Driven: 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible

Joe Lorio
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2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS convertible

Base price: $40,500 (2SS)
Price as tested: $41,700

Standard Equipment:
6.2-liter V-8
6-speed manual transmission
Limited slip differential
4-wheel disc brakes, ABS
Performance suspension
Stabilitrak w/traction control
Air conditioning
Cruise control
6-month OnStar subscription (directions & connections, automatic crash response, and turn-by-turn navigation)
Power steering/brakes/windows/door locks/mirrors/driver's seat/convertible top
Halogen headlamps w/auto on/off
Ultrasonic rear park assist
20" aluminum wheels Rear spoiler
Dual exhaust w/polished exhaust tips
Head-up display
8-speaker Boston Acoustics audio system w/CD player, aux input, USB port, satellite radio, 10-inch subwoofer, and steering-wheel controls
Bluetooth
Auxiliary gauges
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel
Leather seating surfaces
Heated front seats

Options on this vehicle:
RS Package
- HID headlamps with halo ring
- RS specific tail lamps
- 20" x 8" front and 20" x 9" rear midnight silver aluminum wheels

Key options not on vehicle:
Automatic transmission
21" wheels package
Synergy Series Special Edition 2
Interior accent trim package
Ground effects package

Fuel economy:
(city/hwy/combined)
16 / 19 / 24 mpg

Engine:
6.2L V-8
Horsepower: 426 hp @ 5900 rpm
Torque: 420 lb-ft @ 4600 rpm

Drive:
Rear -wheel

Transmission:
6-speed manual

Curb weight: 4116 lb

Wheels/tires:
20 x 8 in (front), 20 x 9 in (rear)
275/40ZR20 Pirelli P-Zero tires

Competitor: Ford Mustang GT convertible

3 of 3
rsj130
I think the Camaro was already looking pretty dated, but with this new convertible version, I have to say, it looks pretty dated.
bcwells09
Camaro's, like they always have since the 70's, just look cheaply built to me .. the paint quality always seems less glossy, the plastic parts stick out like a sore thumb ... the interior .. don't even get me started on it ...

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