The Chevrolet Camaro is one of the iconic American cars with millions of fans and satisfied owners. At the last car show in Detroit, the manufacturer has introduced the sixth generation of the brand. This muscle car is going to be lighter than its predecessors with significant enhancements under the skin. These modifications include new chassis and technologies. That is not all, because the new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro will have a new engine lineup in the offer. The main rivals on the market of this iconic car will be Dodge Challenger and Ford Mustang. According to the automaker, this vehicle represents unique combination of sharp handling and mighty performance. Furthermore, we must mention its competitive fuel economy along with quick acceleration and these features will definitely interested potential buyers.
2016 Chevrolet Camaro Redesign
From the outside, the new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro will retain its well known style solutions and exterior design. It will be smaller and two inches shorter in comparison with an older model. Furthermore, this car will also be an inch lower and narrower. As for the exterior dimensions, the new Chevy is going to be 53.1 inches tall and 74.7 inches wide. Its length will be 188.3 inches. This muscle car comes with eighteen-inch wheels that are standard. And, twenty-inch wheels are also available. This car is going to be built under the GM’s Alpha architecture. It will have Brembo brakes. There is ten exterior paint colors to choose from. We cannot forget LED taillights.
The interior layout of the new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is noticeably improved with some interesting features. It will have a new instrument panel. There is an eight-inch, configurable HD screen.The main task of this HD screen is to provide information about navigation, performance and entertainment. And, we cannot forget additional eight-inch screen which is placed in the center of the dashboard. Chevy MyLink system is also present. Inside the cabin, we are able to find LED ambient lighting system. Interior is enriched with flat-bottom steering wheel.
2016 Chevrolet Camaro Engine
Under the hood of the new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, we are able to find three engine options. First option is a 3.6-liter V6 engine that generates 335 hp and 284 lb-ft of torque. The second variant is a 6.2-liter V8 engine with 455 horsepower and 455 pound-feet of torque. And, there is a new 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine delivers 275 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. Estimated fuel economy with this new engine is more than 30 miles per gallon on the highway. It sprints from 0 to 60 miles per hour in less than six seconds. All these engine variants are available with a six-speed manual transmission. And, we must say that an eight-speed automatic transmission is also available with this muscle car.
2016 Chevrolet Camaro Release Date and Price
The new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro will hit the market by the fall of this year (2015). The price is going to be between $24,700 – $43,400.by Zak Hyde