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Honestly. Who would buy this? Base model Camaro

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The same people who buy base model Mustangs and who used to buy base model Camaros. It's a nice looking car to drive around in for people who don't need more horsepower. I think they're pretty sharp looking.

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I didn't see anything wrong with it.

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I think all the futuro-retro body styles look like butt
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Yeah, this new trend of big slab sides and high hood just to make the windows/roof APPEAR low... instead ends up just looking like a brick with small windows. Just my opinion.

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The same people who buy base model Mustangs and who used to buy base model Camaros. It's a nice looking car to drive around in for people who don't need more horsepower. I think they're pretty sharp looking.
I understand the niche but the styling is seriously bad.
Its very divergent from the show car and just like the new challenger is a 2dr 300C the Camaro looks like a big 2 dr 08 impala
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Having recently purchased a new V6 Mustang, I guess I'm the kind of person that would buy one. It's got great styling, nice price, good MPG, and it's faster and handles better than previous generations of Mustangs. The GT is just overkill as a daily driver for me. If I want to go fast, I'll open up the garage and take the race car out for a drive.

What are the price and performance specs on the Camero. I'm wondering if it performs as bad as it looks.

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I don't know Phil. I'm a big fan of the current Mustangs, but I think the new Camaro looks even better. Although I wouldn't buy a V6.

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Yeah, I like this Camaro better than the Challenger or Mustang, sorry.
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Having recently purchased a new V6 Mustang, I guess I'm the kind of person that would buy one. It's got great styling, nice price, good MPG, and it's faster and handles better than previous generations of Mustangs. The GT is just overkill as a daily driver for me. If I want to go fast, I'll open up the garage and take the race car out for a drive.
Well said Carl.

I like the looks of the Pony V-6 Stang.

I think GM got too aggressive with the 09 Camaro with the "pissed off" look of the front grill.

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YEA ... that grillwork and nose-piece leaves a lot to be desired in my opinion; reminds me of a Cadilac gotten viscious. The rest of the car seems pretty good.

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You have got to be kidding me right? This car is ugly like beaten with a ugly stick. Even if there were no blue colored glasses that thing is really just ugly as sin especially the front that looks like they wanted to make a V like vagina with it. I think my 7 year old has drawn much better cars than that and I liked the car from the movie Transformers movie. They took a pretty good looking car and made it f'n ugly now. Mustang wins in styling three times better than that ugly thing they want to call a car even the Challenger being a boat on wheels is better looking than that thing. lines even suck on it.

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The 69 is iconic. The lines that follow the wheel openings are really exceptional.

This car copies the older less refined 68.






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YEA ... that grillwork and nose-piece leaves a lot to be desired in my opinion; reminds me of a Cadilac gotten viscious. The rest of the car seems pretty good.
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