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This should have been the SS

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Camino LS6    866

...and should have been called Chevelle.

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It's a gorgeous chop by "MonaroSS".

Aggressive face, five spoke wheels...

That's how you do an SS, GM.

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dfelt    1,771

Love this, not all of us are small guys, The Camero while I love it, is just too small and I do have to admit that I love the Challenger due to it being a bigger Muscle Car.

Bring this on as a Chevelle and you will find many interested buyers. I being one of them.

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Interesting ideas. Alas, GM wasn't going to invest much to change the Commodore to the SS, hence very little changed stylistically besides the badging.

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Camino LS6    866

Interesting ideas. Alas, GM wasn't going to invest much to change the Commodore to the SS, hence very little changed stylistically besides the badging.

Which begs the question, what took them so long to bring it here?

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Interesting ideas. Alas, GM wasn't going to invest much to change the Commodore to the SS, hence very little changed stylistically besides the badging.

Which begs the question, what took them so long to bring it here?

They were on Holden's schedule and Holden didn't schedule their MCE until '14...otherwise, they would have had a G8 rebadge.

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Which they should have done.

With the GMME Chevy fascia.

Which is the Caprice PPV fascia...the press would have given them a lot of flak for doing a rebadge of the G8 and it would have been a big flop. The lack of a real name hurts this car more than the styling, IMO.

It's going to be interesting to see if the SS lasts beyond a couple of years...hard to see they being able to sustain a V8 only model, even at very low volume....cars like the Charger and Camaro are able to sustain the V8 models through strong sales of the V6 models. Maybe GM has a strategy long term for this niche instead of just making it up as they go along...I thought I'd read the next generation Commodore was going to be a FWD model (i.e. Impala variation) ?

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Camino LS6    866

Which they should have done.

With the GMME Chevy fascia.

Which is the Caprice PPV fascia...the press would have given them a lot of flak for doing a rebadge of the G8 and it would have been a big flop. The lack of a real name hurts this car more than the styling, IMO.

No, that's a different fascia

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Which they should have done.

With the GMME Chevy fascia.

Which is the Caprice PPV fascia...the press would have given them a lot of flak for doing a rebadge of the G8 and it would have been a big flop. The lack of a real name hurts this car more than the styling, IMO.

No, that's a different fascia

This one? the Lumina..

http://flipacars.com/pics/Chevrolet/chevrolet-lumina-middle-east-02.jpg

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Camino LS6    866

That chop appears to be a blend of the '14 Impala front upper w/ the Camaro ZL1 front lower fascia...

Which really works.

I'd do crazy things for a car that looks like that.

I'd love to see it in other bodystyles.

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hyperv6    774

The nose is more like I was expecting on the new car. The rest while nice looks a bit dated like for better or worse a old Bitter.

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Daryl Z71    14

Interesting ideas. Alas, GM wasn't going to invest much to change the Commodore to the SS, hence very little changed stylistically besides the badging.

Which begs the question, what took them so long to bring it here?

And after all the moaning about not doing a rebadge of the G8 as a Chevy they basically do it from the Holden. So why not just do it with the G8 in the first place?

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dfelt    1,771

Gm still has stupid people in mgmt positions that are still lemmings poising the company.

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Interesting ideas. Alas, GM wasn't going to invest much to change the Commodore to the SS, hence very little changed stylistically besides the badging.

Which begs the question, what took them so long to bring it here?

And after all the moaning about not doing a rebadge of the G8 as a Chevy they basically do it from the Holden. So why not just do it with the G8 in the first place?

It would have had the old exterior and interior...they waited until the Holden MCE.

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