One of the biggest challenges for buying muscle cars like the Ford Mustang or Chevrolet Camaro today is that prices are continuously rising. Although the car started out as affordable models for the masses, they are reaching a price point where many who would like to have one simply cannot afford to pay for them. Fortunately, Chevrolet offered some impressive performance packages on Camaro models that are not equipped with its big V-8 engine.
Unfortunately, Chevrolet is no longer offering the 1LE performance package on its V6 or turbocharged four-cylinder Camaro. The 1LE performance package is still available on the SS V8-powered Camaro and the upper dog Camaro ZL1 with its supercharged V-8. Choosing the 1LE package on the turbo or V6 Camaro required a six-speed manual transmission.
All Camaro cars in the 1LE package featured a matte black hood and special wheel designs. The turbo and V6 cars also included the Camaro SS FE3 suspension, asymmetrical Goodyear Eagle F1 tires for summer only, mechanical limited slip differential, Camaro SS fuel system, four-piston Brembo brakes and driver mode selector. There were also a handful of options available, including Recaro seats and a performance data recorder.
Presumably Chevrolet discontinued the 1LE package because there were not enough people to order it. There were many other performance cars in the price range that were more livable on a daily basis.
The news of the end of the 1LE package comes from recently published dealership fleet order guides for the Camaro 2022. When the Camaro 2022 construction site goes live, his death is expected to be confirmed. Anyone who expects significant changes to the 2022-year-old Camaro is likely to be disappointed. The vehicles will be transported virtually unchanged.