Initially developed as a competitor for Ford Mustang, 2016 Chevy Camaro is one of General Motor’s return tickets into the muscle car category. The model is available primarily as a famous sports car, muscle car & pony car in wide range of body styles and configurations including – a 2 door Convertible & coupe versions. It first made its debut in 1967 and was developed using the classic “FR Layout”. Chevy Camaro was awarded with great success during its initial production years from 1967; however, it was later discontinued in 2002 due to a rapidly decline market for sports coupe cars. The muscle car lineup was revived in 2009 after its concept model was unveiled & approved for further production in august 2006.
2016 Chevy Camaro: Exterior and Interior
2016 Chevy Camaro is also set to release a high performance SS variant which is speculated to be developed using the newly formulated “Alpha platform”. New features include a redesigned rear spoiler in addition to a relatively larger wheels compared to its regular version; also the car has a sporty look & overall clean & sophisticated appearance. Many industry insiders also speculate that next generation Chevy Camaro might prove to be more efficient & powerful than its arch rival – Ford Mustang which had its last production release in the year 2015.
2016 Chevy Camaro new development Alpha platform has resulted in quite a few changes in its exterior design – the model has a relatively sleeker roof line along with a short wheel base and finely defined contour lines. Even though its test model was primarily covered with camouflage, one cannot deny that it has been give a leaner & fierce appearance judging by the design of its deck lid & front fascia. Also, one cannot avoid noticing its newly redesigned head lights which bear an uncanny resemblance to that of its mortal rival – Ford Mustang. Other major modifications to the exterior include – revamped head lamps that appear to be fitted deep into its upper split grille.
2016 Chevy Camaro: Engine Options
Standard engine configurations in 2016 Chevy Camaro include a primary 3.6 L, V6 cylinder unit which is capable of producing about 312 HP and has been paired with a manual or automatic 6 speed power transmission system. Higher up trims will potentially be powered by a LS3 6.2L, V8 cylinder engine that is capable of producing a total of 426HP. Major trim versions of Chevy Camaro include – LS, LT and SS trim levels. New features in the higher trims include newly installed trim badges, xenon based head lamps, unique front & rear end spoilers etc.
2016 Chevy Camaro: Release Date and Competitors
However, one should also that not all features of 2016 Chevy Camaro are as appealing like its preceding models – it features a redesigned lower grille which has been made using a plastic mesh. The plastic mesh grille look a bit cheap in appearance and it’s meant for a relatively short & temporary existence and might be completely replaced once the final production model is unveiled for purchase. However, one cannot deny that it is highly aggressive in appearance compared to its predecessors & market competitors.