2016 Chevrolet Camaro Release Date, Price, Specs – Whoa! The new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is finally set to be released during the first quarter of 2016. The new vehicle will definitely come as an invigoration to its segment, plenty of equipment, convenience, and In Car entertainment are some of the areas the vehicle will come with the most changes.
Also, some rumors allege that the vehicle will come adorned in a new platform, which will supplement its sleeker exterior and interior facets to the disadvantage of its close competitors like the Ford Mustang and the Dodge Challenger.
From my own standpoint, both the Mustang and Challenger are outright loftier and very desirable especially for the current year. But still, serious buyers looking for a Camaro will ultimately have the final say, as most of them are traditional buyers who are accustomed to the driving dynamics of the Camaro, and wouldn’t blink an eye for rival offers.
Exterior – 2016 Chevy Camaro
According to our sources, the Chevy Camaro will be provided in two body configurations: four-seat coupe and cabriolet. And just like the previous year, we should expect up to a walloping eight trims; starting from the base 1LS to the top-of-the-line Z/28 variants.
Some of the standard features and equipment on the base’s list include automatic headlights, six-speaker premium audio, keyless entry, auxiliary audio input, CD player, cruise control, inclining front seats, Bluetooth connectivity, 18” alloy wheels, telescopic steering wheel, and cloth upholstery.
Climbing a little on the trim ladder should be the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro 1LT variant. Expect a 7” touchscreen, Bluetooth connectivity, remote start, smartphone app integration, and MyLink connectivity. The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro 2LT adds rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, leather upholstery, a heads-up display, and automatic dimming rearview camera, nine-speaker premium audio, and additional gauges.
Moving on, the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS trim, according to our sources, should add unique gearing, limited slip differential, V8 engine, leather wrapped steering, 20” wheels, and sporty suspension system.
Interior Photos – 2016 Chevrolet Camaro
The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 should come with similar features to the Camaro 2SS but should go a notch higher by adding an adaptive suspension, supercharged V8, xenon headlights, simulated suede upholstery, carbon fiber air extractor, summer tires, magnetic dumpers, 20” alloy-wheels, and retuned power steering.
Finally, up in the food chain is the self-proclaimed 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 trim which adds sound deafening materials, a robust V8, 19” alloy wheels, performance tires, premium audio system, track-oriented suspension, carbon-ceramic brakes, lightweight chassis, air-conditioning system, and a 6-speed manual transmission system.
2016 Chevrolet Camaro Engine Specs
Both the LT and LS trims of the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro will be inspired by a 3.6L V6 engine capable of making around 323 horsepower and 278 pounds of torque. As already mentioned, a 6-speed manual transmission will be offered as standard equipment.
Since the 2016 EPA ratings haven’t been released as yet, we shall base our expectations from thee 2015 Chevy Camaro fuel economy ratings. As per EPA, the estimates for the previous Camaro are 17/28/20 mpg in the city/highway/combined with a manual transmission system.
Whilst equipped with an automatic. The 2015 Chevy Camaro 1LT, 1LS, and 2LT jump by 2 mpg when combined.
Another engine imperative for observation is the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS, according to our spy mules, a 6.2L V8 should be forthcoming, and capable of cranking out 400 horsepower and 410 pounds of torque. The SS is able to dash to 60 mph from standstill in an impressive 4.8 seconds. Its existing EPA ratings are 16/24/19 mpg in the city/highway/combined when making use of the manual transmission system, with an auto expect a dip to 18 mpg/combined.
Closer the top of the power chain is the 2016 Chevrolet CamaroZL1, which according to multiple sources should come equipped with a 6.2L V8 engine good for 580 horsepower and 556 pounds of torque. A 6-speed manual is standard while a similar auto is optional.
Finally, sitting at the helm of the power throne is the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 which should get a performance-tuned 7L V8 good for 505 horsepower and 481 pounds of torque. We should expect an improved fuel economy from this powerplant, the previous EPA ratings placed its combined return at 15 mpg.
Wheelbase: 9 ft. 2.7 in. (110.7 in.)
Length: 15 ft. 8.3 in. (188.3 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 2.7 in. (74.7 in.)
Passenger volume: 81-85 ft³
Cargo volume: 7-9 ft³
Curb weight: 3400-3600 lb
Top Speed: 130 mph
0-60: 4.8 sec
MPG: 17/28 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Black, Blue Velvet Metallic, Bright Yellow, Garnet Red Tintcoat, Hyper Blue Metallic, Mosaic Black Metallic, Nightfall Gray Metallic, Red Hot, Silver Ice Metallic and Summit White
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs
Price and release date – Chevy Camaro 2016
As already mentioned, the new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is set to be released to the market sometime during the 1st Q of next year. Chevrolet has already made the pricing details known to the public, the base model should go for sale with an msrp of around $25,000.