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post #1 of 43 Old 08-19-2009, 09:15 PM Thread Starter
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Thumbs down Camaro SS 10th place by Motortrend?

Seriously, i think this is BS!!! its was like the 5th fastest car!!!
A freaking miata in 3rd place!!! BS

http://www.motortrend.com/features/p...camaro_ss.html

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Look at it this way...the Camaro made MT's top 10 best "drivers cars" list.

I didn't even know they still made a miata. Honestly though, they were comparing it to some pretty expensive cars (except the miata).

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Look at it this way...the Camaro made MT's top 10 best "drivers cars" list.

I didn't even know they still made a miata. Honestly though, they were comparing it to some pretty expensive cars (except the miata).
you are right , but its still annoying that a miata was freaking 3rd place

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you are right , but its still annoying that a miata was freaking 3rd place

the auto-rags have always had a special soft-spot for that ugly little car.

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The people making up the list (i'm sure it wasn't an objective list), were obviously gay, I'm surprised the VW Golf Cabriolet convertible wasn't on the list.


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Wow! That's almost like a slap in the face. 10th place. I would've given it 5th, or 6th. IMO, the ZR1 should've been first. They stated, "If you're going to drive this car (the ZR1) fast," says Pobst, "it is very much a car where you've got to be paying attention and on your game." In other words, withdraw for a moment, and the ZR1 can easily shout, Surprise! To be the Best Driver's Car, there should be no surprises." Hell, that's what good drivers should be doing, "paying attention and on your game". Heck, I like a car that has a few surprises hidden at the ragged edge. Keeps my skills sharp.

GM needs to take note and produce the Z/28, it's factory-tuned version of the Camaro SS. Ford has the GT500, and Nissan has the NISMO Z. GM, let's get with the program!
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Ok will somebody tell me how the ZR1 got only SIXTH?!?!? I remember watching an episode of Top Gear, where they tested it in the U.S. and they loved it! Said it was one of the best sports cars ever built. Lightfighter is right and it shoulda been first. If you ask me I think Motor Trend is biased towards imports in this competition

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All I have to say is that I wouldn't trust the judgment of anyone putting a graph out that looks like this because they seem a bit confused and apparently like things that are overly complicated :0).

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wow that graph sucked horribly

GTFO of here with your ricer math
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You can feel better about the comparo from Edmunds:

2010 Camaro SS vs. 2009 Challenger SRT8 vs. 2010 Shelby GT500

The 2010 SS placed 2nd, different test criteria but up against formidable competition none the less.
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