After a ten-year hiatus, the legendary 2018-2019 Chevrolet Camaro fifth-generation model year is back on the European car market with new advanced technologies, powerful V-8 engines and instantly recognizable design. 6.2-liter power unit accelerates the almost five-meter Camaro coupe weighing 1769 kilograms from zero to hundred kilometers per hour in 5.2 seconds with an average fuel consumption of 13 liters per 100 kilometers.
Coupe and 2018-2019 Chevrolet Camaro convertible in the spring of in Europe
Under the hood automotive legends will be available a choice of three transmissions:
- LS3 – 6,2-liter V-8 power of 432 horsepower working together with a manual gearbox and develops 569 Nm at 4600 rpm. The power unit accelerates the new Camaro coupe from zero to 100 kilometers per hour in 5.2 seconds, and 5.4 seconds for the convertible.
- L99 – 6,2-liter V-8 power of 405 horsepower with a torque of 556 Nm at 4300 r / min, which works in conjunction with an automatic transmission. The new version of the Camaro performs acceleration from zero to hundreds of 0.2 seconds slower and a coupe and convertible.
New the 2018-2019 Chevrolet the Camaro will also be offered with a smaller engine, with six V-shaped arrangement of cylinders, the technical characteristics of which are not reported. Maximum speed for all models is electronically limited to 250 kilometers per hour, and the price starts from 38 thousand 900 euros for the Coupe and from 43 thousand 900 euros for the convertible «LS3».
Perhaps the main one used on the new Camaro «L99» technology improves fuel efficiency, which is for models with the “mechanics” of 14.1 liters per 100 kilometers, and with “automatic” 13.1 liters per “hundred” is the automatic shutdown of the four of the eight cylinders when the car is traveling at a cruising speed, without acceleration. The technology saves up to 7.5 per cent of the fuel, and an instant connection and disconnection of a half cylinder does not reduce the comfort of the driver and passengers.
The exterior design is still positioned fifth generation Camaro on the road as the main participants in the movement, and gather admiring glances from pedestrians and nearby drivers. Traditional, V-shaped form of the grille is complemented xenon headlights and LED ring running lights, rear won the LED flashlight and tailpipes like the 2018-2019 Chevrolet the Corvette , and muscular arches Profile comfortably accommodate large, 20-inch wheels with Pirelli PZero tires.
Comfort interior in the style of the first Camaro combined with modern technology fills the low murmur of a powerful motor that will not allow the driver to forget the car in which it is and what to do. Convenient, intuitive operation adds the ability to customize audio, cruise control and Bluetooth multifunction steering wheel, and the standard set by Head Up Display (HUD) with the projection of the necessary information about the operating conditions on the windshield, allow the driver to be distracted from the road while driving.
The company reports that the European version is similar to the North American the Camaro the SS , but with a modified, more rigid, robust and reliable suspension that further complement the lineup of the new 2018-2019 Chevrolet Camaro in the automotive market in North America. Due to the almost ideal weight distribution 52/48 front / rear, and a variety of assistance and safety systems, the car perfectly manage with the most difficult road conditions.
The driver of 2018-2019 Chevrolet Camaro available for selection are four modes that allow you to choose the most suitable for the slippery road, with torque control electronics of each of the wheels, and for the sports management mode with fully disconnected the control of stability. In the first case, even when turning on a slippery surface likelihood of skidding is minimized since each wheel rotates at a desired speed without causing slipping.
New 2018-2019 Chevrolet Camaro the fifth generation will be available in Russia from the spring in the coupe version (the fate of the convertible is open to question), but judging by the reviews, fans of sporty driving style is recommended to get exactly coupe «LS3» with a manual transmission, the response of which the management will bring true driving pleasure.