Radical new edition now also topless

Detroit, June 24, 2015

Just five weeks after the unveiling of the brand new, sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro sports car cult attracts already the towels from the convertible version. The key finding: The open version relies on a conventional soft top. However, this has ?? at least according to Chevrolet ?? some features that are usually not found in this vehicle class.

New canopy significantly better

The Americans boast for example the fact that the roof is now really fully automatically ( up to the locking and unlocking ). In addition, one should be able to open at 50 km / h, and close it up to speed. And thanks to a new button on the key works, the management of the roof now also from outside. More top news: There are now several layers including acoustic and thermal insulation and a new top - box which enables a more beautiful conclusion to the body when the roof is down. Also positive: With the roof closed, the shape of the coupe is virtually maintained.

279-461 hp

Apart from the main is the new Camaro Convertible identical to the Coupé. It also benefits from a lighter, stiffer chassis, smaller dimensions and a weight reduction of 90 kilograms. The base model is powered as the Camaro coupe by a 279 hp 2.0 - liter four-cylinder. In addition, there will be a 3.6-liter V6 with 340 hp and a 6.2-liter V8 from the Corvette Stingray with 461 hp. It is shifted by six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic. In the US, the launch of the Camaro coupe for autumn 2015 is provided. The convertible follows the beginning of 2016. When the two Camaro models come to Germany, is not yet known . ( sw )