Chevrolet Announces Pricing for the 2010 Camaro

Chevrolet today 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 first quarter of 2009.

“The wait is almost over,” said Ed Peper, GM North America vice
president, Chevrolet. “The return of the Camaro gives sports car
enthusiasts a reason to rejoice. It’s a 21 st century sports car with a
distinctly American legacy.

More than 600,000
enthusiasts have requested information on the Camaro since its
production was announced. Chevrolet is reaching out to give them the
opportunity to be the first to order one.

The Web site carries information regarding early ordering,
along with vehicle packaging information, a specification sheet and
anticipated frequently asked questions about the ordering process.

Production is scheduled to begin in mid-February at GM’s Oshawa,
Ontario production facility, with dealership deliveries shortly
thereafter. Complementing the Camaro’s introduction is a range of
performance, appearance and convenience accessories – including 21-inch
wheels and tires; ground effects and stripe kits; and even a
classic-styled Hurst shifter – that customers can order and have
installed at their dealership. In some cases, the cost of the
accessories and their installation can be rolled into the monthly

“My Own Worst Enemy”

Enthusiasts will see the new Camaro this fall as part of NBC’s new
drama, “My Own Worst Enemy.” It stars Christian Slater as a man with
two personalities – a suburban dad and covert spy – with the Camaro
featured prominently, along with the new Chevy Traverse crossover. The
show premiers Oct. 13, the same day ordering opens for the Camaro.

Camaro’s supporting role on “My Own Worst Enemy” follows its big-screen
debut as the Autobot named Bumblebee in the blockbuster 2007 movie,

World-class performance, American heritage

Built on GM’s new, global rear-wheel-drive architecture, the Camaro is
offered in V-6-powered LS and LT models, as well as the V-8-powered SS.
All models and powertrain combinations are matched with fuel-saving
six-speed transmissions. Advanced technologies, including engines with
direct injection and Active Fuel Management, enable a satisfying
balance of exhilarating performance and good fuel economy.

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
  • Bluetooth phone connectivity
  • USB connectivity
  • Remote vehicle starting system
  • OnStar
  • 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, for great fuel economy to complement their fun
driving experience.

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

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