes perfect sense. The SS label has been severely diluted and to me the Z represents the true performance these days. Z06 ZR1 and now Z28
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WHat I dont understand is the labeling

SS has always been the heavy hitter big horsepower car
Z28 has been the no but performance (high revving)

IMO the labeling needs to be switched
but good ot know a big boy is coming out
I agree the SS has always been the big Dog, why did they do this?
Just boosting up the SS, and adding the Z as a lower line made more sense!

Just my view...
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It makes perfect sense. The SS label has been severely diluted and to me the Z represents the true performance these days. Z06 ZR1 and now Z28
U have a point... but why noy keep to the roots!?
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exellent...cannot wait
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when first gens came out SS's where just a sports package the Z28 was the original power car it makes perfect since that they would originate back to their original platform terms. . . . .SS was just deliuted.
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^ i agree, if ur gonna talk about roots at least know what ur talking about
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Hmmmmmm...a 5th gen that might be worth owning.
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while i think it's cool the Z28 is coming back, i'd rather see them take that LSA motor and make a Trams Am based on the new camaro.
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while i think it's cool the Z28 is coming back, i'd rather see them take that LSA motor and make a Trams Am based on the new camaro.
Which is never going to happen since Pontiac is gone. Let it go.
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im happy about this. im praying base price will be under 40k. probably wont happen.
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I'm all about having a Z28 for sale again...but I think ZL1 would've been the appropriate designation for this...


BUT...as long as they build it, they can call it whatever they want!
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I'm all about having a Z28 for sale again...but I think ZL1 would've been the appropriate designation for this...
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