2014 Chevrolet Camaro to get LF3 V6 twin-turbo and LS7 V8 engines

Camaro Performance V8 Concept
Camaro Performance V8 Concept

According to leaked GM document

According to a leaked GM service document (PDF), the 2014 Camaro will get the LF3 and LS7 engines.

The first one is referenced as "ENGINE, GAS 6 CYL, 3.6L, SIDI, DOHC, VVT, ALUM, TWIN TURBO" which put in plain English means a 6-cylinder, 3.6-liter twin-turbo, aluminum-block, direct-injection, variable valve-timing engine that will be available for the 2014MY Camaro. According to previous reports, this power unit will be capable of developing approximately 355 hp (265 kW).

Included in the engine list for the VIN key is the LS7 engine but we can't find it in the Vehicle Line/Series section which means that we don't know what name an LS7-powered Camaro might get (maybe Z28?)

It is important to mention this document is available on a General Motors-owned domain so the info provided is legitimate.

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jasonpalmer jasonpalmer
They are basing this hp on 8 to 12 lbs of boost bump that up to 22 to 28 lbs with bigger injectors and look out LS7 I'll have you by your balls....
Dec 29th, 2012 11:08am
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ssllaasshh ssllaasshh
Hopefully OPEL will FINALLY get modern V6 ! Unlike the one in Insignia OPC !
Dec 21st, 2012 9:33pm
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GlaireProgfan GlaireProgfan
Twin-turbo 3.6L and only a 50HP increase? Maybe the torque will be close to 400 ft-lbs.
Dec 21st, 2012 8:48pm
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VladimirMMalkin VladimirMMalkin
As we all know, its about useable power.
Dec 22nd, 2012 10:37am
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benzboy benzboy
I hope this will change the exhaust note to a more masculine, beefy tone to like those of yesteryear.
Dec 21st, 2012 6:11pm
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oliver993997 oliver993997
i guess we now know what engine to expect in the ATS V series. and no complaints from me about that!
Dec 21st, 2012 4:12pm
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