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Old 07-17-2015, 09:59 PM
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So on my Long Beach Red with Brownstone interior I could have gotten red stitching?
No, only available with jet black (3LT).
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Old 07-17-2015, 10:04 PM
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So on my Long Beach Red with Brownstone interior I could have gotten red stitching?

Nice. Can't wait to see those pictures.
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Old 07-17-2015, 10:08 PM
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I DID NOTICE WHEN YOU GET BLACK WHEELS, THE CENTER CAP IS NOW TRIMMED IN CARBON FLASH BLACK RATHER THAN CHROME AS LAST YEARS WHEELS



hope thats the case with base black wheels too!!
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Old 07-17-2015, 10:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Corgidog1 View Post
The 3 LT Kalahari interior for 2016 looks so much cheaper compared to the 2014/15 3LT Kalahari interior with the doors and dash now black. Shame on GM for putting dollars before design.
Yes now you get the 2LT interior trim when you pay for 3LT, nice move toward cheap
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Kalahari reminds me of work boots !
Or Lesbian Sandals.
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Old 07-18-2015, 01:36 AM
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Originally Posted by bob guzzy View Post
Yes now you get the 2LT interior trim when you pay for 3LT, nice move toward cheap
Absolutely not true. 2LT does not give you genuine leather on the dash and door panels, it doesn't give you any micro suede, and it gives you no Kalahari on the dash. All they changed was the color distribution; I highly doubt that it costs any less than last year's version.
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Some very nice changes to the car for 2016.
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Old 07-18-2015, 03:22 AM
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Originally Posted by mpuzach View Post
Absolutely not true. 2LT does not give you genuine leather on the dash and door panels, it doesn't give you any micro suede, and it gives you no Kalahari on the dash. All they changed was the color distribution; I highly doubt that it costs any less than last year's version.


The change was made to provide continuity across the different trim levels. The '14 and '15 3LT Kalahari interior made no sense in the scheme of things. Now they are equivalent in color distribution. And as mpuzach so astutely pointed out, there is no cost difference for a different color pattern, it's the same quantity of leather.
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Old 07-18-2015, 10:34 AM
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not sure if you guys saw these, added shortly after the initial post

Red Stitching on 3LZ Z06






more to come, yellow stitch arriving next week
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Old 07-18-2015, 11:19 AM
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Originally Posted by docprego View Post


The change was made to provide continuity across the different trim levels. The '14 and '15 3LT Kalahari interior made no sense in the scheme of things. Now they are equivalent in color distribution. And as mpuzach so astutely pointed out, there is no cost difference for a different color pattern, it's the same quantity of leather.
Actually there is still not a total equivalence in color distribution as the grey has grey carpets and the brownstone is all brown, and if I remember correctly the new red or maybe one of the packages has red on the dash-I could be wrong on that last point.
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Old 07-18-2015, 12:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Corgidog1 View Post
...if I remember correctly the new red or maybe one of the packages has red on the dash-I could be wrong on that last point.
Correct. The Spice Red Design Package includes a dash that is wrapped in Spice Red, an interior color reserved strictly for that design package.
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Old 07-18-2015, 07:20 PM
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2016 3LT Kalahari 2 tone dash looks better than all Kalahari dash in 2014/2015.
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Old 07-18-2015, 09:16 PM
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Originally Posted by astonius View Post
Anyone else not as big a fan of this Kalahari layout? I think it looks a bit too peanut butter and chocolate.
I perfer the '14 % '15's Kalahari interior. Much classier. Bean counters at work.
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Old 07-19-2015, 09:02 AM
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So MY16 appears to be some trim and option package charges, guess a holding pattern. Hopefully that means they have some MECHNICAL upgrades in the pipeline for MY17.

Kind of reminds me of the C6, when the LS3 appeared in 2008 aka year 4. If I was in the market today knowing that history I don't think I'd buy a 2016.
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Old 07-19-2015, 09:25 AM
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Too bad the color stitching isn't available on the 2LT black interior. The red stitching looks great!
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Old 07-20-2015, 04:55 PM
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ENTERING A DESTINATION LOOKS DIFFERENT NOW


WITHIN IN THE BAND YOU ARE IN (AM/FM/XM) DIRECT TUNE YOUR STATION


I am sure we will discover more little things soon enough
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Old 07-20-2015, 08:00 PM
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RICK -

Do you notice any change/improvement in the FEEL of the screen or its responsiveness??

There are some assumptions that the type of screen technology was changed, from resistive to capacitive to accommodate the additional functions of Apple CarPlay...


And THANKS for posting these updates
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Old 07-20-2015, 08:10 PM
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Any pics of the suede competition steering wheel on the stingrays?
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Old 07-20-2015, 08:20 PM
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Did they move the SD card from the center console?
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Originally Posted by Speednet View Post
Now if they'd only put black lug nuts on there too, we'd be all set.
I've got some black lug nuts coming in tomorrow, so now I need to get some of those carbon flash center caps to complete the black theme. My mission is to rid the car of all exterior chrome.
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