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Old 09-10-2011, 05:23 PM
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

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Excuse me Scott, I paid 42k for my 2010 brand new. Not 52k

sticker price........newb
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

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Gotta factor back in the 75-lb hitch .


tow hitch?


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Old 09-10-2011, 05:35 PM
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sticker price........newb
I know, was just saying I didnt pay sticker.


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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

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Figured u might still be hungover.......lolololol

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Naw I'm good from my bday celebration yesterday.



Oh wait you mean from last week.


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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

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come on now, let's not get crazy. The average price of a car in 1970 was probably $2500-ish with a $4000 Boss 302. Today the average car is $35,000 probably and we are looking at a $60,000 vehicle. Big difference.
that's exactly my point. if the average car was $2000 and the boss was $4000, that's double the cost because of limited production, engine size, options, etc. an average car today is $35,000 and the srt8 cost $60,000
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

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that's exactly my point. if the average car was $2000 and the boss was $4000, that's double the cost because of limited production, engine size, options, etc. an average car today is $35,000 and the srt8 cost $60,000
1. I said $2500-ish...you're now lowering that average in your reply by $500+ to make it fit.
2. You cannot simply say that the inflation rate over time has kept a direct 2:1 ratio. Different car company, different model, different manufacturing materials and process, etc. etc. etc.
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

You'll all eat your words when the next gen Trailblazer SS hits the streets!!!
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

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1. I said $2500-ish...you're now lowering that average in your reply by $500+ to make it fit.
2. You cannot simply say that the inflation rate over time has kept a direct 2:1 ratio. Different car company, different model, different manufacturing materials and process, etc. etc. etc.
i'm not trying to make anything fit. if that were the case, i'd say the srt8 should be $70,000 (double of $35k). the purpose of this thread was to show a video of the 2012 srt8 at the track. that was it. it's been 4 pages of back and forth comments about nothing related to the video.
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

here ya go....inflation calculator

http://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/cpicalc.pl

$2000 in 1970 will get you $11,645

$4000 will get you $ 23,290

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You'll all eat your words when the next gen Trailblazer SS hits the streets!!!
not sure if sarcasm, but regardless, Trailblazer/Envoy platform no longer exists and GM doesn't have a platform that could handle the LSx's and associated handling requirements anymore. They'd have to seriously modify the Traverse/Enclave/Acadia platform and it wouldn't be financially feasible.
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

come on RJ! You know the denali enclave will dust the SRT!
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