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by George Skentzos

Now that the production Camaro has been officially unveiled, Chevrolet is gearing up to release the Australian-bred icon in the US by the first quarter of 2009.

 

In true Camaro style however, more information has been leaked onto the web, this time in the form of the official Salesperson Reference Guide.

The document, which appeared the 5thGen.org Camaro fan site, outlines the various trim levels and option packages available for customers.

 Chevrolet Camaro US sales brochure leaked

The 3.6-litre V6 engine, which features direct injection and Variable Valve Timing (VVT), is standard on LS and LT models, with a projected 223kW of power and 370Nm.

The flagship SS model is available with two variants of the 6.2-litre V8 power plant.

The first is the L99 variation which produces 300kW and 535Nm, and incorporates Active Fuel Management and VVT technology for improved economy.

 Chevrolet Camaro US sales brochure leaked

The second is the high-performance LS3 engine as featured in the HSV line-up which develops an estimated 315kW and 552Nm.

An Aisin six-speed manual is standard fitment with the V6-powered LS and LT models, with an optional six-speed automatic available for both V6 variants and the L99-equipped SS.

The LS3 SS exclusively features the Tremec six-speed manual transmission to complement its performance credentials.

A final noteworthy component is the four-piston front and rear Brembo brake package, standard for the SS.

Source: 5thGen




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