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This is the first I have heard of a Challenger vert.
Camaro vert as 2010 model? That would make the vert be first year model althogh it will be later in the year though, but I would think it would be called a 2011 model.



http://www.edmunds.com/insideline/do/News/articleId=124202

DETROIT — Convertible versions of the Dodge Challenger and Chevrolet Camaro are expected to become reality in the 2010 model year, according to supplier sources familiar with the product cycle plans at the two Detroit automakers.

Chrysler's Brampton, Ontario, plant is on track to build a soft-top version of the Challenger with production tentatively scheduled to kick off in December 2009, in advance of the spring selling season in 2010. Supplier sources say the Chevrolet Camaro convertible is scheduled to begin production a year after the debut of the hardtop version, also sometime in the fourth quarter of 2009. The Camaro convertible will be built at the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario.

"The Challenger convertible was always in the plan," one highly placed source told Inside Line. "Once you get rid of the [Chrysler] PT Cruiser convertible, you only have the Sebring convertible." Production of the Chrysler PT Cruiser convertible ended on December 21 as part of the automaker's attempt to cut slow-selling products.

Chrysler is also considering a larger Hemi engine for the Challenger, Inside Line has learned. The Dodge Challenger SRT8 is equipped with a 6.1-liter V8; Chrysler would up the ante with the 6.4-liter V8 mated to a six-speed manual transmission. Output numbers are not yet set in stone, but they are said to be in the neighborhood of 500 horsepower on the 6.4-liter V8, sources said.
 

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Chally droptop with a 6.4 Hemi? OMG, the MSRP will be astronomical. Fifty thousand prolly?
 

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Words from a friend of mine working at a Dodge dealership.....

"ADDITIONAL DEALER MARKUP"

LOTS AND LOTS OF "ADDITIONAL DEALER MARKUP"

They are actually looking forward to large profits. And if people are willing to pay, they'll get it. Keeping VERY hopeful the Camaro doesn't become a "dealer gem" to gain large added profits!
 

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Words from a friend of mine working at a Dodge dealership.....

"ADDITIONAL DEALER MARKUP"

LOTS AND LOTS OF "ADDITIONAL DEALER MARKUP"

They are actually looking forward to large profits. And if people are willing to pay, they'll get it. Keeping VERY hopeful the Camaro doesn't become a "dealer gem" to gain large added profits!
One big factor in that is that the Challenger's first year is a limited-run of SRT8's only. The Camaro, in all of its forms, is meant to be mass produced from the get-go..to try to combat greedy dealers. :D



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One big factor in that is that the Challenger's first year is a limited-run of SRT8's only. The Camaro, in all of its forms, is meant to be mass produced from the get-go..to try to combat greedy dealers. :D
That's what we are all HOPING..........right, Mr. Camaro Scotty???;)
 

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Words from a friend of mine working at a Dodge dealership.....

"ADDITIONAL DEALER MARKUP"

LOTS AND LOTS OF "ADDITIONAL DEALER MARKUP"

They are actually looking forward to large profits. And if people are willing to pay, they'll get it. Keeping VERY hopeful the Camaro doesn't become a "dealer gem" to gain large added profits!

If people like you can keep the powers at be heads on terrefirma..and price the Camaro the way it should..then were good to go..

LIke all things that mess a good thing up...dealer markup..dealer markup ruins everything..and it is usually the big 3's special cars..sad really..
 

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The problem is that there are so many uninformed buyers that pay it. Or in the case of the Challenger, people with more money than they need and will pay whatever. From some people I've talked to, if you are persistent, sometimes you can talk a dealer out of the mark up. But not if there is someone standing behind you waiting to pay it.
 

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true very true on the fact that this car is not going to be worth the money for performance but just the fact that you will have a rare car.
 

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Lets see,

It's already is a Large vehicle. When you make it a vert that will add extra weight. larger engine sure, probably just to push it around. I mean, your going to have to put a " USS" infront of the name badge on that thing as well as launch it by breaking a Champaghne bottle across her Bow!
 

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If people like you can keep the powers at be heads on terrefirma..and price the Camaro the way it should..then were good to go..

LIke all things that mess a good thing up...dealer markup..dealer markup ruins everything..and it is usually the big 3's special cars..sad really..
Good luck on that one. I've seen markups in Newport News on the new Malibu. Or did I see them while in Pensacola? In any case, in both markets (to wit, near a military base) there are plenty of ignorant buyers who will gladly pay the markup. Expect me to either go where there isn't one, or wait until they're a bit hungrier.
 
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