According to the chief engineer for the 2017 Chevy Camaro SS, Al Oppenheiser, this is a vehicle package that will present faster around a racetrack as opposed to its rival. Additionally, it appears that outperforming the Ford Mustang was precisely the intent behind the creation of the new variant of the Camaro SS. Per Mr. Oppenheiser, the forthcoming addition to the Chevy portfolio is a full three seconds faster than the former offering of the 1LE. This was confirmed via the automotive giant performing a great number of track testing around a two-minute track.
2017 Chevy Camaro SS – Powerful Engine and Performance
Under the hood of the sports vehicle, consumers will be afforded a V-8 power train. It is this new sixth generation Camaro SS that will introduce automotive buyers to the new FE4 suspension. This is a system that is performance oriented chassis with specified tuning for magnetic dampers, stabilizer bars and springs. Additionally, this package will include a new segment exclusive electronic limited slip differential. Per officials within the company, the vehicle will be able to deliver drivers with a lateral acceleration that will exceed 1g. The 6.2-liter V-8 engine will be able to deliver a maximum output of upwards of 455 hp. This power unit will find itself smartly paired with only a manual six speed gearbox. With this model variant, there will not be an automatic transmission made available.
2017 Chevy Camaro SS – Exterior and Interior
Most passionate fans of the iconic vehicle will be pleased to know that the forthcoming offering will sit atop twenty inch Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar tires. The upcoming Camaro will also be outfitted with Brembo brakes with new six-piston Monobloc front red calipers and two-piece rotors allowing for an estimated 0.97g in cornering grip. This will afford enthusiasts of the line with performance, lap after lap. This is certainly a vehicle that will provide both the driver and their passenger with an adrenaline rush as well as bragging rights over owners of the Ford Mustang.
The curb weight of the 2017 Chevy Camaro SS will be just below 3,500 pounds, offering exceptional front to rear weight balance. Within the cabin, consumers will find a suede steering wheel with a shortened throw shifter. Another aspect that is certain to be pleasing to consumers is that of the Regaro front seats with aggressive bolsters optimized for shifting as well as steering comfort. There will also be a performance data recorder available. The satin black hood of the sports vehicle offers an impressive aesthetic and so does the vehicle’s three-piece spoiler and front mirrors. Just as with its predecessors, the upcoming 2017 Chevy Camaro SS will present as a sleek, yet aggressive appearance.
2017 Chevy Camaro SS – Release Date and Price
There are a number of unofficial automotive websites that contend that the base pricing for the 2017 Chevy Camaro SS will be of $34,600. Industry insiders and experts firmly contend that it will become available for sale at some point during the fourth quarter of the year. Unfortunately, there is not a great deal of information regarding the upcoming offering of the Camaro. It is certain that the automotive giant will begin to release additional and more specified information with the next few months.