Chevrolet Camaro 2016: it’s official! The 5 key muscle car of the future as Chevrolet
The muscle car are highly topical in Diariomotor high performance. This weekend we offered you our first test of the Ford Mustang and, to complete the move, General Motors in Detroit presents his latest creation, a new generation of the Chevrolet Camaro - and already are six - that promises big changes, big news. Developments can be summarized in a fact. No matter how similar you can resultarte this New Chevrolet Camaro 2016 its predecessor, its fifth generation, know that only preserve two pieces, everything else has changed, emblems bow tie and SS version.
1. Design: tradition and modernity
Their outer dimensions have been reduced a few centimeters over its predecessor. But the Chevrolet Camaro is still unmistakable, more spectacular than ever.
Contemplate carefully. You look where you look, the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is spectacular. This muscle car continues to enjoy athletic pose that we cherish, that image that makes it recognizable, and unmistakable. The Camaro continues to enjoy a sumptuous hood, a high waist and very wide, thanks to its prominent rear wheel arches. Before following a curious fact, with 4.78 meters in length it is 6 shorter than its predecessor centimeters.
Chevrolet says that despite all this model worked enjoy the most aerodynamic design in a Camaro, with 350 hours in the wind tunnel to reduce aerodynamic resistance and LT versions increase the grip of the sports, SS. This struggle between technology, tradition and modernity is perfectly embodied in the design of a front retaining a large grill, divided into two levels and highlighted by very narrow headlights that define their quizzical look.
2. Lightweight construction and dynamic
According to reports, the 2016 Camaro saves up to 90 kilograms, most of which have been reduced in the design of its structure.
According to Chevrolet, this Camaro improving performance and agility has been a major priority, perhaps glancing at his countrymen, his archenemy, the Ford Mustang. According versions, the new Camaro 2016 comes to save up to 90 kilograms compared to its predecessor. Only your naked body has already saved 60.5 kilograms.
Where do the savings come from? Especially the development of structures and the use of aluminum key elements, as suspensions, or the structure of the dashboard.
Chevrolet also says it has worked hard on the development of the suspensions, in structures MacPherson independent front and rear suspensions. Also on the steering precision.
3. Big changes, new engines: 2.0 turbo, V6 and V8
The Camaro will debut a four-cylinder engine turbo for its most basic and rational version.
You can bring a Chevrolet Camaro 2016 with an engine 3.6 V6 335 CV, atmospheric and has automatic deactivation of cylinders (two cylinders in off low load conditions to reduce consumption minimizing drag losses). Above, you still expecting a 6.2-liter V8 and 455 hp, which will be marketed under the SS seal.
And the big news we have in the introduction of a turbocharged four-cylinder engine a new 2.0 Turbo 275 hp which it will be located as the heart of the Camaro more accessible and rational. If there is any rationality in the essence of a muscle car.
4. A Chevrolet Camaro technology, even geek
A look inside is enough for us to recognize how important it was for Chevrolet Camaro aspire to create a technology that not only outside, but also convey that image to the client. In a simple dashboard highlights a MyLink entertainment team new-generation eight-inch screen. The scorecard is more technological than ever, with a large color display in the center, while preserving analog instrumentation, tachometer and speedometer on the left to the right.
Chevrolet Camaro tells us that his offer a new ambient lighting system using LED, installed on the doors, the glove box, center console, etc., which can be configured in 24 different colors. Even it will have a very nerdy functionality, a "car show" mode that will change color automatically when you leave the car parked.
5. More technology
You can take a Camaro with a manual six-speed or eight-speed automatic. the possibility of enjoying adaptive suspension technology will also be offered Magnetic Ride and a mode selector which will allow us to modify the management of address, change, throttle response and balance of suspensions, with three modes: Snow / Ice, Tour and Sport, and a fourth mode in versions SS: Track mode.
Enjoy the gallery that accompanies this post. And believe us. In the coming days, weeks and months we will continue talking about this new Chevrolet Camaro this year will begin production at the factory in Lansing Grand River in Michigan. A model that, along with the Corvette Stingray will be the only officially marketed in Europe after the demise of the continent Chevrolet.
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