5/5/2015

Camaro: Shapely for 2016

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Although the 2016 Camaro won’t be fully revealed for a couple of weeks, Chevrolet has released some imagines that strongly indicate that the exterior design will have the mechatronic edginess of the 2014 Corvette Stingray: That is, it is a design that combines something of a sharp machine aesthetic that screams “function” with an ultramodern, nearly electronic ethos.

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Although the 2016 Camaro won’t be fully revealed for a couple of weeks, Chevrolet has released some imagines that strongly indicate that the exterior design will have the mechatronic edginess of the 2014 Corvette Stingray:

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That is, it is a design that combines something of a sharp machine aesthetic that screams “function” with an ultramodern, nearly electronic ethos.

The Generation 6 Camaro appears as though it will have the taut forms of the Corvette.

The broad rear fenders that were introduced on the Gen 5 car back in 2010 are retained, although this time they promise to be, well, less zaftig.

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Ed Welburn, vice president, GM Global Design, remarked, “The Camaro went to the gym and came out with a lithe, more athletic physique for the sixth generation.”

And speaking of weight-reduction, the 2016 Camaro has an aluminum hood that combines sharp edges with smooth curves:

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Given that Chevy’s crosstown rival came out with this for model year 2015:

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You can be confident that Hwasup Lee, the lead exterior designer for the 2016, has done what it takes to be even more-than competitive with the Mustang.


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