Chevrolet has finally disclosed full performance details for their brand new Camaro.

Chevrolet has finally disclosed full performance details for their brand new Camaro.

The sixth generation Camaro was unveiled back in May, but it's only now Chevy is providing details about how fast the car is in the 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) sprint. The base model with its 275 bhp & 295 lb-ft 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo will complete the task in 5.4 seconds with the six-speed manual gearbox and in 5.5 seconds if you go for the eight-speed optional paddle shift transmission.

If that's not fast enough, the mid-range 335 bhp & 284 lb-ft 3.6-liter V6 lowers the sprint time to 5.2s manual and 5.1s automatic. The cream of the crop is obviously the SS version with its 455 bhp & 455 lb-ft 6.2-liter V8 that enables a 0-60 mph run in 4.3 seconds with the manual and in just 4 seconds for the automatic. The latter runs the quarter mile in 12.3 seconds at 116 mph (187 km/h) and keep in mind that all the performance numbers mentioned refer to the coupe version whereas the convertible will be a tad slower due to its slightly higher weight.

Compared to the old model, Chevy's new Camaro is up to 177 kg (390 lbs) lighter and this massive diet has made the car feel more responsive and agile, according to Camaro chief engineer Al Oppenheiser.

Scheduled to go on sale this fall, the Camaro 6 starts at $26,695 (including $995 destination) for the 1LT and $37,295 for the 1SS trim.

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