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    Thread: Local Chevy Dealer smoking crack - $125K Camaro

    1. 02-21-2012 06:42 PM #1
      Saw a commercial last night on local tv for this so a buddy and I decided to go take a look. Yes, this thing has an incredible engine in it, some pricy Brembos, and nice wheels, but crap people, who would pour $85K into a $37K car? Sadly, they will have no problem selling it....there are plenty of redneck old men around here that'll write a check for it and then park it in their garage.



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      02-21-2012 06:47 PM #2
      I don't know why, but I feel as if the ZL1 badge right next to sidemarker makes the sidemarker stand out...

      Not to nitpick.

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      02-21-2012 06:49 PM #3
      Sooooooooooo............ what exactly costs $87,805? An engine, brakes, wheels, and presumably a new suspension?

      ALso, good thing the engine is labeled with how much hp it has. Just so we know.

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      02-21-2012 06:50 PM #4
      Makes the Ford GT back then(new) sound like a screaming deal.

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      02-21-2012 06:51 PM #5
      I bet that's not even real Carbon Fiber in engine bay.. Who is going to buy that piece of garbage? I am sorry to bring this into the discussion but here we go..Wouldn't a Mustang 5.0 be close to performance specs vs this car, for the fraction of the price? The Mustang would also look nicer than this tacky Camaro.

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      02-21-2012 06:52 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by teklord69 View Post
      I bet that's not even real Carbon Fiber in engine bay.. Who is going to buy that piece of garbage? I am sorry to bring this into the discussion but here we go..Wouldn't a Mustang 5.0 be close to performance specs vs this car, for the fraction of the price? The Mustang would also look nicer than this tacky Camaro.
      At least it has more than 151 lb/ft, so it should meet your requirements
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      02-21-2012 06:52 PM #7
      That is a crazy price for a ZR1 package!

      My favorite feature of the newer Camaro............. The worthless truck!

      I really wish everyone would update their location in their profile!

      Someone buy my car already!!

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      02-21-2012 06:55 PM #8
      Mehh just get a 50 grand 2013 GT500 and a tune and you will have the same power and in a better chassis.

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      02-21-2012 06:59 PM #9
      why would anyone buy that when you can buy a real zl1 that starts at $54095

      http://www.chevrolet.com/camaro-zl1-sports-car/

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      02-21-2012 07:04 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by bob12312357 View Post
      Mehh just get a 50 grand 2013 GT500 and a tune and you will have the same power and in a better chassis.
      So TCL.
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      02-21-2012 07:05 PM #11
      6 figures makes me start thinking Audi R8, Porsche 911, BMW 6 or 7, Benz S or SL, Jag or other 6 figure machines that will make for much better chickmagnet mobiles.


    12. 02-21-2012 07:06 PM #12
      Suspension looked totally unchanged except for an Eibach lower sway bar...oh, but it did have Katskinz leather seat covers custom installed.
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      02-21-2012 07:12 PM #13
      It appears this is the SLP ZL1. I guess it's some sort of 750 horse kit based off the SS:

      So, you’ve oogled and oggled to your heart’s content over the 550 horsepower 2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1. There’s no shame in that. But what if we told you that another ZL1 already exists — and it’s much more powerful?

      Enter the SLP Performance Camaro ZL1, a highly modified version of the Chevy Camaro SS that sports a revised exterior and interior and –most importantly — an SLP TVS 2300 supercharger with 10 lbs. of boost that helps crank the horsepower rating up to 11 12 at 750 ponies.

      While the SLP ZL1 is technically the unofficial version, we’re told that General Motors has no beef with the tuning company selling the car under the ZL1 name. After all, it seems worthy enough to carry the title. The cost of the SLP ZL1 will set consumers back $80,000 plus the cost of a stock Camaro SS. For more information on the modified missile of muscle, head over to SLP’s website.
      http://gmauthority.com/blog/2011/02/...50-horsepower/

      I don't think they are even making a lot of money on this thing.
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      02-21-2012 07:16 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by bob12312357 View Post
      Mehh just get a 50 grand 2013 GT500 and a tune and you will have the same power and in a better chassis.
      eff that buy a miata swap in a zr1 engine


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      02-21-2012 07:16 PM #15
      I'm not sure if I even understand what this is.

      It's an S/S or something with a bunch of extra stuff?

      If it's not a real ZL1, isn't GM going to be pretty angry that the dealer is calling it that?
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      02-21-2012 07:18 PM #16
      Never in my life did a think a supercharged Camaro would cost more than a supercharged Corvette:

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      No, you're a TCLer. Of course you're going to like the obscure compact car that isn't available in the US, more than a road-legal supercar that is amongst the greatest cars of all time.

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      02-21-2012 07:20 PM #18
      A Camaro that comes with no warranty and is no longer smog legal but goes like stink for $100k?

      Tough call, But as mentioned above, I would rather an R8, Mercedes, or Porsche with a warranty that I could legally register...

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      02-21-2012 07:23 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by Wanganrunner View Post
      If it's not a real ZL1, isn't GM going to be pretty angry that the dealer is calling it that?
      read article 6 posts up. GM is fine with SLP using the name.
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    20. 02-21-2012 07:27 PM #20
      You could buy (1)F355 and (2-3) other F355s for parts for the same money.
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      02-21-2012 07:28 PM #21
      Buy real ZL1. Modify. Have another 40k left over?
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    22. 02-21-2012 07:31 PM #22
      The wording on the window sticker implies this is a dealer add-on. Is it a REAL ZL-1????

      Especially when a Shelby GT 500 Super Snake is under $100K....
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    23. 02-21-2012 07:35 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by DJMRDARK View Post
      The wording on the window sticker implies this is a dealer add-on. Is it a REAL ZL-1????

      Especially when a Shelby GT 500 Super Snake is under $100K....
      It started life out as an SS...then got the "SLP LZ1" treatment.
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      02-21-2012 07:37 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by RacerrRex View Post
      Never in my life did a think a supercharged Camaro would cost more than a supercharged Corvette:

      Or a 10 cylinder Viper

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      02-21-2012 07:55 PM #25
      got much better things to spend $125K on than a Camaro... not to hate though, i do like the car.


    26. 02-21-2012 08:01 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by Red Rum View Post
      Or a 10 cylinder Viper
      I would much rather have a viper or supercharged corvette. people have so much money sometimes they need to find stupid ways to spend it.

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      02-21-2012 08:10 PM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by unimogken View Post
      That is a crazy price for a ZR1 package!

      My favorite feature of the newer Camaro............. The worthless truck!


      They have always been small -- my '79 Z/28 trunk was tiny as well.

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      02-21-2012 08:15 PM #28
      Dang you quoted my typo before I caught it! Hehe

      Not "ZR1" but supposed to be "ZL1." Whoops.
      I really wish everyone would update their location in their profile!

      Someone buy my car already!!

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      02-21-2012 08:17 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by VAG Parts Bin View Post
      They have always been small -- my '79 Z/28 trunk was tiny as well.
      But that's.....epically small.

      And that's an epically astronomical price. I hate Camaros.
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      02-21-2012 08:17 PM #30
      I'll take a boss 302 over this, or better yet a GT500

      thats if I had to choose something american

    31. 02-21-2012 08:29 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by forewheel View Post
      The real question: Are these VMR wheels?

    32. 02-21-2012 08:30 PM #32
      If there is a customer who is willing to buy it for that price, why not?

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      02-21-2012 08:32 PM #33
      at least its a manual.
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      02-21-2012 08:34 PM #34
      Yes, but is it bitchin?
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      02-21-2012 08:38 PM #35
      If I had money to spend like that and had my heart set on a Camaro I would buy a few cheaper ones so me n my friends could go and have some fun rather then have just one

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