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      12-02-2013, 09:18 PM   #1
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Was curious so I took a look at the new Chevy SS. If you were a fan of the Pontiac G8 then this car is a decent successor. Exterior is more generic, interior is far nicer (except for some bogus fake racing seat harness pass throughs).

Car has LS3, front brembos, and alcantara inserts.

Anyone test drive and want to compare to E90?
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Was curious so I took a look at the new Chevy SS. If you were a fan of the Pontiac G8 then this car is a decent successor. Exterior is more generic, interior is far nicer (except for some bogus fake racing seat harness pass throughs).

Car has LS3, front brembos, and alcantara inserts.

Anyone test drive and want to compare to E90?
Can you really compare those 2 cars?
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People have compared the C7, 911, GT3, R8, and much more to the M3...why not the SS?
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hahaha.....what about the new 2015 mustang...i keep seeing all these hyped up marketing ads lately...i saw a concept pic, its like the old mustang in the back, and a ford taurus in the front.
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I've driven it's Australian twin and it feels nothing like the m. Think Camaro with four doors, not a bad thing but I didn't like it.
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Was curious so I took a look at the new Chevy SS. If you were a fan of the Pontiac G8 then this car is a decent successor. Exterior is more generic, interior is far nicer (except for some bogus fake racing seat harness pass throughs).

Car has LS3, front brembos, and alcantara inserts.

Anyone test drive and want to compare to E90?
The cars Bas Ass my buddy was one of the first ones to order one, it is very similar to the G8 but way better, 6.2L awesome interior, Color heads up display, Brembo brakes, sweet lines, Nice cars and there foreign for all the American car haters.
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I got to ride in a G8 GT recently and was surprised how well it was built but then the owner claimed interior and design wasnt done by GM and Holden did it.

I will be looking for a decent 4 door sedan fairly soon, still debating to hold out for the new M3 but i might look into SS. I've heard GM will only make 5000 of these which will make them somewhat "rare" and hard to find. I have found couple locally and dealers are already asking a $5k premium so i didnt even bother to look at one.

Still, for around $45k you get a lot along with that sweet LS3.
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My last car was a G8 GXP with a manual, and that car was very pendulous when making any spirited turns, gripped pretty good but it swayed pretty bad. Other than that I liked the styling and unique look. The SS is a really nice refresh in the interior, and an okay one for the exterior. The high use of chrome everywhere on the front is kind of annoying also the door handles have a splash of it too. I plan on looking at one this weekend just to see it in person.
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      12-05-2013, 12:24 AM   #12
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How do you make so few HPs on a V8 mooootor?
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If you were a fan of the Pontiac
Show me the Pontiac fans on this forum so I can uppercut them right in the pussy. How do I know they have one? Because no proper man ever liked a Pontiac.
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Show me the Pontiac fans on this forum so I can uppercut them right in the pussy. How do I know they have one? Because no proper man ever liked a Pontiac.
You're a fkn idiot
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I think I struck a nerve. Or is it just PMS?
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      12-07-2013, 09:40 AM   #18
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I loved the G8 GT when it was around (never got to drive a GXP), and hopefully they will bring a 6MT or 7MT version of the SS here soon

I'd label it more of a half price M5 or budget CTS-V rather than comparing it to a smaller car
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Looks like great bang for the buck in a high performance sedan with a new car warranty.
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+1 I had an ls2 gto that was a beast; unique and fast in a straight line.. It needed serious work from pedders suspension to make it handle half way decent tho.
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Show me the Pontiac fans on this forum so I can uppercut them right in the pussy. How do I know they have one? Because no proper man ever liked a Pontiac.
Last I checked, I lacked the plumbing necessary to get pregnant, but even so, my '64 GTO was one of my five favorite cars of all time, along with my '85 Vette, '95 M3, '98 Neon ACR and my current Subaru.

I was also damned fond of my son's 2005 GTO, AKA "The Zookeeper", documented here. Fast, comfy, and good on gas.

Bruce

PS - Folks who express outright prejudices (of whatever nature) tend to run a few watts short of full brightness, in my experience.
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