Chevy Camaro RS and SS. Production Ready?
Fallout11 on Nov 13, 2008
Many of you guys clearly have no idea what you're talking about. As a design engineer, let me assure you that in any other industry this would be an absolute disgrace. This is a show product, meant to impress at first glance. Even pre-production prototype toasters are gone over with a fine tooth comb and QA out the whazoo. Future (often contract) sales are on the line. In many cases display prototypes actually perform better than production models for this very reason. GM is no different, if it offers detritus rather than 'the best it has to offer' as its showpiece, future sales are most definitely on the line. This car wouldn't have been ready for a 1957 Motorama exhibit. Most SEMA attendees are not idiots, they've seen what others have on offer presently and previously, and can spot a dog without any coaching. This car is and will be a dog, quality wise, if this is the best GM can do, it best stay on the porch. Desperation to show "something" new is all I can think of for putting this car on display as-is. Instead, what it shows is that GM barely cares anymore.
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