|CLASSIC 1970 CAMARO SHOWS SUPERCHARGED LT4 HEART|
|• Contemporized muscle car highlights new Corvette Z06-based crate engine|
LAS VEGAS – Chevrolet Performance is showing off the new LT4 crate engine in the most attractive way possible – under the hood of a classic 1970 Camaro RS. The concept vehicle was introduced today at the SEMA Show, in Las Vegas.
As the supercharged 6.2L heart of the Corvette Z06, the LT4 is rated at 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque, making it the most powerful production-vehicle engine ever from G...[Read more...]
|ADVANCED TECH TAILORS 2016 CAMARO DRIVING EXPERIENCE|
|• New Drive Mode Selector makes most of performance in multiple drive settings|
DETROIT – New technologies in the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro will enable drivers to tailor the car to the moment, whether it's heading to work, touring the Pacific Coast Highway or lapping a road course.
'We wanted to build on the flexibility of the current Camaro ZL1, which is great for grand touring, commuting, the drag strip and track days,' said Aaron Link, Camaro lead development engineer. 'The new...[Read more...]
|2016 CAMARO IS STRONGER, LIGHTER AND MORE RESPONSIVE|
|• Computer aided engineering contributes to 28 percent greater structural stiffness|
DETROIT – The engineering team spent 9 million hours of computational time honing the driving experience of the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro before the first prototype turned a wheel. The structural modeling led to the Gen 6 Camaro being 28 percent stiffer than the current model.
'The modeling abilities of computer aided engineering are advancing at incredible rates,' said Jim Karlavage, Cama...[Read more...]
|2016 CAMARO DOES MORE WITH LESS|
|• New model is at least 200 pounds lighter than current car|
DETROIT – For the all-new, 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, the team was challenged to improve the handling, acceleration and fuel economy of the award-winning current model.
To meet all three objectives, the team focused on a singular mission: reduce mass. By obsessively searching for opportunities to save ounces, the team pared more than 200 pounds off the Camaro compared with the fifth-generation model.
As a result, the ...[Read more...]
|FIFTH-GEN CAMARO APPROACHES 500,000 U.S. SALES|
|DETROIT – Talk about a big family: Chevrolet expects to deliver the 500,000th fifth-generation Camaro in the United States this month.
The fifth-generation Camaro has been a runaway success for Chevrolet since it went on sale in August 2009. Camaro sales passed Mustang in 2010, to become America's best-selling performance car – a title Camaro has retained for five consecutive years. In the process, the Camaro has helped build the Chevrolet family – with 63 percent of retail buyers new ...[Read more...]|
|ALL-NEW GOLF ALLTRACK AND NEW BEETLE MODELS HEAD THE CHANGES|
|Volkswagen also simplifies model lineups to put the emphasis on value
• Golf Alltrack adds all-wheel-drive ability and rugged off-road looks to the fun-to-drive and practical Golf SportWagen
• Golf SportWagen receives 4Motion® all-wheel-drive option
• Beetle range complemented by Dune Convertible, revised Classic models, and limited edition #PinkBeetle
• Driver assistance features added to lower priced trimlines in many model lineups
• Tiguan lineup simplified to value-laden Wol...[Read more...]|
|DODGE SIMPLIFIES DART LINEUP, APPEALING TO BOTH THE VALUE CONSCIOUS CONSUMER AND THE DRIVING ENTHUSIAST|
|◾Dodge simplifies the 2016 Dodge Dart lineup to three models: Dart SXT Sport, Dart Turbo and Dart GT Sport, delivering small-car consumers the content they desire at a lower starting U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)
◾Buyer can customize their Dart exterior to stand out in a sea of sameness with the available popular Rallye and Blacktop packages or the all-new Chrome package that offers an upscale look at an affordable price
◾The new Dodge Dart SXT Sport is the new entry-level ...[Read more...]|
|NEW CHEVROLET CAMARO TESTED AND TUNED ON EIGHT TRACKS, AND THE AUTOBAHN|
|All-new Camaro makes European debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed
GOODWOOD, UK – To celebrate its return to the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Chevrolet has shipped a surprise across the Atlantic for its European debut – the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro. The sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro revealed today was tested and tuned on more than eight tracks around the world as well as on the Autobahn, and offers higher levels of performance, technology and refinement.
Camaro, which goes on ...[Read more...]|
|20 WAYS THE ALL-NEW CHEVROLET TRAX MAKES ITS MARK|
|• Chevy's small SUV rolls into U.S. with versatility, technology and maneuverability|
SAN DIEGO – With the utility of an SUV and agility of a compact car, the 2015 Chevrolet Trax is a city-smart vehicle ready for almost any adventure.
Packed with the technology city dwellers depend on for their connected lifestyles – including 4G LTE Wi-Fi and Siri Eyes Free – Trax is also an efficient performer, with a standard turbocharged engine delivering power on demand and segment-leadin...[Read more...]
|CRAFTSMANSHIP DEFINES ALL-NEW 2015 CADILLAC ESCALADE|
|◾Precisely crafted interior with more technology
◾Emotional design evolution complemented by quieter cabin, smoother performance and more efficient powertrain
◾Higher levels of luxury, with sophisticated new technology for safety and connectivity
DETROIT – From its introduction in 1999, the Cadillac Escalade quickly became the standard among luxury SUVs with a formula of bold design, powerful capability and luxurious accommodations. The all-new 2015 Escalade takes design and technic...[Read more...]|