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2012 Chevrolet Camaro LSX With C7 Corvette-Style Quad Exhaust Is Seriously Loud

The Chevrolet Camaro for the 2012 model year isn’t exactly new or exciting, but this pony is slightly different. Instead of the bone-stock V8 with 426 horsepower, we’re actually dealing with a 6.2-liter LSX.
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2012 Chevrolet Camaro LSX With C7 Corvette-Style Quad Exhaust2012 Chevrolet Camaro LSX With C7 Corvette-Style Quad Exhaust2012 Chevrolet Camaro LSX With C7 Corvette-Style Quad Exhaust2012 Chevrolet Camaro LSX With C7 Corvette-Style Quad Exhaust2012 Chevrolet Camaro LSX With C7 Corvette-Style Quad Exhaust2012 Chevrolet Camaro LSX With C7 Corvette-Style Quad Exhaust2012 Chevrolet Camaro LSX With C7 Corvette-Style Quad Exhaust
Not to be confused with the 7.0-liter racing motor, the LSX in the following video can be described as one of many high-output siblings of the LS3. As far as the Chevrolet Performance LSX crate engine is concerned, you can extract a lot of performance from it thanks to the cast-iron block, forged pistons, as well as a hydraulic roller camshaft, and blower-friendly compression ratio.

One way of developing more suck-squeeze-bang-blow is with the help of long-tube headers and a straight-pipe exhaust system. Equipped with 3.0-inch stainless pipes, catalytic converters of the high-flow type, and quad tips arranged in the style of the seventh-generation Corvette, this Camaro is properly loud. 126 decibels loud, to be more precise, which is about the same as a thunderclap, chainsaw, oxygen torch, or a rock music concert.

The rear valance panel is missing because a custom-built panel is allegedly in the works, and the rest of the exterior appears to be similar to the factory specification. On closer inspection, the bowtie up front is missing and the trunk lid is where the owner affixed an LSX badge to bring the point home.

We’re not sure how much horsepower and pound-feet of torque this car lays down to the ground, but it’s safe to assume the factory engine would blush in awe. The most potent Camaro from the fifth generation is the almighty ZL1, which features the 6.2-liter LSA with 580 horsepower and 556 pound-feet (754 Nm) thanks to a 1.9-liter Roots supercharger supplied by Eaton.

Be that as it may, the most desirable pony from this generation is the Z/28.

From 7.0 liters of displacement, the hand-built LS7 motor is much obliged to crank out 505 horsepower and 481 pound-feet (652 Nm) of torque, but that’s not all. Over the course of two model years, Chevrolet built only 1,801 units of the free-breathing corner carver with Multimatic DSSV dampers.



 
 
 
 
 

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