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Old 12-03-2012, 11:28 PM   #169
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Now that is exciting....
I heard this engine is set to go in the Z28..
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:28 PM   #170
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I was hoping so lol... damn internet sarcasm and reading people
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:29 PM   #171
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:30 PM   #172
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WHATCHU MEAN?! <- I wasn't yelling, just saying
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:30 PM   #173
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People are getting waaaaay too hung up on cylinder count.
It's the performance that counts, not HOW they get it.
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:33 PM   #174
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That's honestly how I feel, I also think that there's a lot more work going into getting better mileage out of the smaller cylinder motors, unfortunately.
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:34 PM   #175
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I really don't see the problem , specially when we already know , that the platform will be much lighter , and on top of that with a turbo to increase the boost to where we the consumers may wanted .

After all we already have a four cylinder non turbo on a car way heavier , and that the SS AUTO with the L99 ENGINE , that is a part timer 4 INLINE .
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:35 PM   #176
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Hopefully the V8s don't become very high price, ultra low volume specialty models. If that happens, I'll buy an older car over a new one.
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:54 PM   #177
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That's honestly how I feel
I used to feel the same way...... A few Individuals around here that really understand the car biz have shown me the "light". With future standards that way of thinking just isn't going to work. I am trying to broaden my horizons so I am not disappointed later on.....
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:18 AM   #178
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What's Next? Electric Camaro?!!
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:27 AM   #180
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Considering how fast the Tesla Model S (Performance Edition) is, give it 20 years
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:40 AM   #181
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I honestly don't see the problem here ..

Some people want their perfect car with the perfect engine (insert whatever's appropriate for you in both those places) and they don't want any other option.

"I want Zeta platform with a V8 and nothing else is a Camaro" is all I'm hearing when the sales are saying that the V6s outsell the V8s.

Me? I want a V8. That's my choice. If a blown I4 goes into the base C6, so be it. It's not for me, but maybe it's for someone else that would've gone and bought something else.

More sales of <insert car that I like here> means cheaper production. That means the carmaker can make more money and/or we get a cheaper car. With the economy being what it is, those two are good things.

One engine option on a car, unless it has a huge thing going for it is going to get less sales. Less sales means less money for the maker and/or higher price for the consumer.

The next gen Mustang is getting an 2.3L I4 with a turbo on it rated at 330hp.

I don't see the Camaro going lower than what the base Mustang pushes out, do you?

Turboed cars have been very reliable for ages. I can't say anything about airplanes but the car I'm driving isn't my first turbo car.

Yes you can abuse a turbo car so that the turbo fails. Some cars have inherent flaws that destroy the turbo. Some have other flaws that destroy other parts of the engine or car. It's not the turbo or not turbo that is the issue, it's how the rest is designed.

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Old 12-04-2012, 04:21 AM   #182
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i am so lucky to have an zl1. My dream was ever the zl1.

for me its not a problem, when the 6gen comes on 4 zylinder. then i now, what i have, and the v8, and the zl1 or the v6 is more cool and dangerous.
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