Chevy Camaro RS and SS. Production Ready?

chevy camaro rs and ss production ready

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  • Areitu Areitu on Nov 11, 2008

    Steve_S : Assuming GM can find the cash to make it that far.

  • Fallout11 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.

  • MaintenanceCosts The Jeep 4xes are impressive vehicles, even after accounting for the expected Stellantis/FCA lack of reliability. A Wrangler is not of any use to me but this powertrain in a Grand Cherokee L will be on my test-drive list when it inevitably happens.I just wish the gas engine were something other than a coarse and ugly-sounding four. These cars with either the Pentastar or the six-pot Hurricane would rocket right to the top of the list, although I'm sure they would sacrifice a couple of mpg when running on gas.
  • Mike Beranek The suicide door T-Bird in blue is a stunner. I love the look of that car.
  • Cprescott Interesting car. Even in its current condition it looks better than any Honduh made in the last decade. Honduhs already come with a built in junkyard designed look - mishmash of elements that don't work well together.
  • Arthur Dailey Sigh ............. now we are getting to the 'interesting' part.1st tier PLC: Mark III, IV, V and Eldorado. 2nd tier: Toronado, T-Bird, Riviera, Cougar. 3rd tier: Regal, Gran Torino Elite, Cordoba, Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Monte Carlo.
  • Cprescott If you own one of these, the insurance company should refuse to fix any external damage since that IMPROVES the looks. Bone stock, it is hideous.