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2012 Chevrolet Camaro 45th Anniversary Edition

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Chevrolet is giving us a preview of the 2012 Camaro with the 45th Anniversary Edition. The main feature of this car is the new KFX V6 engine, but there’s more to it.

As a tradition the 45th Anniversary Edition features all the new hings that the upcoming standard Camaro features, with additional unique design elements, inside and out. Besides the engine, it also features FE4 performance suspension package for SS coupes and several interior and technology improvements, such as a revised instrument panel design, new steering wheel and rear camera system.

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We’ve already looked at the new LFX engine, a 3.6 liter V6 unit which makes 323 hp and does 30 mpg highway. So let’s take a look at the other new stuff starting with the FE4 suspension which will be standard on the Camaro SS coupe in 2012. the new systems features Retuned front and rear dampers, New solid front (23 mm) and rear (24 mm) stabilizer bars, Twenty-inch aluminum wheels and P245/45R20 front/P275/40R20 rear tires (SS).

The looks of the new Camaro is slightly different thanks to a new rear spoiler and the taillamps that had been a part of the RS appearance package option but nnow comes as standard. Additionally, a new, body-color “sharkfin” antenna joins the RS package. Crystal Red Tintcoat replaces Red Jewel as an exterior color.

2012 Chevy Camaro also comes with refined interior. The upgrades here include a revised instrument panel appearance, with new instrument graphics and trim, as well as a new steering wheel design and a power lift feature for the front passenger seat. Also new for Camaro in 2012 is a Rear Vision Package, which adds a rearview camera system and an auto-dimming mirror to the existing Rear Park Assist feature.

That’s for the standard 2012 Camaro. The 45th Anniversary Edition, which will be offered on Camaro’s top two trim levels (2LT and 2SS) for both coupe and convertible, has its own special features. Visually, the car gets unique rally stripe, in red and silver, that contrasts the Carbon Flash Metallic paint. The package also includes:

  • Unique 45th Anniversary hood and deck stripes; badges located beneath the front fender emblems
  • New-design 20-inch wheels in dark silver
  • Fog lamp and taillamp bezels finished in dark silver
  • RS-style taillamp lenses
  • Standard rear spoiler and HID headlamps
  • Body-color roof molding
  • Jet Black interior with leather-trimmed seats featuring the 45th Anniversary logo
  • White instrument panel and door trim inserts with the 45th Anniversary logo on the instrument panel
  • Red, white and blue stitching on the seats, steering wheel, shift knob/boot, door armrests and console lid
  • 45th Anniversary logo on the steering wheel and sill plates.

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