New updates for the '08 base C6

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  1. Toodles

    Toodles You are the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the w OT Supporter

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    New for 2008

    All-new LS3 6.2L V-8 engine for Coupe and Convertible:
    430 hp (321 kW)*
    424 lb.-ft. of torque (575 Nm)*
    436 hp / 428 lb.-ft. (325 kW / 580 Nm)* with new, optional dual-mode exhaust system
    High-flow cylinder heads
    Enhanced valvetrain
    High-flow intake manifold
    Larger-bore block with structural enhancements
    Improved manual transmission shift effort
    Quicker shift times on paddle-shift six-speed automatic
    2.73 performance axle ratio available with six-speed paddle shift; included with Z51 package
    Improved steering feel
    Standard split-spoke cast aluminum wheel design for Coupe and Convertible (Competition Gray finish optional)
    Available polished forged aluminum wheel design
    New Keyless Access remote key fob with integrated key
    Interior trim enhancements for all models, including wrapped center trim plate with Cyber pattern and new, brushed aluminum accents
    Custom Leather-Wrapped Interior Package available for all models in exclusive, new Linen and Sienna colors
    New sill plates
    iPod/MP3 jack included on all sound systems except navigation (Personal Audio Link available as accessory for navigation system)
    OnStar and XM Satellite Radio standard on all models
    Auto-dimming mirrors with compass standard on all models
    Two new premium exterior colors: Jetstream Blue Metallic Tintcoat and Crystal Red Metallic Tintcoat
    Model Lineup

    interior looks helluva lot better IBtypicalOTcomplaints :mamoru:
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    hell, even the keyfobs are switchblade now :coold:
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    definitely still prefer the Z06 rims though
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    as an import guy, i honestly wouldn't mind seeing this on a daily basis :eek3:
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    nice gains over the LS2, although i'd probably opt for a more free-flowing aftermarket exhaust than the factory option
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    More pics here

    More info here

    GM definitely stepped up to the plate with these updates IMO :cool:

    What do you guys think? :wiggle:
     
  2. sub9lulu

    sub9lulu LSx RX-7 in progress krew

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    damn i need one of those instead of teh ls1
     
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    Judging from your username, I guess it won't bother you if we tell you this is a repost. :hsugh:
     
  4. Oman4x4

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    Not loving the passenger side of the dashboard...

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  5. Un-Kut

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    my dream
     
  6. Un-Kut

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    hell, id even pay MSRP for it
     
  7. Un-Kut

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    shit, they probably dont take anything under MSRP
     
  8. iPost

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    g6>c6
     
  9. Un-Kut

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    SI> G6
     
  10. TStank

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    wtf is up with the key? Looks like its broken
     
  11. Das_Ubermensch

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    whats with GM and the rounded control buttons and interior surfaces? Too much use of oval shapes on buttons, vents, etc.
     
  12. MCohen

    MCohen #NotMyPresident #AmericaIsAlreadyGreat #GoSolar OT Supporter

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  13. Gatsby

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    I'm buying one when I get back from Iwak!
     
  14. 93CivicEX

    93CivicEX Charming, Dashing, Rental car bashing

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    I like the names of the new colors.

    and the idea of a 430 hp 'base model' of a mass produced american car is just mind bottling.
     
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    Oh, and the key is only there for emergencies. The Vette doesn't need the traditional key ,.
     
  16. Merli

    Merli gplus.to/merli OT Supporter

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    Yet to purchase your first car? How cute :hs: :o
     
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    bottling?
     
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    93CivicEX Charming, Dashing, Rental car bashing

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    shut up.
     
  19. Synner

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    Take away the carbon fiber, and my mom's got a purse with the same color theme.















    On that note, hand me a C6, and I'd carry my mom's purse to match it.
     
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    "2.73 performance axle ratio"?

    Are the ratios in the tranny really that steep? Mustangs haven't had that limp of a rear gear since the eighties...?
     
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    BTW: THe C7 is due out in 2010.
     
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    I was wondering the same. My C4 has 3.45 rear, but many have the 4.10.
     
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    yer mom Pelvic THRUST

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