Posted By drdisque on 04 Jan 2017 01:21 AM
Yikes, even one class stiffer than even the most pessimistic were thinking. While I do think the SS 1LE would've become the car to have and upset the balance of F-street, the V6 1LE is definitely an FS car.
My guess is they looked at the data of Ryan Otis (newer alpha chassis but heavier Camaro SS) and Mark Scroggs (lighter EB Mustang) and concluded the peak hp/torque had less of an issue than the chassis and weight since there was very little WOT on either course. Admittedly, it's a little surprising.