2016 Chevrolet Camaro Release Date, Price, Interior, Specs – As for the new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, buyers should expect the brand new car to come with subtle lifts and tucks on its exterior and chassis as well. Additionally, it will come with an upgraded interior and more robust engines too.
The new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro will be based on a Cadillac platform, so buyers should anticipate to a great vehicle that will offer all the luxury and convenience money can buy. This will not be the first time the automaker is using the Cadillac platform, and if your memory serves you right, you should remember the Climarron of the 80’s and the Corvette based XLR during the last decade.
The new Camaro comes as the 6th generation model in its line-up and is massively updated in almost every aspect for the better. It boasts of a fine tuned chassis that is derived from the Cadillac CTS and the ATS.
Unfortunately, the new coupe comes with a shorter body that might jeopardise both the head and leg room. According to the online images we have of the Camaro, buyers should expect the same low slung and broad shouldered stance.
2016 Chevrolet Camaro exterior
The automaker has good reasons of creating the new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro on a new platform, which has inevitably led to costs savings and good fuel economy ratings. The new vehicle will initially be provided in SS and LTT trim levels.
The LT model will come with 18” wheels as the standard, while 20” wheel be offered optionally. On the other hand, the SS model will be offered with 20” wheels and bespoke LED taillights.
The car will feature four selectable driving modes which will include Tour, Snow/Ice, Sport and Track (SS model). The new modes will consequently lead to customizable transmission system, acceleration, steering and traction settings depending on the prevailing road conditions.
There will be a multitude of safety features in the new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro which will include 4 wheel ABS, remote antitheft alarm system, dual front side mounted airbags, front and rear ventilated disc brakes, Dusk sensing headlamps, engine immobilizer, stability control, tire pressure monitoring, emergency services, stolen vehicle tacking/assistance, airbag deployment notification, traction control, etc.
2016 Chevrolet Camaro interior
The interior upgrades of the new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro will be conspicuously present. Its design will make use of top quality materials, which will be a necessary requirement in order to keep up with the challenge of the Dodge Challenger and Mustang.
Preliminary specs allege that the new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro will come with increased headroom and legroom despite the reduction of its length. It will be 200 lbs. lighter than the outgoing model, but more rigid by up to 30%.
There will be new power, instrumentation, convenience, comfort, in car entertainment and telematics features in the new vehicle. Some of these features will include; Trip computer, low fuel level warning, cruise control, front door pockets, retained accessory power, speed proportional power steering, hands free calling, roadside assistance, destination download, etc.
In car entertainment features will include an element camera, six total speakers with a combined 80 watts stereo output, Sirius XM satellite radio, AM/FM stereo, adjustable speed sensitive volume control, radio data system, USB connection, etc.
2016 Chevrolet Camaro engine
Under the hood of the new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro will be V6 and V8 carryovers. New update will be the turbocharged four cylinder unit for those who want the Camaro to have maximum fuel economy.
The first engine will be the refreshed 3.6L V6 that will be able to generate up to 335 hp and 284 pounds of torque. The output figures suggest modest changes in comparison to the outgoing model.
Furthermore, the 6.2L V8 will also get a power bump, which will now be able to crank out 455 hp and 455 pounds of torque.
The new four cylinder 2L engine is now rated at 275 horsepower and 295 pounds of torque. For the above mentioned engine, the automaker says that the engine will now be able to return more than 30 mpg in the highway while dashing from 0-60 mph in less than six seconds.
All the three engines above will come mated to either a 6 or 8 speed automatic transmission system with paddle shifters.
2016 Chevrolet Camaro price and release date
The new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro msrp is pegged at around 25,000 USD. The pictures we have suggest that the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible will receive few exterior specs and its price should be slightly upwards to that of the base model.
Buyers should look forward to the fastest ever built street legal 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 and ZL1, which will be provided exclusively as coupes.