Chevrolet Camaro and Colorado Win Motor Trend 2016 Car and Truck of a Year

Posted on 17. Nov, 2015 by in GM Canada


Chevrolet Camaro and Colorado Win Motor Trend 2016 Car and Truck of a Year

Midsize pickup rides new Duramax diesel engine to second uninterrupted award 

2015-11-17

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LOS ANGELES (Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015) – The all-new Gen Six Chevrolet Camaro and a Chevrolet Colorado with a all-new 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel engine won a 2016 Motor Trend Car and Truck a Year awards on Monday night.

It is a second uninterrupted Truck of a Year endowment for Colorado, a mid-size pickup introduced as a 2015 model.

Motor Trend editors praised a Camaro for a lighter weight, that contributes to “world-class sports automobile opening and dynamics.” 

The Colorado diesel offers a best fuel potency for a pickup lorry in a Canada, with fuel expenditure rating of 7.7 L/100km on a highway for two-wheel expostulate models, and a top trailering capability in a midsize lorry segment: adult to 7,700 pounds (2WD) when versed with a accessible trailering package.

Colorado is accessible in four-door extended or organisation cab models with Work Truck, LT and Z71 trim levels. The diesel engine is charity in LT and Z71 Crew Cab models with 2WD or four-wheel drive. It facilities a variable-geometry turbocharger for optimal energy and efficiency, and is SAE-certified during 181 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque during 2,000 rpm.

Six all-new powertrain combinations are charity on a 2016 Camaro, including a customary 2.0L Turbo and an available, all-new 3.6L V-6 in LT models, and a 455-hp LT1 6.2L V-8 in a SS – creation it a many absolute Camaro SS ever. Each engine is accessible with a six-speed primer or eight-speed involuntary transmission.

Vehicle mass has been reduced between 223 and 390 pounds, depending on a model, formulating a some-more nimble, manageable pushing experience. A dramatic, sculpted extraneous accentuates a leaner, stiffer height and somewhat smaller dimensions. Meticulously tuned in a breeze tunnel, a new Camaro’s extraneous contributes to opening by reduced aerodynamic lift for improved doing while enhancing efficiency. 

Both a Camaro, that won Motor Trend Car of a year in 1982, and Colorado are well-connected, charity Chevrolet MyLink with phone formation capability for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as good as OnStar 4G LTE connectivity and a Wi-Fi hotspot.

About MOTOR TREND

MOTOR TREND®, a media code of TEN: The Enthusiast Network, was founded in 1949 and is internationally famous as one of a heading brands in a automotive category. The MOTOR TREND code is comprised of  Motor Trend Magazine; a award-winning website MOTORTREND.com; MOTOR TREND Auto Shows; MOTOR TREND Audio; MOTOR TREND en Espanol; MOTOR TREND India; and a eminent MOTOR TREND Car of a Year, SUV of a Year, Truck of a Year, and Best Driver’s Car awards programs.

About Chevrolet in Canada

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of a world’s largest automobile brands, doing business in some-more than 115 countries and offered around 4.8 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides business with fuel-efficient vehicles that underline enchanting performance, pattern that creates a heart beat, pacifist and active reserve facilities and easy-to-use technology, all during a value. More information on Chevrolet models can be found during www.chevrolet.ca, on Facebook during http://www.facebook.com/chevroletcanada or by following @ChevroletCanada on Twitter.

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