2016 Auto Expo – New Chevrolet Camaro debuts in India

2016 Chevrolet Camaro is one of the most iconic cars to have been produced by GM. Already launched in the US, it now arrives in India, but only for a showcase as there are no launch plans.

2016 Chevrolet Camaro starts at a price of $26,695 (INR18,07,784) for Camaro 1LT and $37,295 (INR 25,25,615) for Camaro 1SS. It can be noted that mass of the vehicle has been considerably reduced between 223 and 390 pounds while it sits on a stiffer platform with reduced dimensions. Exteriors are so designed to offer reduced aerodynamic lift resulting in better handling while efficiency is enhanced.

Chevrolet Camaro at 2016 Auto Expo
Chevrolet Camaro at 2016 Auto Expo

Interiors boast of driver focused features with Driver Mode Selector, configurable instrument console and ambient lighting. Infotainment is seen with features that include Chevrolet MyLink with Apple CarPlay and OnStar 4G LTE with WiFi hotspot.

Where engine specifications on board the new Chevrolet Camaro is concerned one can expect to see three engines on offer. These will include a 4 cylinder 2.0 liter engine offering 275 bhp and 400 Nm torque. Acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph is achieved in 6 seconds with this engine.

The Camaro will also be offered with a 3.6 liter V6 engine with power figures going upto 335 bhp while the engine is mated to a 6 speed gearbox or a new 8 speed Hydra Matic 8L45 paddle shift automatic gearbox. The range topping Chevrolet Camaro SS will be powered by a 6.2 liter V8 engine offering 455 bhp power and 617 Nm torque mated to a 6 speed manual transmission fitted with Active Rev Match technology besides the 8-speed Hydra Matic 8L90 paddle-shift automatic transmission.

Stay tuned to Rushlane as we cover the 2016 Auto Expo LIVE.