Chevrolet recently revealed its 2013 Camaro model with subtle changes, most notably of which was the inclusion of in-car navigation to its sports car. At the time of the release, the American automaker also spoke about a new 1LE performance package, and details of that have now surfaced along with an extensive photo gallery.
The performance package is actually a track pack, which was originally offered on the Camaro SS models equipped with a manual transmission. Based on the SS model no changed have been made to the 6.2-liter V8 engine and output is still pegged at 426 hp. Buyers do, however, get an FE6 suspension package which includes thicker front and rear sway bars, a strut tower brace, toe links, rear shock mounts, monotube dampers, upgraded half-shafts and wheel bearings sourced from the ZL1 model. 20-inch wheels wrapped with Goodyear Eagle F1 SuperCar tires finish off the package.
The drivetrain also sees some upgrades with a 3.91:1 rear-axle ratio and an updated close-ratio variant of the Tremec six-speed manual transmission. Lastly, the automaker also throws in a transmission cooler and high-flow fuel pump.
As for aesthetics, the 1LE model is differentiated from its brethren with a black finish on the hood and wheels. Climbing inside the cabin, microsuede accents are seen on the steering wheel and shift knob, again borrowed from the ZL1.
In many ways, the 1LE is to the Camaro SS what the Boss 302 is to the Mustang GT.
No pricing has been announced yet on the 2013 Camaro 1LE or the track pack.