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Every one can only guess. If I had to guess I would say 18.
Really dont think they will do factory 20's but I could be wrong.
 

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The G8 has 19" wheels so I'd say that's a possibility. I want to know how wide the stockers will be and how wide will the wheel well accept.
 

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The Camaro and G8 are both Zeta based cars.

The production G8 has 18" as the smallest option (even on V6)and 19" as the largest option.

The Camaro chassis was modified a little to fit larger wheels so I would assume they would have not spent the money to modify the Camaro to fit larger wheels if they were going to put the same size wheels as the G8 on it. So, I am going to guess 18-20" wheels depending on the model but, it will fit up to 24". So the concept wheels should fit the production model but I doubt they will go that big stock. I think it would be sweet if it was a option to order the concept wheels from GM though.
 

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Found the sorce about the modification made

http://www.leftlanenews.com/gm-goes-extra-mile-to-live-up-to-camaro-concept.html

GM goes extra mile to make Camaro live up to concept
01/12/07, 03:06pm, EST


General Motors has gone the extra mile to ensure the production 2009 Chevrolet Camaro is as close to the concept version as possible. Rather than using the exact same Zeta platform as the Holden Commodore and Pontiac G8, GM made the front axle centerline on the Camaro about 50mm further forward than on the two sedans, according to Motor Trend.

The expensive change was made to allow the Camaro and Impala to fit 20-inch wheels without compromising steering lock and turning radius. A Holden source told the magazine the car could even fit 24-inch wheels without issue. Does that mean the production Camaro will have wheels worthy of a show car? We think so.

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After drooling over the wheels on the concept for so long anything less would seem odd to me at first. I definately don't want 22's but they look so good on that car.
 

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Over here we have the VXR8 on 20s from the factory (ZETA platform) so no reason the Camaro won't have those. The 19s look TINY on a car that large.
 

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Whatever the wheel size - I hope all four are the same size. If all the same size you can rotate and the tire life will be much higher. What is the benefit of the size difference from front to back? The handling can not be much better.
 

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Not to diss all the wheel/rim lovers out there but I thought the main reason for the wheels is function. Yes I like the staggered for better traction but not with 22 or even worse 24s??!! I have seen the 300s and old montes and regals rolling around here on 22-24s and just don't get it. Its a really good laugh cause it looks rediculous? Call me old fashion but it is funny to see a guy wearing his hood emblem on a chain and sporting wheels and tires that cost more than the car. I see a lot of that here.
 

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It's not about handling, it's about rear-end traction. A bigger wheel in the back has more rubber on the road..which means better grip..which means more power going to the road. Which means going faster.
How fast can you go in traffic? I would have to say that GM will make this car with all four wheels the same size, just like the Mustang.
 

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If they follow the Vette logic, then they will stagger them. Large size in the rear for traction, but smaller size in the front for better "handling". Larger front tires, from what I've read, causes the car to not want to stay straight in the lanes, as it catches more of the road surface "blemishes".

Yeah, it's a bummer that you can't rotate tires front to back, but then again, my tires don't last long enough to worry about even tire wear. Just autocross your car, and then you don't have to worry about that. :)
 

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Think of it this way. When it comes time to replace tires...you only really have to replace just the rear..since the front will probably have quite a bit more life still in them ;).
AJC..it's not all about speed. More traction is better all around. Especially in poor weather. More rubber on the road = always better.
Unless you are running on slicks. They have more rubber on the road, but without tread to whisk away water, you will have NO rubber on the road. :)
 

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AJC..it's not all about speed. More traction is better all around. Especially in poor weather. More rubber on the road = always better.
Smaller front tires work more like pizza cutters even though they are still big. For poor weather smaller tires are better, the bigger the tire the less weight per inch ratio and easier to hydroplane. Also for the speed factor the smaller the front tire the less friction on the road. Kinda like really big front runners :)
 

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I was talking more like rim or tire width than diameter. Sorry to here about the olds. Was it a muscle car or a granny car? ;)
 
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