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Camaro Model Year Overview, 2010-2015 Camaro 5th-Gen


The 2010+ Camaro, "The 5th Gen Camaro", or the fifth generation body style since the original 1967 Chevrolet Camaro. This new Camaro features Independent Rear Suspension on the Zeta Platform chassis (also used on the 2008-2009 Pontiac G8 and 2013+ Chevrolet SS models)

1967-1969 - The 1st Generation Camaro
1970-1981 - The 2nd Generation Camaro
1982-1992 - The 3rd Generation Camaro
1993-2002 - The 4th Generation Camaro
2010-2015 - The current 5th Generation Camaro


The 2010 Camaro - "2009 Concept Camaro"

Available 2010 Camaro Models:
Coupe: LS, LT, SS

NEW: Optional RS Package available on LS and SS models

SPEC: LT & LS Models: 3.6L LLT V6 Engine (304 hp)
SPEC: SS Models: 6.2L V8 Engine (426 hp LS3, Manual) (400 hp L99, Automatic)


The 2011 Camaro - Introducing the Convertible Model & Heads-Up Display (HUD)

Available 2011 Camaro Models:
Coupe: LS, LT, SS
Convertible: LT, SS

NEW: Convertible model available
NEW: Updated V6 Horsepower: 312 hp @ 6,500 RPMs (previously 304 hp)
NEW: Heads-Up Display (HUD) optional
NEW: Synergy Green exterior color available for all models


The 2012 Camaro - Introducing the ZL1 Model, 45th Anniversary Package, V6 LFX Engine

Available 2012 Camaro Models:
Coupe: LS, LT, SS, ZL1 (ZL1 Base Price: $54,095)
Convertible: LT, SS

NEW: ZL1 Camaro model w/ Supercharged LSA Engine - 580 hp
NEW: V6 LFX Engine - Direct-Injected 323 hp, 278 torque, new cylinder head design
NEW: New Redesigned Interior for all models
NEW: 45th Anniversary Package available
NEW: Front Passenger Power Seat Adjuster Standard on LT & SS models
NEW: FE4 Performance Suspension on SS Coupe models
NEW: High Wing Spoiler (5V5) option
NEW: Updated Steering Wheel design to support performance driving
NEW: Illuminated Footwell Lighting option
NEW: RS-style tail lamps on all models
NEW: Crystal Red Tintcoat replaces Red Jewel Tintcoat exterior color
NEW: Power-tilt for front passenger seat
Deletion: 3.6L LLT V6 Engine (Replaced by new LFX 3.6L V6 Engine)
Deletion: Red Jewel Tintcoat & Synergy Green Metallic exterior colors



The 2013 Camaro - Introducing the 1LE Road-Race Package & ZL1 Convertible

Available 2013 Camaro Models:
Coupe: LS, LT, SS, ZL1
Convertible: LT, SS, ZL1

NEW: Blue Ray Metallic exterior color
NEW: Mojave Leather Interior
NEW: 1LE SS Performance Package includes 20" Black Wheels & 3.91 Axle Ratio
NEW: FE6 Suspension
NEW: Convertible ZL1 Model available
NEW: New Wheel Design for all models with 18" and 20" Wheels
NEW: Dual Mode Exhaust available on SS models w/ Manual Transmission
NEW: Electric Power Steering standard on all SS models
NEW: Chevrolet MyLink Color Touch Radio
NEW: New Shift Knob & Automatic Hill Start Assist on all manual transmission models
Deletion: Imperial Blue Metallic & Carbon Flash Metallic exterior color
Deletion: 45th Anniversary Package
Deletion: Auto-dimming inside rearview mirror w/ rear camera display



The 2014 Camaro - Introducing the Z/28 Model, and Redesigned Front & Rear Fascias & Tail Lights

Available 2014 Camaro Models:
Coupe: LS, LT, SS, ZL1, Z/28
Convertible: LT, SS, ZL1

NEW: New Redesigned Tail Lights and Rear Fascia, as well as Front Fascia and Hood Vent
NEW: Recaro Sport Seats option
NEW: Full-Color Heads-Up Display (HUD) option
Change: 1LE Model gets ZL1 Rear Spoiler


The 2015 Camaro - The last year of the 5th Gen Camaro body style!

Available 2015 Camaro Models:
Coupe: LS, LT, SS, ZL1, Z/28
Convertible: LT, SS, ZL1

NEW: Blue Velvet Metallic (G1M) exterior color
NEW: Illuminated Foot Wells Lighting (S0U)
NEW: Spoiler Extension (SIA)
Change: Tonneau cover changed from standard to available on 2LT Convertible
Change: 20" Wheels finish changes to Bright Silver-painted with the RS Package (WRS)
Deletion: Deep Magenta Metallic & Blue Ray Metallic exterior colors


The Future 6th Generation 2016 Camaro - New Body Style for 2016

NOTES: New Alpha Platform Chassis - used on current Cadillac ATS & CTS models
NOTES: V6 Twin-Turbo Engine - used in current Cadillac ATS models



2013 Camaro SS 1LE shown below:




FRONT SPLITTER PAINTED IN SMOKE GRAY
This 1LE front splitter provides a unique appearance while helping to reduce front lift significantly.

REAR SPOILER IN SMOKE GRAY
The rear spoiler in Smoke Gray adds to the aggressive look and aerodynamic efficiencies of 1LE.

RED BREMBO® BRAKE CALIPERS
This four-piston brake system is considered world-class in the high-performance vehicle niche. It provides excellent fade resistance and is engineered to stand up to repeated high-speed stops. Red calipers add to the dramatic track-ready appearance of 1LE.

BLACK HOOD WRAP
1LE is instantly recognizable by its unique matte-black hood – no additional stripe content is allowed.

20-INCH, 10-SPOKE BLACK WHEELS WITH LOW-GLOSS BLACK FINISH AND 285/35ZR20 GOODYEAR EAGLE® SUPERCAR G:2 TIRES1
The front and rear wheels of 1LE are borrowed from the ZL1 and have a low-gloss black finish with a 10-spoke design. They are optimized to hold up on the track and provide a powerful appearance. The Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar Generation 2 (G:2) front and rear tires1 (identical to the front tires for ZL1) contribute to outstanding handling.

AVAILABLE RS APPEARANCE PACKAGE
Equip your 1LE with HID headlamps (including halo rings), a body color roof ditch molding, and a body color shark fin antenna for a clean exterior appearance and unique RS badging.

AVAILABLE SUNROOF
With 1LE’s available power sunroof.

SUEDED MICROFIBER-WRAPPED FLAT-BOTTOM STEERING WHEEL
This flat-bottom steering wheel (borrowed from ZL1) provides room for heel/toe operation and makes getting in and out of 1LE easier. This wheel, accented with stone color stitching, makes the car feel more nimble and connects the driver more directly to the car.

SUEDED MICROFIBER-WRAPPED SHIFT KNOB
Borrowed from ZL1, the 1LE shift knob looks as good as it feels, wrapped in sueded microfiber and accented with stone color stitching. The 1LE also shares ZL1’s GM-designed short throw shifter, which has a 5.1:1 ratio — the new standard for Camaro.

AVAILABLE PREMIUM AUDIO SYSTEM
(Included on 2SS models) Enjoy premium performance sound with the Boston Acoustics® premium nine-speaker sound system.

AVAILABLE REAR VISION PACKAGE
(Included on 2SS models) Help see items behind the vehicle with the Rear Vision Camera, displayed on the 7-inch color touch radio screen.

FRONT AND REAR STABILIZER BARS
The unique front (27mm solid) and rear (28mm solid) stabilizer bars follow the design of the ZL1. These bars improve roll stiffness during high-speed 1LE maneuvers while helping to add body control and vehicle response.

UPGRADED HALF SHAFTS
The half shafts of 1LE have been "beefed up" to handle the higher grip and handling of the 1LE rear tires.

TOWER-TO-TOWER BRACE
The tower-to-tower brace helps to improve on-center feel, while enhancing structural feel and response.

TREMEC® 6-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION
While the Camaro SS features a TREMEC® TR6060-M10 for all-around performance, the Camaro 1LE features a TREMEC® TR6060-MM6. Paired with a numerically higher 3.91 final-drive ratio, the close-ratio gearing of the transmission is tuned for road-racing performance. As with the ZL1, the 1LE transmission features a standard liquid-to-liquid cooling system for track usage.

ELECTRIC POWER STEERING
Borrowed from ZL1, the innovative power assist system is custom tuned for the 1LE.

AVAILABLE DUAL-MODE EXHAUST
This available system (borrowed from ZL1) provides refined tuning at low engine speeds and a low-restriction exhaust at high engine speeds. It utilizes a vacuum system, coupled with twin valves located at the exhaust tailpipes.

STOCK SPEED LIMITERS:

The v6 Camaro without RS package is 118 mph.

The v6 camaro with RS package is 155 mph.

All SS camaros are 155 mph, even the 1LE.

The z28 is 174 mph.

The zl1 convertible is 155 mph.