2013 Chevrolet Camaro in Europe [VIDEO]
2013 Chevrolet Camaro will finally delight its fans in Europe, however better and mightier than ever. After a decade long absence, the new Chevrolet model will deliver its customers the outstanding 432 horsepower from its V8 engine.
In addition the Chevy comes with a contemporary 21st-century design, which includes a V-shaped nose, wide, planted stance, and broad rear shoulders, and all distinguishing features of a true Camaro.
The car comes equipped with a manual transmission which is mated to a 6.2-litre LS3 V8 engine that produces 432 hp (318 kW) at 569Nm (420 lb-ft) of torque at 4,600rpm. The acceleration time for the 0-62mph (0-100 km/h) sprint is 5.2 seconds for the coupé and 5.4 seconds for the convertible.
The car will be offered with an automatic transmission as well, which is mated to a L99 6.2-litre V8 engine that produces 405 hp (298 kW) at 556Nm (410 lb-ft) at 4,300rpm. The acceleration time for the 0-62mph (0-100 km/h) sprint here is 5.4 seconds for the coupé and 5.6 seconds for the convertible. The Camaro has an impressive top speed of 155mph.
The European version of the Camaro is similar in content to the 2SS model offered in the U.S. The new model includes all-new FE4 suspension. The set-up is distinguished by optimized stiffness and lateral stability for high-speed performance and maneuverability. The FE4 suspension package comprises of retuned front and rear dampers, plus new solid front (23mm) and rear (24mm) stabiliser bars.
This amazing muscle car runs on 20 inch wheels wearing Pirelli P-Zero tyres. Brembo four-piston anti-lock disc brakes combine with StabiliTrak and traction control to ensure effective braking and quick cornering.
The exterior design of the car of course is typical for Camaro. It includes the V-shaped nose which is flanked by high-intensity discharge headlamps with glowing LED xenon halo rings. Chevrolet's 'gold bow tie' logo adorns the grille.
The rear of the exterior is unique: twin LED tail-lamp elements mirror the unique look of the front end, and design is finished off with large, round chrome exhaust tips similar to those on the Corvette Z06.
How about the interior of the Camaro? The vehicle's interior conveys simplicity and refinement. However it incorporates contemporary details in the dials, switches and ambient lighting. The integrated centre console includes stereo and climate controls into a single piece of modern electronics. The cluster of four gauges – oil pressure and temp, transmission fluid temp and battery voltage - includes contemporary LED backlighting.The seats have sport design and sculpted shoulders. Accents of stitching can be seen as well.
Some of the technologies and safety features included in this version of Chevrolet are: Driver Information Centre, Head-Up Display (HUD), rear parking assist with camera, six airbags, ISOFIX anchor points, Boston Acoustics nine-speaker stereo system
Prices for the coupé start at £35 025 while for the convertible - at £40 025.