2010 Chevrolet Camaro Pics And Review

2010 Chevrolet Camaro

The First Generation of Chevrolet Camaro made by Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors was launched in September 1966 for the 1967 model year. It was also designed as a rivalry to the Ford Mustang. Five generations have passed making this car leave a very remarkable name in automobile history. During the 2006 North American International Auto Show on January 9, 2006, the 5th Generation Camaro was released. The concept car is powered by a 400hp LS2 V8 engine and equipped with the T-56 six-speed manual transmission.

The 2010 Chevrolet Camaro with the tag line “fun, efficient sports car for the 21st century” was unveiled at the General Motors Design Center in Warren, MI. The designer of the Camaro Concept Coupe and the Camaro Convertible Concept, Sangyup Lee, had no idea the Chevrolet Camaro was so iconic. "I was kind of glad I didn't know how strong of an icon the Camaro was when I was first working on the project," he admits. This dramatically designed Camaro is gunning for it all with this all new model, it's main competitiors are the Dodge Challenger, Ford Mustang and the Nissan 350Z.

Camaro's drivetrain is expected with either six-speed manual or automatic transmissions, with a 3.6L direct-injection V6 rated at 300hp (224kW) and 273lb-ft (370Nm) of torque. The 6.2L LS3 V8 is rated at 422hp (314kW) and 408lb-ft (553Nm) of torque in manual guise and the 6.2L L99 V8 is good for 400hp (299kW) and 395lb-ft (535Nm) of torque in automatic form. There is still no word on the turbocharged four-cylinder that’s been rumored as a possibility for the past several months. The V6 is reportedly offering an estimated 26mpg highway, with a 23mpg rating for the V8 on the open road. Fuel efficiency is enhanced in the automatic-equipped V8 models with Active Fuel Management.

The transmissions available include the Hydra-Matic 6L50 six-speed auto for LS and LT trims and the Hyrda-Matic 6L80 for the SS - both autos have manual ‘tap-shift’ capability. Should you choose to row the cogs yourself, an Aysin-Warner AY6 six-speed manual is fitted in the LS and LT trims, with a Tremec TR6060 six-speed in the SS.

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