In an try and place the Camaro to higher battle the Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger in showrooms, Chevrolet is contemplating quite a few choices, together with value changes for entry stage vehicles and V8-equipped fashions.
When talking to Automotive Information, Basic Motors vp of worldwide product improvement, Mark Reuss, acknowledged that comparable Mustangs and Challengers usually carry a decrease base value than the Chevy, and the Camaro’s massive value soar to improve to the V8 engine.
For the 2017 mannequin yr, the Camaro begins at $26,900 with the two.Zero-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Stepping as much as the V6 engine is a $1,495 choice for a $28,395 base value. This whereas the Mustang begins $26,085 and the Challenger begins at $28,090, each powered by V6s.
In the case of V8 fashions, the Chevy begins at $37,900, whereas the Ford begins at $34,095 and the Dodge punches in at $34,090.
Reuss says the worth distinction with the V8 is largely as a result of extra options packaged in with the larger engine. Providing the V8 by itself with out all the opposite bells and whistles that performance-minded clients might not care a lot about would decrease the price of entry into the stronger Camaro fashions.
Chevrolet did not verify what different choices it’s to develop the Camaro vary, however we have already seen an thrilling addition for the 2018 mannequin yr with the ZL1 1LE, which has confirmed to be fairly the track-capable car.