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Camaro and Corvette at SEMA 2011

camaro sema 1 at Camaro and Corvette at SEMA 2011

SEMA show would feel so empty without a healthy dose of modded Corvettes and Camaros. Fortunately, Chevy is coming heavy.

They are bringing long a lineup of concepts each designed with with a different approach. All the concepts reflect the wide range of personalization possibilities. Among them there is a full-size tribute to the “Custom Camaro” that was part of the original Hot Wheels 1:64-scale line in 1968.

Alright, the cars:

The one you see above is the 1LE Concept. It borrows production components from both the Camaro SS and forthcoming Camaro ZL1 to deliver a competition-ready package:

Vehicle highlights:

  • Victory Red exterior color, with flat black hood and hash mark extensions
  • Satin black splitter, rocker panels, rear spoiler and outside mirrors
  • Sport suspension featuring Magnetic Ride Control
  • Electric power steering
  • Six-speed manual close-ratio transmission
  • Lightweight 20×10-inch (front) and 20×11-inch (rear) racing wheels (satin black)
  • Goodyear® Eagle F1 Supercar G asymmetrical tires (from the ZL1)
  • Brembo® six-piston front calipers, with two-piece front rotors, and four-piston rear calipers (Chevrolet Official Licensed Product)
  • Dual exhaust outlets with ZL1-style active exhaust and diffuser
  • Shock tower brace
  • Chevrolet Accessories red engine cover
  • Black leather interior with Light Stone stitching
  • Graphite Silver door and instrument panel inserts
  • ZL1 shifter with Light Stone stitching
  • ZL1 flat-bottom steering wheel
  • Chevrolet Accessories pedal kit

camaro sema 2 at Camaro and Corvette at SEMA 2011

This one with its unique white stripe is the Red Zone Camaro, showing customization possibilities of the Camaro Convertible:

Vehicle highlights:

  • New-for-2012 model year Crystal Claret exterior color with black convertible tonneau cover
  • Chevrolet Accessories 21×8.5-inch silver/polished-face wheels
  • Silver heritage stripe
  • Chevrolet Accessories body-color grille and convertible wind screen
  • Suspension lowering kit by Pedders (Chevrolet Official Licensed Product)
  • Concept polished strut tower brace
  • Concept “RS” underhood liner
  • Titanium leather interior with Silver Ice accents
  • Black soft instrument panel insert
  • Chevrolet Accessories Silver Ice door and instrument panel inserts
  • Chevrolet Accessories floor mats with silver “CAMARO” logos.

camaro sema 4 at Camaro and Corvette at SEMA 2011

This one’s out favorite, the Camaro ZL1 Carbon Concept. It is basically a ZL1 in a fancy Ashen Gray exterior paint and some carbon fiber bits and pieces. It is fabulous:

Vehicle highlights:

  • Chevrolet Accessories exposed-weave carbon fiber “Mohawk” hood insert
  • Carbon fiber rear spoiler with stainless-steel wicker bill
  • Carbon fiber inserts on the interior door and instrument panel
  • Lightweight 20×10-inch (front) and 20×11-inch (rear) wheels in satin black with machined faces
  • Brembo® six-piston front calipers, with two-piece front rotors, and four-piston rear calipers (Chevrolet Official Licensed Product)
  • Magnetic Ride Control
  • Dual exhaust outlets with active exhaust and diffuser
  • Jet Black leather interior with sueded microfiber seat inserts and Torch Red stitching
  • ZL1 short-throw shifter with suede and carbon fiber-trimmed shift knob
  • Suede-trimmed flat-bottom steering wheel
  • ZL1 pedals

corvette sema 1 at Camaro and Corvette at SEMA 2011

As for the Corvettes, there is this handsome Ron Fellows ‘Hall of Fame’ Tribute based on the ZO6. It features Torch Red paint and graphics tribute to Ron:

Vehicle highlights

  • Z06 Performance Package (Z07)
  • Magnetic Selective Ride Control
  • CFZ carbon fiber package with splitter and rocker moldings
  • Carbon fiber raised hood
  • Black headlamp housings and mirrors
  • Red brake calipers
  • Ebony interior with red stitching
  • Suede-trimmed steering wheel, shift knob, parking brake handle and armrests with red stitching (from the 2012 Centennial package)
  • Centennial-model seats
  • Genuine Corvette Accessory Racing Pedal Package
  • Racing-style graphics that honor racing wins, National Corvette Museum Hall of Fame, Spring Mountain Driving School and Mosport.

corvette sema 2 at Camaro and Corvette at SEMA 2011

This blue Corvette is based on the Gran Sport model. It celebrates 30 years of “Corvettes at Carlisle,” one of the largest annual Corvette events in North America. The car introduces a new Carlisle Blue exterior, new Silver-painted Torque 2 wheels and Pearl White full-length racing stripes:

Vehicle highlights

  • LS3 6.2L with dry sump oil system – hand-built at GM’s Performance Build Center
  • Six-speed manual transmission
  • Magnetic Selective Ride Control
  • Gray six-piston brake calipers (2012 option)
  • Goodyear® F1 Supercar Gen 2 tires
  • Dual-mode exhaust system
  • New Carlisle Blue Metallic exterior
  • Cyber Gray headlamps (2012 option)
  • Genuine Corvette Accessory Torque 2 silver-painted wheels in 18×10-inch (front) and 19×12-inch (rear)
  • Genuine Corvette Accessory Carbon Fiber Ground Effects – front splitter and rockers
  • Genuine Corvette Accessory full-width rear spoiler
  • Genuine Corvette Accessory GRAND SPORT hood blanket
  • Genuine Corvette Accessory Pearl White full-length stripe kit
  • 4LT trim level with Ebony/Titanium leather color interior and blue stitching
  • New-for-2012 Bose® Premium Audio with nine speakers, USB port and audio jack with iPod® integration on the touch screen
  • Genuine Corvette Accessory GRAND SPORT Ebony floor mats
  • Genuine Corvette Accessory GRAND SPORT console lid
  • Genuine Corvette Accessory Racing Pedal Package
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