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Old 01-23-2013, 08:40 AM   #1
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Why such a hurry for the 6th gen?

I am just curious on why there is such a hurry for the 6th Gen Camaro to come out? We are still enjoying out 5th Gen. The faster the 6th Gen comes out, the faster our 5th Gen will decrease in price, just thinking out loud.
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Old 01-23-2013, 08:43 AM   #2
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I am just curious on why there is such a hurry for the 6th Gen Camaro to come out? We are still enjoying out 5th Gen. The fastest the 6th Gen comes out, the faster our 5th Gen will decrease in price, just thinking out loud.
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Old 01-23-2013, 08:57 AM   #3
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Because it promises to be smaller, lighter and more powerful with better fuel economy. It should handle better and if possible even look better. At any rate it should be an improvement on the 5th gen if that is even possible. That's my hurry.
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:00 AM   #4
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Because it promises to be smaller, lighter and more powerful with better fuel economy. It should handle better and if possible even look better. At any rate it should be an improvement on the 5th gen if that is even possible. That's my hurry.
That's a matter of perspective. I love the 1969 Camaro so for me, the 6th gen' will not look better cosidering that GM most likely will be stepping away from the retro body style.
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:25 AM   #5
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I am just curious on why there is such a hurry for the 6th Gen Camaro to come out? We are still enjoying out 5th Gen. The faster the 6th Gen comes out, the faster our 5th Gen will decrease in price, just thinking out loud.
X2. I'm in no hurry for my car to be the "old" one.
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:26 AM   #6
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<= This guy's not in a "hurry"...I have a lot of fun to have with my 2012, yet....

But I am extremely excited to see what they do with the new generation car.
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:30 AM   #7
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That's a matter of perspective. I love the 1969 Camaro
I can't wait to get my 2013 and have it sit next to the 68
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:31 AM   #8
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Well I guess if you're (not necessarily YOU op) the type of person who buys a car and moves on to the next one quickly or if you think it will be some kind of investment then yes it will take a hit on the used market because many will trade up to the newer style and flood the market with quality used cars.

I could feel the same way for having a 2010 2SS and now the 2013 has improved handling, electric PS, HUD, Mylink, Nav, backup sensors, backup camera, 1LE, convertible, ZL1, Frameless mirror, etc. All those things drop the price of my car, but who cares. I love my car and love seeing the improvements they keep making. The 6th gen will just be a giant improvement!
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:35 AM   #9
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I just hope they don't F up the new body and looks. The 4th gen camaro looked like a wedge up ugly cheese.

IMO, they should keep the design like they did with the Vette. Or at least the last versions of the Vette. They should keep a styling ques as the Gen 5.
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Depends on how drastic the body style changes are.
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Old 01-23-2013, 10:07 AM   #11
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I wouldn't worry about the next gen...it will be just that, another (different) generation...No doubt more "advanced" in a lot of areas...Time marches on and new models keep coming out every year...

Compared to other lines of cars that change every year and the previous years become worth "less"...lol...I think the Camaro (with it's history of subsequent generations) is not anything to be upset about...It's the nature of the beast...
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IMO I love my 5th gen, there are a LOT of aftermarket parts that can improve a lot of items mentioned earlier. In my perspective, I am the kind of person that does not change the car (If I like it) for the new version, I build my car as I like it, drive it and have fun with it. In case I want a change, I would go for the 2013 Corvette and keep my 5th Gen. IMO.
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Old 01-23-2013, 10:56 AM   #13
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I wouldn't worry about the next gen...it will be just that, another (different) generation...No doubt more "advanced" in a lot of areas...Time marches on and new models keep coming out every year...

Compared to other lines of cars that change every year and the previous years become worth "less"...lol...I think the Camaro (with it's history of subsequent generations) is not anything to be upset about...It's the nature of the beast...
Yeap, agreed, imports change every 6 hours!!!
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I just hope they don't F up the new body and looks. The 4th gen camaro looked like a wedge up ugly cheese.

IMO, they should keep the design like they did with the Vette. Or at least the last versions of the Vette. They should keep a styling ques as the Gen 5.
100% Agreed!!!
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