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Chevrolet Camaro SS

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Chevrolet Camaro SS

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 6162 cm3 / 376.0 cu in / 376.0 cu in, 553.0 N·m / 407.9 lb·ft / 407.9 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from2008
ModelCamaro SSIssued until
SerieCamaroNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4836 mm / 190.4 in / 190.4 inTotal (curb) weight1751 kg / 3860 lb / 3860 lb
Width1918 mm / 75.5 in / 75.5 inDry weight
Height1377 mm / 54.2 in / 54.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2852 mm / 112.3 in / 112.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1618 mm / 63.7 in / 63.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1618 mm / 63.7 in / 63.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity72 l / 15.8 UK gal / 19.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.24 m2 / 24.2 sq ft / 24.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeLS3Total number of cylinders8
Engine Type Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionaluminum block & headBore103.2 mm / 4.06 in / 4.06 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.12
Fuel supplyMPFIEngine displacement6162 cm3 / 376.0 cu in / 376.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity770.25 cm3/cylinder / 47.004 cu in/cylinder / 47.004 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio10.7 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque553.0 N·m / 407.9 lb·ft / 407.9 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantwaterSpecific output
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque89.7 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.57
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.45

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio241.0 kW/ton / 182.6 bhp/ton / 182.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.5Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension reari,4 Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front8 x 20Wheels rear9 x 20
Tyres frontP245/45 ZR 20Tyres rearP245/45 ZR 20
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front355 mm / 14.0 in / 14.0 inBrake diameter rear365 mm / 14.4 in / 14.4 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Camaro SS

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