As expected, GM revealed today the official details of the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, a new model which will make its world debut tomorrow, at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. The new car will enter production in January 2011, while the deliveries are set to begin in February.
Just like the coupe, the convertible model will come as standard with a 3.6-liter direct injection V6 engine delivering 312 horsepower (232 kW) and 278 lb.-ft. of torque (370 Nm). In addition, the engine will deliver a fuel consumption of 29 miles per gallon on the highway.
The mode potent Camaro SS Convertible will feature a 6.2-liter V8 engine. The L99 engine delivering 400 hp (298 kW) and torque is 410 lb.-ft. (556 Nm), will be offered on the model fitted with an automatic transmission, while the model offered with a manual transmission will carry the LS3 V8 engine delivering 426 horsepower (318 kW) and 420 lb.-ft. (569 Nm).
According to the manufacturer, the L99 comes with the fuel-saving Active Fuel Management System, able to improve fuel consumption by shutting down half of the engine’s cylinders during certain light-load driving conditions, such as highway cruising.
All models can be equipped with the Aisin AY6 six-speed manual transmission (standard on the 3.6-liter V6 engine) or with a Hydra-Matic 6L50 six-speed automatic transmission (offered as an option).
The A Tremec TR 6060 six-speed manual is standard on the SS, and the Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed automatic is optional. The 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible will offer nine exterior colors, with tops offered in black or tan. Furthermore, rear parking assist is standard on all convertible models. Pricing starts from $30,000 MSRP (including $850 destination), for the models offered in 1LT/2LT (V-6) and 1SS/2SS (V-8) trim packages.