Camaro/Camaro SS - 2013

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Overview

Models:

Chevrolet Camaro LS, LT and SS

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:

Dodge Challenger, Ford Mustang, Nissan 370Z

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Engines

 

3.6L V-6 DI VVT (LFX)

6.2L V-8 (LS3, L99)

Application:

LS, LT

SS

Type:

3.6L V-6

6.2L V-8

Displacement (cu in / cc):

217 / 3564

376 / 6162

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

3.70 x 3.37 / 94 x 85.6

4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92

Block material:

cast aluminum w/ cast-in-place iron bore liners

cast aluminum w/ cast-in-place iron bore liners

Cylinder head material:

aluminum

aluminum

Valvetrain:

DOHC; four valves per cylinder; continuously variable valve timing’

overhead valve; two valves per cylinder; roller lifters; Active Fuel Management (L99)

Ignition system:

electronic individual coil-on-plug; individual cylinder knock control and extended-life platinum-tipped spark plugs

coil-near-plug ignition

Fuel delivery:

direct fuel injection

sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

11.5:1

10.7:1 (LS3); 10.4:1 (L99)

Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):

323 / 241 @ 6800*

426 / 318 @ 5900 (LS3)*
400 / 298 @ 5900 (L99)*

Torque
(lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

278 / 377@ 4800*

420 / 569 @ 4600 (LS3)*
410 / 556 @ 4300 (L99)*

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded

premium recommended not required

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

7200

6200 (L99)
6600 (LS3)

Emissions controls:

evaporative emissions system, catalytic converter, equal-length exhaust, dual close coupled and dual under floor catalytic converters, positive crankcase ventilation, intake and exhaust cam phasers, electronic throttle control

evaporative system, close-coupled catalytic converters, positive crankcase ventilation, electronic throttle control

EPA-estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

18 / 29 (auto)
19 / 30 (auto, 2LS model)
17 / 28 (man)

16 / 25 (auto)
16 / 24 (man)

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Transmissions

 

Hydra-Matic 6L50 six-speed automatic (LS, LT) w/ TAPshift

Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed automatic (SS) w/ TAPshift

Aisin AY6 six-speed manual (LS, LT)

Tremec TR6060 six-speed manual (SS)

Tremec TR6060 six-speed manual (SS w/1LE)

Gear ratios (:1):

 

 

 

 

 

First:

4.06

4.03

4.48

3.01

2.66

Second:

2.37

2.36

2.58

2.07

1.78

Third:

1.55

1.53

1.63

1.43

1.30

Fourth:

1.16

1.15

1.19

1.00

1.00

Fifth:

0.85

0.85

1.00

0.84

0.74

Sixth:

0.67

0.67

0.75

0.57

0.50

Reverse:

3.20

3.06

3.67

3.28

2.90

Final drive ratio:

3.27
2.92 (2LS)

3.27

3.27

3.45

3.91

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Chassis/Suspension

Front:

double-ball-joint, multi-link strut; direct-acting stabilizer bar; progressive-rate coil springs; fully adjustable camber, caster and toe; 27mm solid stabilizer bar (1LE)

Rear:

4.5-link independent; progressive-rate coil springs over shocks; stabilizer bar; fully adjustable camber and toe; 28mm solid stabilizer bar and specific half-shafts (1LE)

Steering type:

variable-ratio rack-and-pinion; electric variable power steering (SS)

Steering ratio:

16.1:1

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

2.5

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

37.7 / 11.5

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Brakes

Type:

four-wheel disc w/ ABS; ventilated front and rear rotors; single-piston front calipers and single-piston alloy rear calipers (LS, LT); four-piston fixed Brembo aluminum front and rear calipers (SS, incl. 1LE)

Rotor diameter, front (in / mm):

LS, LT: 12.64 / 321
SS: 14 / 355

Rotor diameter, rear (in / mm):

LS, LT: 12.4 / 315
SS: 14.4 / 365

Rotor thickness, front (in / mm):

LS, LT: 1.18 / 30
SS: 1.26 / 32

Rotor thickness, rear (in / mm):

LS, LT: 0.9 / 23
SS: 1.1 / 28

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Wheels/Tires

 

LS

LT

SS

Wheel size and type:

18 x 7.5-in. steel

 

18 x 7.5-in. aluminum

19 x 8-in. aluminum

20 x 8-in. aluminum (front)

20 x 9-in. aluminum (rear)

20 x 10-in. aluminum (front w/ 1LE)

20 x 10-in. aluminum (rear w/ 1LE)

Tires:

P245/55R18 all-season

P245/55R18 all-season

P245/50R19 all-season

P245/45ZR20 summer (front)

P275/40ZR20 summer (rear)

P285/35ZR20 (front/rear w/ 1LE)

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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):

64.1 / 1628 (LS, LT)
63.7 / 1618 (SS)

Curb weight (lb / kg)*:

3769 / 1713 – LS w/ automatic
3780 / 1718 – LS w/ manual
3750 / 1701 – LT w/ automatic
3741 / 1697 – LT w/ manual
3913 / 1775 – SS w/ automatic
3860 / 1751 – SS w/ manual

Weight balance (% front / rear):

52 / 48

Coefficient of drag:

0.37 (LS, LT); 0.35 (SS)

* coupe models

 

Interior

Seating capacity (front / rear):

2 / 2

Headroom (in / mm):

front: 37.4 / 950 (coupe)
front: 37.8 / 960 (convertible)
rear: 35.3 / 897 (coupe)
rear: 35.7 / 907 (convertible)

Legroom (in / mm):

front: 42.4 / 1077 (coupe and convertible)
rear: 29.9 / 757 (coupe and convertible)

Shoulder room (in / mm):

front: 56.9 / 1444 (coupe and convertible)
rear: 42.5 / 1080 (coupe and convertible)

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Capacities

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

11.3 / 320 (coupe)
10.2 / 289 (convertible with top up)

Fuel tank (gal / L):

19 / 71.9

Engine oil (qt / L):

3.6L: 7.6 / 7.2
6.2L: 8.9 / 8.5

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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