Chevrolet Camaro (fifth generation)

Chevrolet Camaro (fifth generation)
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Chevrolet Camaro SS (pre-facelift)
Overview
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
Class
Body style
LayoutFront-engine, rear-wheel drive
PlatformGM Zeta platform
Related
Powertrain
Engine
  • 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)
Transmission
Dimensions
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)
Chronology
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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  2. ^ Holder, William G.; Kunz, Phillip. Camaro. Motorbooks International. ISBN 9781610608374. Retrieved 2009-12-29.
  3. ^ Siler, Wes (2009-06-24). "Muscle Car Wars: Camaro vs. Challenger vs. Mustang". Jalopnik. Retrieved 2009-11-05.
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  5. ^ Kavanagh, Jason (2009-04-15). "2010 Chevy Camaro SS vs. 2009 Dodge Challenger R/T vs. 2010 Ford Mustang GT". Edumnds Inside Line. Edmunds.com. Retrieved 2009-12-24.
  6. ^ "Auto Buyers Have Spoken: GM Will Build An All-New Chevrolet Camaro" (Press release). GM Media Online. 2006-08-10. Archived from the original on 2007-02-25. Retrieved 2006-12-27.
  7. ^ Lavrinc, Damon (2009-01-09). "Chevrolet Camaro production delayed one month, convertible lives". Autoblog. Retrieved 2009-02-07.
  8. ^ Mateja, Jim (2008-03-10). "Chevy to Launch New Camaro Coupe, Convertible as '10 Models". Ward's Dealer Business. Archived from the original on 2008-05-22. Retrieved 2008-03-20.
  9. ^ Ramsey, Jonathon (2008-03-12). "Chevy Camaro to be a 2010 model, not 2009". Autoblog. Retrieved 2008-03-20.