2016 Camaro sports car specs and details

May 29th, 2015 by

 

2016 Camaro | Quirk Chevrolet  in Manchester NH

 

It’s that time again. Welcome the 2016 Camaro.

 

This time around, the Camaro is gunning for the top spot in the sports car segment. With the improvements made over previous models, that is a modest goal at best. Now, you may not immediately notice the differences between the Camaro6 and its predecessors—the real changes are on the inside.


“Redesigning the Camaro is thrilling and challenging all at once, but the secret is to offer something more,” — Mark Reuss, General Motors executive VP of product development.


So what is the “secret” with the new 2016 Camaro? At a closer look, you’ll find that the 2016 Camaro has slimmed down and amped up. Over 200 pounds were shed, with the use of aluminum and conservative engineering. In terms of the performance, the 2016 Camaro gets by with a little help from its friends. Borrowing Cadillac and Corvette technologies bolstered the Camaro’s drive and performance—improving structural rigidity by 28 percent. However, it still remains loyal to the model itself, with 70 percent of its architecture being unique to the Camaro.

The 2016 Camaro is certainly leaner, but it is also a great deal meaner. At the top level trim, you’ll get the Corvette’s 6.2-liter V8 boasting 455 hp and 455 pound-feet of torque. They are calling it the LT1—along with the basic specs it also has some nice features: cast aluminum block and cylinder heads, direct injection, variable valve timing, and cylinder deactivation.

We all can’t get the best trim though. However, at the standard trim, the Camaro is absolutely nothing less. Let’s take a look—2.0-liter turbocharged engine at 275 hp and 295 lb-ft, with a max torque of 3,000 rpm. Also, it’ll hit 60 mph in less than 6 seconds and get over 30 mpg on the highway. That means it is the most fuel efficient Camaro ever. It is the lightest, fastest, most powerful, most efficient, and, of course, the best-looking Camaro we’ve ever seen. And there has been five others. So, if you’ve ever wanted a Camaro before–now is the best time to get one.

Enough talk. Take a look at how the 2016 Camaro performs:

Can’t wait? We’ve got plenty of 2015 Camaro models in stock for you right here.