Chevrolet Camaro (fifth generation)

Chevrolet Camaro (fifth generation)
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Chevrolet Camaro SS (pre-facelift)
ManufacturerChevrolet (General Motors)
ProductionMarch 16, 2009–November 2015
Model years2010–2015
AssemblyOshawa, Ontario, Canada (Oshawa Car Assembly)[1]
DesignerSangyup Lee (2005)
Tom Peters (2007)
Body and chassis
Body style
LayoutFront-engine, rear-wheel drive
PlatformGM Zeta platform
  • 3.6 L LLT V6 (2010–11)
  • 3.6 L LFX V6 (2012)
  • 5.3 L LSX V8 Supercharger V8 (COPO Camaro)
  • 5.3 L LSX V8 Whipple supercharger V8 (COPO Camaro)
  • 6.2 L LS3 V8 (Manual SS models only)
  • 6.2 L L99 V8 (Automatic SS only)
  • 6.2 L LSA supercharged V8 (ZL1)
  • 7.0 L LS7 V8 (Z/28)
Wheelbase112.3 in (2,852 mm)
Length190.4 in (4,840 mm)
Width75.5 in (1,920 mm)
Height54.2 in (1,380 mm)
Curb weight3,750 lb (1,700 kg)
PredecessorChevrolet Camaro (fourth generation)
SuccessorChevrolet Camaro (sixth generation)

The fifth-generation Chevrolet Camaro is a pony car that was manufactured by American automobile manufacturer Chevrolet from 2010 to 2015 model years.[6] It is the fifth distinct generation of the muscle/pony car to be produced since its original introduction in 1967. Production of the fifth generation model began on March 16, 2009[7] after several years on hiatus since the previous generation's production ended in 2002 and went on sale to the public in April 2009 for the 2010 model year.[8][9]

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