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Hitting the track in Chevy's 2019 Camaro Turbo 1LE prototype

The Turbo 1LE doesn't get any additional power, but that's not the point.

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We know, we know -- the new Camaro has already been revealed, but this one's still wearing camouflage. That's because it's a development car.

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The Turbo 1LE uses the same 2.0-liter engine as the base Camaro.

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The big upgrade here is a stiffer suspension -- the FE3 setup from the Camaro SS, to be exact.

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Larger Brembo brakes offer improved stopping power.

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Sticker summer tires offer improved grip on the track.

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Inside, Chevy says the Turbo 1LE can be optioned with Recaro front bucket seats.

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The drive mode selector adds a Competition Mode for Turbo 1LE duty.

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Chevy says the Turbo 1LE is designed to compete with would-be Subaru BRZ, Honda Civic Type R or Ford Focus RS buyers.

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Basically, the Turbo 1LE just offers a lower price point for a dedicated performance Camaro model.

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Keep scrolling and clicking to see more of the Camaro Turbo 1LE Prototype, live from Las Vegas.

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