Skip to main content

2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible

I first caught a glimpse of the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro in person at the New York Auto Show, and the Convertible version (by way of pictures) at its far-flung debut in Germany. As a car writer, a V8 enthusiast, a convertible diehard and, most days, no fool, I've wanted to get my turn in this very car ever since. The Camaro SS Convertible rumbled up to my door in 2SS trim, meaning my first go with the deeply attractive pony car would lack for neither bells nor whistles, nor imposing 20-inch aluminum wheels. While undoubtedly pricey, fully loaded with a manual transmission is a great way to... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
6.2L V8
Power:
426 HP / 420 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Manual
Base Price:
$39,055
As-Tested Price:
$46,360
  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Auctions: 'Blood Muscle' auction to sell impressive collection of ill-begotten classic cars
    1406727060

    The old saying goes that if you can't do the time, don't do the crime. But being a criminal can involve more than just taking a trip to the big house; it can also mean losing possessions purchased from any ill-gotten gains. Still, one man's loss is another's gain, and if you're in Lodi, NJ, on September 12, you stand the chance to buy some of the ultimate ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Featured: 2015 Ford Mustang vs. Camaro and Challenger [w/poll]
    Detroit's Muscle Cars, By The Numbers 1405637940

    The horsepower wars are tightening among the Detroit Three, as the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger are getting bigger, more powerful, and yes, more fuel efficient. That came into sharper focus this week as more information was revealed about the most insane Challenger ever – the 707-horsepower Hellcat – followed quickly by ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Spy Shots: Chevy Camaro successor spied for the first time
    1405623300

    It's entirely possible that these items could indicate that this is the next-gen ZL1 or SS 1LE. We have our very first spy photos of the next-generation, 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, in what looks like a higher-performance variety. The heavily camo'd tester was spotted on General Motors' Milford, MI proving grounds alongside other GM vehicles, including a ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Official: GM recalling 8.4M cars, 8.2M related to ignition problems [UPDATE]
    Recall Covers Equivalent Populations Of Nine US States And District Of Columbia Combined 1404156600

    General Motors today announced a truly massive recall covering some 8.4 million vehicles in North America. Most significantly, 8.2 million examples of the affected vehicles are being called back due to "unintended ignition key rotation," though GM spokesperson Alan Adler tells Autoblog that this issue is not like the infamous Chevy Cobalt ignition switch ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Recalls: GM recalls 500K Chevy Camaros for ignition-switch defect
    1402669740

    General Motors issued a recall for more than a half million Chevrolet Camaros on Friday morning because of an ignition-switch safety hazard that mirrors the one at the center of the company's current crisis. The problem affects Camaro models from the 2010 to 2014 model years. Approximately 464,712 cars are impacted in the United States, and 511,528 ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Recalls: GM issues 4 new recalls for 90k vehicles, Chevy, Buick, GMC affected
    1402085460

    One day after releasing an internal report that found a pattern of "incompetence and neglect" within the company, General Motors announced four more recalls that affect 89,126 vehicles. One of the recalls affects 31,520 vehicles that may contain a defect that could prevent airbags from deploying in a car accident. GM said it was aware of at least one ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Report: GM extending warranties on Cadillac CTS-V and Chevy Camaro ZL1 for supercharger issue
    1401918300

    Okay General Motors, we've sat by and watched you recall the compact cars, crossovers and pickup trucks, and aside from reporting on it, we've been fairly quiet. This, though, this will not do. We can almost tolerate the recalls on the bread-and-butter cars, but leave the performance vehicles alone. According to a report from The Car Connection, GM has ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Report: GM restricting Camaro Z/28 parts so you can't build yourself a clone
    1398878880

    Chevrolet is apparently making it harder to experience even parts of its $75,000, track-biased Camaro Z/28. The entire 500-car production run for the 2014 model year is already either sold or at least reserved by dealers. And it will be months before assembly of the roughly 2,500-car, 2015 model-year run will begin. In theory, though, couldn't someone buy ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    EcoCar3 will convert Camaro to bitchin' eco rides
    1398468600

    In the 47-year-history of the Chevrolet Camaro, there have been countless college-age kids spending a ton of time getting under the hood and souping 'em up. Now, General Motors is adding a twist to the concept by donating 16 Camaros for the EcoCar challenge that puts university teams together to wring out better fuel-efficiency out of various vehicles. No ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Report: 2015 Chevy Camaro Z/28 already sold out?
    1398364140

    Chevrolet may have struck gold with the Camaro Z/28. Not only is it a great car to drive, it's also proving to be a hot seller. A rumor has emerged that the brand has already fulfilled all the orders for the planned 500-car production run. Don't worry, though. If you want a Z/28 in your garage, Chevy plans to start building a second production order of ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Video: R/C fans' film tribute to Fast and Furious franchise
    1398297600

    Fans of the Fast and Furious series have about a year to wait before the seventh installment in the franchise hits theaters, but in the meantime, let this homage to the series made with radio-controlled cars whet your appetite. It might lack the actors, but it nails the automotive action. Vax Studio, the group that made the video, claims to be a group of ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Video: Petrolicious finds an oasis of Chevy SS models in the desert
    1397865600

    The things we are interested in while young often grow into passions later in life. Take Mark Lundquist for example, whose car collection is highlighted in a new video from Petrolicious. Out of high school in the late 1960s, he worked at a gas station and filled up many of the era's most prized muscle cars. He wanted one but couldn't afford it until years ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #376
    New York Auto Show, Ram Runner, Ward's 10 Best Interiors 1397599500

    Episode #376 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Chris Paukert and Brandon Turkus talk about the New York Auto Show, internet criticism of the Ram Runner, and the 2014 Ward's 10 Best Interiors. We start with what's in the garage and finish up with some of your questions, and for those of you who hung with us live on our UStream ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    ETC: Chevy Camaro is a good sport, wishes Ford Mustang Happy 50th
    1397591100

    It was 1966 when Chevrolet launched its challenger to the wildly successful Ford Mustang, the Camaro. While the competition between the two brands was already healthy, the arrival of the Camaro set off one of the most intense, model-to-model rivalries in the industry. That competitive spirit hasn't stopped Chevy and the Camaro from wishing Ford's iconic ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Video: Sci-fi movie Jinn features car designer, Firebird-bodied Camaro
    1396999800

    If you're an automotive engineer being tormented by an immortal being made of fire, then wouldn't you think it best to have a custom coupe called the FireBreather for your getaway car? That's the FireBreather in the image above, adorned by the red wings that once fronted the Pontiac Firebird, running away from a black cloud of evil in a trailer for the ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Report: Texan tries out new Camaro ZL1 Underwater Edition [w/video]
    1396899000

    Texans, please stay away from water in your sports cars. Now, this latest fiasco isn't quite so dire as the Lone Star State's last attempt at an amphibious sportscar - a waterlogged Bugatti Veyron - although that's largely because the Veyron in that story cost $1.6 million and this submerged Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 only cost about $57,000. Still, it's a sad ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Motorsports: Dario Franchitti to drive Camaro Z/28 pace car at Indy [w/video]
    1395860340

    Dario Franchitti may no longer be up for racing in the wake of his crash in Houston five months ago, but the three-time Indy 500 winner and four-time IndyCar Series champion won't be left out of the action altogether. To start with, he'll be helping the Chip Ganassi Racing team with driver development, and now Chevrolet has announced that Franchitti will ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Official: Callaway introduces 2014 Camaro Z/28 SC652
    1395777780

    Chevrolet's fanatical pursuit of performance with the Camaro Z/28 is impressive on its own. That said, we can't help but feel that there's a bit more potential to be squeezed from the track-ready muscle car. It seems that the folks at Callaway agree with us, as the aftermarket tuner has released the Camaro SC652. As you may have guessed, SC652 is an ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    First Drive: 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 [w/video]
    Making The Top Of The Racing Podium Its Primary Objective 1395676620

    In the chart of automotive performance, a thick horizontal line separates track-capable sports cars from genuine racecars. Nearly every major automaker offers a sports car talented enough to circle a racing circuit with some level of competence. These gussied-up machines with their oversized wheels and flashy spoilers blast down the straights, brake hard ...

  • 0
    Chevrolet Camaro
    Video: Camaro Z/28 is so grippy GM had to find way to keep tires from slipping on wheels
    1394731860

    The 2014 Camaro Z/28 had a problem spinning its tires. Not doing traditional burnouts, mind, the rubber was actually rotating on the wheels. Well it did, until Chevrolet engineers noticed the vibration that it caused and fixed the flaw. Chevy observed the issue while it was running laps of the Z/28 on a track. It claims that the Camaro's aggressive ...

Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle