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Old 04-28-2008, 10:56 PM   #1
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Camaro Super Sport might get a 550-plus-horsepower supercharged V8

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Article Launched: 04/25/2008 04:41:48 PM PDT


Camaro Super Sport might get a 550-plus-horsepower supercharged V8: By now everyone knows about the look and shape of the new Chevrolet Camaro that s due to hit dealer lots next year as a 2010 model. But the Sleuth has the real dirt on what comes after that. During testing at Germany s famed Nürburgring race circuit, the Sleuth spotted the latest prototype: the range-topping Super Sport or SS model.

It has Brembo brand brakes, a treatment normally reserved for very high-performance models, and an air intake sitting way out front of the engine in the cold air. Chevy parent General Motors is tight-lipped about what V8 will be used, but sources have indicated the car will get a version of the supercharged powerplant used in the Cadillac CTS-V and Chevrolet Corvette ZR1.

Sounds like a winner as the car tries to gain back what was lost to the Ford Mustang when the last Camaro was dropped.

http://www.mercurynews.com/weekenddrive/ci_9057279

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Old 04-28-2008, 11:02 PM   #2
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I don't see any hard facts about that the Camaro will get the LSA. There were no badges so any mention of SS or trim level of any type would be mere guesswork. Its the same speculation we've had for weeks.

The article is dated 4/25 but pics were posted here of the car with the Brembos on 4/7.

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Old 04-28-2008, 11:20 PM   #3
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Another magazine trying to sell copies by speculation. The new camaro top dawg could have dual fused LS9's for a whopping 1300 hp. I'm as correct as the magazine is...
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Old 04-28-2008, 11:41 PM   #4
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Another magazine trying to sell copies by speculation. The new camaro top dawg could have dual fused LS9's for a whopping 1300 hp. I'm as correct as the magazine is...
That would be amazing as well. Send me over dual fused LS9's lol..

I think it is safe to assume that perhaps the Camaro will get a 550 plus horsepower engine if it is to be a GT500 killer.. Which one is another story. If it is the powerplant in the new ZR1, that would be amazing and perhaps I will have to buy one at that point in time...
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Another magazine trying to sell copies by speculation. The new camaro top dawg could have dual fused LS9's for a whopping 1300 hp. I'm as correct as the magazine is...
You really are clueless aren't you? It won't be called the Top Dog, it will be the Popcorn. And it won't have 2 LS9s. It will have 4 supercharged 572s, 1 for each wheel. No transmission needed either. 4000 hp -at the wheels. muah ha ha ha haaaaa. Its gonna weigh 6000 lbs, but who cares at that point?
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Old 04-29-2008, 02:57 AM   #12
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You really are clueless aren't you? It won't be called the Top Dog, it will be the Popcorn. And it won't have 2 LS9s. It will have 4 supercharged 572s, 1 for each wheel. No transmission needed either. 4000 hp -at the wheels. muah ha ha ha haaaaa. Its gonna weigh 6000 lbs, but who cares at that point?
Like The Tigre? Two engines, one for the front wheels, one for the back but improved specifically for the Camaro? Man I wish I were as smart as you!!!

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I think the key word in the article is "MIGHT." The new Camaro "might" sprout wings and fly like Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang.
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how can a writer type up this much speculative . one thing is for sure i couldn't have thier job. i couldn't write as much but i can try... what happened with the nuclear powered version pushing 50,000 HP
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