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Old 01-06-2009, 04:08 PM   #1
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Guess the Camaro performance numbers

Okay, we all know the magazines will have their as-delivered-from-the-factory cars soon and we'll finally start to see third-party performance numbers all over the place. What is your guess? Here are mine:

SS Automatic
0-60: 4.7 seconds
1/4 mile: 13.51@100

SS Manual
0-60: 4.8 seconds
1/4 mile: 13.35@104

Of course, this will depend on the weight of the driver plus any testing equipment they have on-board at the time of the test. I'm assuming 180lbs over the curb weight in the figures above.
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Old 01-06-2009, 04:10 PM   #2
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Your estimate is about what I would think as well. I know many of us are hoping it will go into the 12's. But if most cars are running consistent low 13's then on one perfect day at a perfect track a perfect driver could make it happen.
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Old 01-06-2009, 04:22 PM   #3
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I predict Auto/Manual will be within a couple tenths of each other for both engines.

V6
1/4mile -- 14.1 @100+
0-60 -- 5.9

V8
1/4mile -- 12.8 @ ~110
0-60 -- 4.6


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Old 01-06-2009, 04:23 PM   #4
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X3 I think the rags' will get these numbers but good drivers will dip high 12s, in both versions.

This might get merged if I (or others) can find related threads. I think something along these lines may have been posted before; just a heads-up
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Old 01-06-2009, 04:24 PM   #5
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I'm going with Dragon, I think the V8 can creep into the 12's but, that may be wishful thinking. Rumors abound.....
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Old 01-06-2009, 04:25 PM   #6
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X3 I think the rags' will get these numbers but good drivers will dip high 12s, in both versions.
This might get merged if I (or others) can find related threads. I think something along these lines may have been posted before; just a heads-up
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Old 01-06-2009, 04:33 PM   #7
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G8 GXP does the 1/4 mile in 13.0 secs and 0-60 in 4.6s. The SS will beat that mark, at least by a little. Mags were getting 4.4 in the GXP according to autoblog.
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Old 01-06-2009, 04:36 PM   #8
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[QUOTE=Dragoneye;236158]I predict Auto/Manual will be within a couple tenths of each other for both engines.

V6
1/4mile -- 14.1 @100+
0-60 -- 5.9

V8
1/4mile -- 12.8 @ ~110
0-60 -- 4.6


I'll see that bet and raise you one!

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Old 01-06-2009, 04:38 PM   #9
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The performance numbers for the G8 GXP have been out and they vary quite a bit. Heck, even different articles in the same magazine (MotorTrend) show between 4.5 and 4.7 sec in 0-60. Also anywhere from 13.0-13.4 sec through the 1/4 mile for the GXP. Maybe it's just the difference between the manual and auto trans, they never really specified much about it.

The G8 GXP weighs a bit more and has a bit less power so I would hope that the Camaro SS manual will be good for high 12's in the 1/4 and at most 4.5-4.6sec 0-60 times.
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Old 01-06-2009, 04:38 PM   #10
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Well magazines have tested the G8 GXP anywhere between 4.6-5.2 so i would asume a 0-60 time of 4.6. Camaro has a few more ponies and weighs about the same. So with a good driver im going to say 4.6 seconds to 60 and 12.8 in the quarter.
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Old 01-06-2009, 04:39 PM   #11
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Haha in the time i typed that 2 other people brought up the GXP
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Old 01-06-2009, 04:40 PM   #12
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12s would be awesome. Idk if it will dip that low.
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Old 01-06-2009, 04:55 PM   #13
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I'm just as interested in slalom speed, cornering G's and braking.

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I'm thinking along the lines of Mr. Camaro69. I am concerned about the overall ability of the V6 with its different suspension and smaller brakes. The V6 is probably going to be a better car around town and for groceries, but I imagine not many on this board are looking for that. You can spend thousands modifying, but then you should just buy the SS. I don't think any of us will be too disappointed with strait line acceleration from looking at the numbers of horsepower and weight. I am looking forward to a production SS run at the Nurburgring. The pre-production car ran a 8:20 I think. It's on the forums somewhere. Anyway, I have a feeling the driver was under instructions not to crash the car, so that time might be a 90% run. I think that when you compare cost and performance the Camaro will be very competitive with cars in it's class. Going, stopping, and turning.
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Old 01-06-2009, 06:12 PM   #15
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I thought the manual was faster in the 0-60?
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Old 01-06-2009, 06:18 PM   #16
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I'm just as interested in slalom speed and cornering G's and braking.
Me, too. So throw up some of those numbers as well.

I'll say:

Slalom Speed: 63.2mph
200ft skidpad: .88g
Braking (70-0): 156ft

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I thought I read somewhere that the SS pulls .97 g's on the skidpad?

Personally I'm thinking about 13.9-14.1 for the V8 and 12.9-13.1 for the V8. Better with really good drivers (for both engines).

0-60 will be about 5.8 for the V6, about 4.6 for the V8 manual and about 4.5 for the V8 auto.
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