Chevrolet Camaro SS 

  • $30k built in Other
  • 2009
  • 426 HP 6.2L
  • 155 mph
Engineers added additional bracing in four key areas to give the Convertible as much of the rigid feel of the coupe as possible.
by AutoBlog (Aug, 2011)
What's more impressive is that, even with the roof up, the Camaro Convertible is easier to see out of than the coupe.
by MotorTrend (Mar, 2011)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Chevrolet Camaro SS


Camaro SS Coupe
4.7 s

Top speed

Camaro SS Coupe
155 mph
Challenger SRT8
170 mph


Camaro SS Coupe
10.7 s
Infiniti G37
13.9 s
Nissan 350Z
13.8 s

1/4 mile

Camaro SS Coupe
13.1 s

Data points Key details of the Chevrolet Camaro SS


Camaro SS Coupe


Camaro SS Coupe
426 HP
Nissan 350Z
283 HP

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Chevrolet Camaro SS
The 3.6 litre V6 has a 94.0 mm bore and a 85.6 mm stroke for a displacement of 3564 cc.
A conventional front engine, rear drive platform is used.

Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible
It includes an enhanced body structure and well-tailored top mechanism – a combination designed to deliver sports coupe-like driving fun and precise quality.
“Our goal in development was to make the convertible match the coupe as closely as possible in ride quality, handling and overall performance,” said Al Oppenheiser, Camaro chief engineer.

2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

Car & Driver News
Auto Shows arrow | 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible With up to 426 hp, an available stick, and some real structural reinforcements, this Camaro could banish the redneck jokes for good.
We expect a similar hike over the $31,795 price of entry for the SS convertible, but we'll update you with exact pricing—as well as the rest of the details on equipment—when GM provides it.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Chevrolet
Price $30,245
Type of car Production car
Year 2009
City mileage 16 MPG
Highway mileage 24 MPG


Chief designer Sangyup Lee
Body style Coupe


Drivetrain RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.01:1
  2. 2: 2.07:1
  3. 3: 1.43:1
  4. 4: 1:1
  5. 5: 0.84:1
  6. 6: 0.57:1
Axle ratio 3.45:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc
Front wheels 508/? 203
Rear wheels 508/? 229

road tests

Top speed 155 mph
1/4 mile 13.1 s
0-60mph 4.7 s
0-100mph 10.7 s
Lateral acceleration 0.89 g

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.06 lb/hp
Maximum hp 426 HP @ 5,900 RPM
Maximum torque 420 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM
Max RPM 6,600 RPM
Engine placement Front
Weight distribution 52%/48%
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 6,162 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.7:1
Bore/stroke 103 in / 0 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,860 lb
Width 75.5 in
Height 54.2 in
Length 190.4 in
Front track width 63.7 in
Wheelbase 112.3 in
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