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Old 05-17-2015, 05:18 PM   #1
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Camaro Disciple input......

---the Disciples had a larger impact on the 6th gen than they did on the 5th gen....we checked nearly every box they gave us -- from the 'light show' interior to memory seat and automatic climate control to more power in the V6 and V8.

One cool feature on the uplevel trims: the "Camaro" and insignia in the door sill lights up -- really looks cool esp at night.


I wish I could give you more 'fer instances but I don't have all my notes here - just back from meeting with them. They are your collective voice and you've collectively been heard. (........and yes I'm sure there things that a few of you wish for but didn't get - but there is little we didn't give you)

Bright Blue! We listened!

I can hardly wait for you to see the car in person and see the presence it has. It's especially noticeable when you see it next to the last gen car -- it really is an all-new Camaro that should give its owners immense pride of ownership.
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Old 05-17-2015, 05:22 PM   #2
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Thank you fbodfather! Bright blue! I'm now considering an SS in that color.
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Old 05-17-2015, 05:22 PM   #3
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Can't wait to see it and touch it in person Scott.
Thanks to the Disciples for listening to us.
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Old 05-17-2015, 05:24 PM   #4
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Pretty cool that the survey results really matter. Nice to know our thoughts are heard
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Old 05-17-2015, 05:25 PM   #5
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Thanks Scott for all you do!! Awesome job!! Now lets stuff an LT4 in it!! Lol
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Old 05-17-2015, 05:26 PM   #6
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Thank you for listening, now I need to wait for the ZL1 to order a Hyper Blue (Awesome). The interior looks amazing and I can't wait to see the car in person to really take it in.
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Old 05-17-2015, 05:28 PM   #7
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Thanks for the extra bits of information. It's great to hear that we'll have nice options available to us.
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Old 05-17-2015, 05:28 PM   #8
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Even though I have probably bought my last new car I can appreciate the thoughtfulness and the Camaro team for addressing all the major complaint areas we saw over and over again.
Wish some day I could get a convertible 6th Gen but alas at my age and financial position that will probably not happen.
When will we find out more about the other trim levels and options?
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Old 05-17-2015, 05:30 PM   #9
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Thanks for your input on the forum. I'm really looking forward to seeing the car in person.

Are there any black wheel options?
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Old 05-17-2015, 05:31 PM   #10
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Thanks for your input on the forum. I'm really looking forward to seeing the car in person.

Are there any black wheel options?
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Old 05-17-2015, 05:47 PM   #11
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Old 05-17-2015, 05:49 PM   #12
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Looking forward to sitting in the interior and seeing how it fits compared to my '13 and '14.

Colors are a HIT !
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Old 05-17-2015, 05:53 PM   #13
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Thanks for your input on the forum. I'm really looking forward to seeing the car in person.

Are there any black wheel options?
There are at least two that I saw at the reveal. They had an area of all the accessories. I'm very sorry I didn't get a picture. It's the wheels you've seen just black.
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Old 05-17-2015, 06:04 PM   #14
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---the Disciples had a larger impact on the 6th gen than they did on the 5th gen....we checked nearly every box they gave us -- from the 'light show' interior to memory seat and automatic climate control to more power in the V6 and V8. The packages are redesigned - for instance, you can get a 2LT with leather interior yet you don't have things like memory seat and a few other features forced on you.

One cool feature on the uplevel trims: the "Camaro" and insignia in the door sill lights up -- really looks cool esp at night.


I wish I could give you more 'fer instances but I don't have all my notes here - just back from meeting with them. They are your collective voice and you've collectively been heard. (........and yes I'm sure there things that a few of you wish for but didn't get - but there is little we didn't give you)

Bright Blue! We listened!

I can hardly wait for you to see the car in person and see the presence it has. It's especially noticeable when you see it next to the last gen car -- it really is an all-new Camaro that should give its owners immense pride of ownership.

Thank you sir... Much appreciated.. Especially the blue... SGM would have been better but this blue rocks...
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Old 05-17-2015, 06:08 PM   #15
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Scott, my only worry is that it is a car that satisfies the faithful and that being represented by the Disciples. I hope for a car that appeals to a broader base. I guess I'm afraid of 2001 all over again. A car with a V8 that satisfied the Disciples and Camaro faithful but resulted in a very poor V6 coupe that just didn't sell.

The comments that customers would prefer a car that looked like a Camaro rather than have improved visibility scares the crap out of me. You know the main thing Lisa hates about the Gen 5 is visibility.

I'm really liking the car a lot. I just want it to be one she loves to drive too.

It all looks very promising and I can't wait to see one in person.
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Old 05-17-2015, 06:15 PM   #16
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+1 to the above.

So far most of the comments I've seen from sites other than Camaro or Mustang sites have been along the lines of "It looks the same as the current one, how lame" and "Are you KIDDING me? They made the windows SMALLER?! Where's the periscope?"

We know how much better it is, but will it bring in new customers? Not all of the old ones will trade up.
I guess time will tell.

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Old 05-17-2015, 06:26 PM   #17
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I have taken my 2010 Camaro to Mosport road course many times and the next day my knees are bruised from pushing them against the center console in tight cornering to stop myself from sliping in my seat.

It looks like you added pading in that area.

Great call!!!
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Old 05-17-2015, 06:41 PM   #18
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Scott,

Thanks for everything you do to keep churning out great products. We will have one as soon as they become open for delivery. I can't wait to tear into one and start making cool appearance upgrades/modifications for the community.
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Old 05-17-2015, 06:55 PM   #19
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Old 05-17-2015, 06:56 PM   #20
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I agree. The poor visibility/design of the interior, combined with the curb weight, is why I did not buy the 5th Gen. And, I am a GM pushrod "faithful".

Camaro needs to be a GREAT CAR, just not a great CAMARO.
Sales need to spread beyond the "faithful".
That is why both the Camaro SS and the SS Sedan NEEDS all wheel drive as an OPTION.
The majority of the population deal with wet/cold, the competition offers AWD, and the ATS already offers AWD.
I already have a Corvettes in my garage that sit through the cold and wet months.
Does it need a DCT too?
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Old 05-17-2015, 06:57 PM   #21
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I agree. The poor visibility/design of the interior, combined with the curb weight, is why I did not buy the 5th Gen. And, I am a GM pushrod "faithful".

Camaro needs to be a GREAT CAR, just not a great CAMARO.
Sales need to spread beyond the "faithful".
That is why both the Camaro SS and the SS Sedan NEEDS all wheel drive as an OPTION.
The majority of the population deal with wet/cold, the competition offers AWD, and the ATS already offers AWD.
I already have a Corvettes in my garage that sit through the cold and wet months, and I only by pushrod V8s from GM.
My 4 seaters need to be all season capable.
Just... no.

Also, none of the Camaro's true competition offer AWD.
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Old 05-17-2015, 06:58 PM   #22
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Cool to see you chime in Scott. I remember following many of your posts back in the day before the 5th Gen. Always insightful. Always nice to hear OEMs listen to the faithful enthusiasts.
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Old 05-17-2015, 07:04 PM   #23
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Awesome job Scott. We all know cars look better in person which is cool because I already love it. Thank you for keeping it CAMARO yet pushing the envelope. I am not really a blue car fan but I cannot believe how good it looks on this car. It shows off the lines perfectly..... not to mention the interior which is a home run in my book!
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It's THE performance car to buy right now, isn't it?
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Old 05-17-2015, 07:12 PM   #25
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Yes. Obviously. All the top performance cars have DCT now, end even entry level performance cars like the Golf R and CLA are getting DCT.
Now that the Ford GT is getting a DCT, expect DCT to trickle down to the Mustang.

But, I'm buying a 2016 Camaro SS with a stick because I am willing to accept a rev matching stick at a 1SS price point.
I already see a hint of DCT making its way to lower-level Ford models after the GT. The auto trans Mustangs come standard with paddle shifters, so it's not unimaginable that a DCT/DKG/SMG, etc. transmission could be coming in the very near future.
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