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Old 04-06-2012, 08:01 PM   #1
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GM working on new mill for 6th Gen 2016 Camaro?

GM Developing Just One Twin-Turbocharged V6, The 3.6L

by Manoli Katakis - Apr 6th, 2012 GM Authority.com

Rumor has it that General Motors has been tirelessly working on a pair of new twin-turbocharged V6 engines to bring about a new age of fuel economy and performance to its vehicles. As the stories go, the V6 engines are a familiar 3.0L and 3.6L in size. We’re here to report that this story is only half true. Fortunately, it’s the better half.

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Furture ATS-V? 6 Gen Camaro? Discuss.
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Old 04-06-2012, 08:05 PM   #2
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The v6 market is huge giving us a twin turbo option or turbo option on the 6th gen might be a good thing to do, I doubt that a v8 will be removed though but who knows maybe a turbo v6 from the factory would be another good submodel?
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Old 04-06-2012, 08:06 PM   #3
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What no more 8's?
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Old 04-06-2012, 08:08 PM   #4
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There will be a V8 still, no way they get rid of it. It will be interesting what the model designation is of a twin turbo V6 Camaro though. Surely they won't use Z/28 or SS.
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I think if the next gen is smaller and lighter the TTV6 could be a base engine, w/ the V8 option always available. Of course it's all speculation at this point, I don't mean to suggest there will be no more V8.
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Old 04-06-2012, 08:11 PM   #6
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Chevy is more likely to release DOHC V8s with DI before they stick V6 only options in the Vette and the Camaro. FI'd V6 are great options to have though.
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Old 04-06-2012, 08:11 PM   #7
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There will be a V8 still, no way they get rid of it. It will be interesting what the model designation is of a twin turbo V6 Camaro though. Surely they won't use Z/28 or SS.
Probably Z/26....
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Old 04-06-2012, 08:12 PM   #8
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I think if the next gen is smaller and lighter the TTV6 could be a base engine, w/ the V8 option always available. Of course it's all speculation at this point, I don't mean to suggest there will be no more V8.
The base engine is going to be a turbo I4 I would guess. The ATS is getting a I4, the Camaro on the same platform will as well.

It will be interesting to see what happens. If the TT V6 is good enough for an ATS-V, I suppose it would then have enough power for an SS or Z/28. I just can't see an SS or Z/28 with anything but a V8, though.

This is yet another reason why I am either going to buy a 2014 1LE or a 2015 6th gen. See what the 6th gen looks like and what the options, etc., for it are, and then decide which to buy.
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Old 04-06-2012, 08:22 PM   #9
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Probably Z/26....
Isn't that a barretta?...
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By time the 6th gen comes out this bad boy will be paid off and I can do it all over again ahahah
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Old 04-06-2012, 08:47 PM   #11
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Gas at $6/gallon & you'll see V8s.. in the garage.
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Old 04-06-2012, 09:04 PM   #12
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Camaro Berlinetta?

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Old 04-06-2012, 09:09 PM   #13
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Beretta.
IIRC Chevy was sued and had to pay royalties to use the name from the gun manufacturer.

That was a good looking little car in its day. No wonder it disappered so fast.
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Which will make them worth a few more $$$

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Gas at $6/gallon & you'll see V8s.. in the garage.
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