General Motors (GM) launched the new generation of Camaro that is now more muscular as commented by global vice president of design, Ed Welburn “The Camaro went to the gym and came back with the most agile and athletic body in the sixth generation.”
The new model was virtually rebuilt with lighter materials and more elaborated design and 90Kg lighter than its previous version.
GM was keen to stress that only 2 parts were kept of the 5th generation: the Chevrolet emblem on the back and SS description. The new platform is shared with the Cadillac ATS and CTS, but about 70% of the components are unique to sports.
Among a new range of engines, will sport a 2.0 turbo of 275 hp and maximum torque of 40.6 mkgf; a V6 3.6 of 335 hp and 39.2 mkgf; and a V8 6.2 of 455 hp 46.3 mkgf. The transmissions can be manual or automatic six-speed/eight-speed. This is all available in three versions: LT, RS and SS.
The convertible version of the sportive is being launched today (24) And has an electric -hydraulic system that takes or puts the ceiling at the touch of a button , even with the car moving at a speed of nearly 50 km/h.