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New Impala dissapointment

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by 454k30, Apr 1, 2007.

  1. 454k30

    454k30 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I had heard that GM finally was making a v-8 impala. I was so happy to think that the impala was back in a v-8 RWD platform. Oh well though, its front wheel drive! Why do they refuse to design a vehicle to compete with chargers market? Guess I'll just have to wait for the camaro.
     
  2. CDA 455

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    Kind of make you realize why GM is hurting in sales.
     
  3. 454k30

    454k30 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    at least they build the HD series trucks. I'm actually suprised that they didnt let that one get away too.
     
  4. daleearnhardt01

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    Give it a year or two, several RWD V8 cars in the pipeline
     
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    you obviouslly haven't bothered looking at the GTO or the new G8...
     
  6. 454k30

    454k30 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    i hadnt heard of the G8. is it on the main chevy wep page? I never cared for the gto. Its an almost exact copy of a car that they have had for sale in australia for years. To me it just looks like a gran prix. It is fast though. I was ranting more about the four door muscle car market, than the sports cars.
     
  7. Can Can

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    Get over it, brother. The days of what you refer to as a "muscle car" are long gone, and will NEVER return. :deal:
     
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    Man, the truth sure hurts sometimes :( .
     
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    again, look into the G8

    and X2 to Can Can
     
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    It sure does, brother. Unfortunately for all of us, the same rule applies to trucks. That's exactly why we're all hanging onto our old junk, and driving halfway across the continent to buy them from complete strangers.........:doah:
     
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    Beats me. There's a whole barrel full of RWD V-8 Impalas on TV right now.................





















































































































    :haha: :haha: :haha:
     
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    Yeah, but they're the funky C.O.T. :eek1: !
     
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    Yeah and a couple Camrys also..............
     
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    i got to disagree

    while they aren't "muscle cars" per se, the new mustang, challenger, and camaro will sure heat things up.. and the HP wars with the corvette and viper and gt500 mustang sure are interesting to watch.
     
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    You disagree, yet in the next breath you support my comment.

    Thanks, Dale.......:rotfl:
     
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    I do believe that Dale gets a pass on this one cause he used a fancy word like "per se" :D
     
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    jeez, come one my self i don't consider muscle cars anything made past 1972


    however, if anything in the last 3 decades come close it is these newer cars
     
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    The Charger, while not in the mold of old school muscle car, is definitely a muscle car. New technology with rawbone HP under the hood. Any car that comes off the showroom floor with the ability to hit 150mph is a muscle car. Put it like this, I'm not a big fan of them but if I was gonna go play police chase with a crotch rocker and given the choice between my old warhorse sitting out in the driveway and a Charger, well let's just say I don't like to think too hard on how to stay up with the bad guys.:wink1:
     
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    I dunno, Bubba. I'll agree that they are definitely "performance vehicles", but muscle cars? Nah....
     
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