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Old 12-23-2011, 11:18 AM   #71
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still guessing the next gen styling evolves off 5thgen. it'll be new, but recognizable.
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Old 12-23-2011, 02:09 PM   #72
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The 1st gen Camaro is more iconic and popular than any of the 2nd gen years. If GM keeps the retro theme, the 6th gen will be based off the 1st gen.
I am interested in seeing what GM has in mind for the 6th gen styling. I think it will be very similar to the 5th gen, except in a smaller and lighter weight chassis (Alpha platform). The styling of the 5th gen has proved to be popular so far. Why change something good?
The best selling years weren't the 1st gens.

The 1st gen is very popular with collectors, no doubt, but they aren't the only ones that Chevy has to keep an eye out for. There are also a lot of folks into the 2nd gen because it doesn't have the "garage queen" tax due to being as highly desired by collectors. There is also remarkable difference in the looks and style of the 2nd gens in at least the front fascia, so a '71 looks almost nothing like an '81 even though they are both considered a second gen.

It would be a lot easier to remedy some of the (albeit irrelevant in my book) complaints about the current model by taking more influences from the 2nd generation, and stealing some stuff from the 3rd and 4th as well.

For instance, going to a hatchback style rear end. It may lose some stiffness, but if it's a smaller platform with less weight in the first place, then the chassis can be braced in other manners and still retain necessary strength. This would increase the visibility and storage of the vehicle, and allow a softer rear slope so that you have more room for rear passengers.

That said, the SS70 isn't my cup of tea because it's too dang tall and the body lines don't flow at all. I think the next gen will need more radical style designs, but can still take elements from the 2nd gen. If the overall height of the vehicle were something along the lines this rendering:



I think that the 2nd gen look could influence the style while still retaining the evolution of the overall design. If the vehicle will remain roughly with the same proportions it has now, though, then a more 3rd/4th influenced look would make more sense.
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Old 12-23-2011, 02:15 PM   #73
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It won't be a 4th gen rehash...not like how the 5th gen is based off the '69 Camaro. The rumors are that it will return to a sleeker design set forth by the 3rd/4th gens rather than an evolution of the 5th gen.
I like it! We don't need any more sequel cars anyway

I love the look of gen 5, but the sleek, aerodynamic look of gen 4 is what really turned me into a Camaro fan back in 96...
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Old 12-23-2011, 02:29 PM   #74
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I don't know why, but something tells me the C6 Camaro will look very ugly. Hopefully I'm wrong...
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Old 12-23-2011, 02:35 PM   #75
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Keep it a muscle car. Keep the front end hungry and menacing and keep the curves / fender flares. Lose either of those two and you're doomed like the 4th gen. IMHO of course.
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Old 12-23-2011, 02:45 PM   #76
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I read a few things saying that they are most likely going to make it smaller, to look more like the mustang...sooo i dont know about that
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Old 12-23-2011, 03:10 PM   #77
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This website was founded on hope and speculation though. Remember, it went online about 3 years before the Camaro went into production
The difference is this site is about the current car and it speculated about the current car. From what you're saying here, I would say it's time to fire up Camaro6.com then.
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Old 12-23-2011, 03:14 PM   #78
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Last rumor had it out in 14. Was going to wait until then to upgade to an SS but if it is 16 I guess the SS will be coming alot sooner.
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Old 12-23-2011, 03:15 PM   #79
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I def. think the Camaro should be alot lighter and a little more horse and improve the interior a little. Maybe a better steering wheel, less plastic. That or make everything inside carbon fiber? Only thing I like better about the Srt8 or the 5.0 is I think its a little nicer inside.
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Old 12-23-2011, 03:16 PM   #80
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In reading one of the Camaro books, which details the Gen 1-4 pretty well and has a lot of nice photos, there are elements from all previous generations in the current one.

I'd like to see the next one take more cues from the 70-73 body style, at least with the front end that I really like more than the 1st gen's.



Translate some of these curves into some nice hard body lines to reflect or to improve upon the new Corvette design, and you would still have the 5th gen looking awesome, but the 6th gen also looking awesome as well.

Now this is one sweet looking ride,i believe i would have to trade for this one,either my current camaro or the wife's escalade,(but dont tell her,ha)
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Old 12-23-2011, 03:18 PM   #81
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Me too, though a brand new design would be interesting. The 5th gen is too successful for them to make the 6th gen not look like a Camaro.
this one does'nt look bad either,but kinda like a bently in the front,?
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Old 12-23-2011, 03:20 PM   #82
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I predict it will look similar to the current one but smaller. Narrower grill, taillights, etc. sleeker but it won't be a major change. The interior is probably the biggest area for differences. I predict a completely different look.
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Old 12-23-2011, 03:26 PM   #83
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Honestly I don't want a redesign of the current car. As far as I want to see is at least a 400lb reduction in weight and maybe even a shorter wheelbase.

Other wise it will be another Dodge Charger fiasco, where they change the look every year and still looks like crap.
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Old 12-23-2011, 03:37 PM   #84
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I know the the 6th gen will be a good looking car but I just don't think it will look better the 5th gen. We will have to wait and see but I hope gm can prove me wrong.
Just imagine the 1969 model year going to 1970, hope we wont be disappointed. The 5th gen will be hard to beat!
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