Which car would you pick? Classic Camaro or New ZR1

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  1. deanh8

    deanh8 New Member

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  2. BlazinBlazer Guy

    BlazinBlazer Guy Witness to The De-Evolution of Mankind.

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    Damn, that's a tough call.... but I think I'd go for the ZR1 mainly because I don't like the wheels on that '69.
     
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    Camaro, easy.
     
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    camaro would be my choice... not only for the styling, but also for the cost of ownership... plus i could drive it all year around here.
     
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    Definitely the ZR1! I've always loved Corvettes, but I never dreamed that one would ever become my dream car. I think I'd even take a ZR1 over a Lamborghini Diablo... which is another dream car of mine.
     
  6. penlikr

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    ZR1 hands down. I love old school, but the ZR1 is going to be worth a million dollars in 20 or 30 years, and in the meantime it would be a lot more comfortable/"practical".
     
  7. 396Hawk

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    I hope you are kidding.

    I would take the ZR1. 200mph, AC, power everything, massive brakes and a full factory warranty.
     
  8. penlikr

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    You don't think that's a fair assumption?
     
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    Camaro in THAT condition.
     
  10. Mjolnir

    Mjolnir WHM6D > *

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    Camaro.
     
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    I think it's ridiculous to assume that a depreciating asset will appreciate 7% per year.
     
  12. penlikr

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    autoblog.com/2006/11/26/auction-action-1971-hemi-cuda-convertible/

    ORLY?
     
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    Mjolnir WHM6D > *

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    In the same way that original '32 Fords and '69 Corvette ZL-1s have both appreciated, both of these cars should gain value. The question basically boils down to which vehicle you prefer.
     
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    Based on the lack of information about the Camaro.. I'd take the ZR1.
     
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    There are exceptions to the rule. If you think a ZR1 will be worth $1MM in 20-30 years, go buy as many as you can nd put them in plastic bubbles.
     
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    I'm 100% positive if I had the money and personal restraint to do so I would make a profit. Maybe not 900% profit, but a profit none the less.
     
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    Your logic stems from comparing a ZR1 to an extremely rare (1 of 11 or 1 of 3, depending on how you look at it) car with less than 300 miles on it. And you would drive it in the meantime since it's comfortable and practical? Add in 30 years of storage space/maintenance/detailing/insurance, adjust for inflation, and you've got yourself a good deal!
     
  18. penlikr

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    This.

    Yes, I agree, it does sound like a fantastic idea.
     
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    as Camaro as my tastes usually are, I'd choose the ZR1... 200+mph, all the new car amenities, decent gas mileage and future value are all in its favor

    now had the other car been a 1969 ZL1, Yenko SC or Baldwin Motion car, I'd have to change my story
     
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    zr1
     
  21. WyldKat

    WyldKat Come with me if you want to live.

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    As pretty as that Camaro is, definitely the ZR1.
     
  22. BlkDrgnZ28

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    zr1 in a heart beat the old ones sweet but i highly doubt that you would get the comfort and fun to drive like you would out of the zr1
     
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    Definitely the Camaro. Don't get me wrong, the ZR1 is nice but I prefer older cars.
     
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    ZR1, because

    a. its worth more than the camaro
    b. i already have a classic camaro
    c. you will get more of a return for your money
    d. the zr1 is making ~630hp on pump gas with HUGE room to improve, the camaro probably only has 500hp and is most likely not pump gas friendly

    thats all that i can really think of right now :o
     
  25. JerseyAhole

    JerseyAhole Diamond Club Member OT Supporter

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    yea, just like the 90-95 ZR-1's are not even back to half of sticker and they made a third of what the new production run is.. :rofl::rofl:
     

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