2016 Chevy El Camino SS Release Date, Review and Specs

2016 Chevy El Camino SS Release Date, Price, Interior, Specs – The El Camino is making a comeback as Chevy has announced the appearance of its 2016 SS version. The car is a legendary make which was produced for the first time in 1959 and is a brand that still manages to hold its end even today. There has been many rumors about this car and various concept vehicles were announced and produced, but it is only now that we are finally getting some solid facts about the car’s existence

2016 Chevy El Camino SS
2016 Chevy El Camino SS

The initial model was actually the forerunner of the Chevy Camaro and was considered as one of the most popular cars in its days. They have produced on two occasions, the first time staring in 1959 and the second time it was made during a stint that lasted from 1964 and ended up in 1987. The car was then discontinued and was never heard from before. That is it has been heard of from the mouths of the fans which have been eagerly awaiting the comeback of the vehicle in spectacular fashion.

2016 Chevy El Camino SS front view, grille and headlights

Well it is time for a comeback and the people from Chevrolet are trying to bank in on the present popularity that the vehicle has been getting again from recently. The model’s spectacular return is going to shake up things a bit and you can read all about it in this review which will bring you all the important stats and specs that are needed for the car.

2016 Chevy El Camino SS side view, alloy wheels, silver color

2016 Chevy El Camino SS exterior

2016 Chevy El Camino SS exterior, side view

The car is going to come with a completely new design. It offers a look which is familiar to the fans but also something new that brings us closer to the future of the car. The chassis line is that of the one used in the Chevy Malibu vehicle, but it has been strengthen and extended as well to the rear to pose more room in the cargo bay. The new style of the car is mostly owed to the changes brought to the front and rear bumper and also the front mask of the car. They give it a new face and expression but makes sure that the base one is kept and preserved as well. The fog lamps update the look and the usefulness of the vehicle while the enhanced suspension system sets a way for better off-road capabilities of the vehicle.

2016 Chevy El Camino SS front
2016 Chevy El Camino SS front

The El Camino now rolls on some huge alloy wheels which are also useful in reducing the weight of the car. In fact this car has lost enough weight that it has enabled an overall better performance specs from it. There is an immense use of amalgam edges as well added this time which are also a big factor in the weight reduction issue for the car. All in all the model is fantastic from the outside and presents a great value now. With the added upgrade, the car looks sporty and has a new contemporary feel to it which will mark a great comeback for the El Camino SS version.

2016 Chevy El Camino SS back
2016 Chevy El Camino SS back

Interior

The inside is a more contemporary setting and a fashionable inside than it was before. The old models of the El Camino SS were not characterized by having an all that impressive inside, but as times have changed the inside needed to receive a much higher and an evolutionary look to it.

2016 Chevy El Camino SS interior
2016 Chevy El Camino SS interior

This is an impressive evolution of the car as it has embraced the modern and incorporated it inside of it.  Starting with the seats, they are much more comfortable now and have leather upholsteries that make any kind of a ride much comfortable, even one which is done on a different type of a terrain. The dashboard has been appropriately equipped with  touch screen. Bluetooth and USB charger functionality, which adds the technological element to the El Camino now. A whole new levels of entertainment is given to the passengers inside which was not the case with the late models. The standard version has a lot of added gadgets inside as well, but the SS version comes with a more advanced package this time.

2016 Chevy El Camino SS interior, leather seats and steering wheel

Engine

There were various announcements about the engine and many rumors on which powertrain was going to power the new 2016 Chevy El Camino SS car. But the latest news tell us that it is going to make use of a 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 281 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Another possibility was the 6.0-liter V8 with 361 hp, but we guess the choice fell to a a V-6 engine rather than a V-8 as it was not necessary to make that large of a power output of the vehicle like an El Camino. The transmission system used here is an 6-speed programmed transmission as the only choice.

2016 Chevy El Camino SS engine

Price and release date

The latest information is not clear on when the new 2016 Chevy El Camino SS is supposed to be released. We are certain that the next year is when the car is going to emerge on the market and our assumption is that it gets to be released till April of said year. The base price is going to be just shy of $35,000 for the SS version.

2016 Chevy El Camino SS release date

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