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Couple things to take from this announcement....

  • 2014 Camaro SS will begin at $32,995
  • ZL1 will set buyers back at least $54,995
Camaro SS or even the ZL1 over an SS......


The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro has been priced for the European market, but things have been officially mum when it comes to the U.S. market. But due to a leak on Camaro5, we may have the answer to just what the 2014 Camaro will cost in America, down to every option.

For the base V6 Camaro, the vehicle MSRP is listed as $23,455 — a $110 mark up from the 2013 model year. Meanwhile the V8-powered 2014 Camaro SS will begin at $32,995, which is $360 over what we see currently. The ZL1 will set buyers back at least $54,995, while the ZL1 Convertible is listed as the most expensive model, at $60,155.

No pricing has been listed for the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28. However the expectation is that it will be more expensive than even the ZL1.

Meanwhile, the 1LE performance package remains at a bargain $3,500, while the optional Recaro seats will set buyers back another $1,995.
 

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I think what's amazing is that at this rate, the Z/28 should be LESS than $55k, and have that sweet LS7 stuffed under the hood. Say maybe around $45k? That'd be an amazing amount of car for the price IMO.
 

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I am hoping against logic GM will see the light and offer a manual and some serious discounts.

I might be out when I get the actual dealer invoice.
I wouldn't hold your breath. Classic GM. Hold off exciting features till the second model year. Always been that way, and will never change. As for discounts, I wouldn't hold my breath for that either.
 

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I think what's amazing is that at this rate, the Z/28 should be LESS than $55k, and have that sweet LS7 stuffed under the hood. Say maybe around $45k? That'd be an amazing amount of car for the price IMO.
The z28 won't be anywhere near 55k.
I'm sorry, didn't I just say that?
Not really, what do you think the Z/28 will cost? Maybe I misread your post...
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What's not to understand? I said the Z/28 will be less than $55k, and around $45k.

Pretty sure that I was quite clear....
 

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What's not to understand? I said the Z/28 will be less than $55k, and around $45k.

Pretty sure that I was quite clear....
Ah, I understand your confusion now. Apologies, I was the one that wasn't clear. You said the Z/28 will be less than 55k, and I said it won't be anywhere near 55k.. I would hate to break it to you, but it most certainly will not be less than 55k. It won't be less than 60k, and you're probably still dreaming if it's less than 70k after taxes. The Z/28 will NOT be cheap whatsoever. That is what I meant to say.

GM has already announced that the Z/28 will be the most expensive production camaro ever, and it would be more than the ZL1. (which it should be) The LS7 alone shoots the costs up. There is the LS7 assembly plant, which has been cut down dramatically. Orders will be high, and supplies low. All of which will be transferred to the buyer, because that is just how low volume cars are. Not to mention the redesigns for the AC system, lighter weight materials, track suspension, and the brakes. My god the brakes on this car will set you back some serious hard earned cash. Did I mention the wheels/tires?

No, you're living in a dreamworld if the Z/28 comes in at around 45k. Good luck on that, I hope I'm dead wrong....(but I'm about a 110% sure I'm not)
 

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Ah, I understand your confusion now. Apologies, I was the one that wasn't clear. You said the Z/28 will be less than 55k, and I said it won't be anywhere near 55k.. I would hate to break it to you, but it most certainly will not be less than 55k. It won't be less than 60k, and you're probably still dreaming if it's less than 70k after taxes. The Z/28 will NOT be cheap whatsoever. That is what I meant to say.

GM has already announced that the Z/28 will be the most expensive production camaro ever, and it would be more than the ZL1. (which it should be) The LS7 alone shoots the costs up. There is the LS7 assembly plant, which has been cut down dramatically. Orders will be high, and supplies low. All of which will be transferred to the buyer, because that is just how low volume cars are. Not to mention the redesigns for the AC system, lighter weight materials, track suspension, and the brakes. My god the brakes on this car will set you back some serious hard earned cash. Did I mention the wheels/tires?

No, you're living in a dreamworld if the Z/28 comes in at around 45k. Good luck on that, I hope I'm dead wrong....(but I'm about a 110% sure I'm not)
I concur. No way the Z/28 comes out less than the ZL1.
 

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I'm sure the Z/28 won't be cheaper than the ZL1. 1) They put too much into the car to make it less that $60k; 2) If it were cheaper than the ZL1 or within $5k of it then why get a under performing ZL1 when you could get a real track machine.

All of the ZL1 nutswingers/owners would complain and complain. Much like Vette owners would do if a Camaro had the exact same engine (ratings and all) and the MRS as a option like their precious Vettes.

I bet the Z/28 will be around 3700lbs or less but that's still not the weight a true track car should be. I think GM should have waited until the new platform came for the Camaro and shaved a lot more weight than what they said they did now.
 

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I don't really understand. For all intents and purposes the car is packaged in between the 1LE and the ZL1, it has an LS7, but retains the magneride shocks of the ZL1.
 

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I don't really understand. For all intents and purposes the car is packaged in between the 1LE and the ZL1, it has an LS7, but retains the magneride shocks of the ZL1.
According to GM, this car is already faster around a track than the ZL1. Just because it has less horsepower doesn't make it a losermobile. As for the Mag ride. I'm no expert on suspension, but I don't think it has that either.

From GM's website - Camaro Z/28 is one of the first production cars featuring race-proven, spool-valve dampers. The spool-valve damper allows 4-way adjustment to precisely tune both bump and rebound settings for high-speed and low-speed wheel motions. The wider tuning range dramatically increases the damper stiffness on Camaro Z/28 without significantly impacting ride quality.

The Carbon Ceramic brakes that are on this thing probably cost 10 grand. Hand built LS7's are usually 5 grand more than any other motor. Yeah they removed the speakers, but GM probably gets those for a dime a dozen. No real discounts there.

Nah, 45k is an unreasonably low number. My 2SS/RS/1LE out the door was 44k.:shrug: And that's with a lowly LS3 which from what I can tell from TT_C6 is a pile of poo.
 

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According to GM, this car is already faster around a track than the ZL1. Just because it has less horsepower doesn't make it a losermobile. As for the Mag ride. I'm no expert on suspension, but I don't think it has that either.


The Carbon Ceramic brakes that are on this thing probably cost 10 grand. Hand built LS7's are usually 5 grand more than any other motor. Yeah they removed the speakers, but GM probably gets those for a dime a dozen. No real discounts there.

Nah, 45k is an unreasonably low number. My 2SS/RS/1LE out the door was 44k.:shrug: And that's with a lowly LS3 which from what I can tell from TT_C6 is a pile of poo.
They did after all do some things to make it more of a drivers car. near 50/50 weight distribution, lower center of gravity and some others i cant remember. But missing some things mentioned on this forum that would have made it much better.
 
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