Chevrolet announced pricing for the all-new 2010 Camaro. It starts at $22,995 MSRP for the V-6-powered LS model, and $30,995 for the V-8-powered Camaro SS (all prices include $750 destination charge). Customer ordering opened on Oct. 13, with production scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2009.
All models and powertrain combinations are matched with fuel-saving six-speed transmissions. The Camaro also contains engines with direct injection and Active Fuel Management.
Camaro product highlights also include: sleek styling with heritage cues and 10 available exterior colors; four-wheel independent suspension system, including a 4.5-link rear suspension; four-wheel disc brake systems standard on all models, including four-piston Brembo calipers on SS models; StabiliTrak stability control system and traction control standard on all models; family of 18-, 19- and 20-inch wheels; six standard air bags, including head curtain side-impact air bags and front seat-mounted thorax side air bags; RS appearance package available on LT and SS, including HID headlamps with integrated halo rings, spoiler, specific taillamps and 20-inch wheels; Bluetooth phone connectivity; USB connectivity; remote vehicle starting system; OnStar; and XM Satellite Radio.
Under the hood, Camaro LS and LT use a 3.6L engine with variable valve timing to optimize performance and fuel economy. It is rated at an estimated 300 horsepower (224 kW) and 273 lb.-ft. of torque (370 Nm). A six-speed manual transmission is standard with the 3.6L engine; a Hydra-Matic 6L50 electronically controlled six-speed automatic, with TAPshift control, is available. LS and LT models are estimated at 27 mpg in highway driving.
The high-performance Camaro SS is equipped with a powerful 6.2L V-8, with a choice of a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. Manual transmission-equipped models receive the LS3 engine, estimated at 422 horsepower (315 kW) and 408 lb.-ft. of torque (553 Nm). It is paired with a TR6060 six-speed transmission.
A new, L99 V-8 engine is used on automatic transmission-equipped SS models. It is based on the LS3, but also includes GM’s fuel-saving Active Fuel Management feature. It is estimated at 400 horsepower (299 kW) and 395 lb.-ft. of torque (535 Nm). It is matched with a Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed transmission that helps delivers an estimated 23 mpg on the highway.
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