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Old 08-22-2003, 03:27 PM   #21
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Ok i've heard it'* gonna be RWD, everyone has a different opinion so don't state weight or anything, cause no one knows for sure, not even GM till they have a finished product. This isn't directed at anyone, just saying to everyone this could be a huge beast or it could be nothing, we don't know.
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Ok i've heard it'* gonna be RWD, everyone has a different opinion so don't state weight or anything, cause no one knows for sure, not even GM till they have a finished product. This isn't directed at anyone, just saying to everyone this could be a huge beast or it could be nothing, we don't know.
Its being released in like a month. GM knows what it is going to be, and so do a lot of other people. They have been saying for a WHILE that it is basically going to be an STS. It is going to be a FWD 300hp 4.6 Liter Northstar from what everyone has been saying. A year or two ago they were saying it was going to be RWD, but they would've had to design a different chassis and stuff, when they can use the STS stuff that they have been using for ever and make it FWD. I will be VERY VERY VERY suprised if when it is released it is RWD.
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Yeah it'll be FWD. No doubt, sorta a shame though. . . but 400lbs aint that much. Its what a half a second? If you really squated the GXP down in the front it would help too.
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FWD, 4T80e--not 4L80E which is RWD
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Hi Guys!
I have a 96 SSEi, black/black/tint, totally loaded, and completely stock. Used to think that it was the fastest car in the world. However, I recently purchased a 01 Z28 Camaro convertible, red/black/black/tint, totally stock, loaded with every option that GM has to offer. Kept the Bonnie for my touring car. Now the Bonnie feels dead compared to the Z28. I can squawk a lot of rubber in the Bonnie, even with TC on. None in the Z with ASR on. Two very, VERY different vehicles. Comparing oranges to apples I know, but I will take the Bonnie in wet weather or snow every time. Both vehicles are not for the faint of heart, or inexperienced drivers. I find the torque steer in the Bonnie during aggressive acceleration to be a safety hazard. The Z has spun out twice on wet roads, but launches off the line like a rocket. I feel safer in the Bonnie, it has way more convenience toys, but not a lot can touch the sound, or feel of the Z at full throttle at 120km/hr. It kicks outta second at 160km/hr, and is still hauling butt at that speed. Only race I have had that brought me to a sweat in the Bonnie was a 5.9L ( I think that is what it said on the side) Dodge Durango PU. Gobbled me right up. A couple of weeks later, same truck with me in the Z, I got him, but not by much! The SSEi has it all over the Camaro for comfort, noise insulation, and class..............not to mention space and ease of entry/exit. I know that you can guess which vehicle gets the most attention.
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I think you mean Durango R/T... and yes they do haul major ***
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