Chevrolet announced today that it will produce 50 units of Chevrolet Camaro convertible pace car to build for the Indy 500 in this year 2011. If the 2009 and 2010 Camaro coupe that pace in the last two Indy 500, the convertible is otherwise a standard-issue model 2SS with the RS package. Under the hood is a familiar 6.2-liter V8 makes 400 horsepower. Why only 400 hp and not 426? Well, because each of these convertibles, a six-speed automatic instead of manual transmission.
The SS package is upgraded braking hardware, with fixed four-piston Brembo calipers on the front, along with 20-by-8-inch front and 20-by-9-inch rear wheels with P245/45ZR20 front and P275/40ZR20 rear summer tires fill the wheel arches. Of course, these wheels of polished aluminum, so it exists in the state on the ground. The RS package offers the unique Auto, Halo-style HID headlamps.
One of the 50 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible pace cars is on special for charity at the annual Barrett-Jackson car auctions. The Barrett-Jackson, the world’s greater collector car auctions held in Scottsdale, Arizona, January 22. Note that the white paint and orange stripes on the 2011 pace car directly from the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, the pace of the 53th Anniversary -Indi 500.