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9/14/11 9:31pm - Original Message: 'Chevrolet fans have spoken'
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Chevrolet fans choose ’69 Camaro as the brand’s best

Mike Colias
Automotive News | September 14, 2011 - 11:08 am EST


DETROIT -- Chevrolet fans have spoken: The greatest Chevy ever was the 1969 Camaro.

That was the winner from votes cast by 124,368 people in a four-round, bracket-style tournament. The ’69 Camaro got 25,058 votes, edging the 1970 Chevelle SS in the final round, General Motors said in a statement today.

Other vehicles that went deep in the tournament were the 1957 Bel Air and the 1953 Corvette. General Motors ran the contest to coincide with Chevrolet’s 100th anniversary next month.

Tom Peters, Chevrolet design director, said the ’69 Camaro represents “timeless design” and influenced styling for the fifth-generation Camaro, which was introduced in 2009.



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9/14/11 9:56pm - Reply: 'Re: Chevrolet fans have spoken'
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1979 Corvette Coupe Corvette Light Blue Midnight Blue interior Mirrored Glass T-tops

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I would have picked the 1979 Corvette!!!!  Wink 
 
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9/15/11 12:00am - Reply: 'Re: Chevrolet fans have spoken'
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I would have picked ANY Corvette. Thumbs Up    Granted, the 68-70 Camaros are nice, but how can they say they are better than America's best sports car??  Angry
 
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9/15/11 5:35am - Reply: 'Re: Chevrolet fans have spoken'
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Silver 1974 Convertible - L82 4 speed Low miles (was only 8,900 when I bought it in March 2006) - Now 42K miles. Original owner bought it as an investment for son's college expenses. 2008 Jetstream Blue Convertible - DAILY DRIVER!!

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Voting was via Facebook.  I did post a link so you could have voted...
 
I only voted in the first and last rounds
 
This was not my top pick either


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9/15/11 6:05am - Reply: 'Re: Chevrolet fans have spoken'
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1979, Targa Blue (72 Color), Pace Car rear spoiler, L88 hood, Dark blue factory interior, 525HP 406, HD 700R4, 370 gears,Steeroids, composite rear spring, TT IIs wrapped in T/A Radials.

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I would have voted for a 79 Vette too Barry!! Between the Camaro and the Chevelle SS, I would have voted Chevelle all the way. Speaking of on line shows, how come we don't do them no more??

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