Camaro’s brand new LFX 3.6-liter could have more power
The brand new 2012 Camaro might get the few additional horses underneath a carp if what Camaro5 reports is true. The brand new horsepower will find its approach into the V6 powerplant for the sports coupe chronicle. The new engine, badged "LFX", looks like the poignant alleviation over a already absolute LLT V6 found in LS as well as LT Camaros.
The indent is described as "LFX 3.6L SIDI, DOHC, VVT, E85 MAX, Alum GM", so it should still excommunicate only 3.6-liters, only similar to the current V6 Camaro. It’s not nonetheless clear if this is a customary model or some kind of high-performance competition automobile for a highway, but we like a total possibly approach. It even comes packaged with modernized facilities, similar to Spark-Ignition Direct-Injection, Dual Overhead Cams, Variable Valve Timing, as well as E85 capability.
According to the aforementioned source, the V6 could build upon multiform innovations done for a 3.0L LF1 V6 found in vehicles similar to a Cadillac CTS, SRX, as well as Chevy Equinox. The innovations include of combination intake plural, integrated empty manifolds as well as optimized NVH/airflow treatments. This could move a sum horsepower to around 325-330 hp when used in the Camaro.
Having initial introduced a brand new Camaro with the 304-hp V6 engine, Chevy bumped which series up to 312 ponies for a 2011 representation in order to keep a gait with a Mustang. The 2012 mode will also have the "substantially reworked interior." The carmaker is additionally formulation to reintroduce a Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 by afterwards. It is rumored to suggest a same 6.2-liter LSA used in the Cadillac CTS-V with about 550 horsepower.
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