The Camaro, manufactured by General Motors under the Chevrolet brand in early 1967. It was developed to compete with the Ford Mustang .By being a compact car by the standards of the time, it was soon popularized as a pony car.This is a classification term in the United States, designed to mean compact sports cars, marketed in that country at relatively affordable prices. Many, however, place him in the pantheon of intermediate sports models, because he also has longer versions. This makes him included in the category of muscle cars (powerful and large vehicles). The car shared the same GM F-Body platform design (a compact rear-wheel-drive platform) and major components of the Pontiac Firebird, also produced in 1967. GM researchers would have found the name Camaro in a French dictionary, as a slang for “friend” or “mate.”.
Generations of Camaro
Four distinct generations of the Camaro were developed before its production came to an end in 2002, later resumed in 2005 expedition car cover.
First generation: 1967-1969
1967 Chevrolet Camaro
GM executives realized that their compact sports car at the time, Corvair, would not be able to generate the same sales volume because of its design and the engine in the rear position. In order to change this scenario, the Camaro was developed. A car that featured conventional rear-wheel drive and front-engine configuration.
Its first series debuted in September of 1966 with the model year 1967. It continued to be produced until 1969. It was available as a 2-door coupe or 2 + 2 seat convertible.
Second generation: 1970-1981
Chevrolet Camaro 1970
Introduced in February 1970, the second generation introduced aesthetic changes made in 1974 and 1978, making the model a little larger but still based on the F-body platform.
The front subchassis, the A-arm front suspension and the spring beam remained to control the solid rear axle.For the first time, the car sold more than the Ford Mustang.
Third generation: 1982-1992
Chevrolet Camaro 1982
These were the first Camaros to offer the modern fuel injection Turbo-Hydramatic 700R4 four-speed and automatic transmission, 15 or 16-inch wheels, standard 4-cylinder engine and hatchback body .
The cars were at least 220 kg lighter than the previous generation.
Different versions were set up for sports use, street racing and Stock Racing in the United States and Canada.
Fourth generation: 1993-2002
1993 Chevrolet Camaro
An upgraded F-Body platform was developed for the new series, while maintaining the idea of a 2 + 2-seater coupe or convertible, rear-wheel drive and V6 pushrod or V8 engines . Several options, such as a traction control with manual transmission, are now offered. ABS brakes were standardized at the factory .The Camaro remained in production until 2002, marking 35 years of continuous production. Chevrolet also brought an anniversary edition for the 2002 model. But production of the F-body platform was halted due to slower sales in the sports coupe market, especially in the face of strong competition from Ford’s Mustang, whose fifth-generation (2005-2012) had quite satisfactory results.
Fifth generation: 2009 to present
Chevrolet Camaro 2009
The Camaro received a complete redesign and a new platform for the 2009/2010 year, evolving into its fifth generation and returning to production in March 2009. The Chevrolet Camaro 2020 sharpens its face after the criticisms of the 2019 facelift The Peugeot 2008 2020 evolves into a premium B-SUV with thirst for successThe Peugeot 2008 2020 evolves into a premium B-SUV with thirst for success
According to the information it mentions was revealed in a report, the development plans for the seventh generation of this emblematic model came to an end , so the sixth generation would be the last to see the light in 2023.
While the firm has not come out to take a firm stance, it could be that this news was part of the appointment of Al Oppenheiser, head of the Camaro program, as the new head of the electric vehicle team of General Motors.
On the other hand, a statement published by Motor Authority mentions the following:
“While we will not participate in speculation, we remind you that our recently announced Camaro updates that will arrive in the fall, this is a completely new LT1, the model will provide customers with all of our updates that will improve the car and its driving experience.”
Updated Version A2XX
The current Camaro uses the Alpha platform that also took the Cadillac ATS and CTS. Both are being discontinued, and will be replaced by the Cadillac CT4 and CT5, which use an updated version of the Alpha platform, called A2XX.
There is a Camaro model who welcomes your family in charge of the road.
The LS was designed to present the Camaro range with the right amount of power and agility, with 275 HP of the standard 2.0 L engine and a standard 6-speed manual transmission or automatic transmission with 8-speed shifter available.
Appearance in line with the role
Camaro 2019: 3lt coupe behind and 3lt convertible forward
Higher chests, with new sculpted design.Grills with bold new design.Powerful LED headlights. From the first glance it is clear that the 2019 Camaro was deliberately designed with performance in mind. As the legend emerges, the new taillights inspired by our legacy create an unforgettable distinctive detail that the competition will remember for a long time.
“Camaro 2019: Shock”
Get everyone’s attention. Completely new for 2019, the Shock color of the Camaro body is ready to receive all the attention.
Color: Brand new body shock
Mirror and spoiler housings in Black Satin
Ground Effects second generation kit
20 “wheels and 5 arms divided in Satin Black (front and rear)
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An interior created to give warmth
All Camaros have a refined and optimized cabin for sports use. Consider the rugged heads, the flat-bottomed, leather-wrapped steering wheel and exceptional ergonomics, all designed to enrich your road connection. If you want even more comfort, you can add:
Front seats available with heating and ventilation
Steering wheel with heating available
Seats with electric mechanism and Memory package available
Add the final touch to your appearance with one of the many options of lightweight aluminum wheels. These are some of the new styles:
20-inch wheels and 5 arms in Shining Charcoal (available on the LT model and available with tires only summer on the SS)
RS Appearance Package
Available on LT models, the RS Appearance Package enhances the sporty style. A new polished Black grille with chrome-plated down Galvano inserts and new LED headlights, plus new machined 20-inch wheels, rear headlamps with black lenses and a rear diffuser draw even more attention to the carved silhouette of this sports car.
Camaro 2019: side view of the passenger side
The Camaro Convertible offers the same roof line as the Camaro Coupe with a fully automatic soft top that disappears seamlessly between the rigid case cover at the push of a button-even at a speed of up to 30 mph-or remotely with the keychain. And with the modular reinforcements in the lower part of the body, you will enjoy the same precise and agile handling as the coupe.
Driver’s side view, front
Even more dominant in movement than when it is still, the 2019 Camaro was designed to continue its legacy of decidedly athletic appearance.
The heart of a sports car
The four fierce powertrain options help the Camaro master the road without sacrificing efficiency.
2.0 L Turbo
V6 3.6 L
6.2L LT1 V8
6.2L LT4 V8
275 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque
Direct injection and distribution of variable valves
31 MPG on the road † according to the EPA
0 to 60 times of 5.4 seconds † and 5.5 seconds †
Standard on the Camaro LS, 1LT and 2LT
Engine: 2.0 L turbo engine
Shift lever: Put the thing in motion
6 speed manual with a short lever and Active Rev Matching on the SS and ZL1
Automatic with available 8-speed gearbox (available on LS and LT models)
Automatic with 10-speed shifter (available on the ZL1 model and now also available on the SS)
Camaro 2019: SS engine
Music for your ears
The available double exhaust changes sound with each of the three (four on the SS and ZL1) driving modes selectable by the driver. Listen to the SS release its iconic roar.
Camaro 2019: Magnetic Ride Control
A reinforcement of balanced confidence
The available Magnetic Ride Control ™ technology reads the way and modifies the damping in just 10 to 15 milliseconds. In the ZL1 and SS 1LE it works in tandem with the High Performance Traction Control system and the limited slip electronic differential, which help you achieve faster times on the track with stability at high speeds, optimizing the response at speeds of curve and output.
SS: legendary of last generation
Available with coupe and convertible styles, the Camaro SS carries the Camaro legend one step ahead in terms of both style and performance. A uniquely aggressive grille and chest with a large, functional air extractor make the SS model stand out from the rest and enhance the aerodynamics, while the specially designed improvements to the race track make for an incredible ride.
6.2L and 455 HP V8 engine
6-speed manual transmission with Active Rev Matching
Auxiliary radiators, a cooler for the differential and another for the transmission
20 “aluminum wheels with performance tires only † for summer rolling without air
Supercharged 6.2 L LT4 V8 engine
Power:650 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque
Speed10: speed automatic with palette of changes available
Brakes:6 piston front and 4 piston rear
1LE front view driver
Choose more of everything a Camaro does from a Camaro. As a novelty for 2019, the Track Package of the 1LE is now also available in 2.0 L turbo models in addition to the V6, SS and ZL1, so you can take the performance to the limit with brakes, steering, handling and precision grip.
Black Satin Chest, front splitter and exclusive palette-type rear spoiler (2.0 L, V6 and SS)
RECARO ® seats (standard on SS 1LE and ZL1 models, available on the LT)
Track cooling package
Weight:Lightweight 20-inch forged aluminum wheels, combined with tires only † for summer
New Chevrolet Infotainment System: Adds traffic information in real time to the available navigation system, supports Bluetooth ® † connectivity for two active phones at the same time and more.
- 7 “standard or 8” diagonal touch screen available
- 8 “diagonal reconfigurable central display available on the dashboard
- Navigation available
- Hotspot Wi-Fi and 4G LTE integrated
- SiriusXM Radio with 12-month All-Access package subscription
Standard on the 2SS and ZL1 models (not including the 1LE), the mirror rearview camera provides a view with less obstructions in the world behind the Camaro. It uses a hidden camera under the rear spoiler that offers a real-time image with zoom settings, vertical tilt and brightness or a traditional interior rearview mirror.
The available Head-Up Display offers three different views and projects data such as speed, step-by-step directions and information from the radio near your line of sight on the windshield. You can adjust the position and brightness to stay informed while paying attention on the road.
Driver Mode Selector
Customize your driving experience with the driver mode selector. You can choose Sport, Tour, Snow / Ice (not included in LT 1LE) and Track (only in LT 1LE, SS and ZL1 models) to instantly adjust up to eight different vehicle characteristics.
The available Launch Control allows you to adjust both your start-up rpm and wheel slip through the driver information center while keeping your rear wheels spinning at the right speed for optimized output acceleration.
Custom Launch Control
The ZL1 and SS models with available 10-speed automatic transmission include Custom Launch Control, which modifies engine torque for optimized output acceleration. With its line lock function you can lock the front wheels so that the rear wheels turn, heating the tires to achieve maximum grip on the race track. The Launch Control and Custom Launch Control functions were designed to be used during closed events on race tracks.
Camaro 2019: Performance Data Recorder
Performance Data Recorder
The available Performance Data Recorder not only records videos when you drive, it also captures performance data in real time so you can analyze your technique and improve your driving ability on and off the track.
- LS / LT
- Camaro LS 2019
Maximum Horsepes Available
Maximum Torque Available
0-60 MPH Available
Base Weight In Vacuum
Safety Always Wins
With an ultra-high strength steel safety passenger compartment, StabiliTrak ® electronic stability control and a range of active safety technologies available, road safety is one of the priorities in the Camaro.
The safety or driver assistance functions do not replace the driver’s safe behavior with the steering wheel. The driver must be aware of the traffic, the environment and the road conditions at all times. Visibility, weather and road conditions can affect the performance of functions. Consult the owner’s manual for information on functions and their limitations.
Climate control of two standard zones
Chevrolet Complete Care
Mile after mile, we give you the solution
Rest assured that shortly after driving your new Chevrolet out of the parking lot, you will be covered by our Comprehensive Complete Care Program. Chevrolet Complete Care is included in all 2019 Chevrolet vehicles and includes:
A maintenance visit: That includes an oil change, tire rotation and multi-point inspection.
5 years or 60,000 miles of 24 hours of assistance along the way
5 years or 60,000 miles of the Courtesy Transportation Program available
Warranty:Limited powertrain warranty for 5 years or 60,000- miles
Bumper-to-Bumper limited warranty for 3 years or 36,000 miles