The 2018 Chevrolet Camaro is exceptionally crafted sports car that comes with superior performance and exceptional luxury features. The car has an impressive aerodynamic exterior that complements its massively powerful engine.
These trims are packed with exceptional power and design characteristics that are sure to excite the public and also turn heads on the road. Here is a review of the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro as we take a closer look at its performance, design, safety features and a lot more.
Design of the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro
The 2018 Chevrolet Camaro has been provided with an aerodynamic body that perfectly complements its legendary identity. The car features winged lines and a muscular skeleton that is reminiscent of its muscle car heritage. The 2018 Camaro’s external body has been further developed by adding technology advanced features to it.
The external body of the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro presents a very pleasing and sporty look. The body owes it muscular structure to the car classification of the car, and succeeds in visually delighting the onlookers. The design identity of the car from the front to the rear is defined by a potent and imposing structure that is as strong on the inside as it is beautiful on the outside.
The front fascia of the car is dominated by a U-shaped hood that contains the aerodynamic frame and lines that provide added manoeuvrability to the car. The hood provides a distinct character to the car. Just beneath the hood lies the black chrome accented grille that carries the iconic Chevrolet badge. The grille contains hidden cooling ducts that provide brake cooling and engine ventilation.
The grille is silhouetted by LED headlamps that are available with a daytime running lights feature. An LED signature is also present underneath the lamps. The aerodynamic bumper contains LED fog lamps that enhance visibility and add much needed prestige to the front fascia as well. The low hanging bumper is testament to the design philosophy of the car and nicely wraps off the front fascia.
The sides of the car are highlighted by the 20-inch alloy wheels that come in aluminum, chrome and matte accents. The roof contains a ‘reverse mohawk’ design that represents conscious wind-tunnel testing of the car’s external body and the design emphasis on aerodynamics. The importance of the design is paramount to creating better performance profiles for the car.
The rear end is dominated by the decklid-mounted lip spoiler which is integrated into the trunk. The spoiler is quite important in creating more downforce during high speed manoeuvres. A special Stanchion spoiler can be availed with the SS trim line. Just beneath the spoiler lies a set of LED taillights that are connected to the daytime running lights system. The dual round tail pipes on either side of the rear end are its defining feature, which is essential in giving the car its legendary race car sound.
The external skeleton of the body is an ultra-high strength steel safety cage that was built to ensure a safe and secure cabin environment for the occupants. The cabin is thus quite strong and reliable. The new skeleton and structure has helped the Camaro shed a lot of weight as well, with an estimated 90kgs of reduction in its overall weight.
The interior design profile of the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro is defined by its sports car identity and emphasis on finely crafted fabrics. The interior is laced with advanced technological features that combine attitude and luxury to maximize the comfort of the occupants. The cabin is very driver centric and places great emphasis on enhancing the accessibility options for the driver.
The seats and dashboard are lined with premium leather accents that provide fine feeling to the occupants and give the cabin its distinct identity. The textures are rich and distinct, and hand-stitched fabric provide added prestige to the interior. The seats are lined with internal heating and ventilation mechanisms, and the steering wheel is flat-bottomed in order to free-up room for the driver’s knees. They have a memory recognition system as well.
An instrument cluster lies behind the steering wheel, which displays crucial drive and performance information for the driver including g-forces, lap time etc. The steering wheel has mounted controls as well which can be used to select and choose between drive modes, navigation and climate modes. There is a smart Head-Up Display installed in the car as well which displays information at bottom of the windscreen, right in the front of the driver.
The central console contains an 8-inch diagonal high definition touchscreen display at the top which is connected to Chevrolet MyLink System. The system has voice activated control functions and can be used to integrate smart phones as well. A wireless phone charging console is also available on all trim levels, along with a 9-speaker BOSE Premium Audio System as well. Speakers are strategically placed throughout the cabin in order to maximize sound audibility and enhance acoustics.
The 2018 Chevrolet Camaro has some impressive performance statistics as well. The 2 engine options available for selection are the 3.6L V6 and the 6.2L V8.
The V6 engine generates 335 horsepower and 282 lb-ft of torque. The engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and is capable of going from 0 – 100 Km/h in 5.2seconds. The V8 engine is even more powerful, and generates 455 horsepower along with 453 lb-ft of torque. Both of these engines are paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission for the best performance.
A selection of drive-modes are also available to the driver, including Sport, Tour Snow/Ice and Track mode options. An available dual mode exhaust system provides ample exposure and has the ability to change engine sound according to the drive mode selected. The suspension is provided with custom aluminum components for increased stability and body safety. Overall, the 2018 Camaro is a performance powerhouse.
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The following are the safety features aboard the 2018 Camaro:
- Rear Parking Assist
- 8 Air Bags (Coupe)
- 6 Air Bags (Convertible)
- Side Blind Zone/Lane Change Alert
- Rear Cross Traffic Alert
- Magnetic Ride Control
- Active Noise Cancellation
- StabiliTrak Electronic Stability System
- Anti-Lock Brakes
- Brembo Brakes
Price and Availability of the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro in the UAE
The 2018 Chevrolet Camaro is expected to arrive in the UAE by the start of 2018, and is expected to have a base price of AED 135,433 which can increase up to AED 220,000 owing to various trim lines and package enhancements.
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