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Old 05-05-2018, 01:28 PM   #71
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Itís where Zora Duntov wanted to take the car over 50 years ago, but GM either didnít listen, didnít care, or didnít have the resources/money every time it was brought up. GM is a business, and it seems good for business to shift the Corvette to a mid-engine layout. The Corvette engineers are happy, the Camaro engineers are happy, and the consumers are happy. However, they did start mid-engine development before the bankruptcy, so I guess the Camaro wasnít that big of a factor at that point. No matter what, the Camaro will improve greatly with the next generation thanks to the C8 Corvette.
Zora has been dead for a long time and Tadge is in charge of the program today, so they choices being made are based on what Tadge wants and not what Zora wants.

The Corvette isn't the limiting factor for Camaro performance today and hasn't been the case for a number of years now.
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Old 05-07-2018, 02:31 PM   #72
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Exactly about the "streetability". You could daily drive a Z/28 provided you avoid the rain if you still have the Trofeo's. The magazine guys make it sound like it's a death machine on the road. Far from it, and the LS7 is incredible.



Take a 6th gen. Add a 580hp N/A LT1-variant engine that can pull to 7500 rpm. Add the exact carbon brakes from the 5th gen Z/28. Tweak the DSSV's from the 5th gen Z/28. Add carbon wheels, and gut it like they did the 5th gen Z/28. Get it around 3550lbs, and it will eat a ZL1-1LE alive at every track. Parts-bin shop the car with 5th gen parts to keep the cost in check. Build 500 of them. Keep the price at $75k.
Then they shoot themselves in the foot by making the more expensive ZLE obsolete with higher performing car that costs less. I also don't think they could gut it down to that weight with out using some exotic/expensive materials.

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Zora has been dead for a long time and Tadge is in charge of the program today, so they choices being made are based on what Tadge wants and not what Zora wants.

The Corvette isn't the limiting factor for Camaro performance today and hasn't been the case for a number of years now.
Yes and no. I would say Camaro isn't "held back intentionally" anymore but they are still "handcuffed" by Corvette. Camaro still has to use whatever engine is developed for Corvette
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Lets keep it simple. ..
it has more power...its available power is like a set kof double Ds (no matter where your face is... theyre everywhere) it has the suspension to mame it matter...(
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Old 11-26-2019, 01:43 PM   #73
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Maybe they want to give the new mid-engine Corvette the spot-light for a while before there is a new Z/28. Lucky Patcher Kodi nox ...

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