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Old 11-03-2009, 04:18 AM   #1
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Chevrolet Leno Camaro SEMA Concept car (with Pedders suspension) unveiled by Jay Leno

If you have followed our threads, you will know that we are a preferred vendor for GM, and have had the honor of working extensively with GM on the 2010 Camaro and other projects in the past and are working on future ones as well. This is a great honor for Pedders! The engineers we are working with are seriously first class and is a honor to work with them!! The install of this twin turbo is beyond good!. It is flawless and perfect. The guys at Milford are SERIOUSLY beyond perfect!!

GM made a very special Camaro for SEMA for Jay Leno. Guess what suspension system is on the the Queen of the Show? PEDDERS!!!!!! In fact, EVERY GM Camaro that GM made is riding on Pedders!!

Here is the data that was released tonight that we were present at the press introduction:

Powered by a twin-turbocharged version of the 3.6L direct injected V-6 that is standard in Camaro LS and LT models, Leno’s Camaro blends high performance with surprising efficiency in a racing-ready package. A pair of Turbonetics T-3 turbochargers blows through a custom air-to-air intercooler, force-feeding the engine about seven pounds of boost and lifting its horsepower level to about 425. That’s about 40 percent greater than stock and in normal driving (when the turbochargers aren’t making boost), there’s virtually no penalty in fuel economy over the non-turbocharged 3.6L engine.

“Jay’s Camaro offers style, performance and efficiency in a big way,” said Dewar. “It delivers the power of a Camaro SS on demand, but with the fuel economy of a V-6.”

Supporting upgrades for the turbo system include a larger-capacity Be-Kool radiator and a custom exhaust system, as well as a Centerforce-supplied clutch and pressure plate for the six-speed manual transmission. The tubing for the turbo system is powder-coated blue. The powertrain was designed to deliver consistent, controllable power for both the street and race track. In fact, road racing was a primary mission for the car during its development.

Additional vehicle also support its racing intent:
• Brembo six-piston brake package
• Pedders coil-over lowering kit
• New front fascia with custom fog lamps and integral brake cooling vents
• Air extractor-style hood

The exterior styling of Leno’s car is the most radical of all the Camaro concepts at SEMA. The front fascia and hood are one-off creations as are the unique upper and lower grilles and the ground effects package (including a rear diffuser). The heritage-inspired vent styling in front of the rear wheels has been replaced with functional brake cooling ducts.


Here are some pictures with Jay Leno introducing his Camaro:
















































I will be at SEMA all week, and wil be making more posts. If you have questions about any of the GM Camaros, just ask.

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Old 11-03-2009, 04:31 AM   #2
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Now we have already taken some negative emails!. So all know, all the GM Camaros are running on Pedders Suspension, and they bought the suspension!! It was now donated.

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Old 11-03-2009, 04:32 AM   #3
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Old 11-03-2009, 08:42 AM   #4
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So much for this being the Z-28.
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Old 11-03-2009, 08:45 AM   #5
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:09 AM   #6
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I love the wheels. Wish they offered those.
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:10 AM   #7
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very cool!
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:21 AM   #8
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SCHWEET !....LOVE THE TWIN TURBO !
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:21 AM   #9
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I love the wheels. Wish they offered those.
I think those wheels are BBS CH-Rs with bowtie emblems.

http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/resul...autoModClar=SS
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:24 AM   #10
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Guys I can't take it anymore maybe I should just trade my Shelby in for an RS/SS. UGH!!! this z-28 yay-nay go-no is making me impatient.
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:26 AM   #11
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Now THAT is one of the better looking 5th Gens. I've seen!

Not "overly done" with paint, body modifications, etc.!

Just a "clean", bada@@ look.

Truly one of the best looking 5th Gens.!
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:28 AM   #12
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I don't know crap about turbos or superchargers. With that said, what is the purpose of the GMPP airbox under the hood? It doesn't look like it's even hooked up. Does turbo use air from outside or what? Hate to ask dumb questions, but I don't understand.
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:32 AM   #13
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Now THAT is one of the better looking 5th Gens. I've seen!

Not "overly done" with paint, body modifications, etc.!

Just a "clean", bada@@ look.

Truly one of the best looking 5th Gens.!
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:33 AM   #14
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I don't know crap about turbos or superchargers. With that said, what is the purpose of the GMPP airbox under the hood? It doesn't look like it's even hooked up. Does turbo use air from outside or what? Hate to ask dumb questions, but I don't understand.
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:37 AM   #15
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Here is some stock photos of the Chroma, Dusk and Synergy.
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:37 AM   #16
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still one of if not my favorite 5th gens at sema that have been shown so far.
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:39 AM   #17
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Here is some stock photos of the Synergy, Chroma and Dusk.
Not in that order

Edit: Number 3 corrected the order

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Old 11-03-2009, 09:40 AM   #18
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I love the style of this car and personally I am not against a TTV6. “It delivers the power of a Camaro SS on demand, but with the fuel economy of a V-6.” When I can finally afford a Camaro and if this is available (likely not), this is what I would get.
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:44 AM   #19
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I don't know crap about turbos or superchargers. With that said, what is the purpose of the GMPP airbox under the hood? It doesn't look like it's even hooked up. Does turbo use air from outside or what? Hate to ask dumb questions, but I don't understand.
Turbos use the exhaust to turn a turbine to compress fresh outside air and force back into the intake manifold.
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I don't know crap about turbos or superchargers. With that said, what is the purpose of the GMPP airbox under the hood? It doesn't look like it's even hooked up. Does turbo use air from outside or what? Hate to ask dumb questions, but I don't understand.
You still have air intake just on the opposite side of the turbo. The airbox is still used but the intake pipe is under it and back to the turbo then that goes to the engine intake.
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:53 AM   #21
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that green sure would be a head turner wow I would win all the car shows ha ha
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Now THAT is one of the better looking 5th Gens. I've seen!

Not "overly done" with paint, body modifications, etc.!

Just a "clean", bada@@ look.

Truly one of the best looking 5th Gens.!
I agree! I like the exhaust cutouts but dont they look like large USB ports?
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Mike -

Very nice. Congrats to Pedders for the suspension. Nice Camaro.

Do you know if that turbo kit is going to be made available to the public ?
Same question for the hood.


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Have you by chance heard when the Heritage Grille will be available ?

Thanks Guys.
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Old 11-03-2009, 10:02 AM   #24
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Hey, Mike @ DMS, can you find out more about the Camaro Dusk? What parts of that package might we see in production? I'm interested in the interior color/combo mostly . . . . I read somewhere else it has WiFi???
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Mike -

Very nice. Congrats to Pedders for the suspension. Nice Camaro.

Do you know if that turbo kit is going to be made available to the public ?
Same question for the hood.


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Have you by chance heard when the Heritage Grille will be available ?

Thanks Guys.
Sorry, I haven't heard a date
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