Chevrolet Lifts Lid on 2016 Camaro Convertible

Posted on 26. Jun, 2015 by in GM Canada


Chevrolet Lifts Lid on 2016 Camaro Convertible

Segment’s many modernized tip is entirely automatic, with polished appearance

2015-06-24

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DETROIT (Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015) – Let a object gleam in. Chevrolet will offer a automobile indication of a all-new 2016 Camaro, featuring a segment’s most-advanced top.

The 2016 Camaro is a usually automobile in a shred to offer all of a following:

  • Fully involuntary operation with latches that automatically recover and secure a top
  • Capability of opening or shutting during speeds adult to 48 km/h (30 mph)
  • Remote opening with a pivotal fob
  • A tough tonneau cover that deploys automatically, providing a some-more refined, finished coming when a tip is lowered and stowed.

The electro-hydraulic energy roof complement facilities multilayer construction – including acoustic and thermal barriers – designed for a comfortable, still pushing knowledge in all seasons. The tip emulates a neat conformation of a Camaro coupe.

“The 2016 Camaro coupe will set a benchmark for a shred in terms of technology, performance, and design,” pronounced Shane Peever, Chevrolet code manager for Canada. “Adding a many worldly tip in a shred brings another turn of refinement, and pushing enjoyment, to a Camaro convertible.”

The new Camaro automobile arrives in early 2016.

Like a Camaro coupe, a automobile advantages from a stiffer, lighter structure that helps revoke sum automobile weight by during slightest 200 pounds compared to a indication it replaces. Consequently, a Camaro automobile retains a coupe’s pointy framework tuning and nimble reflexes.

“From a beginning, a Camaro’s pattern was grown to incorporate a automobile with uncompromised pushing dynamics,” pronounced Al Oppenheiser, Camaro arch engineer. “Customers will conclude what they don’t feel: quivers, cover shake or an under-damped framework typically found in a four-seat convertible.”

The pattern also enables a Camaro convertible’s neat design, permitting a tip to overlay down totally underneath a belt line. The tough tonneau cover automatically covers a folded top, formulating a finished appearance.

“With many convertibles, we have to hitch a tonneau cover manually – if it’s finished during all,” pronounced Tom Peters, pattern director. “The Camaro convertible’s automatically deploying tough tonneau not usually creates it easier to suffer automobile pushing when a impulse hits, it ensures a automobile always looks a best.”

About a 2016 Camaro

The sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro offers aloft levels of performance, record and excellence and is designed to say a sporty automobile shred care warranted over a past 5 years in North America.  

Offered in LT and SS models, it provides a faster, some-more nimble pushing experience, enabled by an all-new, lighter pattern – during slightest 90 kilograms (200 lbs.) lighter than a stream indication – and a broader powertrain range.

Six all-new powertrain combinations are offered, including a 2.0L Turbo rated during an SAE-certified 275 horsepower, an all-new 3.6L V-6 producing and SAE-certified 335 horsepower, and a LT1 6.2L V-8, fabricated during GM’s St. Catharines, Ontario engine plant, that is SAE-certified during 455 horsepower and 455 lb-ft of torque – a many absolute Camaro SS ever. Each engine is accessible with a six-speed primer or eight-speed involuntary transmission.

Camaro’s leaner, stiffer height and somewhat smaller measure are accentuated by a dramatic, sculpted exterior. Meticulously tuned in a breeze tunnel, a extraneous contributes to opening by reduced aerodynamic lift for improved doing while enhancing highway fuel efficiency. 

Inside, a driver-focused cabin integrates class-leading control technologies, including a new Driver Mode Selector, configurable instrument cluster and a customizable ambient lighting feature.

The 2016 Camaro coupe and automobile will be constructed during General Motors’ Lansing Grand River public plant in Lansing, Mich.

FAST FACT: In 1967 – Camaro’s initial indication year – a accessible automobile indication came with a manually operated top. A power-operated tip was a $52.70 (US pricing) choice comparison by 47 percent of buyers. 

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 some-more than 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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