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Chevrolet News:Revealed: 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

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This morning at a event in Detroit, Chevrolet introduced the 2016 Camaro Convertible.

 

The Convertible's basic shape is mostly the same as the coupe that was shown last month. The difference comes in the roof. For the 2016 model, Chevrolet has introduced a fully-automatic top that can be raised or lowered within 30 seconds at speeds up to 30 MPH. The top also boasts acoustic sound-dampening material and thermal barriers to help make the Camaro Convertible a little bit easier to live with.

 

Engines for the Camaro Convertible are the same as the coupe:

  • Turbocharged 2.0L Four-Cylinder with 275 HP
  • 3.6L V6 with 355 HP
  • 6.2L V8 with 455 HP
All engines come with the choice of a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic. The convertible is also a bit stiffer and 200 pounds lighter than the model it replaces.

 

“From the beginning, the Camaro’s architecture was developed to incorporate a convertible with uncompromised driving dynamics. Customers will appreciate what they don’t feel: quivers, cowl shake or an under-damped chassis typically found in a four-seat convertible,” said Al Oppenheiser, Camaro chief engineer.

 

The Camaro Convertible arrives in the first quarter of next year.

 

Source: Chevrolet

 


 

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This is one beautiful looking car.

 

If I could afford one I'd get the turbocharged 2.0. I bet it gives off a lovely sounding purr.

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Nice, V8 All the way baby! :P

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