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V8Killer



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PostSubject: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 11:09 am

We got a couple in yesterday. Sounds good, looks ok (it grows on you)
 
Did'nt have a lot of time to go over it, snapped some quick pics
 
This black one was 46K
 

 

 

 
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 11:49 am

I'd hit it. Need to see it in orange though. Wink

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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 1:31 pm

Is it the same wheelbase as the new Caprice or are they using the shorter Zeta platform?

I'd hit it. Black or white one, please!
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 1:32 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
I'd hit it. Need to see it in orange though. Wink
 
 
Late model GM sunset orange metallic, 427 (LS7), T56
 
Yes! cheers 
 
 
(for those of you that don't know what color that is, here ya go Wink
 
 
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 2:48 pm

So now we have Crovo-orange & Al-orange?

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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 2:55 pm

I like the car, but the front fascia looks like this to me...lol

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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:08 pm

No, that's the orange I was thinking. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:22 pm

sdstick wrote:
So now we have Crovo-orange & Al-orange?
Matt Trakker orange, my hair color?
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:25 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
No, that's the orange I was thinking. Smile
Oh...OK...sounded a little to....plain.....for you

even with sunset & metallic in the description..Smile 

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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:52 pm

I like the way they are styling the new Chevrolet's. They are only supposedly going to build 2000 a year. Limited supply to certain dealers. Stinks because that means the price will not likely drop to sane levels. Only two options. Sunroof and full size spare tire.

Still nice to see a four door v8 rear wheel drive sedan.
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:12 pm

sdstick wrote:
toomanytoyz wrote:
No, that's the orange I was thinking. Smile
Oh...OK...sounded a little to....plain.....for you

even with sunset & metallic in the description..Smile 
Ha! Very Happy

Jerk. lol

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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 7:11 pm

sdstick wrote:
So now we have Crovo-orange & Al-orange?
Orange you glad you prefer black? Razz 

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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 7:43 pm

IMPALADAKID wrote:
sdstick wrote:
So now we have Crovo-orange & Al-orange?
Orange you glad you prefer black? Razz 
Ba dum bump..... Tish!

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Missing all my previous B's, D's and V... Sad
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 7:50 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
IMPALADAKID wrote:
sdstick wrote:
So now we have Crovo-orange & Al-orange?
Orange you glad you prefer black? Razz 
Ba dum bump..... Tish!
I just flew in from Germany... My arms are tired.....

Thank you very much! Be here all week! Razz

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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:00 pm

Your silly american attempts at humor EUROT8 me


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8bud



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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:11 pm

Hey Al if that old blazer on the lift has a red console in it, could you grab it for me please. Thanks.santa Oh and yes, a very sexy car. Shorter wheelbase than the caprice.
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:15 pm

sdstick wrote:
Your silly american attempts at humor EUROT8 me

I see what you did there. And I laughed. More than I should have. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Thu Dec 05, 2013 10:03 pm

This kid's voice irritates me, BUT...he is the go to guy for new car reviews. Screw the magazine guys, he's pretty good. And that damn car is amazing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7aJZn3cNBE

Unfortunately, I haven't seen any come into work like the lucky bastid OP did! But I see a bunch of the Boston Police Dept. V6 caprice PPVs so....I'm kind of a big deal... Mad 
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Fri Dec 06, 2013 5:35 am

Not 6 Spd manual, me no likey.
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:45 pm

No Moa wrote:
Not 6 Spd manual, me no likey.



Next option?
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:08 pm

Tomz9C1 wrote:
No Moa wrote:
Not 6 Spd manual, me no likey.

Next option?
G8 GXP. CTS-V.

Oh. Wait.

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A Toasted Marshmallow, A Long German, A Lame Suburban and expensive dreams...
Missing all my previous B's, D's and V... Sad
American Ricer
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"Ooooh! Look! Something shiny!"
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Sat Dec 07, 2013 7:04 am

toomanytoyz wrote:
Tomz9C1 wrote:
No Moa wrote:
Not 6 Spd manual, me no likey.
Next option?
G8 GXP. CTS-V.

Oh. Wait.
Been there, still doing that, will keep doing it! Wink
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Sat Dec 07, 2013 8:32 pm

No Moa wrote:
toomanytoyz wrote:
Tomz9C1 wrote:
No Moa wrote:
Not 6 Spd manual, me no likey.
Next option?
G8 GXP. CTS-V.

Oh. Wait.
Been there, still doing that, will keep doing it! Wink
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New SS with a T56 swap (ya know somebody is going to do it) Twisted Evil 
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Sat Dec 07, 2013 11:26 pm

Someone with lots O money.
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Sat Dec 07, 2013 11:38 pm

When the hell did chevys cost as much as a benz or bmw?Rolling Eyes 

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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Sun Dec 08, 2013 4:34 am

Inflation is why.
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Sun Dec 08, 2013 9:19 am

IMPALADAKID wrote:
When the hell did chevys cost as much as a benz or bmw?Rolling Eyes 
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Sun Dec 08, 2013 10:46 am

sdstick wrote:
IMPALADAKID wrote:
When the hell did chevys cost as much as a benz or bmw?Rolling Eyes 
Welcome to my world.....


Walk AWAY from the light....Cool 
You just need to shut your wallet.
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Sun Dec 08, 2013 2:31 pm

IMPALADAKID wrote:
When the hell did chevys cost as much as a benz or bmw?Rolling Eyes 


No Moa wrote:
Inflation is why.
Bingo.

According to the inflation calculator, my wagon would cost $40,405 at the current dollar value. Thats 5 series money right there.
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Sun Dec 08, 2013 2:49 pm

Two BMW and 5 series references in this thread? I felt obligated to reply again... Wink

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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Sun Dec 08, 2013 5:58 pm

Cadet57 wrote:
IMPALADAKID wrote:
When the hell did chevys cost as much as a benz or bmw?Rolling Eyes 

No Moa wrote:
Inflation is why.
Bingo.

According to the inflation calculator, my wagon would cost $40,405 at the current dollar value. Thats 5 series money right there.
How does inflation raise the price of chevy, but not bmw or benz. When I purchased my 94 ss, the sticker was 24k. A benz or beemer was like 40k. Now I see this 46k chevy SS, and you can still buy a beemer or benz for around 40-50k. A base corvette in 96 was like 38k, while the impala ss was 25k. Today a new vette is 52k, and the SS is just 6k behind it?

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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Sun Dec 08, 2013 6:40 pm

I'm still shocked at what some of those new FWD Impalas cost.  They are a nice car, but 40 grand?  It should be like 30 grand for a loaded one, lol.

Perhaps it's something to do with certain brands being deleted?  I know back in the 60s and 70s, people would get a Chevy and move up to other brands like Olds and Pontiac.  They cost more even though you could get the same options in them.  (Look at this nice '69 and the options it has http://nh.craigslist.org/ctd/4229007818.html ).  I wasn't around then, so I don't know what the viewpoint of the American public was on specific models and brands and if a loaded up Delta 88 was considered "better" than an Impala, or Caprice, I guess it depends.

Anyway, now there's no Pontiac or Olds.  In the 90s, what did an Aurora, or Bonneville SSEi cost compared to an Impala SS?  I know it's apple and oranges, but to the layman, they were probably sort of considered competitors in a way to the average consumer...
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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Mon Dec 09, 2013 3:44 pm

IMPALADAKID wrote:
When the hell did chevys cost as much as a benz or bmw?Rolling Eyes 


Ummm, well if you want a 5-series that will hang with a new SS, you'll need to dish out $94,095 for a M5.  pale 

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PostSubject: Re: The New SS   Mon Dec 09, 2013 5:47 pm

V8Killer wrote:
IMPALADAKID wrote:
When the hell did chevys cost as much as a benz or bmw?Rolling Eyes 


Ummm, well if you want a 5-series that will hang with a new SS, you'll need to dish out $94,095 for a M5.  pale 

Feel better?
Yup! Thanks. Razz 

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