Three of the Camaros in Chevrolet’s booth at the 2013 SEMA Show are working toward a common goal: promoting the company’s catalogue of performance parts.
Both the Chevrolet Performance Camaro V8 (pictured) and V6 concepts showcase how far the normal V6 and V8 muscle cars can go. Then there’s the Performance Garage Camaro, which is the meanest of the bunch.
It borrows parts from both the Z/28 and ZL1 to become a track-oriented muscle car based on the Camaro SS. For example, it borrows brakes and a short throw shifter from the ZL1, both of which are currently available as aftermarket installations. But the most important pieces come from the Z/28. Chevrolet hasn’t reached a decision yet, but says it is considering releasing select parts from the hardcore range-topper. They include “shorty” exhaust headers and a 2.75-inch exhaust system, front ride/handling links, rear upper control arms and dynamic suspension spool valve dampers among others.
Meanwhile, the Performance Camaro V-8 Concept displays a long list of cosmetic parts currently available through Chevrolet’s dealer network. A ground effects kit, blacked-out badges, body-colored hood louver and Recaro sport seats are just a few on the list. The concept also features a Z/28 exhaust, but Chevrolet hasn’t given the green light to release that outside the model it’s meant for.
Chevrolet chose the V6 model to showcase a short list of performance parts including the suspension and strut tower brace from the 1LE. It also gets Brembo brakes from the SS, a Borla performance exhaust and 20-inch 45th anniversary design wheels.
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