2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

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PRELIMINARY SPECIFICATIONS

Overview | Engine | Transmission | Chassis/Suspension | Brakes | Wheels/Tires | Dimensions | Capacities

Overview

Model:

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Body style / driveline:

Four-passenger, front-engine, rear-drive coupe

Construction:

Unitized body frame, one- and two-sided galvanized steel

EPA vehicle class:

Coupe

Manufacturing location:

Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Key competitors:

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

 

Engines

 

LSA 6.2L Supercharged V-8

Displacement (cu in / cc):

376 / 6162

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

4.06 / 103.25 x 3.62 / 92 mm

Block material:

Cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

Cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder

Fuel delivery:

1.9L supercharger with intercooler; sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

9.1:1

Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

550 / 410 @ 6100 (estimated)

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

550 / 745 @ 3800 (estimated)

Recommended fuel:

Premium recommended, not required

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

6200

 

Transmission

 

Tremec TR6060 six-speed manual

Gear ratios (:1):

 

     First:

2.66

     Second:

1.78

     Third:

1.30

     Fourth:

1.00

     Fifth:

0.80

     Sixth:

0.63

     Reverse:

2.90

Final drive ratio:

3.73

 

Chassis / Suspension

Front:

Double-ball-joint, multi-link strut; direct-acting stabilizer bar; progressive-rate coil springs; with Magnetic Ride Control

Rear:

4.5-link independent; progressive-rate coil springs over shocks; stabilizer bar; with Magnetic Ride Control

Steering type:

Electric power steering with variable-ratio, variable-effort rack-and-pinion

Steering ratio:

16.1:1

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

2.5

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m):

37.7/11.5

 

Brakes


Type:

Four-wheel disc w/ ABS; ventilated two-piece front and one-piece rear rotors; six-piston fixed Brembo aluminum front and four-piston rear calipers

Rotor diameter, front (in / mm):

14.6 / 370

Rotor diameter, rear (in / mm):

14.4 / 365

Rotor thickness, front (in / mm):

1.26 / 32

Rotor thickness, rear (in / mm):

1.1 / 28

 

Wheels / Tires

Wheel size and type:

20 x 8-inch aluminum (front)
20 x 9-inch aluminum (rear)

Tires:

P245/45ZR20 summer (front)
P275/40ZR20 summer (rear)

 

Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

112.3 / 2852

Overall length (in / mm):

190.4 / 4836

Overall width (in / mm):

75.5 / 1918

Overall height (in / mm):

54.2 / 1376

Track, front (in / mm):

63.7 / 1618

Track, rear (in / mm):

63.7 / 1618

Curb weight (lb / kg):

TBD

Weight balance (% front / rear):

TBD

Coefficient of drag:

TBD

 

Interior

Seating capacity (front / rear):

2 / 2

Headroom (in / mm):

front: 37.4 / 950
rear: 35.3 / 897

Legroom (in / mm):

front: 42.4 / 1077
rear: 29.9 / 757

Shoulder room (in / mm):

front: 56.9 / 1444
rear: 42.5 / 1080

 

Capacities

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

11.3 / 320

Fuel tank (gal / L):

19 / 71.9

Engine oil (qt / L):

8.9 / 8.5

 

Note:  Information shown is current at time of publication.

 

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