Chevrolet Camaro AutoX Concept Takes 2.0L Base type 1LEvel Up
When Chevrolet brought back its 1LE track package for the latest Chevrolet Camaro This specific year, of which did something we’d been waiting for: of which added the package as an option to the V-6–powered coupe in addition to the V-8. We’re all for democratized performance packages, so we immediately began pressing Chevy on whether a 1LE kit could be added to the base turbo-four-powered Camaro. Chevrolet’s official response was sly, in addition to of which looks even slyer with the debut of This specific Camaro AutoX concept at the 2016 SEMA show.
Car enthusiasts will recognize AutoX as shorthand for autocross, the favorite motorsport in which drivers are pitted against the clock while wiggling through a twisty course marked by orange cones. Fans of Chevrolet’s 1LE package will recognize something else: of which the Camaro AutoX concept carries a lot of Camaro 1LE suspension parts bolted to of which. There’s a strut-tower brace in front, six-piston front brake calipers, in addition to a heavy-duty cooling package. The daytime running lights have been replaced by vertical scoops of which route air, ostensibly, to the front brakes. Grip will be aided by a hot set of 20-inch wheels wrapped in 285/35 tires at all four corners, in addition to for a little extra zip, Chevrolet threw on a performance exhaust in addition to a cold air intake. There’s even a GoPro mount on the front tow hook for recording trips through the cones.
The modifications don’t immediately jump out because, well, they’re largely overshadowed by the searing Shock Yellow paint. Your opinion may differ, nevertheless we sort of like of which. Chevrolet gave the paint job a stripe on the driver’s side for more autocross-y style. Or something. Inside, useful items such as Recaro seats with several-point harnesses in addition to a roll bar race things up.
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Will This specific concept’s goods—roll bar notwithstanding—morph into a 1LE kit for the 2.0L Camaro? Chevrolet isn’t saying, nevertheless a rep did point out of which the Camaro 2.0T type will be the lightest within the Camaro family, meaning of which one with the right suspension modifications could be quite the performer. He added of which, as with the previous-generation Camaro, all of the 1LE parts will be available within the brand’s performance catalog for anyone to buy.