Chevrolet Camaro News

  • 2017 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE

    Two Chevrolets and two Cadillac cars will be recalled for power steering failure. General Motors will recall later this month the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro and Corvette, and 2016-2018 Cadillac ATS and CTS models for the fault. GM filed documents with the NHTSA on Feb. 7 and said it would begin recalling 26,772 cars beginning in March. Of the total, 2,875 CTS, 3,694 ATS, 13,944 Camaros, and 6,259 Corvettes are included. GM said in its filing that the cars may lose electric power steering and the problem may last as long as the car is on. The problem may be resolved by turning the car off and on...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
    2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 limited to 180 mph, slower than Camaro ZL1

    When the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 hits the streets this summer, it will have a top speed slower than its arch-rival, the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. According to a Wednesday report from Car and Driver, Ford will limit the Shelby GT500 to 180 mph. The Camaro ZL1 has a top speed of 202 mph, while the...

  • Chevy eCOPO Camaro runs 9s at the drag strip
    Electric Chevy eCOPO Camaro breaks into 9-second territory

    Chevy had a 9-second quarter-mile time in its sights, and the electric eCOPO Camaro has done just that. The electric drag racer has clocked a 9.837-second run. Thanks to video published by DragZine on Monday, we can see how much the eCOPO has improved. Just a few weeks ago, the electric eCOPO...

  • Chevrolet eCOPO Camaro pulls a wheelie
    Electric Chevy eCOPO Camaro does wheelie on first dragstrip run, approaches 9s

    Chevrolet revealed its all-electric drag racer concept, the eCOPO Camaro, at the 2018 SEMA show last October, but now the race-prepped monster has made its first pass. Video published to YouTube last Monday shows the eCOPO Camaro makes hardly a peep as it launches off of the line and pulls a...

  • 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE
    One less pedal, quicker lap times: 2019 Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE gains 10-speed automatic transmision

    The 2019 Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE will no longer be a manual transmission-only muscle/sports car. For the new model year, Chevrolet has graced the track-focused Camaro with a 10-speed automatic transmission with standard steering wheel shift paddles. It's the same transmission found in the regular SS...

  • Auction of four Bumblebee Camaros from the Transformers movies on January 19, 2019
    All 4 Bumblebee Camaros from Transformers films fetch $500,000 in group sale

    In the mid-2000s, Chevrolet was preparing to bring the Camaro nameplate back from the dead with a fifth generation of the muscle car icon. Ahead of the production reveal, the Camaro earned a starring role in the first of Michael Bay's Transformers movies as the vehicle mode of the Autobot...

  • 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody

    Executives at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ford have reason to celebrate over their muscle cars, while Chevrolet is likely taking a hard look at its Camaro. The 2018 sales figures are in from all three American automakers, and the results put Ford on top in the muscle car wars. Despite a decrease in sales of 7.4 percent compared to the previous year, Ford managed to sell 75,842 Mustangs in 2018. The figure is more than enough to claim the number one spot after its first full year on sale after a mid-cycle refresh. The Mustang gained a revised front and rear clip and a host of other optional...

  • Al Oppenheiser
    Camaro chief engineer reassigned to work on electric cars

    The man behind the modern Chevrolet Camaro has a new job at General Motors. Al Oppenheiser, lead Camaro engineer for the fifth- and sixth-generation cars, will now lead GM's newly created electric-vehicle group, Car and Driver reported Friday. GM spokesman Michael Albano told the publication that...

  • 2006 Subaru WRX from "Baby Drive" for sale
    "Baby Driver" Subaru WRX, "Fast & Furious" star cars head to auction

    Three separate auctions should command the attention of movie buffs and car enthusiasts alike. Live Auctioneers will handle the auctions for three movie cars: the 2006 Subaru WRX from "Baby Driver," 1972 Chevrolet F-Bomb Camaro from "Fast & Furious," and the off-road 1967 Camaro from "Furious...

  • 2019 Chevrolet COPO Camaro
    2019 COPO Camaro marks 50 years of Chevy's dragstrip special

    Chevrolet's COPO Camaro dragstrip hero turns 50 next year, and the Bowtie brand is celebrating with its 2019 COPO Camaro. Unveiled late on Monday ahead of the formal debut Tuesday at the 2018 SEMA show in Las Vegas, the 2019 COPO Camaro will be available with special 50th anniversary touches that...

  • Chevrolet eCOPO Camaro concept
    Chevy unveils electric Camaro drag racer, estimates 9-second quarter-mile

    Chevrolet is out to prove that cars like its Camaro have a bright future in the world of electrification, at least as far as the dragstrip is concerned. The automaker late on Monday unveiled the eCOPO Camaro concept ahead of the formal debut Tuesday at the SEMA show in Las Vegas. The concept is...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Camaro
    Chevrolet testing waters for two Camaro hybrids, including V-8

    The Chevrolet Camaro could be in for hybrid power. How do we know? The brand has been caught testing the waters for future hybrid powertrains with Camaro owners. In August, screenshots of a customer survey were posted to the Camaro6 forum, in which Chevrolet explicitly asked a current Camaro owner...

  • 2019 Yenko/SC Stage II Chevrolet Camaro

    Specialty Vehicle Engineering has a 2019 Yenko Chevrolet Camaro package with 1,000 horsepower and updated looks to enhance the refreshed pony car. SVE installed an LT1-based 6.8-liter V-8 engine and married the stroked engine to a supercharger to achieve the staggering 1,000-hp figure. Each 2019 Yenko Camaro is based on a standard Camaro 1SS or 2SS trim; the latter earns more creature comforts from the factory. All cars will be equipped with the 1LE package before SVE even gets its hands on the car. DON'T MISS; SpeedKore's 1,400-hp, carbon fiber-bodied Dodge Demon drops into the 8s The 1LE...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SEMA show car in Shock color
    2019 Chevrolet Camaro gains new Shock yellow color option

    The 2019 Chevrolet Camaro color palette is in for a bright new addition. On Tuesday, the brand introduced the Shock yellow exterior color for the pony car, as part of a new Camaro concept heading to the 2018 SEMA show. If the hue looks familiar, that's because it will also be available with the...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Camaro Turbo 1LE first drive
    Chevy Camaro engineering boss says Mustang's been "eating our lunch"

    The Chevrolet Camaro's chief engineer, Al Oppenheiser, knows the sixth-generation pony car hasn't been a runaway sales success. He offered up the truth when speaking to Automotive News (subscription required) in a Sunday report: the Mustang has been "eating our lunch." Oppenheiser made the comment...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Camaro Turbo 1LE first drive
    2019 Chevrolet Camaro Turbo 1LE first drive review: Marathoner's muscles in a wide receiver's body

    Muscle cars of the 1960s generally did one thing well. They ground out tarmac-ripping power and torque, hurtling their body-on-frame selves straight down the road or the dragstrip with astonishing acceleration. But squiggly roads, braking zones, or enduring a track meet for longer than 15 minutes...

  • Chris Evans' SpeedKore 1967 Chevrolet Camaro on Jay Leno's Garage
    Chris Evans' SpeedKore 1967 Chevy Camaro featured on Jay Leno's Garage

    Chris Evans recently received one heck of a gift from fellow actor Robert Downey Jr. After starring in the latest Captain America film, Downey Jr. presented Evans with this 1967 Chevrolet Camaro featuring extensive work by SpeedKore. Jay Leno recently a close-up look of the car in his garage, and...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Camaro
    2019 Chevy Camaro SS, V-6 return worse fuel economy than 2018 models

    Despite improved aerodynamics and a 10-speed automatic transmission, the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS returns worse fuel economy than before. Ditto for V-6 powered Camaros. The EPA posted official fuel economy estimates for Chevy's latest pony car, and they show minor drops in fuel economy, but...

  • Richard Petty Omaze giveaway

    NASCAR fans, open your ears and pay attention. Omaze is offering fans the chance to win a customized Chevrolet Camaro SS and a day with NASCAR legend Richard Petty. It'll cost you at least $10 to enter for your chance to win, but the proceeds go to charity. Omaze is the same online fundraising platform that bought up two opportunities with Arnold Schwarzenegger a few years ago, and this time, proceeds benefit the Petty Foundation. The foundation works to serve children and soldiers while driving positive change in the Piedmont Triad community in North Carolina. For the lucky winner, chosen at...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 spied
    2019 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 spotted totally uncovered

    We're not supposed to see it yet, but the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 made a surprise appearance recently in Las Vegas, Nevada. A Camaro6 forum user by the name of "mlee" snapped photos of a truck carrying the refreshed pony car, but the changes don't exactly mirror those on the regular 2019 Camaro...

  • 1968 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro
    Plan underway to build new batch of original Yenko Camaros

    There's a plan underway to build a new batch of Chevrolet Yenko Camaros. While the originals were built in the late l960s, Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Brand New Muscle Car (BNMC) plans to build new versions of the 1968 Yenko Camaro to celebrate the car's 50th anniversary. BNMC is a specialist at building...

  • HPE 800-Hp Cadillac Escalade
    Watch a Cadillac Escalade smoke a Camaro ZL1 1LE

    Of course, Hennessey Performance Engineering tuned a Cadillac Escalade. But, not only has HPE tuned and modified the giant luxury SUV, the company has turned it into a drag strip slayer. To exemplify HPE's work, the company lined up its 805-horsepower Escalade next to a 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Camaro
    2019 Chevrolet Camaro preview

    The sixth-generation Camaro was a huge improvement over its predecessor, but with the Ford Mustang having just received a round of updates, along with the promise of a new Shelby GT500, this is no time for team Camaro to get complacent. It's no surprise then that Chevrolet has introduced its own...

  • 2018 Trans Am 455 Super Duty Racing
    Trans Am Depot makes 455 Super Duty drag car with 1,100 horsepower

    Trans Am Depot has built an even more extreme version of its 1,000-horsepower 455 Super Duty based on the sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro that we saw last year. The new car, which tacks on the Racing designation, was built as a dedicated drag racer designed to challenge the Dodge Challenger SRT...

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