Jalopnik's Chevy Camaro Unveil Live-Blog

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We told you last week the production version of the 2010 Chevy Camaro would be unveiled today. Despite Friday's leakage of most details, GM is proceeding as planned — and so will we. Click here at 4:00 PM to see it live.
Update 1:The folks over at 5thGen have posted the PDF with the full specifications for the new Camaro. Photos of the spec sheets below.
Update 2:Full specifications including engines and other details now below the jump.
Update 3:You've seen the 2010 Chevy Camaro RS in big and clear press shots — now see the most minute details in our 33 photo gallery. First twelve shots above the jump, hit "more" for the rest.
Update 4: Our friends at Popular Mechanics were in LA for the West Coast unveil and snapped photos of a yellow RS.
Update 5: We have the official press release and press photos here.
Update 6: Post-unveil, Chevy drove the production Camaro RS to downtown Royal Oak, MI for dinner — full gallery below.


Photo credit: Alex Conley

In addition to the live web reveal, we'll also be providing on-the-ground coverage from our team who'll we have based in Warren for the afternoon with all the photos, pomp and circumstance you've come to expect from us. In the meantime, tell us what you'd like to know from the event and we'll try to make your wishes come true.

2010 Production Specs

Models: Chevrolet Camaro RS LS, RS LT and SS
Driveline: Four-passenger, front-engine, rear-drive coupe
Construction: Unitized body frame, one- and two-sided galvanized steel
Mfg Location: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Competitors: Dodge Challenger, Ford Mustang, Nissan 350Z

Available Colors: Aqua Blue Metallic, Black, Cyber Gray Metallic, Imperial Blue Metallic, Inferno Orange Metallic, Rally Yellow, Red Jewel Tint Coat (Extra Cost Color), Silver Ice Metallic, Victory Red, and White (Interim Availability)

Front: double-ball-joint, multi-link strut; direct-acting stabilizer bar; progressive-rate coil springs; fully adjustable camber, caster and toe
Rear: 4.5-link independent; progressive-rate coil springs over shocks; stabilizer bar; fully adjustable camber and toe
Steering type: variable-ratio rack-and-pinion
Steering ratio: 16.1:1
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock: 2.5
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft/m): 37.7/11.5

Type: four-wheel disc w/ABS; ventilated front and rear rotors; single-piston front calipers and single-piston alloy rear calipers (LS, LT); four-piston fixed Brembo aluminum front and rear calipers (SS)
Rotor diameter, front (in/mm):
LS/LT: 12.64/321
SS: 14/355
Rotor diameter, rear (in/mm):
LS/LT: 12.4/315
SS: 14.4/365
Rotor thickness, front (in/mm):
LS/LT: 1.18/30
SS: 1.26/32
Rotor thickness, rear (in/mm):
LS/LT: 0.9/23
SS: 1.1/28

Wheel size and type:
LS: 18x7.5-inch steel
LT: 18x7.5-inch aluminum OR 19x8-inch aluminum
SS: 20x8-inch aluminum (front), 20x9-inch aluminum (rear)
LS: P245/55R18 all-season
LT: P245/55R18 all-season OR P245/50R19 all-season
SS: P245/45ZR20 summer (front), P275/40ZR20 summer (rear)

3.6l V-6 DI VVT (LLT)
Application: LS, LT
Displacement (cu in / cc) 217/3564
Bore & stroke (in / mm) 3.70 x 3.37 / 94 x 85.6
Block material – cast aluminum w/ cast-in-place iron bore liners
Valvetrain – dual overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing
Fuel delivery – direct high-pressure fuel injection
Compression ration – 11.3:1
Horsepower (hp/kW)– 300/224 @ 6400 rpm *
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm) - 273/370 @ 5200 *
Recommended fuel – regular unleaded
Max engine speed – 7000
Fuel economy (auto trans) – 26 hwy (est)

6.2L V-8 (LS3, L99)
Application : SS
Displacement (cu in / cc) 376/6162
Bore & stroke (in / mm) 4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92
Cylinder head material: aluminum (v6 too, whoops)
Block material – cast aluminum w/ cast-in-place iron bore liners
Valvetrain – valve-in-head: two valves per cylinder; roller lifters; Active Fuel Management (L99)
Fuel delivery – returnless, multi-port fuel injection
Compression ration – 10.7:1
Horsepower (hp/kW)– 422 / 315 @ 5000 rpm (LS3) * 400 / 299 @ 5000 (L99)*
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm) - 408 / 553 @ 4500 (LS3)* 395 / 535 @ 4500 (L99)
Recommended fuel – premium unleaded
Max engine speed (rpm)– 6000 (L99) 6600 (LS3)
Fuel economy (auto trans) – 23 hwy (est)

Hydra-Matic 6l50 six-speed automatic (LS, LT) w/ TAPshift
Gear ratios (:1):
First: 4.07
Second: 2.37
Third: 1.55
Fourth: 1.16
Fifth: 0.85
Sixth: 0.67
Reverse: 3.06
Final drive ratio: 3.27

Hydra-Matic 6l80 six-speed automatic (SS) w/ TAPshift
Gear ratios (:1):
First: 4.03
Second: 2.36
Third: 1.53
Fourth: 1.15
Fifth: 0.85
Sixth: 0.67
Reverse: 3.06
Final drive ratio: 3.27

Aisin Warner AY6 six-speed manual (LS, LT)
Gear ratios (:1):
First: 4.48
Second: 2.58
Third: 1.63
Fourth: 1.19
Fifth: 1.00
Sixth: 0.75
Reverse: 3.67
Final drive ratio: 3.27

TR6060 six-speed manual (SS)
Gear ratios (:1):
First: 3.01
Second: 2.07
Third: 1.43
Fourth: 1.00
Fifth: 0.84
Sixth: 0.57
Reverse: 3.28
Final drive ratio: 3.45

Dimensions, Exterior:
Overall length (in/mm): 190.4/4836
Overall width (in/mm): 75.5/1918
Overall height (in/mm): 54.2/1377
Track, front (in/mm): 63.7/1618
Track, rear (in/mm): 64.1/1628 (LS, LT); 63.7/1618 (SS)
Curb weights (lb/kg):
3750/1705 - LT w/automatic
3741/1700 - LT w/manual
3769/1713 - LS w/automatic
3780/1718 - LS w/manual
3913/1779 - SS w/automatic
3860/1755 - SS w/manual
Weight balance (% front/rear) 52/48

Dimensions, Interior:
Seating capacity (front/rear): 2/2
Headroom (in/mm): front: 37.4/950; rear: 35.3/897
Legroom (in/mm): front: 42.4/1077; rear: 29.9/757
Shoulder room (in/mm): front: 56.9/1444; rear: 42.5/1080

Cargo volume (cu ft/L): 11.3/320
Fuel tank (gal/L): 19/71.9

Engine oil (qt/L): 3.6L: 7.6/7.2; 6.2L: 8.9/8.5

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