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The 2009 Chevrolet Camaro SS is based on GM's Zeta platform, Which underpins Australia's Holden Commodore and the new Pontiac GTO as well as the Pontiac G8. The Zeta platform was designed from the start to be adaptable, and so far it looks as if it's going to spread through most of GM's brands.
Also The Zeta platform is remarkably stiff, and is the ideal basis for the Camaro. The platform is Can be altered wheelbase, so the 2009 Chevrolet Camaro SS is not going to be Merely a Holden Commodore with a couple of doors taken off (that would be the new Pontiac GTO).
"The new Camaro will be Almost identical to the concept, the Thoroughly Modern Interpretation of the 1969 model, Considered by many to be the best design of the car's first generation," said Ed Welburn, GM's global vice president of design, who Actually owns a 1969 Camaro SS.
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The new car will feature multi-link independent rear suspension and there will be choices of manual and automatic gearboxes, as well as V6 and V8 engines. The gearboxes will Likely Be The Same six speed manual and six speed auto found in the Holden Commodore.
The Camaro was deigned by Particularly the young group of designers, ranging in age from 27 to 35, but They All Grew Up with the common passion for American performance cars.
Nearly 4.8 million Camaros Have Been Sold Between the car's introduction in 1967 and 2002, When production of the iconic vehicle ended, and there are more than one thousand Camaro clubs around the world.
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The standard V6 model will use the 3.6 liter version of GM's global V6, tuned to 240 horsepower and 260 Between horsepower, while the V8 option will Most Likely be the 6.2 liter version of the GEN VI with around 400 horsepower. But Also Currently GM is working on a direct injection version of the V8, more horsepower while Gaining Increasing fuel economy from Between three to six percent, and Dave Sczomak, development engineer-GM Powertrain Advanced Engineering, says the technology will bump power to "well over 450HP. "engine That May well make an appearance in the Camaro, Either in the car or the standard SS model.
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Either way, the SS version will be stripped out for lightweight performance. Expect the SS to weigh somewhere Between 350 to 500 pounds less than the V8 Camaro is a 0-60 team around a tenth of a second or so better than the standard V8.
The all-new 2009 Chevrolet Camaro SS will begin with early production versions right at the end of 2008 and will hit the streets in the first quarter of 2009. But it's not going to be an Entirely U.S. car to the Camaro will be built at the Oshawa car plant # 2, part of GM's award-winning, Oshawa assembly plant complex in Canada.