During the last weeks we Chevrolet has been gradually revealing its latest model, the new Chevrolet Camaro 2016 . Finally it was presented the sixth generation of which is one of the most iconic American sports. He comes to rival the new Ford Mustang and also uses the same recipe: do everything better. Offers more technology, new engines, greater efficiency and better performance than its predecessor.
There is particularly innovative in design, adopts a more flowing lines, but preserves the muscles so characteristic of the fifth generation, which tries to evoke the original model. Despite being a completely new model, and smaller, still recognizable as a Camaro . Aerodynamics has been optimized during more than 350 hours in the wind tunnel.
The body is smaller in all its dimensions , with 4.78 meters long, 1.89 wide and 1.35 high and can dress in 10 different colors, besides being personalized with various adhesives. The headlights of the most basic models have halogen lighting, with xenon and LED daytime running on high-end models or as optional. The taillights may also have LED technology.
more mature An interior
The interior also takes a radical turn, providing a design more modern and higher quality visual, although characteristic design elements, such as the visor box watches are maintained. The box consists of two analog clocks and an screen 8 “. The dashboard is slightly tilted to the driver and also has a touch screen 8 “.
found design details like HVAC controls integrated in the air vents , something already seen in the new Audi TT. And a cleaner dashboard is achieved. Is introduced as standard electric parking brake system and ambient lighting with 24 colors different and distinct effects opens. Even when the car is parked can stupefy the most curious ambient lighting allowing a temporary loop activated in the 24 colors.
new 2.0 turbo engine
All three engines of the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro
The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro uses three new mechanics, where the highlight is the new engine 2.0 Turbo four-cylinder engine that delivers 279 horses power and 400 Nm of torque. This engine will try to rival the 2.3 EcoBoost Mustang, although the latter is more powerful, with 317 horses. With an average consumption estimated at 7.84 liters brand is the most efficient of all time Camaro.
A step is located above the classic 3.6 V6 atmospheric petrol, which this time is renewed incorporating selective cylinder deactivation direct injection and variable valve timing. His 340 horses and 385 Nm ensure good and progressive power delivery. But as in all Camaro, will not miss the V8 engine. 6.2 direct injection that delivers 461 horses and 617 Nm of torque to the rear wheels, without compassion.
In the United States the initial range will be divided into the LT and SS models , the latter being fitted to the V8 engine. All engines are equipped as standard with manual six relationships , may opt for the automatic gearbox eight-speed with paddles on the steering wheel. The function V8 include automatic tip-heeled in manual and automatic versions also enjoy the selective disconnection of cylinders.
Aware that a 2.0 turbo is not the most genuine, units equipped with this engine with serial active cancellation of sound , whereas if we equip the Bose sound system, enjoy the engine sound emphasis You through the speakers. The V6 and V8 also amplify sound, but they do mechanically with resonators introducing sound engine compartment into the passenger compartment.
A more dynamic Camaro
engines are more efficient than ever, but Chevrolet has also worked on other aspects, such as weight reduction. The new 2016 Camaro 90 kilos lighter than its predecessor, carrying out a major diet through the use extensivode lightweight materials like aluminum. Structural rigidity is also achieved 28% higher. This contributes to the Camaro more agile.
A dynamic level have sought the best performance with some independent suspension aluminum and the damping system piloted called Magnetic Ride Control on SS, which allows adapting the suspension to the road conditions and our driving. The Camaro SS also enjoy some Brembo larger bitten by four-piston fixed calipers on both axes. LT resort to a simple four-piston front calipers and a single piston back, biting smaller disks. The alloy wheels are 18 “LT and can choose the optional 20” that are standard on the SS.
No shortage different driving modes specifically Four: Snow / Ice (snow and ice), Tour, Sport and Track, the latter only for the Camaro SS. These modes act on elements such as managing the throttle, gearbox, sound, direction, stability control, the suspension piloted and ambient lighting.
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Article New 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, improved spirit has originally been published in Current Motor.