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Old 05-10-2013, 08:48 PM
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Why the need for the Z-28 when you already have the ZL-1? Says the Z-28 is rated at 505 HP but is 300 pounds lighter then the ZL-1. Not sure of the price though. Seems to me they should have made the Z-28 with some hp numbers to rival the top dog stang. Looks like the tail lights are different too. Oh well, I wont be racing out to buy one anytime soon. I'm content with my old 11 GS.
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Why have your GS when they have the ZR1?
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Old 05-11-2013, 12:01 AM
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Why have your GS when they have the ZR1?

Um What
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Old 05-11-2013, 08:46 AM
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Originally Posted by RJL1 View Post
Um What
I think what he's saying is your logic doesn't make sense when you ask the question, why make the Z28 when they already have the ZR1.

That's like asking why Ford makes the GT Mustang when they already make the GT500 Super Snake; not everyone can afford the top dog model.

And along those lines of thinking the previous poster asked you why did you buy the GS when Chevy made the ZR1?

BTW, Chevy also introduced the 1LE Camaro which is another performance model which has fewer options and is geared more towards the racer.
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Old 05-11-2013, 09:44 AM
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I realize that. I'm just inclined to believe that the 3 aforementioned Camaro packages are going to be similarly priced. Well at least the Z-28 and the ZL-1. The price difference between the GS and the ZR1 is substantial. I guess I'm just questioning the need for 2 models that are going to be priced in the same neighborhood. Like I said in the original post, IMHO Chevy should have made one of these 2 or 3 models with a beast of an engine.
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RJL1, the ZL1 and Z/28 have very different intended markets. The ZL1 is a very nice and quick GT car. It's comfy, fast, and a very nice street cruiser similar to a Caddy CTS-V.

The Z/28 is the track rat. It's not gonna be as nice around town, but its an awesome track car. I'm a track junkie and I'd want a Z/28 way before a ZL1.
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Take it with a grain of salt, but I just read that the base price of the Z28 was $63,000 (est) by Car and Driver I believe. If that's the case, the Z28 will base about 8 grand more than the ZL1.
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:18 PM
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Take it with a grain of salt, but I just read that the base price of the Z28 was $63,000 (est) by Car and Driver I believe. If that's the case, the Z28 will base about 8 grand more than the ZL1.

Thats plain crazy. Their client base is gonna be small I would imagine. Like I said, one of those two should have a monster motor.
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Take it with a grain of salt, but I just read that the base price of the Z28 was $63,000 (est) by Car and Driver I believe. If that's the case, the Z28 will base about 8 grand more than the ZL1.
Yes, and the brakes alone are worth the price difference. The LS7 is a more expensive motor than the LSA too.
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Originally Posted by RJL1 View Post
Thats plain crazy. Their client base is gonna be small I would imagine. Like I said, one of those two should have a monster motor.
Considering the lsX family will be completely gone 2015, what exactly is your definition of a "monster motor?" 580hp isn't a lot? 600hp is a **** ton by 99% of people's standards.

Also, I don't doubt it'll be more then the ZL1, and as a result, flop. I don't think it's not worth it by the numbers, the brakes and ls7 alone are pricey, but look at all the things you don't get... like only one speaker. $60+k for a track rat for Joe Schmoe camaro fan is a pretty penny.
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Z-28 = boss 302
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