The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is being tested in yet more teaser images as it is getting ready to be officially unveiled on the 16th of May.
The North American based automaker Chevrolet is getting ready to officially pull the wraps off the new Camaro generation, as the popular muscle car will be unveiled on the 16th of May, at a special public event taking place at Detroit’s Belle Isle Park. But until it will be shown officially, Chevy has released probably the last teaser images with the vehicle, partially revealing its front fascia and side profile, which have been developed in the wind tunnel, along with every other body panel of the car.
“The importance of aerodynamics increases exponentially as we increase vehicle performance. As engine output increases, we need more engine cooling. As acceleration and top speeds climb, we need to reduce lift for better high-speed stability. However, we cannot make any changes at the expense of increasing drag, which can hurt fuel economy. To balance these different aerodynamic targets, we tested literally hundreds of changes on the new Camaro, millimeters at a time”, said Kirk Bennion, the exterior design manager.
The next generation of the Chevrolet Camaro is believed to drop up to 100 kg from its weight, compared to the regular model, and to ride on the Alpha platform, currently used on front-engined and rear-wheel / all-wheel drive vehicles. This will also get the MacPherson struts in the front and 5 link independent rear, making use of high strength steel and aluminum. The engine lineup is expected to receive a 4-cylinder unit, rivaling the Mustang EcoBoost, and also a 6.2 liter V8. More details on the muscle car are limited at this time.