Cars are one of the best inventions ever created by mankind. Some people desire to keep a car not just because they need it for travelling purposes but because they love to have it in their possession and want to care for it.
People even love the sight of a car even by watching movies like ‘Transformers’. Chevy Camaro is one of the cars that was known soon after Director James Cameron used it in his movie.
Chevy cars are classic cars that have always been the favourite of most people. However, with Camaro’s different models in the market, there are certain differences too.
In some cars, you will find less comfort, whereas some cars are highly comfortable.
Two of the most famous Camaro cars are the SS and LT1. The Camaro ss is a coupe with all the features you are looking for, as they have a powerful engine, looks extremely sporty, infotainment and safety features that make it a wonderful car.
The LT1, on the other hand, is a classic car too that has a number of advantages and it has disadvantages, too, but the latest model comes with a brand-new trim. However, it is one of a car that you should look at.
- The Camaro 1SS has a 6.2-liter V8 engine that produces 455 horsepower, while the LT1 has a similar engine with 455 horsepower.
- The 1SS features a sport-tuned suspension and a limited-slip differential, while the LT1 does not.
- The LT1 offers more fuel efficiency with an EPA-estimated 30 mpg on the highway compared to the 1SS’s 27 mpg.
Camaro 1SS vs LT1
The Camaro 1SS, a high-performance variant of the Chevrolet Camaro with a powerful V8 engine and sporty design elements, offers a thrilling driving experience.
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What is Camaro SS?
The Chevrolet Camaro SS, also known as SuperSport, comes with a magnificent exterior and interior design. The driver-oriented features and various features on the 8.0-inch infotainment system attract customers worldwide.
Camaro SS has been one of the favourite muscle cars in the American market ever since the model began production.
As it is a luxurious model, it faces competition from other luxurious segments like the BMW M2 Competition, Ford Mustang GT, Dodge Challenger, and a few more down the line.
The model comes with the best braking system from Chevrolet, which can work efficiently on slippery road surfaces. With a top speed of 165 miles per hour, the brakes of the SS can stop the model in under 99 feet of distance which is an amazing performance.
Moving to its MPG figures, it has been equipped with a powerful 6.2-Litre V-8 cylinders engine that gulps in fuel, showing no mercy.
The Camaro SS offers 16 MPG in the city, 24 MPG on the highway, and 19 MPG as combined, all of that with 19 gallons of fuel tank capacity. Yes, sporty models do not come with the MPG figures that you expect them to.
What is Camaro LT1?
Interestingly, the Camaro LT1 is quite cheaper than the 1SS. With a difference in price tag, the LT1 still offers the same engine as the Camaro SS. The power outcome of the 6.2-L Premium V-8 engine is 55 hp and 455 lb-ft of torque.
The engine of the LT1 can reach from 0-60 MPH in just 4.0 seconds from a standstill and completes its quarter-mile run in just 12.1 seconds.
The coupe model comes equipped with the latest and the best Brembo brakes from Chevrolet. The brakes of the LT1 are very efficient, and when the model is at its top speed, it can stop the model in under 99 feet.
The model gets 13.6 inches of front brake rotors and gets 13.3-inches of rear brake rotors.
The ride and handling of the LT1 are the best that you can get from any Camaro line-up variants. The air adaptive suspension system in the model helps improve the overall ride quality.
Due to its low ground clearance, you cannot move it from the highway to any other road surfaces as it might damage the under part of the model.
Main Differences Between Camaro 1SS and LT1
- The Camaro SS accelerates from 0-60 MPH in 3.5-inch, whereas the LT1 completes that in 4.1 seconds on the clock.
- The Camaro SS and the LT1 offer the same 8.0-inch infotainment system.
- Both the Camaro SS and the LT1 have a fuel tank capacity of 19 gallons.
- The Chevrolet Camaro SS is pricier than the Chevrolet Camaro LT1.
- The Camaro SS and the LT1 come with a premium Bose sound system that also features noise cancellation.
Last Updated : 27 June, 2023
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