Launching in the summerof 2011, the 45th Anniversary Special Edition commemorates both Camaro’s lineage and its 21st-century revival. The anniversary package will be offered on Camaro’s top two trim levels (2LT and 2SS) for both coupe and convertible body styles.
The exterior signature of the Chevrolet Camaro 45th Anniversary Special Edition is its unique rally stripe, in red and silver, that contrasts the Carbon Flash Metallic paint. The package also includes: Unique 45th Anniversary hood and deck stripes; badges located beneath the front fender emblems, New-design 20-inch wheels in dark silver, Fog lamp and taillamp bezels finished in dark silver, RS-style taillamp lenses, Standard rear spoiler and HID headlamps, Body-color roof molding, Jet Black interior with leather-trimmed seats featuring the 45th Anniversary logo, White instrument panel and door trim inserts with the 45th Anniversary logo on the instrument panel, Red, white and blue stitching on the seats, steering wheel, shift knob/boot, door armrests and console lid and 45th Anniversary logo on the steering wheel and sill plates.
Camaro’s new 3.6L direct injection V-6 – the LFX engine – goes into production in the summer of 2011. It delivers an SAE-certified 323 horsepower (241 kW) at 6,800 rpm – an increase of 11 horsepower (8 kW) over the 2011 engine, with no compromise in fuel economy.
The LFX delivers the most standard power in the regular sports car segment. It is also 20.5 pounds (9.3 kg) lighter than its predecessor, which promotes a more balanced driving experience. EPA-estimated highway fuel economy for the ‘12 Camaro is 30 mpg (2LS model).