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Camaro Statistics

The Chevrolet Camaro is a pony car manufactured by the Chevrolet division of General Motors. It went on sale on September 29, 1966 for the 1967 model year and was designed as a competing model to the Ford Mustang. The car shared the platform and major components with the Pontiac Firebird, also introduced for 1967. Four distinct generations of the car were produced before production ended in 2002. A new fifth-generation Camaro will roll off assembly lines in spring of 2009.

The Camaro was first shown at a press preview in Detroit, Michigan on September 12, 1966 and then later in Los Angeles, California on September 19, 1966. The Camaro officially went on sale in dealerships on September 29, 1966 for the 1967 model year.

First generation

The first-generation Chevrolet Camaro debuted in September 1966, for the 1967 model year, up to 1969 on a brand new rear-wheel drive GM F-body platform and would be available as a 2-door, 2+2 seating, coupe or convertible with a choice of inline-6 and 302 cu in, 307 cu in, 327 cu in, 350 cu in, or 396 cu in V8 powerplants. The first-generation Camaro would last until the 1969 model year and would eventually inspire the design of the new retro fifth-generation Camaro.

Second generation

Introduced in February 1970, the second-generation Chevrolet Camaro would be in production for a total of 11 years. The car grew somewhat larger and wider with the new styling, thus resulting in a heavier car. Still based on the F-body platform, the new Camaro was engineered much like its predecessor in that it still used a unibody structure with a front subframe, leaf springs in the back and A-arms up front for suspension. The car would see major changes in both styling and performance as time progressed from the introduction through the end of second-generation production in 1981.

Third generation

The third-generation Chevrolet Camaro was introduced for the 1982 model year. It continued to use General Motors’ F-body platform and would produce a “20th Anniversary Commemorative Edition” for 1987 and a “25th Anniversary Heritage Edition” for 1992. These were also the first Camaros with throttle body fuel injection, Turbo-Hydramatic 700R4 four-speed automatic transmissions, five-speed manual transmissions, 15 inch or 16-inch wheels, hatchback bodies, and a rear window third brake light. It was during the third generation that the famous IROC-Z Camaro (International Race Of Champions) was available, which included upgrades such as Performance Suspension and 16-inch Z rated tires. The third-generation Camaros would continue through the 1992 model year.

Fourth generation

The fourth-generation Chevrolet Camaro debuted for the 1993 model year on an updated F-body platform. It would retain the same characteristics since the first-generation’s introduction back in 1967; 2-doors, 2+2 seating, available as a coupé (with optional T-top roof) or convertible (with the latter introduced in 1994), rear-wheel drive, and a choice of V6 and V8 powerplants. Options included the 207 cu in with 160 hp V6 (changed to 3.8 L (232 cu in) 200 hp (149 kW) V6 in mid-1995) and the LT1 V8 engine 350 cu in with 275hp that had been introduced in the Corvette one year earlier, as well as an optional six-speed manual transmission. The 1997 model year introduced a newer interior, while the 1998 model year was refreshed and revised with both exterior and engine changes. The new engine was GM’s all-aluminum LS1 (346 CID) which had been introduced with the Corvette C5.

The fourth-gen Camaro would last up through the 2002 model year, marking 35 years of continuous production. Production of the F-Body platform was stopped due to slow sales, a deteriorated sports coupe market, and plant overcapacity.

Fifth generation

Based on the 2006 Camaro Concept and 2007 Camaro Convertible Concept, production of the fifth-generation Camaro was approved on 5 August 2006. Oshawa Car Assembly will produce the new Camaro which will go on sale in spring of 2009 as a 2010 model year vehicle. The 2010 model is offered as a coupe only in LS, LT, and SS trim levels. The LS and LT trim levels will be powered by the LLT 3.6 L (220 cu in) V6 producing 300 hp. The SS with manual transmission is powered by the LS3 6.2 L (378 cu in) V8 producing 422 hp while the SS with automatic transmission is power by a new L99 6.2 L V8 with Active Fuel Management producing 400 hp. The RS appearance package will be available on both the LT and SS. Production will begin on 16 February 2009 as a 2010 model year.

1967 Camaro

1967 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro SS350ci/295hp7.8 sec16.1 sec @ 86.5 mphCar & Driver 11/66
Camaro SS/RS350350ci/295hp8.0 sec15.4 sec @ 90.0 mphMotor Trend Dec 66
Camaro327ci/275hp10.7 sec18.2 sec @ 77.0 mphMotor Trend
Camaro SS350ci/295hpn/a14.9 sec @ 95.7 mphHot Rod
Camaro SS396396ci/325hp6.0 sec14.5 sec @ 95.0 mphMotor Trend 5/67
Camaro Z/28302ci/290hp6.7 sec14.9 sec @ 97.0 mphCar & Driver 3/67

1968 Camaro

1968 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28 (2x4V)302ci/290hp5.5 sec13.8 sec @ 107.0 mphHi Perf Cars 1968
Camaro SS396396ci/325hp6.6 sec15.0 sec @ 94.0 mphInternet
Camaro SS396ci/375hpn/a14.1 sec @ 99.0 mphPopular Hot Rod
Camaro SS/RS396ci/325hp7.8 sec15.6 sec @ 92.0 mphMotor Trend
Camaro Z/28302ci/290hp7.4 sec14.9 sec @ 101.4 mphCar Life

1969 Camaro

1969 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro ZL1427ci/425hp5.2 sec12.8 sec @ 107.0 mphMCR 1987
Camaro Yeko427ci/430hp5.411.9 sec @ 114.5 mphYeko
Camaro ZL1427ci/425hp5.310.4 sec @ 128.1 mphSuper Stock Mag 2/69
Camaro Z28302ci/290hp7.4 sec15.1 sec @ 95.0 mphRoad & Track 12/91
Camaro SS Pace Car350ci/300hp8.0 sec16.0 sec @ 88.0 mphMotor Trend7/96
Camaro SS 396396ci/375hpn/a14.2 sec @ 97.3 mphMCR 12/97
Camaro SS396ci/375hpn/a13.0 sec @ 108.6 mphSupercar Annual 1969
Camaro SS396ci/375hpn/a14.2 sec @ 103.8 mphMCR Feb/Mar 1996
Camaro SS396ci/375hpn/a14.8 sec @ 98.7 mphCar Life 5/69
Camaro ZL-1427ci/425hpn/a13.2 sec @ 100.2 mphHi PerfCars 8/69
Camaro SS396396ci/375hpn/a14.5 sec @ 100.6 mphPopularHot Rod
Camaro Z/28302ci/290hp7.4 sec15.1 sec @ 94.8 mphCar Life
Camaro Z/28302ci/290hpn/a14.7 sec @ 95.9 mphPopularHot Rod

1970 Camaro

1970 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28 (LT1)350ci/360hp5.8 sec14.2 sec @ 100.3 mphCar & Driver 5/70
Camaro Z-28350ci/360hp6.1 sec14.4 sec @ 99.1 mphInternet
Camaro Z28 LT1350ci/360hp7.0 sec14.8 sec @ 98.0 mphCar Craft 5/94
Camaro Z/28350ci/370hp7.0 sec15.4 sec @ 94.0 mphMotor Trend
Camaro Z/28350ci/360hpn/a13.9 sec @ 101.0 mphHC
Camaro Z/28350ci/370hpn/a14.1 sec @ 102.7 mphCar Craft

1971 Camaro

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z/28350ci/330hp7.0 sec14.8 sec @ 96.35 mphPopularHot Rod 8/71

1972 Camaro

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Budget GT10.5 sec17.6 secInternet
Camaro Z287.5 sec15.5 secInternet
Camaro Luxury GT9.8 sec17.2 secInternet

1973 Camaro

1973 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28350ci/245hp6.7 sec15.2 sec @ 94.6 mphEstimate

1974 Camaro

1974 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z288.1 sec15.4 secInternet

1975 Camaro

1975 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro350ci/145hp11.0 sec17.4 secInternet
Camaro RS350ci/155hp8.5 sec16.8 secInternet

1976 Camaro

1976 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28350ci/165bhp8.0 sec16.8 sec @ 82.0 mphEstimate

1977 Camaro

1977 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28350ci/170bhp8.1 sec17.0 sec @ 82.0 mphEstimate

1978 Camaro

1978 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28350ci/185bhp8.4 sec17.3 sec @ 82.0 mphEstimate

1979 Camaro

1979 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28350ci/170bhp8.7 sec17.5 sec @ 82.0 mphEstimate

1980 Camaro

1980 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28350ci/190bhp8.4 sec17.3 sec @ 82.0 mphEstimate

1981 Camaro

1981 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28350ci/176bhp8.2 sec17.5 sec @ 82.0 mphEstimate

1982 Camaro

1982 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28305ci/165hp7.9 sec16.0 sec @ 85.0 mphCar & Driver 1/82
Camaro Z28305ci/165hp9.4 sec17.1 sec @ 80.70 mphMotor Trend 1/82
Camaro Z28305ci/165hp9.7 sec17.5 sec @ 80.0 mphRoad & Track 1/82

1983 Camaro

1983 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z286.7 sec15.0 secInternet
Camaro9.5 sec17.5 secInternet

1984 Camaro

1984 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Berlinetta9.3 sec17.0 secInternet

1985 Camaro

1985 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro IROC Z28305ci/215hp6.8 sec15.3 sec @ 89.1 mphMotor Trend 10/84
Camaro IROC Z28305ci/215hp7.0 sec15.2 sec @ 91.0 mphCar & Driver 10/84
Camaro IROC Z28 4bbl305ci/190hp7.5 sec15.4 sec @ 90.0 mphCar & Driver 10/84

1986 Camaro

1986 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro IROC Z28350ci/230hp6.8 sec15.3 secSTD Catalog of Muscle Cars

1987 Camaro

1987 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro IROC Z28305ci/215hp6.6 sec14.9 sec @ 95.0 mphRoad & Track 4/87
Camaro IROC Z28350ci/230hp6.6 sec15.2 sec @ 91.2 mphMotor Trend 11/89
Camaro IROC Z28 Conv305ci/190hp8.1 sec16.5 sec @ 85.1 mphMotor Trend 11/86

1988 Camaro

1988 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Chevy Racesho454ci/400hp5.5 sec14.0 sec @ 102.0 mphMotor Trend 1/91
Camaro IROC Z28305ci/215hp6.6 sec14.9 sec @ 95.0 mphPerfCars 1988
Camaro IROC-Z7.0 sec15.5 secInternet
Camaro IROC Z28350ci/235hp7.2 sec15.7 sec @ 91.6 mphMotor Trend 9/88

1989 Camaro

1989 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Chevy Racesho350ci/345hp5.2 sec13.7 sec @ 103.3 mphMotor Trend 1/91
Camaro IROC Z28350ci/230hp6.9 sec15.5 sec @ 91.7 mphMotor Trend 1/88
Camaro IROC Z28 Conv305ci/195hp7.8 sec16.3 sec @ 84.31 mphMotor Trend 11/89

1990 Camaro

1990 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro IROC Z28 1LE350ci/245hp6.1 sec14.8 sec @ 96.0 mphMotor Trend 6/90
Camaro IROC Z28 1LE305ci/230hp6.3 sec14.8 sec @ 95.4 mphMotor Trend 6/90

1991 Camaro

1991 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro IROC Z28 1LE305ci/230hp6.3 sec14.8 sec @ 95.4 mphEstimate

1992 Camaro

1992 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z286.7 sec15.2 secInternet
Camaro Z28305ci/230hp6.9 sec15.2 sec @ 92.0 mphRoad & Track 12/91

1993 Camaro

1993 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28 Callaway383ci/404hp4.6 sec13.2 sec @ 106.4 mphMotor Trend 3/94
Camaro Paxton GSS350ci/414hp5.1 sec13.2 sec @ 111.0 mphMotor Trend 12/94
Camaro Z28 Callaway383ci/404hp5.1 sec13.3 sec @ 109.0 mphCar & Driver 3/97
Camaro Z28350ci/275hp5.8 sec14.4 sec @ 97.9 mphMotor Trend 6/93
Camaro Z28350ci/275hp6.3 sec14.8 sec @ 97.0 mphInternet
Camaro Paxton GSS350ci/414hpn/a13.1 sec @ 111.8 mphCar Craft 8/94
Camaro Z28 Morrision350ci/375hpn/a13.0 sec @ 109.3 mphMotor Trend 2/94

1994 Camaro

1994 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Rippie DRM 40383ci/417hp4.9 sec13.4 sec @ 109.7 mphMotor Trend 12/94
Camaro LG Motorsport350ci/335hp5.4 sec14.0 sec @ 100.0 mphMotor Trend 12/94
Camaro Hennessey RS3350ci/355hp5.6 sec13.8 sec @ 106.8 mphMotor Trend 12/94
Camaro Z28350ci/275hp5.6 sec14.1 sec @ 98.83 mphCar Craft 5/94
Camaro Z28 (Converti350ci/275hpn/a14.4 sec @ 91.0 mphPopHot Rodding 7/94
Camaro Z28350ci/275hpn/a14.0 sec @ 100.0 mphPopHot Rodding 3/94

1995 Camaro

1995 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28 Vortech350ci/400hp5.2 sec13.6 sec @ 110.2 mphRoad & Track 6/95
Camaro Z28350ci/275hp6.4 sec14.9 sec @ 93.6 mphRoad & Track 6/95
Camaro Z28350ci/275hpn/a14.1 sec @ 98.07 mphMCR 8/95

1996 Camaro

1996 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28 JVS Hurri396ci/450hp4.5 sec13.1 sec @ 113.0 mphCar & Driver 3/97
Camaro SS SLP350ci/305hp4.9 sec13.6 sec @ 106.0 mphCar & Driver 12/95
Camaro SS SLP350ci/305hp5.3 sec13.8 sec @ 101.4 mphMotor Trend 11/95
Camaro SS SLP350ci/305hp5.5 sec14.1 sec @ 102.0 mphCar Craft 10/95
Camaro SS SLP350ci/305hp5.9 sec14.4 sec @ 98.0 mphRoad & Track
Camaro Z28 Convertib350ci/285hp5.9 sec14.2 sec @ 99.0 mphMotor Trend7/96
Camaro SS SLP350ci/305hpn/a13.3 sec @ 107.0 mphHigh Tech 5/96
Camaro SS SLP350ci/310hpn/a13.5 sec @ 106.5 mphMCR Feb/Mar 1996
Camaro SS SLP350ci/310hpn/a13.6 sec @ 104.9 mphHot Rod 2/96
Camaro Z28350ci/285hpn/a14.3 sec @ 97.31 mphMCR 12/97

1997 Camaro

1997 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro SS SLP 30th A350ci/330hp4.9 sec13.3 sec @ 107.0 mphCar Craft 3/97
Camaro SS SLP LT4 30350ci/330hp5.0 sec13.7 sec @ 105.0 mphHot Rod 3/97
Camaro SS SLP350ci/305hp5.2 sec13.7 sec @ 102.3 mphCar Craft 1/97
Camaro SS SLP350ci/330hp5.3 sec13.6 sec @ 105.0 mphCar & Driver 3/97
Camaro5.0L/285hp5.9 sec14.5 sec @ 96.6 mphRoad & Track 1997 Sp & GT

1998 Camaro

1998 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28 SS5.2 sec13.6 secInternet
Camaro Z28346ci/305hp5.4 sec13.9 sec @ 102.5 mphRoad & Track 11/97

1999 Camaro

1999 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28350ci/320hp5.4 sec13.9 sec @ 102.5 mphEstimate

2000 Camaro

2000 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro Z28350ci/305hp5.4 sec13.9 sec @ 102.5 mphEstimate

2001 Camaro

2001 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro SS5L/310hp5.3 sec13.7 sec @ 105.6 mphInternet
Camaro Z285L/310hp5.5 sec14.0 sec @ 101.3 mphInternet

2002 Camaro

2002 Chevrolet Camaro Picture

PerformanceEngine0 to 60Quarter MileSource
Camaro SS5.7L/310hp5.3 sec13.7 sec @ 105.6 mphInternet
Camaro Z285.7L/310hp5.5 sec14.0 sec @ 101.3 mphInternet

2009 Camaro


Mr

The picture of the 78 is wrong

http://www.camarocarplace.com/

Good statistics, just missing the 5tg gen Camaros.

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