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A History of the Legendry Car-Chevrolet Camaro
The Chevrolet Camaro is an automobile created by General Motors, introduced in the year1967 by the famous Chevrolet motor company. It was classified as a pony car and some versions also as a muscle car. This car had similar class as the Mustang of the year 1964 from Ford Motors. From the numerous engine options, interior options, and to flashy paint, the 1967 Camaro was available with a wide range of options. This car made to a certain extent a reputation for itself and thus soon it became one of the strongholds of the Chevrolet motor company.
Different generations of Camaro
The Camaro car became so famous in years that the company has launched many similar cars in different generations. The Camaro car came in different generation with different features which are as follows
First-generation Camaro came in September 1966, for the 1967 model year this generation lasted till 1969. This modeled car was with a new rear-wheel drive, GM F-body platform and was presented as a 2-door coupй or convertible with 2+2 seating. However the first generation Camaro was touted as having the same front-engine configuration and the conventional rear-drive, as Chevy II Nova Mustang.
A second-generation Camaro was introduced in February 1970. The Camaro of this generation came up with some cosmetic changes. The car was to a great extent restyled and became somewhat wider and larger with the new styling. However the new car was very much similar to its predecessor the new Camaro was similar to its predecessor, with a front subframe, unibody structure; leaf springs to control the solid rear axle and an A-arm front suspension. Its new feature also helped it to become one of the ten best cars of its time in August 1971 by “Roads &Tracks”.
The third-generation of Camaro cars lasted for ten long years from 1982 to 1992. In this generation the Camaro cars were offering the Turbo-Hydramatic 700R4 four-speed automatic transmissions, modern fuel injection, five speed manual transmissions, a standard OHV 4-cylinderengine, hatchback bodies and 15 or 16 inch wheels. The cars of this generation were lighter then the second generation cars.
The fourth-generation Camaro unveiled in 1993. In this generation many changes were made on this model with every upcoming year to make it more stylish and powerful. Initially it came up with the same characteristics that it had in 1967. Between 1996 and 1997 the Camaro came up with the SS version with the 330 HP LT4 small block engine, equipped with the LT1. In 1997 the new model had revised interior of the car where as the 1998 models had an exterior styling changes and also switch to GM's aluminum block. This generation last till 2002.The Company stopped the production of the cars from this year onwards.
In 2010, the latest edition of the Chevrolet Camaro came which is better than before. This new car is built on GM's global rear wheel drive architecture. To ensure maximum fuel efficiency each engine of this car is paired with either a six-speed automatic transmission or a six-speed manual. The key features of this includes four-wheel independent suspension, four-wheel disc brakes systems across the entire model line, remote vehicle starting system, six standard air bags, XM Satellite Radio, Bluetooth phone connectivity and more.
The Camaro cars of current generation are having the right balance of performance and fuel economy. From the time of its first launch this car has became the first choice of many, it has created many life-long fans.