Chevrolet Camaro

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Designer offer 2015 Chevrolet Camaro Vision

The study was a 22-year-old student from Michigan

Serious discussion on how should look the next generation of one of the icons of American automobile – Camaro, run the headquarters of Chevrolet. The key question is how to look a future version of the machine – the first generation (produced in the period 1967-1969 on) or the second (1970-1981 years).

Chevrolet Camaro

2015 Chevrolet Camaro

But there’s another possibility – GM and Chevrolet, to go in the third direction to create a car with possible retro touches. At least that is the suggestion of the 22-year-old student from the Technical University of Michigan – Tayal BEIMO. The young designer is making headlines in April when he showed conceptual development of the Ford Taurus. Now ready with sample images of interior and exterior of the next-generation Chevrolet Camaro, which is presented and designers at GM.

Whether you like them and will use a part of them, to be seen in 2015 when we went to the next-generation machine.

Dynamic indicators of Chevrolet Camaro

At the official launch of the Chevrolet Camaro was reported some data on the dynamics of the new “hot” model.

Chevrolet Camaro

2012 Chevrolet Camaro

Since GM announced that the car has very good acceleration from standstill to 100 km / h.

Al Oppenheiser, chief engineer at GM North America announced that the version of the Camaro with a V6 engine volume 3.6 liters and power 300 hp accelerates from standstill to 100 km / h in 6.1 seconds. V6 coupe travels quarter-mile in 14.5 seconds.

Data for stopping the car, however, are not very impressive. According to reports Openhayzer underlying Camaro stops from 100 km / h on the spot after more than 40 meters.

Data on the Camaro SS, equipped with engine V8, naturally exhibit good dynamic performance. Engine volume 6.2 liters and 422 hp maximum power allows acceleration from standstill to 100 km / h is 4.6 seconds and travels a quarter mile in 13.4 seconds and reaches 180 km / hour.

Brembo braking system ensures braking distance on Camaro SS 100 km / hr to stop out of 35.6 meters.

GM unveiling the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Chevrolet Camaro

2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Prices for the model to be sold in the U.S. in the spring, starting from $ 54 995

General Motors showed a new series of photographs of the next chapter in the history of the Chevrolet Camaro. The revival of the legendary model continues and soon in the series ZL1 coupe and convertible versions will be available.

Camaro ZL1 in coupe was shown in public for the first time almost a year ago at the show in Chicago. This spring it should be available at dealers in the U.S. where its starting price will be $ 54 995. His “brother” Convertible will be online in the summer, it is not clear how much it will cost. Judging by the politics of GM until they open version will be around $ 5000-6000 more expensive than the car.

Both options ZL1 will get 6.2-liter V8 engine with 580 hp power and torque of 754 Nm. This is the most powerful unit ever put a production version of Camaro. The car is equipped with a 6-way manual transmission or automatic with the same number of gears. The first version of Camaro ZL1 Coupe accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.0 seconds. and reaches a top speed of 290 km / h The second version is slightly faster – 3.9 seconds. and 296 km / h.

Ford Shelby and Chevrolet Camaro – another collision

The two met American supercars on the track

Chevrolet Camaro

2012 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe

Ford Shelby and Chevrolet Camaro are enemies since their inception. Their rivalry could be compared with the most ferocious football derby. Their engineers there is nothing more important than to beat their opponents in every possible moment.

The last encounter between Ford ShelbyGT500 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and took literally a few days ago. Camaro, equipped with 6.2-liter, V8 engine with 580 hp and maximum torque of 754 Nm (priced at $ 54 995 U.S.) confront Shelby (V8, 5.8 liter, 662 hp, 856 Nm and a price of $ 54,220).

To start with experts conducting race cars sounded indicators of a special test. It showed 595 hp Shelby and 815 Nm, while his opponent was weaker – 495 hp and 673 Nm. Then came two cars on a specially prepared track.

GT500 accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4 seconds and do a quarter mile (402 m) in 11.9 seconds, finishing with a speed of 198.7 km / h In ZL1 results were 4.4 seconds, 12.4 seconds and a speed of 184.6 km / h

Chevrolet Camaro

2012 Chevrolet Camaro 2SS

Camaro showed better results when measuring the lateral acceleration – 1.03 g, while Shelby this indicator is 0.98. The result of the ZR1 is equal the achievements of supercars as McLaren MP-12C and Porsche911 GT2 RS. Furthermore, the ZL1 proved to be much more maneuverable and walked pasted slalom with 113.9 km / h, while its rival record 111.2 km / h

As for the brakes at a speed of 60 miles (96 km / h) machine, Ford failed to stop for 32.2 m, while the Chevrolet car needed 33.5 meters should be noted that the test had a GT500 SVT package Performance value of $ 8085, while additional equipment worth $ 1750 ZL1.

Chevrolet Camaro prices announced for U.S.

General Motors officially announced prices for the new Chevrolet Camaro for the U.S..

The car will be available in two versions – the weaker engine V6, labeled LS is basic and will have a starting price of 22,995 dollars.

Stronger SS V8 engine will start from 30,995 dollars. Today in the U.S. can place orders for the car. Volume production will begin in mid-February 2009 at the GM plant in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.

Chevrolet Camaro

2011 Chevrolet Camaro 2SS

LS and LT will have a V6 engine having capacity 3.6 liters and power 300 hp The gearbox is automatic Hydra-Matic 6L50 with six gears.

The strongest version of SS is equipped with a manual gearbox with six-speed TR6060. LS3 V8 engine has an output of 422 hp and has a displacement of 6.2 liters. If you want an automatic transmission with six degrees, SS will be another engine – L99 V8 and has a maximum power of 400 hp

In all models rear suspension is an independent, four-wheel brakes are disc, while SS are Brembo. Since the basic version of the new Camaro has the StabiliTrak system for traction control. You can choose between alloy wheels with size 18, 19 or 20 inches.

Available (with LT and SS) and a sports package called RS, which has headlights HID, spoiler, rear lights with different design, 20-inch wheels, Bluetooth connectivity, USB connection, OnStar and XM Satellite Radio.

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