For your average, sane human being, the V8 flavors of the new Chevy Camaro have more than (or maybe just) enough horsepower.
For those people who don’t fall under this category, there happens to be the wonderful world of aftermarket tuning.
Naturally, there are people pushing the Camaro to its limits, and some have exceeded 1,000 hp. While we envy what these brave, brave souls have been doing, we’ve realized that there must be some consequences. These consequences involve things beneath the hood busting into bits. But what exactly breaks?
Hot Rod Magazine has put together a list of things to consider when building a new Camaro. It’s been broken down into Engine, Transmission, and Driveline issues, and the horsepower required to cause these issues. Everything form the timing chain, to the rear suspension is listed off, as well as their respective outputs that begin to put the parts at risk. So if you’re looking to mod you ‘Maro, first take a look at the list here, and make a list of parts upgrades accordingly.