Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, 2012 MY EU

The Camaro Convertible is a rear wheel drive convertible/cabriolet motor car with a front positioned engine, manufactured by Chevrolet. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 6.2 litres. This unit provides power and torque figures of 426 bhp (432 PS/318 kW) at 5900 rpm and 569 Nm (420 lbft/58 kgm) at 4600 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1890 kg. Maximum speed stated is 250 km/h or 155 mph, stated fuel consumption figures are 20.9/10.2/14.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 329.0 g/km.

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Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, 2012 MY EU information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4836 mm
How heavy?
1890 kg
What size engine?
6.2 litre, 6162 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
432 PS / 426 bhp / 318 kW @ 5900 rpm
How much torque?
569 Nm / 420 ft.lb / 58 kgm @ 4600 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 5.4 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
20.9/10.2/14.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
329.0 CO2 g/km

Chevrolet Camaro models

Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 7011 cm3 507 PS 500 bhp 373 kW
Chevrolet Camaro 1LE -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 432 PS 426 bhp 318 kW 1751 kg
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 6162 cm3 588 PS 580 bhp 433 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 6162 cm3 588 PS 580 bhp 433 kW
Chevrolet Camaro -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 432 PS 426 bhp 318 kW 329.0 CO2 1769 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 3564 cm3 327 PS 323 bhp 241 kW 1715 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 3564 cm3 327 PS 323 bhp 241 kW 1710 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 6162 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 304.0 CO2 1769 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 6162 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 304.0 CO2 1920 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 3564 cm3 327 PS 323 bhp 241 kW 1715 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 3564 cm3 327 PS 323 bhp 241 kW 1710 kg
Chevrolet Camaro LT -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 3564 cm3 327 PS 323 bhp 241 kW 1691 kg
Chevrolet Camaro LT -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 3564 cm3 327 PS 323 bhp 241 kW 1687 kg
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 588 PS 580 bhp 433 kW
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 6162 cm3 588 PS 580 bhp 433 kW
Chevrolet Camaro  -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 3564 cm3 316 PS 312 bhp 233 kW 1718 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 3564 cm3 316 PS 312 bhp 233 kW 1713 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 3564 cm3 316 PS 312 bhp 233 kW 1691 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 3564 cm3 316 PS 312 bhp 233 kW 1687 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 3564 cm3 316 PS 312 bhp 233 kW 1812 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 3564 cm3 316 PS 312 bhp 233 kW 1808 kg
Chevrolet Camaro Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 6162 cm3 432 PS 426 bhp 318 kW 1867 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 6162 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1891 kg
Chevrolet Camaro -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 3564 cm3 308 PS 304 bhp 227 kW 1715 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 3564 cm3 308 PS 304 bhp 227 kW 1710 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 3564 cm3 308 PS 304 bhp 227 kW 1697 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 3564 cm3 308 PS 304 bhp 227 kW 1701 kg
Chevrolet Camaro -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 432 PS 426 bhp 318 kW 1751 kg
Chevrolet Camaro -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 6162 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1751 kg

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 4951 cm3 426 PS 420 bhp 313 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 4951 cm3 426 PS 420 bhp 313 kW 1720 kg
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2012 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible data
Applicable to the European domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2852 mm 112.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1618 mm 63.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1618 mm 63.7 inches
Length 4836 mm 190.4 inches
Width 1918 mm 75.5 inches
Height 1379 mm 54.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1890 kg 4167 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LS3
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.2 litre
6162 cc
(376.028 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 103.25 × 92 mm
4.06 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
432 PS (426 bhp) (318 kW)
at 5900 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
69.1 bhp/litre
1.13 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
569 Nm (420 ft·lb) (58 kgm)
at 4600 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
92.34 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.7:1
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1160.4 kPa (168.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 770.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 5.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 13.5 s
@ 108.1 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 228.53 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
168.08 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
225.4 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.95 kg/kW
9.94 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 20.9/10.2/14.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km20.9/10.2/14.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre4.8/9.8/7.1 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG13.5/27.7/20.0 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG11.3/23.1/16.7 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 329.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 327.12 g/km
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE) G
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 2.500
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MultiLi.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension i.4Li.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 8 x 20
Wheel size rear 9 x 20
Tyres front 245/45 ZR 20 103Y
Tyres rear 245/45 ZR 20 103Y
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 355 mm
Rear brake diameter 365 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.57
Final drive ratio 3.45
general
Carfolio.com ID278564
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 52.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible added 2012-06-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.