El Camino is famous model from Chevrolet. It was introduced in 1959, but its first appearance did not lasted for too long, since this vehicle was removed from production in just two years. However, company gave another shot for El Camino in 1987, and this model had more success than its predecessor. Since late 80s, its popularity has grown and now we are heading into new model which should be out as 2016 Chevy El Camino. This famous pickup truck will get modern look, with a lot of radical visual solutions. This is going to be gamble, because no other vehicle in its class doesn’t look as new El Camino.
2016 Chevy El Camino engine
New drivetrain is prepared for new model of El Camino. Truck is heading into new generation with more power and improvements on performance end. So far we heard of two types of powertrains which could be placed under the hood of the 2016 Chevy El Camino. First one is 6.0-l V8, and this is likely to be motor for base models. This powerplant can deliver around 360 hp and 30 lb-ft of torque. It is significant improvement of 120 hp comparing to previous vehicle. Other unit should be 3.2-l V6 with slightly less power on output. Fuel consumption is still unknown, while transmission should go through 4-speed or Turbo Hydra-Matic gearbox.
2016 Chevy El Camino design and release date
The 2016 Chevy El Camino has futuristic look for a truck. Your first impression would be it is some sedan or sport car. This pickup will get redesigned grille and it is slightly higher than before. Bumpers are also revisited, on the both ends, while air intakes have new look too. Luxury vehicle looks very aggressive, which younger generations are going to adore. However, for these looking for more features and power, Chevrolet is preparing SS trim. Nevertheless, it won’t be the last model, since some other trim levels are announced – Super Spot, Royal Knight and Black Knight.
Inside the cabin, standard features for all trims will be heat control, navigation with touch-screen display. Infotainment and safety systems are getting more improvements. Official release date wasn’t announced, but we are sure new Chevy El Camino is coming in the first part of 2016.